Get Better, Be Better

With Performance Physical Therapy in Uptown Charlotte, NC

Expert Care, Maximum Results

Welcome to The Charlotte Athlete providing the best physical therapy and performance training in Uptown Charlotte, NC. Combining fellowship-trained Doctors of Physical Therapy, professional-grade care, and customized programming, we’re here to help you meet and exceed your movement and rehabilitative goals.

Is pain or inefficient movement holding you back from doing what you love?

Whether you tweaked your shoulder at the gym, are recovering from an ACL surgery, or have been dealing with nagging discomfort for years, we are here to help. Our mission is simple: to optimize your quality of life and performance potential safely and effectively.

Who We Treat:

Where Rest and Pain Meds ARE NOT the solution

You’re an athlete… you love to move and frankly you probably need to move to stay sane.  So when the doc tells you to rest or stop doing the things that bring you the most joy, we know that’s not what you want to hear. 

But what if we told you there is a better alternative? Here at The Charlotte Athlete, we prioritize healing through movement and movement optimization. By uncovering inefficiencies in your system and addressing the body holistically, we help you heal from within and educate you on what you need to do to sustain long-term solutions. Forget cookie-cutter programming, RICE or repetitive steroid injections. Get yourself relief that actually LASTS.

Performance PT for Athletes By Athletes

You wouldn’t trust a dentist that doesn’t have good teeth, so why trust your rehabilitative care to anyone who doesn’t prioritize their own physical wellness. Here at The Charlotte Athlete, each of our fellowship-trained DPTs are athletes themselves, providing a unique perspective as a sports physical therapist. We understand your drive and the challenge and thrill that comes with competing and moving. We also understand the sheer frustration that arises when pain holds you back from doing the things you love to do. Get off the bench and back in the game with professional-level support and individualized treatment strategies that deliver results.

Our Three-Pronged Approach to Success:

Step #1: Total Body Analysis

The human body is a complex network of interconnected muscles, joints and fascia so you can’t treat a part without treating the whole. Beginning on day one, expect a total body analysis that identifies the root cause of your symptoms, uncovers system-wide inefficiencies and sets the foundation for your program build.

Step #2: Individualized, Collaborative Treatment Plan

Once your care plan is created, it’s go time. Using a combination of skilled manual therapies, corrective movement and professional-grade modalities, every session is unique and geared at helping you achieve your specific movement goals.

Step #3: Sports-Specific Conditioning

When the pain is gone and your mobility has been restored, our efforts turn to performance. Whether you’re a runner, soccer player or Crossfitter, we prime the body to get you back in the game and accept the unique demands of your sport.


Don’t let nagging pain or inefficient training hold you back from performing at your highest potential. Give us a call today, join us for a free discovery visit and experience firsthand what expert-quality rehabilitative care at The Charlotte Athlete in Uptown Charlotte, NC can do for you. 

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