Postural Restoration Certified
184 Pine Ridge Dr.
Whispering Pines, NC 28327

Tricia Athans


Classical Physio

PRC Credentialing Earned: 2016

PRI Courses Completed:

Myokinematic Restoration
Postural Respiration
Pelvis Restoration
Impingement & Instability
Advanced Integration
Cervical Revolution
Cranial Resolution
PRI Integration for Fitness & Movement
PRI Integration for Pediatrics
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2016
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2017
Interdisciplinary Integration Symposium - 2018

Hi, I’m Tricia Athans, owner and physical therapist at Classical Physio, LLC.  After graduating from PT school, I worked 15 years in various clinical settings along the east coast.  Sadly, during this time, I developed a deep dissatisfaction with the limits of traditional management of disease, pain and dysfunction.  In 2000, I stepped away from physical therapy never planning to return…but, I’m back!  I simply couldn’t resist the amazing integrative science of Postural Restoration that I discovered as a patient in 2014.  This fascinating science coupled with my personal results in the clinic, so impressed me, that I hit the books and dove back into the profession.  I was extremely fortunate to learn from and practice with Jennifer and Chris Poulin and their excellent staff for 5 years, and I earned the designation of Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) in 2016.

I am a Certified Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist (PCES) and study classical osteopathy at the Upledger Institute (Craniosacral Therapy), Barral Institute (Visceral Manipulation), and D’Ambrogio Institute (Total Body Balancing and Lymphatic balancing) – all participating members of the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators.  The classical osteopathic approach is pure artistry.  It promotes postural symmetry and neurological balance that fits together perfectly with Postural Restoration to alleviate underlying problems and improve performance and physical harmony.  In addition, I am extremely fortunate to be taught and mentored by a holistic health practitioner and detox specialist – learning detox, cellular regeneration, cellular resonance, Quantum Reflex Analysis testing and botanicals – and will be expanding my practice, in the future, to include these elements critical to achieving lasting health and wellness.

My husband and I have raised 4 independent, adventurous children and we actively teach and mentor the youth in our church.  On a typical day, our rambunctious Chesapeake Bay Retriever keeps us busy on the lake and trail.  We also enjoy sailing, scuba diving, mountain biking, hiking, experimenting in the garden/kitchen, and traveling.

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