Chad Luth, PT, MPT, Founder
Chad Luth, founder of George Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center, received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology from Mississippi State University and his Master’s of Physical Therapy at Southwest Baptist University.
For almost 20 years, Chad Luth has dedicated his professional career to serving the sports medicine and rehabilitation needs of metro Atlanta patients.
He began his practice as a staff physical therapist in 1997 and soon earned a leadership role with the largest outpatient sports medicine group in Georgia. He worked with that firm for nine years and ran more than 10 facilities.
At that point he recognized a special need in the northern suburbs for sports medicine and rehabilitation.
He started the Georgia Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center in Alpharetta, GA. in 2006. Specializing in dry needling, aquatic therapy and sports medicine, this clinic quickly became recognized by the community and local physicians as a clinic of rehabilitation excellence.
With the help of a great staff, he opened a second clinic in Canton, GA in 2012 and then partnered with Polaris Spine to run their new spine rehab and wellness center in 2015.
Georgia Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center continues to expand in the metro Atlanta area with new clinics in Cumming & Woodstock.
In his spare time, Chad likes to spend time with his family and friends and play golf.
Allison B. Levy, PTA
Allison was born in New York but raised in South Florida. She received her degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida in 1995. She immediately went to work for a prominent physical therapist. While advancing her PTA career, she went back to school and in 2002, Allison obtained her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University.
With more than twenty years in all aspects of PT and Sports Medicine, Allison moved to Gainesville, Georgia in 2018. Once settled, she wanted to get back to work. After careful research on various area practices, she submitted a resume to Georgia Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center and was accepted. She will be working in their Canton, Alpharetta and Cumming locations.
Allison has been interested in physical therapy starting from a young age due to a serious physical injury to her as a young child. Her struggle to deal with that injury and overcome it has led to a strong lifetime desire to help others get better and be able to return to productive lives after their injuries. Her two decades in the field attest to that.
In her free time, Allison enjoys traveling, watching sports, creating handmade crafts to sell at local fairs, reading, hanging out with family and friends as well as taking care of her two dogs.
Corey Klein, PT, DPT
Corey Klein is from Aiken, SC and is proud to have lived in many different parts of South Carolina. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology with minor in Chemistry from the College of Charleston in 2010, where he also worked part-time as a Rickshaw driver. Living near the beach Corey developed a love for kayaking and cycling.
After college, while working as a live-in caregiver for a family friend with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) Corey could not turn away from a passion for assisting others maximize their functional independence. He pursued his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the Medical College of Georgia graduating in 2014 and completing rotations in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient neurological rehabilitation, and active duty orthopedic settings while conducting research related to ALS.
Corey appreciates opportunities to learn new things and meet new people. He enjoys playing the guitar or piano, cycling, doing yard work, and horse playing with his three dogs. He is a die-hard Braves fan and enjoys following all sports. Most of all, he yearns to spend time with his wife and daughter, Emily and Charly.
Cara Smith, PT, DPT
Cara was born in Augusta, Ga and grew up playing various sports, but her passion was always soccer. Throughout childhood, she played nationwide and international with her club and Olympic Development Program soccer teams. She went on to play Division I soccer at The University of Georgia for 4 years. She graduated and earned her Bachelors of Exercise and Sports Science in 2016.
Having sustained multiple orthopedic injuries and surgeries during her time at UGA, Cara was exposed to the rehabilitation side of medicine and decided to pursue a career in Physical Therapy.
Cara went on to attend Georgia State University for physical therapy school and graduated in 2020. While in physical therapy school, she participated in spinal cord Injury research and had exposure to multiple clinical rotations in the orthopedic and acute care settings. Cara is passionate about ACL research, treatment, and prevention. She also has special interest in treating various orthopedic injuries including shoulder, knee, foot/ankle.
In her spare time, Cara enjoys cheering on UGA football, spending time outdoors, cooking/baking, and spending time with her husband, Drew, and 3 dogs.
Alex Wilson, PTA
Alex Wilson grew up in Watkinsville, GA, just around the corner from downtown Athens (Go DAWGS!!!). She completed her Exercise Science degree at LaGrange College back in 2014, where she was also a member of the women’s basketball team.
Immediately after college, Alex moved back home to Athens and became a personal trainer for several years. This is where her true passion for improving the quality of life of others began. She began applying to PTA schools and ended up continuing her education at Athens Technical College. While in PTA school, Alex completed a rotation in an outpatient setting with a focus on aquatics, a Skilled Nursing Facility, inpatient neurological rehab, and lastly, an outpatient rotation at UGA with their football program.
Alex loves to learn from her peers/coworkers, and enjoys building and fostering relationships with her patients. In her spare time, Alex loves to listen to music/ go to concerts, hang by the beach, workout or do anything outdoors, and finds joy in traveling. Alex also loves spending time with family and friends, and enjoys watching/playing sports of almost any kind. Again, GO DAWGS!
Ginny McCrary, PT, DPT
Ginny McCrary, clinic director at our Cumming location, is a board-certified physical therapist with a doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. After PT school she was trained in Australia for several months by a top physiotherapist on manual techniques. She believes that hands on techniques are crucial in calming down a patient’s symptoms and providing feedback to the tissue for optimal recovery. She has a background in both orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions and is dry needling certified.
Ginny played collegiate tennis and enjoys working with athletes on their rehabilitation needs to return to sport. She still plays tennis competitively through various leagues, but spends most of her time outside chasing around her two boys. Ginny lives locally in Cumming and is actively involved in the community. She has a passion to serve through her skills as a physical therapist, as well as volunteering in many local organizations. She believes in treating patients as a whole to improve quality of life.