Our Therapy Team

Our goal is simple: Help patients be the very best they can be through compassionate care. At OrthoNeuro, we make it easy for our patients to get access to top-class medical care–all in a friendly, comfortable environment. Request your appointment today to see how we can help you or your loved one get back to living an active life.

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Our Therapy Team

Our goal is simple: Help patients be the very best they can be through compassionate care. At OrthoNeuro, we make it easy for our patients to get access to top-class medical care–all in a friendly, comfortable environment. Request your appointment today to see how we can help you or your loved one get back to living an active life.

(614) 890-6555

OrthoNeuro Therapy Team

Angela Darragh

PT, CFFM

Director of Staff Development
SpineMed Coordinator
Site Coordinator of the New Albany Clinic
Physical Therapist at the New Albany and Downtown Clinics

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1977
  • Certification in Functional Manual Medicine through the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2016

Experience and Special Interests:

Angela joined OrthoNeuro in 2000 as a Physical Therapist and Manager in the Downtown Clinic.  She also managed and worked in the New Albany clinic when it opened in 2006. Angela is now the Director of Staff Development for the Rehabilitative Services Division and continues to be the Site Coordinator for the New Albany Clinic.  She has completed extensive course training in manual medicine from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University and obtained her Certification in Functional Manual Medicine in 2016. She has presented numerous lectures in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series as well as GLATA and Capital City Conference meetings.  She also serves as a co-instructor for the “Muscle Energy Technique for the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis” and “Cervical, Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage” courses. Angela was a contributing author to the chapter titled How Physical Therapy Can Help in “My Neck Hurts!” By Martin T. Taylor, DO, PhD.  She has been an active member of the North American Spine Society since 1999.

Lauren Dillon

OT, MSOT

Occupational Therapist at the Pickerington and New Albany Clinics

Education and Certifications:

  • Masters in Occupational Therapy from Gannon University in 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from The Ohio State University in 2014

Experience and Special Interests:

Lauren joined OrthoNeuro in 2019 as an Occupational Therapist in the Pickerington and New Albany Clinics.  She has a special interest in the management of hand and upper extremity conditions.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Clark State Community College in 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management from Baldwin Wallace College in 1994

Experience and Special Interests:

John joined OrthoNeuro in 2000 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Westerville Clinic and later transferred to the East Clinic in 2003.  He has a special interest in manual therapy and assists in the mentoring program for new OrthoNeuro employees.

Kyle Folsom

PT, DPT, CGFI

Site Coordinator of the Westerville Clinic
Physical Therapist at the Westerville Clinic
Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Instructor

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Youngstown State University in 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Youngstown State University in 2008

Experience and Special Interests:

Kyle joined OrthoNeuro in 2012 as a Physical Therapist in the Westerville Clinic.  He became the Westerville Site Coordinator in 2017. Kyle’s special interests include the treatment of complex shoulder dysfunctions. In 2016, Kyle became a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the TPI Institute.

Melissa French

AT, MS, CKTP

Athletic Trainer at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Master of Science in Physical Education, Recreation and Dance from Illinois State University in 1997
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida in 1995
  • Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner since 2016
  • American Heart Association Certified BLS Instructor since 2005
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association since 1997
  • National Athletic Trainers Association since 1995

Experience and Special Interests:

Melissa joined OrthoNeuro in 2000 as the Head Athletic Trainer for St. Charles Preparatory School before becoming a Physician Extender in 2004.  She then transitioned to working as an Athletic Trainer in the Downtown Clinic in 2006 where she stayed until moving to the East Clinic in 2009. Melissa became a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner in 2016.  Melissa has been a guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series and has served on the medical staff for various sporting events. She is an active member of NATA, OATA, GLATA, and GCATS.  

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science from Bowling Green State University in 2014
  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant from Bradford School in 2019

Experience and Special Interests:

Mallory joined OrthoNeuro in 2019 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Pickerington Clinic.  She has a special interest in manual therapy and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Zane State College in 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Akron in 2008

Experience and Special Interests:

Crystal joined OrthoNeuro in 2013 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the New Albany Clinic.  She has a special interest in expanding her manual therapy skills.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from Franklin University in 2007
  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Zane State College in 2005

Experience and Special Interests:

Jill originally joined OrthoNeuro in 2005 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Westerville Clinic where she worked until 2008.  After working outside of the Columbus area for a few years, Jill returned to work at the New Albany Clinic in 2017. She has a special interest in manual therapy and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Kristian Graham

PT, DPT

Physical Therapist at the New Albany Clinic
Volunteer Coordinator for Rehabilitative Services

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Ohio University in 2008
  • Master of Physical Therapy from Ohio University in 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Alice Lloyd College in 2000
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor since 2009

Experience and Special Interests:

Kristian joined OrthoNeuro in 2004 as a Physical Therapist in our Westerville Clinic and moved to New Albany in 2013.  He has a special interest in custom bicycle fitting and biomechanical analysis. Kristian has been a guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series and is an active member of the APTA.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health from Otterbein University in 2014
  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant from Bradford School in 2019

Experience and Special Interests:

