Gillyn Greer Saunders PT, DPT, OCS


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Gillyn graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Behaviors. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University. During her time at Georgia State, Gillyn focused on research analyzing the effectiveness of exercise programs designed to reduce falls in the elderly.

She then went on to complete a residency at Mercer University in advanced Orthopedics and pain sciences. Gillyn joined The Sports Rehabilitation Center in 2013 at the Sandy Springs location. Gillyn has received advanced training in trigger point dry needling and manual therapy techniques and is an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS). Gillyn’s clinical interests are post-operative rehab, sports-related injuries, postural dysfunctions, balance disorders, and fall prevention. Gillyn is focused on creating specific individualized treatment plans to help her patients achieve their highest level of function, return to sport, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Gillyn is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG).

In her free time, Gillyn enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, exploring Atlanta, going to the lake, and rooting on her favorite Georgia Bulldogs during football season.