Dr. Kelly Jones


Physical Therapist

  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling certification (TPDN)
  • Redcord Trained
  • Licensed Gyrotonic Instructor

Kelly Jones is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) specializing in orthopedic conditions with a special interest in soccer. She works at Activcore in Atlanta, Georgia, located just 2 miles from Emory University. She also works at Activcore in Johns Creek, GA located inside the Medical Fitness and Wellness Group.

Kelly received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 2018 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University’s School of Medicine in 2021. While at Emory, she was also trained in Advanced Extremities, Nutrition in Physical Therapy, and Dry Needling Levels 1 and 2. 

Kelly grew up in Roswell, Georgia playing competitive soccer from a young age. She had many injuries throughout her career, and after tearing her ACL, she participated in eight months of physical therapy. It is during her recovery that Kelly decided that physical therapy was the career for her. She fell in love with the impact the mind-body relationship has on a person’s quality of life and decided to pursue a career to help others heal from injury.

Kelly’s treatment method includes a combination of manual therapy, cupping, dry needling, soft tissue mobilization, Redcord suspension exercise, Gyrotonic and strength training in order for her patients to gain optimal mobilization and function through a more holistic approach that is tailored to each patient. Kelly especially enjoys working with active, athletic populations. 

Kelly chooses to work at Activcore because she believes each patient deserves one-on-one holistic treatment that is uniquely tailored to the patient’s needs. When not at Activcore, Kelly enjoys spending time on the Beltline, playing recreational soccer, being on the lake, and spending time with friends and family.

My Reviews

Coming to Dr. Kelly Jones at Activcore in Johns Creek was one of the best decisions I have made for my health in 30 years of being a dancer and dance educator. Especially as an active mover in my 40's, receiving the type of care she provides is truly like finding a rare gem. She listens and provides a myriad of options to move through to address the area of concern. She is a positive and uplifting person to be around. I'm so grateful for the feedback, focused attention, and amazing facility that offers the rehab I have needed for my chest strain, including the Redcord suspension system and Gyrotonic equipment. Highly recommend this place!

Cherrise W.

I have yet to find a more thorough, patient, and skilled physical therapist than Dr. Kelly Jones. She has been able to correct my shoulder infringements from my poor workout form. She explained dry needling to me in such a way I could understand. She made sure I was comfortable throughout the whole process. She is the only Physical Therapist I will go to and recommend to others!

Nicholas H.

Dr. Kelly Jones is a fantastic physical therapist. I came to her looking to see if she could help me with a shoulder impingement issue. After my first session I felt immediate relief. She was very attentive and provided me with great exercises to rehab my shoulder. I highly recommend Dr. Kelly if you are looking for an effective and personalized treatment.

Alfredo D.

I could not be more pleased with the help I am receiving from Dr. Kelly Jones. I have never used this form of physical therapy (Redcord suspension) and it’s finally the thing that I think is making a difference. That part is absolutely fantastic and Kelly makes it so much fun and an efficient use of our time. The location is easy to find and parking is close to the building and free.

Guina B.

Dr. Kelly Jones is the best PT I've ever gone to. She puts 110% into any and all the problems you bring up to her. She makes sure that she's working on the correct muscle/joint/etc. every single time, and she is just a great person to get work done from. Kelly is the best, plain and simple!

Sky T.

Thrilled about my first session with Dr. Kelly Jones. I've been trying to solve a pulled back muscle problem for longer than I can admit. Within minutes, Dr. Kelly pinpointed the problem muscles, provided almost instant relief with dry needling, and spent the rest of our session on the Redcord identifying muscle weaknesses that are contributing to the pulled muscle and working on some simple strengthening exercises for me. So impressed with Dr. Kelly's logical and direct approach with my issues, and looking forward to seeing her again.

Bill G.

Dr. Kelly is amazing! I have struggled for years with migraines and tension in my neck and shoulders. She has helped my chronic neck pain with dry needling and Redcord. I finally feel like I’m back to my normal self! She is not only knowledgeable but she is so fun and easy to work with! I recommend her to everyone!


Beautiful facility with lots of space, and the natural lighting makes it feel like you are outside, which is a nice change from the sterile white light of the office. Kelly is incredibly knowledgeable and has been hugely beneficial in assisting me in my recovery whenever I have been injured, and everybody I have referred over comes back raving about how much better they feel, and always return when they need her again. Blake is also an amazing personality to be around. Super positive, professional yet inviting demeanor, and clearly has a genuine love for his craft and passion for life. I am contemplating breaking both of my arms and legs just to spend more time here. Can't recommend this place enough!

Jones S.

Words cannot express my gratitude, shock and amazement.... Blake Dalton, Dr. Kelly Jones and Activcore truly changed my life in 3 months! I didn’t know anything about Redcord therapy or Activcore. I literally stumbled into a neighborly conversation on the street with Blake. A year post spinal cord injury, I'd been learning how to walk again first with a rolling walker then progressing to forearm crutches. I had inpatient rehab, outpatient PT and massage. All significantly helping my function and pain. But my recovery had plateaued. I still had significant functional limitations and pain in my back and legs. I was intrigued by their focus on the neuromuscular system... and how fascinating (and frustrating at times) when I would work so hard on making one small movement but nothing happened! The progress and improvement in the first few weeks were truly life-changing!! Three months later I am no longer using any assistive devices. I am even walking on uneven ground! I took a 3-mile walk on Christmas! The sensation in my legs and back has changed considerably and continues to do so. Whereas I had constant pain and stiffness, certain muscles are now tight and stiff to tell me they’re being worked as they come back online. Thank you Blake and Kelly!!!!

Shanna M.

Dr. Kelly Jones is the best. Played sports through college and I still lift seriously. She gets any questions I have, then relates how to fix my back at an understandable level. She’s one of the few, if only, that helps my underlying issues, not just patching issues to come back. Couldn’t say enough positives if I tried.

Patrick O.

Dr. Kelly Jones has been so helpful with my chronic issues! I used to get awful tension migraines which have completely gone away with dry needling and cupping. She has also helped me tremendously with TMJ, back pain, and shoulder instability. She even helped me work through some vertigo I was experiencing a few months ago. I highly recommend her!

Addison M.

Dr. Kelly Jones is a miracle worker. She has been my PT for several months for a total knee replacement and ankle injury. I can’t say enough about how quickly I saw positive results from our sessions - cupping, dry needling and strength exercises! Dr. Jones not only knows her “stuff”, she makes PT fun.

Kathy S.

Dr. Kelly Jones is an amazing physical therapist. Within the first session alone, she helped me feel better, more aligned, and in less pain. I highly recommend partnering with Kelly to improve your physical health. She is in depth with her therapy and creates a strong bond of trust with her clients. After working with Kelly both my physical and mental health improved. Alongside her physical therapy skills, her encouragement, support, and upbeat spirit are major motivators to getting better.

Chaffin H.

Dr. Kelly Jones is truly the best of the best! She helped me rehab an old whiplash injury and I’ve never felt better. I will definitely be coming back to her for any future injuries. Thank you, Dr. Jones!

Erika D.

Can’t thank Dr. Kelly Jones enough for her help on my back & neck! Highly recommend!

Katie J.

Dr. Kelly Jones is an amazing physical therapist. She has helped me with multiple issues and  I have gotten so much relief!! Not only is she a talented and gifted practitioner but a wonderful person. I can't wait to get on her schedule again soon. I highly recommend her!!

Ginny C.



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