Margaret Fitzpatrick - PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, Vestibular Cert, President email@example.com
Margaret is a 1990 Temple University graduate (summa cum laude). She received her doctorate in physical therapy in 2004. Her clinical experience is one of diversity. She began her career in a dynamic rehabilitation hospital and subsequently had the opportunity to work around the country as a traveling physical therapist.
Margaret developed her clinical expertise in orthopedics while managing several outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The American Physical Therapy Association awarded her with a Board Certification in Orthopedics in 1998 for her extensive experience in orthopedics and successful exam completion.
In 1999 Margaret became certified in vestibular rehabilitation for the treatment of dizziness and imbalance and has successfully treated many patients with these conditions. She founded a vestibular support group in the Bucks-Montgomery County area and frequently gives presentations on this topic.
After completing a four-part series of post-graduate courses and passing a written and practical Credentialing Examination Margaret became certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2018.
As a competitive runner and tri-athlete, Margaret also enjoys working in sports rehabilitation and fitness program development. It is with pleasure that she brings this experience and passion for her work to Willow Grove Physical Therapy.
Erin Kilkenny, - PT, DPT, Vestibular Cert. firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin graduated from Widener University with her Bachelors in Arts and Sciences and also with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
She has worked at Willow Grove Physical Therapy as an aide/secretary intermittently, since the practice opened in 2003. Erin also participated in various sports in high school and played soccer for 2 years at Widener University.
She attended the Vestibular Competency course at Emory University in April 2012 and received her vestibular certification at that time. In 2016 Erin also became certified as a BIG Clinician for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Erin is a licensed Pennsylvania Direct Access Physical Therapist. Her love for sports and experience at WGPT during high school is what drove her towards the physical therapy profession.
Dana Rajchel - PT, DPT, ATC, Cert. MDT, Vestibular Cert. email@example.com
Dana graduated with distinction from Arcadia University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She has completed the Vestibular Competency Course at Emory University and is a certified vestibular therapist. Dana earned her Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University (summa cum laude) with a specialization in Athletic Training and became board certified as an athletic trainer in 2008. Dana is a licensed Pennsylvania Direct Access Physical Therapist. After completing a four-part series of post-graduate courses and passing a written and practical Credentialing Examination, Dana became certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2018. She enjoys helping athletes of all ages safely return to play and is driven to help all patients attain their goals.
Kevin Lynn - PT, DPT, Vestibular Cert. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin graduated from Penn State University Main Campus in 2011 with a BS degree in Kinesiology and graduated from Arcadia University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. In April 2016 Kevin completed the Vestibular Competency Course at Emory University and he is a certified vestibular therapist. Kevin is certified as a BIG Clinician for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and has volunteered in Jamaica doing intensive stroke rehabilitation with uninsured patients. He is Titleist Performance Institute Certified, which involves a full body-function analysis in relation to the golf swing. He has been a long-term member of the WGPT team working as a PT aide and fitness instructor throughout school. He was a competitive athlete who played tennis, football, and basketball at Archbishop Wood HS. He enjoys working with all patients and has a strong interest in orthopedics and post-concussion rehab. He is an avid runner and has completed 3 full marathons, as well as triathlons.
Courtney Dedda - PT, DPT, OCS, Vestibular Cert. email@example.com
Courtney graduated from Penn State University Main Campus in 2011 with a BS in Kinesiology, Movement Sciences. She graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy from Arcadia University in 2014. During her time at Arcadia she was mentored in the clinical setting at Willow Grove Physical Therapy for 6 months. She also served underprivileged orthopedic populations in Guatemala. She began her career in a diverse setting with exposure to inpatient and outpatient populations with a special focus on vestibular and orthopedic pathologies. In April 2016 she became a certified vestibular therapist and she recently earned her OCS (Orthopedic Certified Specialist). In her spare time she enjoys running and she completed her first full marathon in Newport, RI.
