Voted Top
Physical Therapy
in Durham

-First Class Facility.
-Dedicated Physical Therapists.
-Convenient Hours.
-Free Insurance Verification.


Never Been Easier
to Get Started with
Upright Athlete
Physical Therapy

-FREE Insurance Verification.
-Same Day Appointment Available.
-Request Appointment Online.


Get Back to
What You Love
Upright Athlete
Physical Therapy

-Get Relieve from Pain.
-Increase Mobility.
-Find New Possibilities.


We All Have a
Special Reason
to Want to Live
Pain Free.

Find Out How
Upright Athlete
Physical Therapy
Can Help You.


Schedule an Appointment

Don’t miss your chance to receive recommendations about your best treatment options and find out how we can best help you achieve the results you want.  We help people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function.

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About our Team

The main focus of our team here at Upright Athlete Physical Therapy in Durham is to work to provide stunning results that exceed expectations to each one of our patients. Our goal is to see you leaving our office with a new spring in your step, ready to face the world with a boosted sense of self-confidence.

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Free Insurance Verification

Having a stress free payment experience is something we strive for when it comes to our patients.  That’s why we work with almost all major insurance carriers and we participate in many local provider networks. Complete our short form, and our front office staff will gladly contact your insurance company to verify your physical therapy coverage

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Welcome to Upright Athlete Physical Therapy in Durham

Upright Athlete Physical Therapy,  conveniently located on Garret Rd., South of Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard  (across from the Toyota dealer) is the premier  Physical Therapy Clinic in Durham and  Durham County in North Carolina.

Voted top Physical Therapy in Durham by ZendyHealth, Upright Athlete Physical Therapy is committed to providing the highest quality of care to ensure your best possible outcome. We are trained in advanced manual therapy techniques and use the latest in technology to get you feeling better quickly. We design specific exercise programs for your condition and advance you each session until you have reached your goals and can continue on your own.   Upright Athlete Physical Therapy is committed to outstanding customer service and promoting health and wellness to the community of Durham and its surrounding.

We also specialize in the difficult cases other physical therapists feel are too confusing to figure out and have been referred countless helpless cases by some of Durham’s best surgeons and Physicians.

Don’t wait any longer

Please call Upright Athlete Physical Therapy today to schedule your appointment to learn more about the right treatment options and make an educated decision. At Upright Athlete Physical Therapy, you can be assured of the best possible outcomes along with the utmost safety and care.

Committed to the highest standards

Our facility combines modern comfort with state of the art equipment and fun yet professional environment. Of course, all of that is secondary to our compassionate, patient-oriented staff. Your needs always come first.

Our facility is located in Durham,  but many of our patients come from all around Durham and its surrounding areas.

We look forward to meeting you soon.





Brian  Diaz, PT, CSCS

Physical Therapy Director

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