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Physical Therapists 2018-09-18T21:29:47+00:00

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Meet Our Experienced Physical Therapists

Even with top orthopaedic surgeons treating your injury, eliminating pain and regaining strength and mobility often requires physical therapy. If PT is part of your treatment plan, you’re in good hands with Cary Orthopaedics’ expert team of physical therapists.

The sports medicine and spine therapists in our PT unit, known as Performance Physical Therapy, will work closely with you and your orthopaedic physician to take you through progressive therapies that address every phase of your healing and recovery. Our PTs guide you in building strength and flexibility with exercises and therapies that are suitable for your injury and condition. We have a wide range of PT modalities at our disposal to facilitate the healing process and empower you to achieve your recovery goals.

View our physical therapists by location:

Cary Parkway Location

James has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Education

  • Animal Science (BS): Veterinary Bioscience – NC State University (2010)
  • Sports Science (Minor): Health and Exercise Studies – NC State University (2010)
  • Business Management (Minor): Agricultural – NC State University (2010)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy – UNC-Chapel Hill (2016)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Dry needling

Past experience

  • Service learning trip to Guatemala, providing medical care and physical therapy to an underserved and impoverished hospital, school and surrounding population.

Marc has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2002 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Education

  • BS Physical Therapy – East Carolina University (1997)
  • BS Sports Management – Cortland State (1991)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston technique

Past experience

  • Active in coaching hockey

Melissa has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Hand therapy

Education

  • Medical College of Georgia – Augusta, GA
  • BS in Occupational Therapy – Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
  • BS in Allied Health

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified Hand Specialist (2007)

Chris has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2005 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Dry needling

Education

  • BA – Psych Wilks University
  • MSPT – Thomas Jefferson University

Certifications or specialty training

  • Dry needling
  • Graston
  • Class IV laser

Past experience

  • Outpatient orthopaedics since 1997
Paul has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2004 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Neuromuscular massage therapy

Education

  • New York Institute of Massage – Valedictorian honors

Certifications or specialty training

  • Myofascial Release
  • Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
  • Active Isolated Stretching
  • Medical Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Shiatsu

Craig has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2003 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Orthopaedics

Education

  • SUNY Cortland
  • BS Athletic Training

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston certified
  • CKTP/Kinesio taping

Bryan has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2005 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Orthopaedics

Education

  • BS Elon College – Physical Education with Sports Medicine Emphasis (1991)
  • AAS Nash Community College – Physical Therapist Assistant Program (1999)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston trained
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
  • Class IV Laser Certified

Past experience

  • Athletic Trainer (Student) – Elon College (1990-1991)
  • Athletic Trainer – Franklin County High School, VA (1991-1994)
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Technician (1994-1999)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant License in NC (1999-Present)

Rosemary has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2002 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Neuromuscular massage therapy

Education

  • NC State University – BS Animal Science
  • Body Therapy Institute – The Center for Embodied Teacher Education

Certifications or specialty training

  • Neuromuscular Massage Therapy – Paul St. John Method
  • Medical Massage – Ralph Stevens, Massage Therapy Teacher Certification

Past experience

  • Worked in various medical settings where massage therapy was a part of treatment protocols
  • Focused on treatment of pain and headaches at two private practices
  • Her previous career involved education and management in the livestock industry and her last job in that field was with NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. A shoulder injury was ultimately the invitation to enter a massage therapy career.

Justin has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Education

  • BS Exercise Physiology – East Carolina University (2013)
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – East Carolina University (2016)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Dry needling

Jason has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2002 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Orthopaedics

Education

  • BS Canisius College (1992)
  • Athletic Training/PE – MS West Virginia University (1994)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston Technique
  • Light Force Certified

Past experience

  • Head Athletic Trainer – St. Augustine’s College (1994-2002)
  • Heath Athletic Trainer – Raleigh Wings (1998-2001)
  • Athletic Trainer – Raleigh Flyers (1994-1998)
  • Graduate Assistant – West Virginia University (1994-1994)
  • Intern Athletic Trainer – Buffalo Bills NFL Team (1992-1994)

Kyleigh has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Education

  • BS Exercise Science – Appalachian State University (2013)
  • PTA – Central Piedmont Community College (2017)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston technique

Past experience

  • Physical Therapy Aide – Outpatient Orthopaedics (2014-2015)

Meaghan has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Hand therapy

Education

  • Associates in Applied Science of Occupational Therapy/COTAIL

Certifications or specialty training

  • CEV’s weekly for 10 years at hand clinics on Hand/UE Dx/Tx/Sx AHEC Association
  • LMBT

Past experience

  • Over 10 years in hands and UE experience
  • CEU specializing in hand/UE diagnosis and treatment

Gina has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2011 and serves patients at our Cary Parkway location.

