Sandra Simms graduated from Regis University in Denver Colorado with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She obtained her entry level Physical Therapy degree from Georgia State University in 1989.
In 2009 Dr. Simms opened Pacesetter Physical Therapy outpatient practice bringing years of experience and multiple specialties in the areas of spine and neck rehab, geriatric rehab and joint replacement management to this setting.
Dr. Simms is specialist in the McKenzie method for the treatment of acute and chronic spinal conditions. The McKenzie approach is a highly effective mechanical approach that helps to relieve pressure on the sensitive tissues of the spine. This coupled with manual therapy techniques is very effective in relieving pain. She is also a Matheson trained Functional Capacity Evaluator.
Dr. Simms has been a resident of Rockdale County, Georgia for 24 years and in addition to the outpatient services, she continues to providehome care physical therapy to residents of Newton, Rockdale, South DeKalb and Walton counties.
She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) since 1987.
Godfrey Simms graduated from Gwinnett Technical College in 2004 with an Associate of Applied Technology - Physical Therapist Assistant. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology in 1996 from Georgia State University.
He brings a wealth of experience in the areas of cardiac rehabilitation, orthopedic sports related injury management and exercise physiology to the practice.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Physical therapy Association of Georgia.
Godfrey is an avid golfer, cricketer, sports fan of all types and gardener.
CASPRUS SIMMONS is our office manager. She offers the ability to assist our patients/clients with their physical therapy experience. Casprus possesses experience in insurance verification, workers compensation authorization,claim reimbursement, as well as scheduling. She brings an extensive background in customer service, and her friendly demeanor has been essential to her positive interactions with patients, insurance representatives, doctors, and medical personnel. When she's not keeping the insurance and schedules organized, she enjoys spending time with her loving family, including her four daughters.