Get back to the pain-free life you love

Welcome to Act Now Physical Therapy and Concussion Management

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Act Now is a place in the community for people to get individualized one-on-one physical therapy as well as concussion and vestibular therapy. We believe you shouldn’t need expensive surgeries or a lot of drugs to be able to live a fulfilling life. We are passionate about listening and finding a path back to the active lifestyle you want. Whether using cutting edge techniques such as dry needling and blood flow restriction therapy, or traditional manipulations and sports medicine, Act Now has it all.

We treat all types of musculoskeletal problems!

Whether you have neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, arthritis, or any other problem, our knowledgeable, well-trained physical therapists will get to the source of your problem and customize a physical therapy program to meet your needs.

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About Eric

Dr. Eric has always felt that his success can be measured by how he has helped others achieve success in their own lives. He is passionate about getting people back to the life they love, whether that is back on the football field after a concussion, walking pain-free after a surgery, returning to the cross fit box, or just having the strength to pick up the grand kids again. He will use hands-on, active, and medically backed techniques to give you an individualized and positive rehab experience.

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No referral? No problem!


You can choose!

You may not need the physician referral mandated by state law to begin the evaluation and treatment of your condition.

  • Quicker access to the treatment you deserve
  • You may save money
  • Thoroughly evaluated condition
  • Physical therapy first may result in shorter overall treatment
  • Covered by most insurances for 42 days

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Why You Should Consider Us Over Large Practices or Hospitals:

Service Comparison
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Act Now Physical Therapy and Concussion Management CORPORATE HOSPITAL
Compassionate staff, friendly clinic atmosphere Yes Maybe Maybe
Hands-on treatment approach Yes No No
Patients see the same therapist every appointment Yes Maybe Maybe
16+ years of orthopedic experience Yes Maybe Maybe
Immediate appointments / early AM availability Yes No Maybe
Insurance assistance from front office staff to minimize out-of-pocket expenses. Yes Maybe No
Act Now Physical Therapy and Concussion Management
Compassionate staff, friendly clinic atmosphere:Yes
Hands-on treatment approach:Yes
Patients see the same therapist every appointment:Yes
16+ years of orthopedic experience:Yes
Immediate appointments / early AM availability:Yes
Insurance assistance from front office staff to minimize out-of-pocket expenses:Yes
CORPORATE
Compassionate staff, friendly clinic atmosphere:Maybe
Hands-on treatment approach:No
Patients see the same therapist every appointment:Maybe
16+ years of orthopedic experience:Maybe
Immediate appointments / early AM availability:No
Insurance assistance from front office staff to minimize out-of-pocket expenses:Maybe
HOSPITAL
Compassionate staff, friendly clinic atmosphere:Maybe
Hands-on treatment approach:No
Patients see the same therapist every appointment:Maybe
16+ years of orthopedic experience:Maybe
Immediate appointments / early AM availability:No
Insurance assistance from front office staff to minimize out-of-pocket expenses:No
Read what our Patients Say
  • Dr. Eric Deakins has greatly helped improve my quality of life through physical therapy in amazing ways. When I had my first visit I was walking on a cane with a bad limp and a very stiff back. He has done dry needling on me…

    Alexia M.

  • I've been an avid golfer for years and had to give it up for almost a year due to back pain. Visits to a chiropractor and two noted pain clinics during the year were not able to provide any relief or help. I was starting…

    Kent H.

  • I found Eric Deakins through a friend of mine who had seen a number of doctors and therapists and had given up on playing golf. He had not played golf for over a year until he saw Eric who had him playing golf in three…

    Paul D.

  • Last year, in September 2020, I fell and injured myself. I was diagnosed with a concussion. IT CHANGED MY LIFE! Although I had heard the term concussion I knew nothing about it. Therefore, I did not know what to expect from this injury. My symptoms…

    Davida L.

  • Eric has a vast knowledge of how to alleviate pain with a variety of tools and methods. Every session helps with my chronic pain and I always have a better understanding of how to avoid triggering it. He has been a lifesaver, 5 stars!!!

    Deric M.