Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Columbus

Friday, January 28th, 2022

Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Columbus, Georgia, located in The Landings Shopping Center next to Petland. This location offers convenient hours, including early mornings, late evenings and Saturday appointments, and does not require a referral or prescription to start treatment. To learn more, or to schedule a free assessment, visit www.athletico.com/ColumbusAirport.

Athletico is committed to keeping employees and patients safe during COVID-19 and has taken several measures, including additional screening procedures, enhanced cleaning practices and appropriate distancing of patients during treatment sessions. In addition to in-clinic treatment at the Columbus - Airport clinic, Athletico is also offering telehealth virtual treatment options where patients can connect with a physical therapist through a secure online video chat. 
"I'm incredibly excited to join the Athletico team as we expand into Georgia and bring our services to Columbus," said Michael Mentz, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT and Clinic Manager of Athletico Columbus - Airport. "Physical therapy can have a powerful impact on the body – from athletes to weekend warriors looking to get active – and I look forward to serving members of the Columbus community."Services available at Athletico Columbus - Airport include:
  • Physical therapy – Our physical therapists treat you to reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and to help you remain at your optimal health without further risk of injury. We also offer joint replacement therapy, headache treatment, concussion therapy and more.
  • Free assessments – If you have a strain, sprain or nagging pain, you can see one of our experts for a free, 30-minute assessment. We evaluate your injury and recommend treatment. If needed, we can begin treatment immediately, no referral necessary. Please note, restrictions apply.
  • Work injuries – We are committed to helping everyone practice safety at work. Our workers' compensation specialists are trained to assess workplace environments and worker behaviors to provide customized intervention techniques and programs. In addition to treating injuries that occur on the job, our services include work conditioning, ergonomics, post-offer/pre-employment testing and more.
  • Hip rehabilitation – Whether you have pain or tightness in your hips or need rehabilitation before or after a hip surgery, our specialists can provide safe and effective treatment to keep you moving.
  • Back pain/spine rehabilitation – Although common, back pain is often misunderstood and left untreated can result in a prolonged recovery. Our back pain specialists help eliminate pain quickly and get you back to doing the things you love. This can help you reduce or eliminate the need for medication or advanced imaging and possibly surgery.
 Additionally, Athletico Columbus - Airport:
  • Accepts all major insurance plans, so you don't need to worry about your visits not being covered.
  • Offers convenient hours, including early mornings, late evenings and Saturdays.
  • Does not require a physician referral or prescription to start treatment.
  • Schedules each initial evaluation quickly, sometimes the same or next day, but always within 24-48 hours.
  • Provides ongoing patient education on diagnosis, treatment plans and prescribed home-exercise programs.
  • Practices clear, consistent communication between therapist, physician and patient regarding progress.
Athletico Columbus - Airport
5592 Whitesville Rd., Suite B1
Columbus, GA 31904
Phone: 762-261-3700
www.athletico.com/ColumbusAirport
ColumbusAirport@athletico.com