Physical Therapy Team
Alexis is a graduate from Jefferson College of Health Science in Roanoke, Va, where she obtained an Associate in Applied Science and now works at DOC Rehab as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Alexis enjoys making people smile, singing, and spending times with her family. She takes pride in helping others, and believes no matter how big or small the gesture, every bit counts.
John is a Licensed Physical Therapist. He has been with h for Spectrum Medical since 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a BS Degree in Biochemistry and proceeded to go onto to Marymount University to attain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree. He has an interest in working with patients recovering from neurological impairments (such as stroke, SCI, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, and traumatic brain injuries). John enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, and camping.
Patti is a Licensed Physical Therapist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Chowan University. Patti earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Old Dominion University in May 2007. She has gained experience within a variety of settings including adult and pediatric outpatient, school-based pediatric and home health locally and in the Hampton Roads area. Patti enjoys spending time with her family. She is also a member of the Junior Wednesday Club and enjoys philanthropic service for the local community.
Sandra is the Head Physical Therapy Tech for Spectrum Medical with 17 years of experience. She is a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) that she gained through Danville Community College. She enjoys helping the elderly by doing Private Sitting for In Home Care and she loves to read and fish.
Tim is the Head Athletic Trainer for George Washington High School in Danville, VA. He is a nationally Certified Athletic Trainer with a license to practice in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a BS degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Sports Medicine. Tim is certified through the Red Cross for CPR/AED from the Professional Rescuer. He has 12 years of experience with half of his time at Hargrave Military Academy and the other 6 years in clinical outreach setting. He enjoys working with high school age athletes. Tim also enjoys traveling, cooking, grilling, and watching college football.
Aaron is a nationally Certified Athletic Trainer since 2002 and state licensed by Virginia and North Carolina. He graduated from Davis & Elkins College with a BS degree in Physical Education and Health and attained his Masters degree in Athletic Training from West Virginia University. He has certifications by JTech Medical for Functional Capacity Evaluations, FMS for the Functional Movement Screen, and is an Approved Clinical Instructor (ACI) for Averett University Athletic Training Program. Aaron also provides consulting for sports medicine to the four Pittsylvania County High Schools. Since 2004, he has been the President of the S.P.O.R.T. Foundation that helps provide funding and assistance for the Sports Medicine Outreach Program to the Pittsylvania County and Danville City Schools athletic programs. Also, he assist in the orthopedic office as an orthopedic tech. His interests are in functional rehabilitation, sport performance, and participating sports especially baseball and golf. Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife, Whitney, and his son Seth.
Shelly is a graduate of Jefferson College of Health Sciences with an Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. She has been practicing as a PTA for 8 years with a wide variety of settings such as outpatient, nursing home, and home health experience. Shelly focuses on Sports Medicine and Aquatic Exercise. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. They enjoy spending their time outdoors with activities such as camping, horseback riding, water sports, gardening, and hiking in the mountains.
Heath is a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant and Certified Massage Therapist. He has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Carson Newman where he also participated in football. He then went on to Jefferson College of Health Sciences to receive his Physical Therapist Assistant degree where he has been practicing for 10+ years. He also graduated from Richmond Academy of Massage and has been a Certified Massage Therapist since 1995. Heath has spent time working FMS and is certified. He has been practicing in Pittsylvania County/Danville City area since 1998. Heath’s focus has been in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. He enjoys being active and has interest in restoring muscle cars/trucks and physical fitness. Heath is also a Marketing Executive for Malaleuca Wellness Company.
Leslie is a Licensed Physical Therapist. She has been with Spectrum Medical since 2010. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS Degree and then went on to Winston Salem State University to attain her Master’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She focuses on outpatient rehabilitation. Leslie enjoys water sports at the lake and bowling.
Cortney has been a Licensed Physical Therapist since 2003. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She also has a certification through Maitland Physiotherapy as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist. In the 9 years of practicing in PT, she treats post surgical, general orthopedics, and sports medicine patients. During this time, she also spent time in acute care and home health setting. Cortney’s interest is in manual therapy and sports medicine. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.
Mary Ellen is Licensed Physical Therapist and a graduate of North Carolina State with a BS degree in Biological Sciences and then went onto Duke University to complete her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. She is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) through Maitland Physiotherapy. Mary Ellen has 15 years of practicing as a Physical Therapist with her primary specialty in orthopedics. She has interests in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and peripheral and spine mobilization and rehabilitation.
Joe is the Director of Spectrum Medical. He is a Licensed Physical Therapist and is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College in 1983 with a degree in Biology and then completed his BS Degree in Physical Therapy at Old Dominion University in 1985. He has been practicing as a Physical Therapist for 27 years. Joe’s interest in rehabilitation is general orthopedics and Pediatrics. He enjoys spending time coach basketball, hiking, gardening, and running.