About Meadows Physical Therapy

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Manisha Kapasi, PT, PhD, CHT

CERTIFIED HAND THERAPIST
PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Manisha Kapasi is the President and Owner of Meadows Physical Therapy and Hand Clinic since its inception in 2001. She started the clinic to provide individualized care to patients. In 2003, she opened a second branch in Lawrenceville. Manisha has a PhD in Anatomy and has over 21years experience as a physical therapist in treating orthopedic and hand injuries and is a certified hand therapist for the past 18 years. She has served as a guest lecturer at Emory University to teach the Doctor of Physical Therapy students about hand rehabilitation. In 2009, Manisha obtained her certification in Dry Needling to treat myofascial pain. In 2011 Manisha took a course in Redcord Medical/Neurac. Redcord is a Norwegian system of ropes and slings that allow patients to strengthen and reactivate dormant muscles in a safe, painfree manner. Manisha is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and Georgia Upper Extremity Special Interest Group.

Jital Pancholi, DPT

Orthopedic Physical Therapist

Jital Pancholi, DPT provides coverage at our Lawrenceville office four days a week. She has been treating a wide variety of orthopedic patients, including and not limited to pre and post-operative conditions, athletic and sports injuries, sprains and strains, various upper and lower extremity joint conditions as well as low back pain and other spinal conditions. She has completed her doctoral studies, is certified in performing Dry Needling for Trigger Point release on her patients. She is a social person and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is fond of visiting places and enjoys reading in her leisure time.

Christi Thé, PT, DPT

Specializing in Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Christi received her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.  She also holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Gerontology from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.  Christi has 6 years of experience treating patients with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction including urinary and fecal incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency, pelvic pain, constipation, and sexual dysfunction.  Prior to moving to Georgia, Christi worked closely with Gynecologists, Urologists, and Colorectal Specialists to develop a Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Program at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago.  She is working towards her Specialization in Women's Health Certification. Christi also has extensive experience treating patients with musculoskeletal disorders and has received training in Advanced Manipulation and Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy from The University of Illinois at Chicago.  Christi is certified in performing Dry Needling for Trigger Point Release on her patients with pain and dysfunction.  She in an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as the Women’s Health Section of the APTA.

When Christi is not busy at work she enjoys hiking and kayaking along the Chattahoochee with her husband and dog.

Rita Bruss, LMT, NMT

CERTIFIED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Rita is a Georgia State licensed massage and body work therapist. Also, she is a certified laser therapist. Rita is professionally trained to do neuromuscular, sports, orthopedics, Swedish and deep tissue massage. Additionally, she practices reflexology, positional and myofascial release. Rita has over 15 years of experience and enjoys working with people from all walks of life.

Our Mission:

We exist to help people feel better with excellent individualized care and customer service.

Our Values:

  • Respect for People
  • Deliver what we Promise
  • Fun Place to Work
  • Communication

Our Vision:

We aspire to acquire a reputation for best care and service in the community.