Erin Byrd, P.T., D.P.T., C.S.C.S.

Manager, Sports Medicine Program
Physical Therapist

Sports Medicine

Children's at Meridian Mark

erin.byrd@choa.org

Education and Training
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy: University of South Alabama, 2008.

Interests
  • Treatment of gymnastics/cheerleading injuries
  • Track and Field
  • Dry Needling

Societies
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Sports Section of the APTA
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • American Red Cross

    Certifications
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Certified in Dry Needling
  • Certified Emergency Medical Response Instructor, Red Cross and Sports Section of APTA

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Sports Medicine Clinical Manager overseeing our central and southside clinics

Career Highlights
  • Previously worked at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA where Erin helped expand the Sports Medicine Program
  • Former international athlete for Ireland in gymnastics and track and field
  • Instructor for Sports Section of the American Red Cross Association for Emergency Medical Response with focus on on-the-field injuries
  • Multiple sports medicine presentations on gymnastics injuries