Current Response to COVID-19, KeepAustin Safe!

3/24/2020:

 

Given the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), many people are unable to attend regularly scheduled medical appointments like physical therapy. In addition, the shut-down of local gyms and fitness facilities limits options for exercise to prevent physical decline and subsequent health issues. Those that experience the onset of new musculoskeletal pain are flooding local emergency rooms and doctors’ offices for conditions that could be effectively triaged by a physical therapist with a direct access license, further slowing access to care for those experiencing COVID symptoms. Austin Physical Therapy, has implemented a plan to combat the coronavirus crisis through virtual therapy sessions. Previously not covered by most medical insurances including Medicare, in an emergency press release conducted March 17th, President Trump announced expanding telehealth coverage to improve access. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) responded by announcing that Medicare will cover e-visits with a physical therapist for its beneficiaries throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. Private insurance companies are independently choosing to cover versions of telehealth or e-visits, although the coverage is specific to each carrier. Access to telehealth and e-visits allows those who do not wish to leave their house an opportunity to speak to a professional. Via video or telephone call, a physical therapist can progress a current treatment plan, triage new pain or symptoms, or assist in developing an exercise program to prevent decline. This care not only ensures patients are receiving necessary medical care, but assists with reducing the overall health burden on hospitals and doctors’ offices. Virtual therapy allows people of all ages to safely keep moving and address physical problems from the comfort of their own home. Unfortunately, injuries and pain do not go away during a pandemic, but rest assured, Austin Physical Therapy is working together with the community to find ways to help. If you are interested in learning more about virtual therapy at Austin Physical Therapy, please visit www.PTATX.com or send us a message via social media. 

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About Us

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Why Choose Us

 

Contact us now to experience the same treatment that professional and elite athletes expect and you deserve 
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How We Can Help You

With Golf specific physical therapy Screen your physical ability to assist your golf game. Be evaluated with the Titliest Performance Institute Medical Professional System and feel better on the back 9. 

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See the Difference

 Board certification by the ABPTS exists to promote the highest possible level of care for individuals seeking physical therapy services in each specialty area. Receive treatment from Austin's first physical therapist to be board certified in Sports and Orthopedics

Cost of Telehealth

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Our Services

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Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation

Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation

Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation

Comprehensive rehabilitation programs utilizing evidence-based practices and the most current techniques. Discover what elite athletes experience after surgery and injury here in Austin Texas

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Manual Therapy

Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation

Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation


Help improve function, decrease pain and enhance overall health and wellness. Austin Physical Therapy in Austin Texas is pleased to offer comprehensive treatment and advanced manual techniques such as instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, Reflexive Pattern Therapy, microcirculation/ cupping and dry needling.

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Chronic Pain Therapy

Post Injury / Postoperative Rehabilitation

Chronic Pain Therapy

Utilizing Reflexive Pattern Therapy work to eliminate pain with instant change then shift work on your wellness journey

 Austin's home for Reflexive Pattern Therapy 

Our Team

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Cullen Nigrini

Cullen Nigrini is Austin's first Physical Therapist to obtain board certification in both Sport and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists.  

He is a certified and licensed Athletic Trainer working with elite athletes since 1999. After leaving Austin to work in professional basketball he returned forming Elite Athletic Therapy, PLLC in 2013 and is the creator and owner of Austin Physical Therapy.

Nigrini has worked directly as a Physical Therapist and or an Athletic Trainer in the NCAA, NBA, NFL and privately treats elite athletes daily.

He also holds several advanced certifications and draws from a diverse experience with elite athletes, surgical rehabilitation and complicated pain cases separating Austin Physical Therapy from the pack.

 

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Austin Texas' Choice For:

 

  • Acute Sports Injury Management
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation
  • Chronic and Nagging Pain
  • Return to Sport Progression
     

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Certifications and Specialties:

  

  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedics Physical Therapy
  • Performance Enhancement Sports Medicine
  • Corrective Exercise for sports injury
  • Titleist TPI Medical 2 in Austin
  • Graston/IASTM
  • Dry Needling
  • Reflexive Pattern Therapy
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Myofascial Decompression
  • Fascial Distortion
  • Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Total Spinal Fitness
  • Manual Physical Therapy
  • Primal7
  • Vasocompression

Our Team

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Robert Killebrew, DPT

Robert Killebrew, DPT

Robert Killebrew, DPT

About Robert

Robert Killebrew, DPT

Robert Killebrew, DPT

  

Dr. Robert Killebrew is the Lead Contract Physical Therapist at Austin Physical Therapy. Robert knows what it takes to compete at a high level. As a national champion college football player, Robert found his passion for performance physical therapy early. Specializing in orthopedics and sports performance, Dr. Killebrew bridges the gap between traditional rehabilitation and sports performance training. Robert uses conventional and unconventional methods, modalities, and techniques learned during his numerous travels as an amateur and professional athlete to quickly reduce pain, improve function and increase durability in his patients. Robert has worked with many athletes at the pinnacle of their careers, including professional dancers, NFL, NBA, MMA fighters and endurance athletes. 

Robert has a unique and specialized skill set in assessing, treating and improving the performance of athletes recovering from injury. Robert Killebrew believes through the mindful practice of proper movement the human experience can be fully appreciated. 

He resides in Austin, TX, with his wife and two daughters. Outside of work, Robert enjoys playing sports, surfing, wakeboarding, fishing, listening to music and eating BBQ.

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Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.

To schedule directly with Cullen Nigrini: 512.609.0771 nopain@ptatx.com

To schedule directly with Robert Killebrew: 512.662.1661 robert@ptatx.com  

Feel free to fax any documents to (888) 854-2849


 

We are glad you have completed your search for a sports therapist in Austin, a quick note on our location:

*Austin Physical Therapy in Austin Texas is located next to Arise Hospital in the Centre III building, suite 102. Once inside, Austin Physical Therapy sports rehabilitation patients will find an open and state of the art location

Austin Physical Therapy

1015 Beecave Woods Dr #102, Austin, TX 78746, US

(512) 609-0771

Hours

Effective 3/17/20: Open for TeleHealth  visits and case-by-case live visits.

Monday - Friday: 7am - 7pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed