DAHLONEGA, Ga. — The Rehabilitation Institute in Dahlonega, a service of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), is relocating to 95 Morrison Moore Pkwy., Suite 200, in the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Dahlonega building. The new location will open Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. Contact numbers remain the same: (706) 864-9192, phone; and (706) 864-6306, fax.
The Rehabilitation Institute in Dahlonega offers outpatient physical therapy services for patients recovering from surgery or injury. The office is staffed by physical therapist Kristen Jagger, PT, PhD; physical therapy assistant Christine Blumberg, PTA; and office manager Debbie Whiting.
Jagger is a physical therapist and the clinic coordinator at The Rehabilitation Institute in Dahlonega. Jagger earned her doctoral degree in biomechanics at the University of Florida and is a former physical therapy faculty member at North Georgia College and State University and Western Carolina University. She has taught clinical biomechanics and orthopaedic rehabilitation practices to both Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Physical Therapy students and brings 14 years of clinical experience and knowledge to the Dahlonega practice. Jagger’s areas of interest include general orthopaedics and cycling- and running-related injuries.
Blumberg has worked with NGMC as a physical therapy assistant for seven years and has a total of 17 years of outpatient orthopedic therapy experience. She received her bachelor of science degree from North Georgia College and her associate degree in applied science as a licensed physical therapy assistant from Gwinnett Technical College.
For more information, call (706) 864-9192.