About Impact Therapy!

Impact Therapy was founded by Kelly Smith Knowles, a native of Blount County and the Snead area. She is a graduate of Oneonta High School, where she graduated in 1997 as the valedictorian of her class. She then went to University of South Alabama where she studied Physical Therapy and received her Masters Degree of Physical Therapy in May 2002.more...


Here at Impact Therapy, we want to make sure you are fully recovered and better than ever.  To help accomplish this, we have traditional physical thereapy, but we also offer Aquatic and Wellness therapy.  We have a purpose built swimming pool to make the aquatic therapy easy yet effective.

Aquatic Therapy

The aquatic area is very clean and crisp area that has a 4 ft deep pool that is heated to 92 degrees. Inside the pool there is a deep well that is 6 ft deep also there are 2 Badu jets for added resistance for walking or running as well as swimming in place.


The newly built facility is 2800 sq ft that has a spacious gym for treatments and several tables for manual treatments as well as the standard equipment for therapy and recumbent bikes. The one feature that sets us apart is the indoor Therapy Pool.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose what clinic to go to?

Yes it is 100% your choice in which clinic that you choose for your therapy needs.

Do you offer a wellness program after my therapy is over?

Yes check with us before your therapy is over for details.

Can I fill out my paperwork before I come in?

Yes go to the new patient forms and Print them and have them completed before arriving.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

We would like to be notified 24 hours before canceling or rescheduling your appointment.

Do you treat cash pay patients?

Yes, sometimes with high deductibles it will work out cheaper being a cash pay patient.

What insurances do you accept?

We accept all major insurances. If you have questions . please give us a call.

Will you document my visit and report to my Doctor?

Yes we will do all documentation and will send a report to the doctor on how your progress

Do I need a referral from a doctor?

Yes you will need a prescription or referral from your doctor for physical therapy.

What should I wear to my therapy visits?

Please wear appropriate clothing such as shorts ,exercise pants ,t-shirt and tennis shoes. If having aquatic therapy please wear a one piece bathing suit no cut off shorts and please no suit that has been in a river due to the transfer of different algae

How long will my visit last?

The first appointment will be your longest ranging 60 to 90 minutes. The treatment visits will usually range 60 minutes give or take depending on treatments.