Julie Sergio - MSPT, Cert. MDT, Vestibular Cert. firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie studied Health Science at James Madison University in Virginia and went on to earn a Bachelors Degree in Psychology in 1998 from Beaver College (now Arcadia University). She then proceeded to earn a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Beaver College in 2000. Julie is a licensed Pennsylvania Direct Access Physical Therapist. Julie is certified in Vestibular Therapy. After completing a four-part series of post-graduate courses and passing a written and practical Credentialing Examination, Julie became certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2018. Julie enjoys running and has completed 6 half marathons and 1 full marathon! Julie resides in Horsham with her husband, Steve, 2 sons and 1 daughter.
Gina McGovern - PT, Vestibular Cert. email@example.com
Gina has been with Willow Grove Physical Therapy and has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2004. Gina graduated from Temple University in 1990 with her friend and colleague Margaret Fitzpatrick.
Anne Fitzgerald Haneman - PT, Vestibular Cert. firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Her career has been varied and has included acute care, rehabilitation, home care and work hardening although her main focus has been in the outpatient physical therapy field. She has specialized in Orthopedic Conditions, Neurologic Conditions, Concussion care, Vestibular Disorders, Aging Issues and Parkinson’s Disease.
Anne is a certified clinician in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease and is a trained Parkinson Wellness Recovery PWR! therapist. She has done extensive training in Parkinson’s Disorder treatment and utilizes evidence based techniques to address specific issues related to Parkinson’s Disease. She has lectured to support groups for people with Parkinson’s with a focus on the importance of exercise and Parkinson's Disease.
She completed the vestibular competency course at Emory University in 2011 and is a certified vestibular therapist. Anne is a member of APTA and PPTA and has her Direct Access License in PA.
Jackie Pedersen - PT, DPT, Vestibular Cert. email@example.com
Jackie studied at Temple University on an accelerated professional track to earn both her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology (summa cud laude) and her Doctor of Physical Therapy, graduating in 2017. She completed the Vestibular Compentency Course at Emory University and is a vestibular certified therapist. Jackie competed for Temple's club gymnastics team. Prior to that, she was a level 9 gymnast and involved in competitive gymnastics for many years. After being mentored at WGPT during her clinical training, she feels fortunate to be a part of the team and loves the versatility within the profession of Physical Therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the city, playing guitar, and hanging with her cat, Gato.
Matt Fackner - PT, DPT firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Fackner is a native of Virginia, who earned his DPT at Arcadia University. Physical therapy is Matt’s second career, which he loves, after having his soul crushed in Washington, D.C. for 7 years. He's also studied political science and E.U economic policy. Matt has a wife and 3 small boys, with whom he enjoys climbing trees, tromping through mud, and generally being mischievous.
Mike Amole PT, DPT email@example.com
Mike graduated from Temple University in 2015 with a BS in Kinesiology. He then went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2019. In his time at Temple, he went to Guatemala to help underprivileged children with cerebral palsy and others with various disorders. In May of 2019 he became certified as a BIG clinician for treatment of Parkinson’s disease. He has been a long-term member of the WGPT team as he began as a physical therapy aide in 2015 before enrolling in Temple’s Physical Therapy program. He enjoys working with patients of various conditions and has a strong interest in treatment of BPPV and neurologic disorders. He has taught the senior fitness class in the Regency towers in Willow Grove and is a certified senior fitness instructor through the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America. Mike played division 1 golf for Temple University, and is a certified Golf Fitness Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Although no longer a competitive athlete, he has completed 2 full marathons and enjoys competing in local CrossFit competitions when he is not spending time with his dog Tucker.
Amy Bock PT, DPT firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy graduated from Delaware Valley University in 2016 with a BS in Biology. She graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy from Arcadia University in January 2020. During her time at Arcadia she spent two months at an outpatient clinic in Wyoming, and six months at a local orthopedic outpatient clinic. Before starting PT school, Amy worked with us for a year as an aide. In her spare time she loves being with her pets and spending time outside. She enjoys working with patients of all ages!
