Meet the Team

Physical Therapy

Amy Dubois

Amy Dubois, PT

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Medical College of Ohio, 1991
NDT Certified for post-stroke and brain injury rehabilitation

Specialty areas:
  • Balance retraining and fall prevention
  • Geriatric centered care
  • Postamputation rehabilitation
Joseph Knazek

Joseph Knazek, MSPT

Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, 2006

Specialty areas:
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Chronic pain control management
  • Trigger point dry needling (with special designation for TMJ pain relief)
  • Postoperative rehabilitation for total joint replacement and spine surgeries
JoAnn Lavrisha

JoAnn Lavrisha, PT

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, 1993

Specialty areas:
  • Spine rehabilitation utilizing McKenzie methods
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Stabilization and strengthening of the spine and pelvis
  • Postoperative orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
Pamela Urquhart

Pamela Urquhart, PT

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, The University of Findlay, 1998

Specialty areas:
  • Manual therapy
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Postoperative fracture and joint replacement rehabilitation
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Women’s health and pelvic floor physical therapy
Kimberly Bellino

Kimberly Bellino, PTA

Associates of Applied Science, Cuyahoga Community College, 2005

Specialty areas:
  • Postamputation rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation of the medically complex patient
  • Wellness promotion

Occupational Therapy

Brian Adams

Brian Adams, MOT, OTR/L

Master of Occupational Therapy Eastern Michigan University, 2005
Certified Fieldwork Educator

Specialty areas:
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation with NDT technique
  • Brain and spinal cord injury
  • Durable medical equipment and wheelchair assessment
Krissy Maharaj

Krissy Maharaj, MOT, OTR/L

Master of Occupational Therapy, Eastern Michigan University, 1998
Advanced certification in the upper quadrant, Drexel University, 2010

Specialty areas:
  • Postoperative rehabilitation of the shoulder, elbow and hand
  • Static and dynamic splinting
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Custom wheelchair evaluation
  • Modified conduced restraint neurological rehabilitation
  • Manual therapy for the upper quadrant

Speech Therapy

Zara Gennert

Zara Gennert, CCC/SLP

Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, 2007
American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Certificate of Clinical Competency

Specialty areas:
  • Dysphagia rehabilitation
  • Articulation rehabilitation
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Lee-Silverman voice therapy for Parkinson’s disease and voice disorders
  • Speech and language development