Johanna joined OrthoNeuro in 2019 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Pickerington Clinic.  She has a special interest in manual therapy and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Jay Holdgreve

AT, M.Ed, CGFI, CSCS

Rehab and Process Improvement Manager
Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Instructor

Education and Certifications:

  • Master of Education in Sports management from Cleveland State University in 2001
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Exercise Science from The Ohio State University in 1999
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2011
  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor since 2007
  • American Heart Association Certified BLS Instructor since 2003
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association since 1999
  • National Athletic Trainers Association since 1999

Experience and Special Interests:

Jay joined OrthoNeuro in 2001 as the Head Athletic Trainer for Bishop Hartley High School.  In 2007, he became the Advanced Training Program Coordinator and an Athletic Trainer in the New Albany Clinic.  Jay accepted the Westerville Clinic Site Coordinator position in 2008 and also assists with OrthoNeuro’s corporate wellness program.  In 2015, he also took on the Site Coordinator responsibilities for the Downtown clinic. Then, in 2016, Jay’s focus turned to the Rehab Front Desk and Revenue Cycle.  In 2018, he was promoted to the title of Rehab and Process Improvement Manager where he oversees the rehab revenue cycle and is heavily involved in the company’s process improvement initiatives.  His special interests include performance enhancement for all sports, especially golf, and he has participated in various camps for local athletes. Jay furthered his education in functional training and assessment through the Titleist Performance Institute’s Golf Fitness program, and by attending both Level I and Level II of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment training.  He has worked with collegiate and professional athletes including internships with the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns. Jay also had the pleasure of covering the 1997 Rose Bowl as a member of The Ohio State University’s football program. He is the founder of TCARE.org and established the Jay Holdgreve Endowment for Testicular Cancer Research at The James Cancer Hospital. Jay is a frequent guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series and has active memberships in NATA, OATA, and GLATA.

Lisa Johns

PT, CIMT, CSCS, CKTP, STMT-1, Certified FMS Specialist

Director of Rehabilitative Services & DME
Center Coordinator of Clinical Education

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Medicine, Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 1991
  • Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner since 2016
  • Certified Integrated Manual Therapist through Great Lakes Seminars since 2012
  • Certified Functional Movement Screen Specialist since 2008
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2006
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor since 2004

Experience and Special Interests:

Lisa joined OrthoNeuro in 2006 as a Physical Therapist and Manager of the Pickerington Clinic.  In 2008, she began managing and working in the Westerville Clinic as well. Lisa then became the Director of Rehabilitative Services in 2010.  Her special interests include performance enhancement for all sports and she has worked with youth, collegiate and professional athletes. Lisa is a Certified FMS Specialist and furthered her education in functional training and assessment by completing both  Level I and Level II of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment training. Lisa obtained the distinction of being a Certified Integrated Manual Therapist through Great Lakes Seminars in 2012. Lisa became a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner in 2016. She also has considerable experience in Industrial Rehabilitation and has been performing custom foot orthotic assessments since 2002.  Lisa is a frequent guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series and has also provided private CEU opportunities to local therapy clinics.

Valerie Johns

PT, DPT

Physical Therapist at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Cleveland State University in 2015
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from Ohio State University in 2011

Experience and Special Interests:

Valerie joined OrthoNeuro in 2019 as a Physical Therapist in the Pickerington office.  She has extensive experience in the outpatient setting and her special interests include dry needling, vestibular rehab, mobilization with movement, and the McKenzie approach to spine rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Grandview Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate Degree of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology from Bradford School in 2016
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Science from The Ohio State University in 2014

Experience and Special Interests:

Danielle joined OrthoNeuro in 2016 as Physical Therapist Assistant in the New Albany and Grandview clinics and now only works Grandview.  Her special interests include a desire to expand her manual therapy skills and corrective exercise knowledge base.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate Degree of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology from Sinclair Community College in 2007

Experience and Special Interests:

Allie joined OrthoNeuro in 2010 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in our Downtown and New Albany Clinics, and now only works in New Albany.  She has served as a guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series. Allie has an active membership in the APTA’s Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Sections.

Certified Hand Therapist at the Grandview and Westerville Clinics

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Medicine, Occupational Therapy from Eastern Michigan University in 2003
  • Certified Hand Therapist since 2012

Experience and Special Interests:

Cody joined OrthoNeuro in 2016 as a Certified Hand Therapist in the Pickerington, Westerville and Grandview Clinics.  Cody’s special interests include traumatic injuries of the hand and upper extremity and splinting.

Physical Therapist at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 1986
  • Certified Prenatal/Postpartum Exercise Instructor since 1988

Experience and Special Interests:

Amy joined OrthoNeuro in 1988 as a Physical Therapist at our Downtown Clinic and later transferred to the New Albany Clinic in 2007.  She has extensive experience in outpatient care with a special interest in shoulder rehabilitation. Amy has been performing custom foot orthotic assessments since 1988 and has been training in manual therapy since 2004.  She has been a guest lecturer in the OrthoNeuro continuing education series.

