Location:1001 Van Buren Avenue, Suite 3 | Indian Trail, NC 28079
Contact: Ph. 704-628-6053 | Fax 704-628-6702
Joe is a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Athletic Trainer, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has also completed advanced training in Trigger Point Dry Needling through Myopain Seminars.
Joe focuses on movement dysfunction, optimizing biomechanics via diverse manual therapy techniques in conjunction with therapeutic exercise to correct kinetic chain flaws. His career passions include evidence based functional rehabilitation and spinal stability as it relates to correcting movement dysfunction for sports performance, job demands, and weight management. Joe has treated athletes from pediatric to professional, including pro and amateur golfers, triathletes, distance runners, cyclists, gymnasts, Olympic track athletes, lacrosse and soccer players, collegiate and pro football, baseball, hockey, and basketball players, Crossfit athletes, weekend warriors, ballerinas, and Broadway performers. He also served on the Athletic Training staff for the Florida Gator men's basketball team.
He currently serves as a sports medicine advisor for Union and Mecklenburg County high schools sports, Extreme Ice, Porter Ridge Athletic Association, Mint Hill Athletic Association, Charlotte Soccer Academy, Jami Masters School of Dance, Crossfit Indian Trail, Crossfit S3, and Ultimate Crossfit.
Joe is always a student and seeks the most current treatment advances for his patients. From knee replacements, ACL reconstructions, Tommy John elbow reconstructions, and pediatric growth plate injuries, he uses this knowledge to create patient-specific, sport/athlete-specific, year-round training/injury prevention programs according to age, previous injuries, competition level, position, energy system and work:rest requirements. He will also address nutritional intake to optimize your training and injury recovery.
Whether it's learning to walk, training to run the Boston Marathon, or making the climb up Mt. Everest, Joe promises you a dedication to excellence and unsurpassed devotion to helping you achieve your goals.
Nate received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) in athletic training and pre-physical therapy.
Upon graduating from UWSP, Nate earned his certification in athletic training (ATC) and a certification as a strength training and conditioning specialist (CSCS). He began his career as an athletic trainer in Minnesota where he gained experience with a variety of high school sports including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, softball, volleyball, and track and field.
His interest in this field began while he was a high school athlete involved in football, basketball, and track and field. As a triple jumper, he hurt his hamstring a year after competing in the state track and field meet and missed most of his senior year. It’s been Nate’s goal ever since to provide the best possible care to all patients to get them back to doing what they like to do best.
In his free time, Nate enjoys golfing, playing pickup basketball games, and playing with his dog. Nate is enthusiastic about being a part of the Architech Sports team with goals of utilizing a movement impairment approach to physical therapy diagnoses and treatments.
Carla Kay Pegram↓
Carla Kay earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wingate University. Prior to that she attended North Carolina State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and Marketing with a minor in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism.
Growing up in Henderson, NC – Carla Kay played several sports for Southern Vance High School. She was a letter winner for the varsity basketball, soccer and tennis teams for the Raiders. Before attending Wingate, Carla Kay worked for the Carolina Mudcats Baseball program and worked as the Recreation Supervisor in her hometown. She would also coach and officiate youth soccer and teach private tennis lessons. Currently, Carla Kay is participating in powerlifting after discovering her love of the sport while in graduate school . She continues to perfect her technique and looks forward to starting competition training soon.
Carla Kay is passionate about youth athletics and strength training with young athletes. She believes that efficient movement patterns with resistance training and sprint mechanics build a strong athletic foundation. Carla Kay has dedicated herself to promoting education to youth athletes and their families on topics ranging from concussion care in sport, improved athletic performance and proper nutrition planning for athletes.
Outside of work, Carla Kay enjoys hiking, fishing, and anything that involves being outdoors. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a die hard NC State Wolfpack fan!!!!