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Upright Athlete Physical Therapy in Durham is open from 7:00 am to 7:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 7:00 am to 5:00 PM on Friday, excluding holidays.

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Meet Our Team

Physical Therapists Durham and Staff at Upright Athlete Physical Therapy. The moment you step into Upright Athlete Physical Therapy in Durham, you’ll feel right at home.

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Our friendly staff is trained to answer your phone calls and assist you with many of your questions. Please call us if you have questions regarding your medical care.

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Physical Therapy

Upright Athlete offers a rare one-on-one sports physical therapy experience between patient and therapist. We have working relationships with major orthopedic clinics in the area.

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Sports Performance

Upright Athlete operates their sports performance training through ActivEdge Fitness and Sports Performance. We use the most advanced principles in strength and conditioning.

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Ellen Langhi is our lead massage therapist and has been voted #1 in the Triangle area by Endurance Magazine. Ellen is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (LMBT).

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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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