Kelly Pester

PT, DPT

Physical Therapist at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Findlay in 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science from The University of Findlay in 2015

Experience and Special Interests:

Kelly joined OrthoNeuro in 2017 as a Physical Therapist in our New Albany Clinic.  She has a special interest in expanding her manual therapy skills and is an active member of the APTA.  Kelly received a certification in LSVT in 2017.

Brad Reinhard

PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the APTA in 2019
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Findlay in 2011
  • Bachelor of Science at The University of Findlay in 2009

Experience and Special Interests:

Brad joined OrthoNeuro in 2018 as a Physical Therapist in our Pickerington Clinic.  He achieved his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist designation through the American Physical Therapy Association in 2019.  Brad has a special interest in expanding his manual therapy skills and is experienced with the treatment of the spine and shoulder.

Site Coordinator of the Pickerington Clinic
Physical Therapist at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Certified Integrated Manual Therapist from Great Lakes Seminars in 2018
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Youngstown State University in 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from The Ohio State University in 2007

Experience and Special Interests:

Dani joined OrthoNeuro in 2011 as a Physical Therapist in the Pickerington Clinic.  In 2018, Dani was named the Pickerington Clinic’s Site Coordinator. Later that same year, Dani earned her Certified Integrated Manual Therapist distinction from Great Lakes Seminars.  Her special interests include the rehabilitation of all athletes and expanding her manual therapy skills. Dani served as a Strength and Conditioning intern with The Ohio State University football program in 2007.  She has an active membership in the APTA’s Orthopedic, Sports and Pediatric Physical Therapy Sections.

Molly Scholl-Pease

PT, DPT, CIMT

Physical Therapist at the Grandview Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Certified Integrated Manual Therapist from Great Lakes Seminars in 2018
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Dayton in 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muskingum University in 2012

Experience and Special Interests:

Molly joined OrthoNeuro in 2015 as a Physical Therapist in the Pickerington Clinic and later transferred to the Grandview Clinic in 2016.  In 2018, Molly earned her Certified Integrated Manual Therapist distinction from Great Lakes Seminars. Molly has a special interest in expanding her manual therapy skills. 

Wendy Shemenski

PT, MPT

Physical Therapist at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Master of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in 1997

Experience and Special Interests:

Wendy joined OrthoNeuro in 2000 as a Physical Therapist at our Westerville Clinic.  She has been performing custom foot orthotic assessments since 2000.

Site Coordinator of the Grandview Clinic
Physical Therapist at the Grandview Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 1996

Experience and Special Interests:

Ala joined OrthoNeuro in 2015 as a Physical Therapist at our Grandview Clinic and was named the Site Coordinator in 2017.  She has been performing custom foot orthotic assessments since 1998.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy from Lima Technical College in 1999
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor since 2012 
  • Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist since 2005

Experience and Special Interests:

Heather joined OrthoNeuro in 2009 as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic.  She has significant experience in Industrial Rehabilitation after working for Honda of America. Her special interests include rehabilitation following total joint arthroplasty.

Amanda Wahl

PT, DPT

Physical Therapist at the Grandview Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Wheeling Jesuit University in 2015
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from The University of Akron in 2013

Experience and Special Interests:

Amanda joined OrthoNeuro in 2019 as a Physical Therapist in the Grandview office.  She has extensive experience in the outpatient setting and her special interests include the treatment of runners.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Grandview Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Clark State Community College in 2014
  • Bachelor of Science from Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University in 2007

Experience and Special Interests:

Tressa joined OrthoNeuro in 2014 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Grandview Clinic.  She has a special interest in sports medicine.

DJ Wantz

PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Pickerington Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Zane State College in 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Science from Ohio State University in 2015

Experience and Special Interests:

DJ joined OrthoNeuro in 2017 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the Pickerington Clinic.  He has a special interest in expanding his manual therapy skills.

Lindsey Weeast

PT, DPT, AT

Physical Therapist at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Medicine, Athletic Training from The Ohio State University in 2010

Experience and Special Interests:

Lindsey joined OrthoNeuro in 2013 as a Physical Therapist in the Westerville Clinic and has a special interest in injury prevention and expanding her manual therapy skills.  She is an active member of the APTA.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the New Albany Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Clark State Community College in 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from The Ohio State University in 2010

Experience and Special Interests:

Natalie joined OrthoNeuro in 2017 as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the New Albany Clinic.  She has a special interest in expanding her manual therapy and orthopedic skills.

Physical Therapist at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University in 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Ashland University in 2014

Experience and Special Interests:

Shaunisha joined OrthoNeuro in 2017 as a Physical Therapist in our Westerville Clinic.  She has a special interest in expanding her manual therapy skills and return to sport rehabilitation.  She is also an active member of the APTA.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science from Zane State in 2008

Experience and Special Interests:

Travis joined OrthoNeuro in 2011 as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic.  He has a special interest in shoulder rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science from Zane State College in 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts from Muskingum University in 2015

Experience and Special Interests:

Kayla joined OrthoNeuro in 2018 as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic.  She has a special interest in developing her manual skills and enjoys community service.

Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic

Education and Certifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science from Marion Technical College in 2015

Experience and Special Interests:

Juliya joined OrthoNeuro in 2015 as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the Westerville Clinic.  She has a special interest in developing her manual skills.

 

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