Kyle Kammerle PT, DPT email@example.com
Kyle participated in an accelerated collegiate, professional track to obtain his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology with a Biomedical Concentration and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, graduating from Arcadia University in January, 2020. While in school, he was mentored by multiple therapists at Willow Grove Physical Therapy and was able to serve underprivileged communities with neurological pathologies in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. He was an extremely active member of his campus community serving as the President of the institution's Honors Program and helping lead multiple student-run organizations on campus like the Arcadia Dance Team. This led him to further explore his passions that morphed into several incredible opportunities as he currently instructs as an Adjunct Professor in the Biology Department at Arcadia University, teaches dance to children and adults at a local dance studio, serves as a member of Arcadia's Board of Trustees, and he recently started his professional dance career as a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles!
Carole Stengel - Insurance Coordinator, Queen of Billing firstname.lastname@example.org
Carole has been with WGPT for 8 years. She keeps everything running from behind the sceens.
Her hobbies consist of petting cats, feeding cats, and playing with cats. So be sure to ask her about her cats!
Kelly Lafond - Physical Therapy Aide, Health Advisor email@example.com
Kelly is a Health Educator with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Temple University. She has worked in many areas of health education and has taught weight management, smoking cessation, and CPR classes for many years. Kelly has also worked in the school setting as a Health and Physical Education teacher. Her passion is helping people of all ages achieve their wellness goals. Kelly started working part-time for Willow Grove Physical Therapy in 2007. She teaches the Senior Fitness classes, helps as a P.T. Aide and offers weight management services to the clients at Willow Grove Physical Therapy. She also helps set up our community speaking engagements.
Sandy Receptionist, PT Aide firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandy has worked for Willow Grove Physical Therapy for 6 years. Before that she was a medical assistant and office manager at Abington for over 30 years. During her time there she was a certified medical assistant.
Sandy is a great help at the front desk that brings smiles and good service to everyone that comes in.
With her free time she enjoys reading and playing with her granddaughters.
Marcy Knapp Receptionist, PT Aide, Insurance Assistant, Office Manager - Willow Grove email@example.com
Marcy has been with WGPT from the beginning! Marcy is the MVP of insurance verification, credentialling, and assists with billing and front desk needs.
During her free time Marcy likes to cook and spend time with her 6 lovely grandkids and her husband, Paul. She is also an amature interior design expert, who is always changing her home and her RV.
Claire Brown - Receptionist
Claire has been with WGPT since the inception of our Hatboro Office. Prior to that, she worked for the previous owner of the facility for 20 years. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her grandchildren, listening to all kinds of music, and dancing.
Kathleen Scannapieco - Receptionist, PT Aide, Office Manager- Glenside
While Kathleen is known for bringing a good energy to the front desk at WGPT, she is formally trained as a licensed massage therapist. She loves Cape May, happy hour, and making her coworkers smile.
Lynne Harding - PT, DPT
Lynne is a 1986 graduate of Arcadia University with her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. She started her career as a staff therapist at Doylestown Hospital, where she gained experience in outpatient, acute care, and rehabilitation settings. She later progressed to senior therapist, specializing in rehabilitation of strokes, head injury, joint replacements, and amputations. During this time, she was a clinical instructor for physical therapy students and a Senior Fitness instructor. After 10 years at the hospital, she was promoted to Physical Therapy Supervisor for a staff of 25 people. Her experience also includes pediatric home care.
After taking some time off to raise her three children, Lynne was lured back into the physical therapy world by Margaret shortly after she opened Willow Grove Physical Therapy. She has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2004. She developed our Senior Fitness program and taught for three years. She has also served as a clinical instructor and has written articles for several publications.
Lynne thoroughly enjoys working with people and takes pride in helping them achieve their goals.
Lynne completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University in 2013. She lives in Chalfont with her husband and children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and exercising.