Meet the Team | Onward Physical Therapy

Your Onward Atlanta physical therapy team

Our Mission

"Just Rest" isn't the answer. We all know this. At Onward, we replace this generic advice with proven treatments to accelerate your recovery. Get us on your team so you can stop "waiting it out" and start making progress back to the activities you love today!
Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Angie Callen, Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Angie Callen

Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Angie Callen is a performance physical therapist who graduated from Kennesaw State University with her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology. She furthered her education by obtaining a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from South College. Dr. Angie’s love for exercise and sports started when she played varsity softball. She is passionate about the positive influence that movement has on patients’ well-being. Her treatment style includes skilled manual therapy, movement analysis, and functional exercise prescription to help her patients reach their goals. Angie is devoted to providing holistic one-on-one care to change her patients’ lives and walk alongside them in reaching new heights.

When not in the clinic or taking fitness-forward continued education courses to further skill, you can find Angie lifting weights in the gym, running, biking, or enjoying a new local coffee shop with a book in her hand!

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Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Kara Kidwel,

Dr. Kara Kidwel

Dr. Kara Kidwell is a physical therapist who graduated with her Bachelors in Athletic Training and in Exercise Science from The University of Georgia. While at UGA, Dr. Kara worked as an athletic training student with the Women’s Soccer team and Swim and Dive team. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at The University of Florida.

Kara’s love for fitness and optimizing performance stemmed from years of playing competitive basketball. Her passion for fitness and community truly blossomed after joining CrossFit in 2019. As an athletic trainer, Kara has also worked on the sidelines of a wide range of sports, including football, softball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and jiu-jitsu. Her treatment style is centered on meeting clients where they are in their current fitness journey, providing education, utilizing manual therapy, and developing a comprehensive exercise program to empower clients to take control of their health and fitness.

When she is not in the clinic or at a CrossFit gym, you can find Kara hanging out with her family on Lake Lanier, playing pickleball with friends, watching the Braves or Georgia football with her fiancé.

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Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Kristen Humphries, Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Kristen Humphries

Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Kristen T. Humphries is a physical therapist who graduated with her BS in Athletic Training and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida. She went on to further her education by completing an orthopedic residency with Upstream Rehab Institute and earned her OCS in 2018.
Her love for athletics and performance started at a young age when she started coaching competitive gymnasts at the age of 13. Throughout her career, she has gone on to work with a multitude of different collegiate, professional, and performance-based athletes ranging from football, hockey, gymnastics, and CrossFit.

She has practiced in 4 different states, honing in on different treatment styles from across the country to create a non- dogmatic treatment method that meets her individual client’s specific needs. Her treatment approach uses manual techniques, targeted motor retraining, and progressive loading to help clients meet their goals and lead their most functional, pain free lives. Her overall goals are to get you as fit as possible, for as long as possible.

In her free time you can catch her CrossFitting, planning travel with her husband, wrangling a toddler, reading, or embroidering.

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Onward Physical Therapy | Dr. Monique Jarosz, Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Monique Jarosz

Doctor of Physical Therapy PT, DPT

Dr. Monique Jarosz is a physical therapist who is certified in dry needling and Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete. She also serves as a teaching assistant for the Institute of Clinical Excellence (ICE), helping other clinicians around the nation better refine their physical therapy and advanced manual therapy skills, such as spinal manipulation. Her education career started at the University of Georgia and continued on at the University of St. Augustine (USA), where she graduated with honors for her doctorate in physical therapy degree. At USA, Monique completed extensive work at the post-entry level in the manual therapy certification curriculum.

Monique’s treatment style is catered to the individual’s needs through a combination of skilled hands-on techniques and a fitness forward mindset with tailored progressive exercises. Outside of the clinic, you can catch Monique enjoying time outside with her husband, two dogs, either running, hiking, or on Lake Lanier.

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