Lynne Somerville Repasky, Physical Therapist
Lynne Somerville Repasky, owner and CEO of All Health Physical Therapy, Inc., is a Physical Therapist with over 25 years of experience. A 1983 graduate of the University of Cape Town in South Africa, she has been a licensed physical therapy practitioner in the US since 1986 and practiced eight years at the Emory University Center for Rehabilitation in Atlanta prior to founding AHPT in 2004. Lynne specializes in spinal mobilization, manual soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques and sports injury prevention and treatment.
Jim Rakestraw, Practice Manager
Practice Manager and COO. Jim earned an undergraduate degree, B.S. in Mathematics from Presbyterian College and a graduate degree, Masters in Mathematics from Emory University. Jim oversees insurance network contracts, accounting, IT systems, marketing and practice operations.
Katie Phillips, Certified Personal Trainer
Katie has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Georgia College & State University and is certified through the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers. She has over 13 years experience in the fitness and wellness industry. Katie enjoys seeing her clients become healthy, happier people. She also specializes in sports specific conditioning, core and flexibility training, and pre and post natal training.
Michelle Patrick, Certified Personal Trainer
Michelle Patrick is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise. She attended Kennesaw State University’s Personal Training Certification Program and is also a Certified Nutrition Coach through NASM, with additional training in functional aging, BOSU® Balance Trainer, and TRX® Suspension Training.
Her career began with managing multiple health club facilities in the San Francisco Bay area, as a recent college graduate. Over the last decade, Michelle split her time between a professional consulting career and helping manage her family of five plus their fun-loving dog in Avondale Estates, GA. Since 2018, she continued to build on her passion for exercise and nutrition sciences by dedicating more time toward her personal training and nutrition coaching endeavors.
Michelle strives to develop safe, realistic, and challenging programs to get clients moving well and experiencing positive outcomes. Her experience with client programming to date has mostly centered on corrective exercise, and training for strength, balance, and agility.
“I’m very thankful for each opportunity I get to work with someone and help progress their quality of movement and fulfill fitness goals. I am looking forward to meeting and building lasting relationships with all of you at All Health Physical Therapy, Inc.”
Deedee Biernath, Physical Therapist Assistant
Deedee Biernath, PTA graduated from Samford University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. After walking by her grandmother's side through months of rehab following a car accident, she decided to pursue her interest in the field of physical therapy. Deedee graduated from Athens Technical College as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2007 and has loved helping people heal ever since. She has worked in multiple settings, with the majority of time spent in acute care hospitals, and has been with All Health Physical Therapy outpatient services since May 2019.
Joi McLaughlin, Office Assistant
Joi McLaughlin is an office assistant at All Health Physical Therapy, Inc. and will Intern here in the Fall semester. A senior at Georgia State University, Joi will be graduating in December 2021.
Laura James, Physical Therapist
Laura James, DPT graduated from Mercer University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2016. She has since practiced in neurological and orthopedic settings with an interest in working with patients experiencing limitations related to stroke and impaired balance. She joined All Health Physical Therapy in April 2021 Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, and baking and is mother to a 3-month-old daughter.