Specialties

  • Orthopaedics

Education

  • BS – Appalachian State
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Dalmen College

Certifications or specialty training

  • Dry Needling
  • Graston Technique

Cary Spine Location

Will has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Cary Spine Center location.

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified in McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and therapy
  • Some training in Mulligan concept and Maitland approach

David has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2012 and serves patients at our Cary Spine Center location.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sport Science

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified Athletic Trainer with the National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Industrial Ergonomic Evaluator Trained
  • Industrial Rehabilitation Specialist Trained

Arek has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2018 and serves patients at our Cary Spine Center location.

Specialties

  • Spinal rehabilitation

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy (Physical Therapy) – University of Queensland, Australia (1986)

Certifications or specialty training

  • APTA credentialed clinical instructor
  • Licensed in NC, New York and Australia
  • Manual therapy
  • Exercise therapy
  • Sports medicine

Past experience

  • Worked over 30 years as a clinical therapist treating a broad range of musculoskeletal, outpatients and sports medicine presentations
  • 16 years working with military personnel

Suzanne has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2012 and serves patients at our Cary Spine Center location.

Specialties

  • Neck
  • Back

Education

  • BA degree – Florida State University
  • PTA – Greenville Technical College (1987)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston Technique
  • RockBlades

Morrisville-RDU Location

Stephanie has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2014 and serves patients at our Morriville-RDU location.

Specialties

  • Physical therapy

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology – East Carolina University
  • Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant – Mount Washington College

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP)
  • Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist (Cert VRS)
  • Graston Trained
  • CPR Certified

Christina has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2016 and serves patients at our Morriville-RDU location.

Specialties

  • Occupational/hand therapy

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Psychology – California University of Pennsylvania
  • Master’s Degree of Occupational Therapy – University of Pittsburgh

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified Hand Specialist
  • Graston Trained
  • CPR Certified

Chad has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2004 and serves patients at our Morriville-RDU location.

Specialties

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology – UNC-Wilmington
  • Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy – UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Post-Graduate Diploma Osteopractic – American Academy of Manipulative Therapy

Certifications or specialty training

  • Dry Needling (Cert. DN)
  • Manipulation (Cert. SMT)
  • Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP)
  • Graston Technique (GTS)
  • Licensed Osteopractor
  • CPR Certified

Kevin has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2014 and serves patients at our Morriville-RDU location.

Specialties

  • Physical therapy

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Natural Sciences – Daemen College
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Daemen College

Certifications or specialty training

  • Certified in Dry Needling (Cert. DN)
  • Graston Trained
  • CPR Certified

Holly Springs Location

Corin has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2017 and serves patients at our Holly Springs location.

Specialties

  • Orthopaedics
  • Dance

Education

  • BA Exercise & Sports Science – UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Associates in Physical Therapist Assistant – Nash Community College, Health Sciences

Certifications or specialty training

  • National Academy Sports Medicine (NASM) – Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

Past experience

  • Taught ballet and dance for 10 years at a local studio in Apex, NC
  • Trained pre-professionally ballet at Cary Ballet Conservatory and traveled to various summer intensive programs across the country

Kyle has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2018 and serves patients at our Holly Springs location.

Specialties

  • Outpatient orthopaedics
  • Sports medicine

Education

  • Wingate University – Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • UNC-Wilmington – B.S. Exercise Science

Certifications or specialty training

  • CPR

Natalie has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2018 and serves patients at our Holly Springs location.

Education

  • Physical Therapy Assistant – Nash Community College
  • BA Graphic Design – Newberry College

Certifications or specialty training

  • Graston

Past experience

  • Aquatic therapy

Kristen has been with Cary Orthopaedics since 2013 and serves patients at our Holly Springs location.

Specialties

  • Outpatient orthopaedics

Education

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – East Carolina University (2009)
  • BS in Biology – East Carolina University (2006)

Certifications or specialty training

  • Kinesio taping
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue massage
  • Dry needling

Leading Physical Therapists Near You

Cary Orthopaedics has full-service PT services in our Cary, Morrisville and Holly Springs locations, as well as spine specific physical therapy at Cary Orthopaedics Spine Center.

Don’t live with pain. Learn how the physical therapists at Cary Orthopaedics can help you.

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