No Challenge Too Great

East Cobb Clinic

Offering Physical Therapy services since 1996, East Cobb was the charter clinic for Neurosport Physical Therapy. We are proud to partner with Walton High School, North Atlanta Soccer Association (NASA) and Georgia United Soccer Association. We look forward to continued involvement within the community.

Meet Our Staff

  • Hampton Shugart, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Clinic Director

    Hampton graduated from the University of South California with a doctorate in Physical Therapy after receiving his BS in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina. When he was younger, Hampton suffered from numerous athletic injuries and had to have four knee surgeries before the age of 15. He thought he would never be able to play sports competitively again, but sticking to physical therapy made it possible. Hampton loves learning new things and educating patients and colleagues. In his time outside of the clinic, he mentors aspiring physical therapists on the latest in education and manual orthopedic skills for Emory's DPT/Residency program on a volunteer basis. 

    Education:
    B.S. in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina, Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California
    Certifications:
    Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Pursuing Board Certification in Orthopedic Specialty (OCS)
  • Emma Bausback, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Emma brings a dance background and a passion for human movement with her to Neurosport Physical Therapy. A hip injury almost stopped her from dancing, but with rehabilitation she went on to apprentice with a dance company in NYC. Emma is very active and in her spare time she enjoys spin classes, barre classes and swimming. 

    Education:
    Bachelors of Science in Dance/Kinesiology - University of St. Augustine , Bachelors of Arts in Stage Management - University of St. Augusting for Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy - Indiana University
  • Chris Ross, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Chris entered the field of physical therapy because it combines customer service, human anatomy and sports, all into one. He also enjoys that physical therapy allows him to spend more direct, one-on-one time with his patients. Growing up, Chris played soccer with NASA for 12 years. While playing soccer, he sustained several lower extremity injuries and a concussion. This has allowed him to relate directly to patients who have a sports-related injuries and who desire to return to play. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games, weight lifting and fishing.  

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy from Armstrong State University, Exercise and Sport Science Athletic Training from the University of Georgia
    Certifications:
    Dry Needling Certified
  • Carly Waters, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physcial Therapy

    Carly attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree in Exericse and Sport Science. She then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University, where she studied ACL recovery extensively. Carly was a dancer throughout her childhood and now that she is a PT, really enjoys working with patients who dance. 

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Georgia
    Certifications:
    American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
  • Raha Ostovar, DC

    Doctor of Chiropractic

    Raha entered the sports medicine field because of her passion for helping others reach their optimum physical state, through chiropractic practice. Raha has personally experienced an ACL sprain and anterolateral ligament sprain from soccer. Her own personal experience with injury, is what makes her love working with patients so much. She enjoys opening their eyes to the importance and healing power of chiropractic wellness care. She is passionate to enlighten the community with her knowledge and expertise in sports chiropractic. 

    Education:
    Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University
    Certifications:
    Specialist - Extremity Adjusting
  • Nolan Baugh, ATC

    Certified Athletic Trainer

    Nolan graduated from Georgia College with a BS in Athletic Training. He has coached baseball for three years and worked in multiple clinical sites during schooling, including high schools, colleges and physical therapy clinics. Nolan chose athletic training, because he truly enjoys helping and educating people. "One of the domains of Athletic Training is prevention and education of injuries, so I like to work with people of all ages and educate them on how to be healthy and stay healthy over a long period of time." In his spare time, Nolan enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. 

                                        

    Education:
    BS in Athletic Training with a Minor in Physical Education from Georgia College
    Certifications:
    Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists (CSCS), Functional Movement Screen Certification (FMS)
  • Amie Buckley

    Physical Therapy Technician

    Amie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kennesaw State University in May 2016. She brings to Neurosport a caring personality and a drive to see patients succeed in their recovery. Her experience from managing high school soccer and wrestling teams has taught her that people can severely injure themselves and walk out better than ever before. When she is not helping patients, she enjoys reading and being outdoors.

    Education:
    Bachelor's in Exercise Science, Kennesaw State University
    Certifications:
    ACSM Exercise Physiologist Certification
  • Cavin Currin, ATC

    Certified Athletic Trainer

    Cavin received his B.S. in Athletic Training from Hofstra University and is currently pursuing his Masters of Science in Kinesiology. He has experienced a couple of injuries including shoulder and wrist, and Patella dislocations. When Cavin tore his rotator cuff from playing football he shadowed his athletic trainer during his rehab and that is how he decided he wanted to become an Athletic Trainer. Cavin brings with him to Neurosport a positive attitude and a desire to better everyone around him. In his spare time, he enjoys weightlifting and playing video games. Photo on the way! 

    Education:
    B.S. in Athletic Training from Hofstra University, Pursuing a Master of Science in Kinesiology from A.T. Still University
  • Hunter Ingram

    Physical Therapy Technician

    Hunter graduated from the Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. "I enjoy serving others and my favorite way to do so, is by helping them overcome injuries." In his spare time, he enjoys backpacking and camping with his wife, Allison. Photo on the way! 

  • Bradley Wells, LMT

    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Bradley entered the field of massage therapy becasuse of his interest in human anatomy and desire to help people. In his time at Augusta School of Massage, he learned a variety of massage modalities, including swedish, chair, myofascial realease and nueuromuscular therapy. He is also highly-trained in orthopedic assessment and manual therapy techniques. In his spare time outside of Neurosport, he enjoys playing the ukelele.

    Education:
    Licensed Massage Therapist from the Augusta School of Massage
  • Ashley Popp

    Front Office Coordinator

    Ashley brings to Neurosport excellent patient relations and and teamwork. Having a bad knee and a broken knee in the past, Ashley knows the importance of excellent Physical Therapy and uses her experiences to assist new and existing patients. When she is not assisting patients, she can be found enjoying time at the gym or with her fiance. 

  • Andrea Coffin

    Front Office Coordinator

    Andrea brings a strong billing background with her to Neurosport Physical Therapy. Originally from California, Andrea has two children named Victoria and Elizabeth. She graduated from Savannah Tech with a degree in marketing. When she is not helping out patients at Neurosport, she enjoys swimming and visiting her friends and family. 

    Education:
    Marketing Degree from Savannah Tech
  • Sarah McAbee

    Front Office Coordinator

    Sarah brings an outgoing personality and leadership skills with her to Neurosport. Sarah understands the importance for physical therapy. Since personally having scoliosis, she actively partakes in therapy for her back. Above all, she loves to help people. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family. Photo coming soon!

  • Calista Sewell

    Front Desk Coordinator

    Calista Sewell is a Marietta native. She graduated from Wheeler High School and is currently pursuing a degree in Marketing from Kennesaw State University. When she is not at Neurosport, she enjoys cooking new meals and finding fun ways to work out and stay active!

     

    Education:
    Pursuing a Marketing Degree from Kennesaw State University