Dr. Allison Jones
Intramuscular manual therapy (trigger point dry needling)
Advanced spinal manipulation techniques
Running and endurance medicine
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As an endurance athlete, Allison knows all too well what it is like to be in physical therapy. From a young age you could find Allison running and swimming throughout Knoxville, TN. She sustained several injuries she believes could have avoided had she been taught the power of strength training and the power of the mind in performance and sport. Ultimately, it was this experience and her passion for track and cross country that led her to become a physical therapist.
Allison has a deep love of learning and is not afraid of a challenge. So, it is not surprising that she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Education (Kinesiology). She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Not only does Allision love to learn, but she also is a problem solver. You will find her reading the newest research, searching for the most cutting-edge treatments or going the extra mile to find answers and solutions for her patients.
Allison’s clinical focus and passion is in orthopedics. She has a diverse orthopedic background having experience treating all ages in a variety of clinical areas including post-operative rehabilitation, spinal injuries, balance/gait impairments, sport-related injuries, occupational health, and stroke management. Allison’s clinical areas of interest include manual therapy of the spine and extremities, dry needling, pelvic floor dysfunction, assessment and injury management of fitness and endurance athletes, and gait/balance impairments.
Allison loves to help active people thrive. She takes on an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to treatment. She has completed post-doctoral training and obtained certifications in functional dry needling and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction by Herman and Wallace. She has also taken numerous hours of continuing education with courses including IASTM, assessment/management of runners, and manual therapy. Allison finds her ability to connect and relate to patients as one of her strengths and passions as a physical therapist. She strives to treat the whole patient utilizing a holistic approach to get patients back to activities they love, often picking up missing links that may have contributed to chronic issues.
When not treating patients, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband, Bret, and their dog, Hank. You can also find her rooting for the Vols at Tennessee Football games, spending time with friends and family, weight-lifting/exercising, running, exploring ATL, and traveling. She has run several half-marathons and looks to pursue a full in the future!