Anna Hammond, DPTPhysical Therapist
Anna graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington with a liberal arts degree in Studio Art and a minor in Sports Medicine; at which point she traveled across the country to attend the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While attending MUSC, Anna also became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Over the past 7 years Anna has worked in various outpatient orthopedic settings in Atlanta, aging from 7 to 93, and even became a clinic director, starting a clinic from the ground up. She is constantly finding ways to further her manual therapy, functional assessment, and sports specific training skills. In 2015, she became an Orthopedic Certified Specialists, demonstrating advanced skill and knowledge in orthopedic physical therapy. In 2017, she joined Sarah Ellis Duvall and assists with the management of an online physical therapy post partum recovery group to help women recovery from post partum injuries and help make them "stronger after baby". using philosophies of the postural restoration institute. She is excited to be a part of the skilled team at Dr. Jon Hyman Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine clinic where patients can receive full continuity of care due to the team approach of constant discussion of treatment options and each staff member bringing their expertise to treating patients.
She is excited to be a part of the skilled team at Dr. Jon Hyman Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine clinic where patients can receive full continuity of care due to the team approach of constant discussion of treatment options and each staff member bringing their expertise to treating patients.
Outside of work she takes her knowledge and skills to the “healthy” population. She and a colleague created a "screen and clean" program to help assess those who wanted to begin a gym program, work on injury prevention, or generally physically feel better. She has also worked with the Paideia School faculty, coaches, and students to educate them on how to develop and implement a proper lifting program. She has lead various group strength training classes for them and created sprint workouts focusing on sprinting and cutting techniques for injury prevention and improved sports performance.
When she is not participating in work-related activities, Anna is enjoying time with her growing family, which includes a toddler and a toddler-like dog; somewhere finding time to continue to be active through weight lifting, playing ultimate frisbee, practicing yoga, and hiking.