Marquis Top Health Care Professionals

Dr. Erica Franks, PT, DPT, OCS

Title: Owner and Physical Therapist
Company: Invigor Physical Therapy
Location: Marietta, Georgia, United States

Dr. Erica Franks, owner and physical therapist at Invigor Physical Therapy, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Healthcare Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in orthopedics.

With 16 years of experience to her credit, Dr. Franks has excelled as owner and physical therapist at Invigor Physical Therapy, LLC, since 2014. She began her career as a physical therapist at Select Physical Therapy from 2008 to 2011, BenchMark Physical Therapy from 2011 to 2013, Emory University Hospital Midtown from 2011 to 2015, and Kindred at Home from 2015 to 2018. She established herself as clinic director at Genesis Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation from 2013 to 2021. At Luna On-Demand Physical Therapy, she found success as an independent contractor from 2022 to 2023.

Before embarking on her professional path, Dr. Franks pursued an education at Howard University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in health science and pre-physical therapy, with a minor in dance arts, in 2005. She concluded her studies at Emory University School of Medicine, graduating with a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2008. She is an orthopedic-certified specialist.

Beyond her responsibilities within the field, Dr. Franks has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. She likewise serves on the career technical and agricultural education board at Benjamin E. Mays High School. She found success with her written work “How do You Start a Physical Therapy Practice.”

In addition to her primary vocation, Dr. Franks remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the American Physical Therapy Association, the National Association of Black Physical Therapists, the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Inc., the Epsilon Tau Sigma National Society of Allied Health, the Golden Key International Honor Society Alumni Association, and the Bill Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Association. In light of her impressive undertakings, she has accrued several accolades throughout her career. She was recognized as one of the Top Doctors of America in 2023 and received the Pioneer Award from the Atlanta Tuskegee University Alumni Club.

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