Tyler Starkweather, DPT, Clinical Director

Tyler relocated to the Lowcountry in 2015 from Green Bay, Wisconsin to join the Atlas Physical Therapy team. He received both a Bachelors of Exercise Science and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Tyler enjoyed participating in sports throughout his childhood and into college. His personal athletic-related injuries sparked an affinity for the outpatient orthopedic setting. He works as the clinic director in Summerville and enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal pathologies with functional dry needling, joint manipulation and corrective exercise prescription.

He enjoys spending time exploring the Lowcountry, participating in athletics, returning to Wisconsin for Green Bay Packer football games, and staying active in the community with his wife Megan and their dog, Ollie.


Rachel Kirby, PTA

Rachel recently moved to the low country from upstate South Carolina.   She received her Bachelors of Science in Sports Management from Erskine College in 2011.  After working in event management for several years, she went back to school at Greenville Technical College and earned her PTA degree in 2016. Since graduation, she has been working in the outpatient orthopedic setting and enjoys seeing people reach their personal goals and increase their function. Rachel lives in Summerville with her husband Tyler, newborn daughter Emma James and their dogs: Oakley and Tilly.  In her down time she enjoys running, hiking, spending time with friends and being outside with her dogs.

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Anne St. John, DPT

Anne is originally from Michigan and relocated to Charleston in 2019 after receiving her Bachelors of Science from Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania. She recently graduated from MUSC in 2022 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Her interest in physical therapy, specifically outpatient orthopedics, began with athletic injuries she experienced in high school.  In her free time. Anne enjoys spending time at the beach, exploring Charleston, and playing pickup volleyball and/or softball with her friends.