Ellis Physical Therapy Associates, Inc. was founded in 1984 and today is one of Columbia's leading outpatient rehabilitation facilities. There are currently two locations offered to serve the community; learn more on the locations tab.  The longstanding track record of our multi-disciplined team boasts the importance of working with patients to maximize their range of motion, strength and function, as well as to reduce their pain. Our team provides services for individuals with a wide range of diagnoses including orthopedic, sports injuries, and post-surgical cases. We also treat patients with neurological, geriatric and pediatric diagnoses.


Mission Statement:

Ellis Physical Therapy promises to consistently deliver quality personal service by employing a well trained, highly motivated and service-orientated staff. We treat our patients with integrity, vision and professionalism, and we always strive to be a sought-after corporate community member through active participation in civic, cultural, and charitable organizations.


Services Provided: 

  • Personalized wellness programs (prices available upon request)
  • Individualized physical therapy interventions
  • Dry Needling and Cup Therapy (only available at Garners Ferry)         
  • Running evaluations
  • Home exercise programs
  • Water and towels to help your workout
  • Multiple modalities including E-stim, Ultrasound, mechanical traction, ice packs and hot packs to help recover
  • Educational notes on a variety of topics including low back pain, postural education, balance, and others.
  • and lots more!
 a cLIENT GETTING READY FOR HER NEXT SESSION SENT US THIS, WE'RE so LUCKY TO HAVE such great Clients!

a cLIENT GETTING READY FOR HER NEXT SESSION SENT US THIS, WE'RE so LUCKY TO HAVE such great Clients!

Diagnosis Treated:

Neck pain (arthritis, disc issues, whiplash, fusions, other surgeries, and headaches)

Shoulder pain (arthritis, labral pathologies, rotator cuff involvement, humeral fractures, frozen shoulder, bursitis, tendonitis, dislocation/laxity, bicep ruptures, and post surgical protocols)

Elbow pain (arthritis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, ligament strains, post operative care, and forearm fractures)

Wrist pain (arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fractures)

Hand pain (fractures, trigger finger, gardner's thumb, arthritis, and decreased strength)

Back pain (thoracic and low back pain, disc involvement, postural deviations, post surgical care, sciatica, stenosis and other arthritic changes)

Hip pain (bursitis, arthritis, pre and post total replacements, snapping hip syndrome, IT band pain, labral pathologies, piriformis syndrome, and running pains)

Knee pain (ACL, meniscus, PCL, MCL, LCL, patellofemoral pain syndrome, arthritis, fractures, and replacements) 

Ankle pain (Sprains, fractures, replacements, achilles tendonitis/rupture, and other surgical repairs)

Foot pain (Plantar fasciitis, arthritis, fractures, Morton's neuroma, subluxations, and surgical repairs)

Neurologic (CVA-stroke, ABI-brain injury, Bell's Palsy, Guillian Barre, developmental delay, SCI-spinal cord injury, Cerebral Palsy, MS, Parkinson's, Muscular Dystrophy, Dystonia, Hypotonia, Contractures, and others)

Other (Vertigo, various neuropathies, post-polio, amputations, TMJ, Compartment syndrome, running pain, impaired balance, generalized weakness, minor cardiac rehab)

*This is a non-exclusive list. Please call if you have any questions about other diagnosis treated!*


*For more information, please visit our FAQs page.