Emily Roberts, PT, DPT
Operations Manager of Rehabilitation Services

Emily Roberts, PT, DPT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • BS Physical Therapy - UNC Chapel Hill 1989
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy - Evidence in Motion 2013

Special Training / Certifications

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor
  • Competence in Vestibular Rehabilitation 2005

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Traveling
  • Outdoor activities
  • Cooking
  • Spending time with friends and family

Alicia DeBord, PT, CLT
Rehabilitation Supervisor for TRC Boone and Linville

Alicia DeBord, PT, CLT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • Bachelors in Health Sciences and Masters of Physical Therapy - Miseridoria University 2002

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist 2009

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Orthopedics
  • Post-surgical rehab
  • Low back pain and neck pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer related rehab

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Spending time with husband and children
  • Camping
  • Beach trips

Charlie Hypes, PT

Charlie Hypes, PT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science - East Carolina University 1985

Clinical Interest/Specialty Areas

  • Orthopedics
  • Neurological
  • Chronic Pain

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Gardening
  • Hiking
  • Watching old movies
  • Panthers football
  • Playing with my cats (for non-cat people, that’s watching old movies and sports with a cat on my lap)!

John Goodrich, PT

John Goodrich, PT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • BS in Physical Therapy - Georgia State University 1978

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Certified in Manual Therapy, University of St. Augustine, 1981

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Manual Therapy
  • Pain

Katherine Graham, PT, MA

Katherine Graham, PT, MA - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

 

Education:

  • BS in Physical Therapy - UNC- Chapel Hill
  • MA Clinical Psychology with minor in Rehabilitation Psychology

Special Training / Certifications:

  • NDT Adult Hemiplegia Certification
  • Advanced Vestibular Rehab APTA
  • LSVT BIG Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
  • Licensed Psychological Associate

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Neurology
  • CVA
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vestibular and Balance Disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease

Things I enjoy:

  • Volunteering - especially Odyssey of the Mind and Support Groups
  • Farming

Susan Curtin, DTP

Susan Curtin - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy - Western Carolina University, May 2014
  • Bachelor of Science - Appalachian State University, May 2011

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Currently working on a Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Spine and extremities
  • Orthopedics
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Balance
  • Chronic Pain
  • TMJ
  • Headaches

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Mountain biking
  • Playing soccer
  • Spending time outdoors with my husband and our dogs

Day Watson, DPT

Day Watson, DPT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, minor Spanish - University of Tennessee 2001
  • Master of Physical Therapy - Western Carolina University 2007
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - Arcadia University 2012

Special Training/Certifications:

  • Certified Clinical Instructor, APTA

Clinical Interest/Specialty Areas

  • Orthopedics
  • Neurological
  • Vestibular
  • Aquatic therapy

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Horseback riding
  • Reading
  • Painting
  • Sewing
  • Hiking

Pam Chaney

Pam Chaney - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • AAS - PTA - Stanly Community College 1996

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Orthopedics
  • General Rehabilitation

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Outdoor activities
  • Hiking
  • Socializing with friends and family

Kaylea Booth, DPT, NCS

Kaylea Booth, DPT, NCS - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2009
  • BS Health Science and Minor in Spanish - University of Arkansas, 2007

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS)
  • Vestibular Rehab

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Neurologica Rehab
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Balance and Fall Prevention

Things I enjoy:

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Traveling

Elizabeth Ardoin, PT

Elizabeth Ardoin, PT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • MS Physical Therapy - Duke University, 1997
  • BS Biology - Clemson University, 1992

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Vestibular Rehab
  • NDT Training

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Neurological Rehab
  • Balance Training
  • Vestibular Rehab
  • Strokes

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Reading
  • Hiking
  • Gardening
  • Running
  • Swimming

Whitney Barrier, PT

Whitney Barrier, PT - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • MPT - Western Carolina University 2009

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Orthopedics
  • Functional mobility

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Hiking
  • Spending time with family
  • Sewing

Shirley Faw, OTR/L

Shirley Faw, OTR/L - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • BS Occupational Therapy - Texas Woman’s University 1979

Special Training / Certifications:

  • NDT Adult Hemiplegia
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist - Dr. Vodder School

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Upper extremity injuries
  • Wrist, elbow and hand injuries
  • Custom splints
  • Physical Disabilities

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Outside activities
  • Gardening
  • Hiking

Michelle Forrest, OTR/L, CLT-LANA

Michelle Forrest, OTR/L, CLT-LANA - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • BS Occupational Therapy - Lenoir Rhyne College 1999

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist - Dr. Vodder School
  • Licensed by Lymphology Association of North America (LANA)
  • Women’s Health Training - Herman and Wallace

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Lymphedema Treatment including manual lymphatic drainage, compressions garments,
  • and aquatic therapy
  • Oncology and Breast Health Care
  • Women’s Health / Pelvic Pain Care / Urinary Incontinence
  • Hand Therapy
  • Neurological Rehab (CVA and Brain Injury)

Things I enjoy:

  • Hiking
  • Running with my two Weimaraners
  • Gardening
  • Pinterest projects
  • Spending time with my family

Paige Williams, MA, CCC-SLP

Education:

  • BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders - Appalachian State University
  • MS in Speech Language Pathology - Appalachian State University

Special Training / Certifications:

  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Loud Certified
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Aphasia
  • Dysphagia
  • Voice disorders
  • Motor-speech disorders

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Music
  • Dogs

Kara Turner, MA, CCC-SLP 

Kara Turner - The Rehabilitation Center - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Education:

  • MA Speech Pathology - University of Tennessee 2003
  • BA Communication Disorders - Appalachian State University 2001

Special Training / Certifications:

  • American Speech and Hearing Association
  • FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing)

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:

  • Neuro-language and cognitive function after stroke or brain injury
  • Swallowing issues / disorders

Things I enjoy:

  • Cooking
  • Eating
  • Reading
  • Trail runniing
  • Spending time with friends

Maritza Greene, PT, DPT

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Education:

  • BSPT - Winston Salem State 2001
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy - Evidence in Motion 2015

Special Training / Certifications

  • Manuel Therapy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Pre/post Natal

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:                                                                              

  • Womens Health
  • Orthopaedics Pre/post surgical orthopaedic intervention
  • Lumbar and Cervical spine
  • Chronic Pain
  • General Health Coaching intervention

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Family, my eight grandchildren; friends
  • Missions and serving
  • Traveling abroad and Central America
  • Cycling, running, adventure

 

 
 

Lynda P. Greene, PT

 

Education:

  • BS - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Special Training / Certifications

  • NDT Certified - Pediatrics

Clinical Interest / Specialty Area:                                                                              

  • Neurology
  • CVA
  • Pediatrics
  • Low back and neck pain

Things I enjoy doing:

  • Hiking
  • Spending time with family and granddaughter
  • Reading
  • Gardening
  • Cooking & eating fresh & healthy food