Dr. Ross Brakeville, PT, DPT, STC, TPI-CFI is the owner of Georgia Sports Medicine Specialists. Dr. Brakeville graduated from Maryville College in 1987 with degrees in Science and Physical Therapy. He went on to earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Specialty Certification in Sports Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2007. Dr. Brakeville has continued his pursuit of orthopaedic and sports medicine education with clinical internships in pediatric and adult orthopedic programs facilitated by recognized physicians in Athens, Macon and Atlanta Georgia.
Dr. Brakeville’s involvement in education includes an initial site for Emory University’s Physical Therapy’s orthopaedic residency program. He is an adjunct instructor for KSU’s Nurse Practitioner program teaching Orthopaedic Evaluation Methods and a guest lecturer for several Physical Therapy programs teaching Evaluation and Management of The Adolescent Athlete. He has presented throughout the Southeast on sports medicine topics to such groups as Family Practice Physicians, Physical Therapists, GATA, PGA, PTA, and Coaches.
In addition to his teaching schedule, Dr. Brakeville has written two books on golf biomechanics, writes a regular column for local magazines and has hosted a weekly segment on The Golf Show.
His sports medicine programs include Cherokee County’s high school system World of Gymnastics/Cheer, Reinhardt University, Impact Soccer Association, Old Town Tennis and PGA Tour Superstore in Kennesaw.
Chairman of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Health and Wellness Committee – Helping to enhance healthcare as integral component to the infrastructure of Cobb County.
Member of the Cobb 2020 coalition to help improve health of Cobb County – Growing number of citizens who engage in physical activity as primary means to health of self and community.
Obstacle Course initiative – Design and development of Level 1 – 5 obstacle courses with objective of increasing physical activity through efficient use of space and time.
Ryan Ingraffia, PTA graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Health Science with an interest in Physical Therapy. Ryan went on to graduate Lanier Technical College completing the PT Assistant program May 2016. Ryan has orthopedic experience specializing interest in sports medicine, aquatic therapy, and balance retraining. Ryan joined Georgia Sports Medicine Specialists in 2017 and is a PT Assistant to Dr. Ross Brakeville.