Atlanta Physical Therapist Jessica Santucci
Jessica S. Santucci is a physical therapist with over 14 years of clinical experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She is an Atlanta native and 3-time Emory University, graduate. She received her B.A. degree in Psychology in 1996, her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2003. As a member of the varsity tennis team during her four undergraduate years at Emory, she earned All-American status and an NCAA team championship. Her most recent academic achievement was passing a national board exam in March of 2014 to receive her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification.
She has extensive manual therapy training through institutions such as the Institute of Physical Art, the McKenzie Institute, and the University of St. Augustine. Jessica has a particular interest in the treatment philosophy of the Institute of Physical art and plans to complete their manual therapy certification within the next few years. She is also certified to perform Intramuscular Manual Therapy (also known as Trigger Point Dry Needling) through Kinetacore. Jessica also enjoys teaching physical therapy students both in the clinical and the academic setting.
Last summer, she began as a Clinical Teaching Assistant for the first-year physical therapy students at Emory University. This job entails three months of assisting students in their cadaver dissection during their semester of learning human anatomy. Jessica still enjoys playing tennis and staying physically active. Jessica lives in Atlanta with her husband Brian, and their three young boys, Ethan, Julian, and Luke.