PT Solutions Selected as Official Physical Therapy Provider of Atlanta Dream

Dream head coach Michael Cooper will appear on “The Sports Insider” Saturday on 92.9 FM

ATLANTA (January 14, 2016) – PT Solutions, a physical therapy company, announced a multiyear partnership with the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream to be the team’s official physical therapy provider.

As part of the deal, PT Solutions will provide the Atlanta Dream with Director of Sports Medicine Michael Douglas and support staff, access to the Fusionetics injury prevention program, concussion management services, access to a team neuropsychologist and CPR Training to all members of the Dream staff.

In addition, the Dream and PT Solutions will conduct six co-branded Dream Fit Clinics for each year of the agreement and participate in two Inspiring Women Speaker Series events, which will provide health and wellness information. Female therapists and trainers will serve as speakers as part of that series. PT Solutions also will participate in the Dream STEM Education program, which will include an appearance by an Atlanta Dream player. The program serves to help inform and educate about the importance of sports therapy and medicine.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Dream in such a variety of ways,” said PT Solutions CEO Dr. Dale M. Yake, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC. “We are not only excited about the exposure that a professional sports organization of their stature provides but also in the ways that we will combine efforts at the grass-roots level with the Inspiring Women Speaker Series and Dream STEM Education program. With PT Solutions providing student interns and CPR training to Dream staff, among other activities, we see it as a huge win-win for both of us.”

In addition, Dream head coach Michael Cooper will appear on PT Solutions branded sports talk radio program “The Sports Insider” on 92.9 FM The Game this Saturday (Jan. 16) at approximately 8:40 a.m. ET to discuss the upcoming 2016 WNBA campaign as well as the new partnership.

“The Sports Insider” is hosted by long-time Atlanta radio voice Dan Kamal, the former play-by-play broadcaster for the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers.

PT Solutions, the presenting sponsor of “The Sports Insider,” has a segment on each show in which CEO Dr. Dale M. Yake, a former trainer with Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates, offers insight on sport medicine issues and injuries.

Dr. Yake is the founder of PT Solutions and also serves the practice clinically with an emphasis on manual therapy of the spine and sports medicine. In addition, Dr. Yake oversees marketing and practice development, compliance, human resources and recruiting.

PT Solutions, which is headquartered in Kennesaw, is a privately owned physical therapy practice with 92 points of service across eight states. PT Solutions therapists specialize in advanced clinical treatment that uses the latest research to make their patients unstoppable. PT Solutions’ partners include hospitals and multi-clinic practices.

In August, Inc. Magazine named PT Solutions No. 3,148 on its list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States. The company has posted a three-year growth rate of 109 percent and has more than doubled its size in the past two years.

To learn more, visit PTSolutions.com, connect with PT Solutions Physical Therapy on Facebook, and follow @PT_Solutions on Twitter and Instagram.

The three-time Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream is entering its ninth season in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The Dream plays their home games at Philips Arena. Atlanta has qualified for the playoffs six times, winning conference titles in 2013, 2011 and 2010.