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Spine & Sport listed on Inc. 5000 list
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NEW YORK — Inc. magazine recently ranked Spine & Sport No.637 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list offers a look at a vital segment of the economy — America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery and Radio Flyer are among the prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“The leaders of the companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” Inc. President Bob LaPointe said. “The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs.”
Spine & Sport was founded in 2004 by Dr. Jacques L. Beauchamp and Dr. Eric C. Bull. The company specializes in physical therapy and personal training services. In six years, it has grown from a one-room clinic with three employees to six facilities employing more than 100 staffers. Spine & Sport serves southeast Georgia and Florida with facilities in downtown Savannah, Wilmington Island, Effingham County, Richmond Hill, Hinesville and Jacksonville.
The 2010 Inc. 5000 list, available at, illustrates changes in the U.S. economy. The government services sector showed the biggest gain regarding companies on the list, up 33 percent from last year to 335 companies. Government services also was the second-fastest-growing sector fo r median revenue growth, posting a 202 percent gain during the 2006-2009 measuring period. The fastest-growing sector by median revenue growth was real estate, now a group of 38 young, small companies, which showed 231 percent median growth during the period.
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