Lauren Ryther, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC

Physical Therapist - SPARC Therapy

Lauren joined the Athens Orthopedic Clinic team in May 2016 after working five years in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine in Augusta, GA. She completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training at the University of Georgia in 2008 and continued her education at the Medical College of Georgia for Physical Therapy school, where she received training in orthopedics and sports medicine. Through her work in Augusta, Lauren was able to attain the knowledge and skills to become a Board Certified Sports Specialist. She has a passion for people and enjoys helping others get back to activities they love.


BS in Exercise and Sport Science with Emphasis in Athletic Training – University of Georgia


Doctor of Physical Therapy – Medical College of Georgia

Board Certification

ABPTS Sports Certified Specialist
Certified Athletic Trainer

Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association
APTA Sports Section
Georgia Physical Therapy Association
National Athletic Training Association