PT, DPT, CGFI
TPI Level II Medical
K-Vest Level I Certified
Trigger Point Dry Needling Certified
Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
Natalie Cooke is a physical therapist that has been practicing in outpatient orthopedics since 2012. Natalie specializes in functional movement screening, manual therapy techniques, golf-specific exercise, and physical therapy treatment to optimize golf performance. Graduating magna cum laude from West Virginia University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Natalie decided to pursue her education in a post-graduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University graduating in the Spring 2012 with a doctorate in physical therapy. Natalie completed her post-graduate independent
research on core strengthening to improve golf performance and then realized her desire to pursue golf-related rehab as a specialty.
Natalie has attained certifications through the Titleist Performance Institute, K-Vest 3D Technology, Gray Cook’s Functional Movement Screening, and has taken
numerous other continuing education courses to further her manual therapy skills. Since attaining TPI certification in 2013, Natalie has been working with golf clients of all ages and capabilities to improve their overall performance and reduce risk for injury.
SFMA & FMS certified
Trigger Point Dry Needling Level III
Brittany (Hagerty) Vass is a native of Friendly, WV. She graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training from Alderson Broaddus College, and she played volleyball during her 4 years at her under graduate school. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from West Virginia University in 2010 and then went on to complete a 2 year residency through Evidence in Motion with an emphasis in orthopedics. Brittany’s background has been primarily focused but not limited to orthopedics, and she has been working in the Parkersburg area since graduation. She also treats school aged children in Wood County Schools. Brittany is certified in Astym, FMS, SFMA, trigger point dry needling, various taping techniques, myofascial cupping, and compression flossing. Brittany is a volunteer volleyball coach at PHS, allowing her to further assist in injury prevention and assist as able with the injured athlete.
PT, DPT, NCS
Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist
Cassie Cochrane is a native of Charleston, WV. She graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University in 2007 and then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010.
After graduating, Cassie and her husband Chris moved to Hilton Head, South Carolina where they spent the next 8 years. During that time, she developed a passion for treating patients with Parkinson's Disease and has been a certified LSVT BIG therapist since 2012. Cassie's neurological rehab practice continued to grow leading her to become a board certified Neurological Clinical Specialist (NCS) in 2014. Cassie is very experienced in treating patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, vestibular disorders, dizziness, vertigo, balance impairments, post-concussion syndrome, post-stroke, peripheral neuropathy, and spine disorders. Cassie also has a strong background in orthopedics, post-operative rehab, and geriatrics.
In her free time, Cassie enjoys keeping up with her three daughters (5 year old Reagan and 1 year old twins, Haley and Lenna), taking family trips to Disney World, and cheering on the Mountaineers.
Pediatrics & Orthopedics Specialist
McConnell taping & Kinesiotaping
Pelvic Floor levels I, IIA, IIB, & III
SFMA & FMS certified
Trigger Point Dry Needling level III
Kidding Around Yoga certified
Tanya Cancade is a physical therapist with 20 years of experience specializing in women’s health, lymphedema, pediatrics, and orthopedics. Tanya was born in Minnesota and grew up in North Dakota. She graduated from Williston High School in 1991. Tanya graduated from the University of Mary in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitative Studies. She completed her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998 also from the University of Mary. Tanya’s background is in outpatient rehabilitation which has allowed her to treat patients throughout their lifespan. She has a special interest in women’s health and lymphedema. Tanya completed coursework through Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She attended the Lymphedema Management Seminar through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. Tanya also treats pediatric patients through the Wood County School system. She is certiﬁed in Astym, FMS, SFMA, trigger point dry needling, sEMG, and various taping techniques. When not working, Tanya can be found supporting her children at various sporting events, walking, and reading.
PT, DPT, OCS
Orthopedic Certified Specialist
Trigger Point Dry Needling Level III
Jessica Balsley graduated from West Virginia University in 2006 with a B.A. degree in Human Performance and Health with the honor of Summa Cum Laude. In 2007, she obtained her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from West Virginia University. She completed Evidence in Motion’s Orthopedic Residency in 2009 and obtained her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification in 2010. Jessica also received her Transition Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions in July 2011.
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Treatment
Jessica is a 2003 graduate from Fairmont State College with over 15 years of experience in outpatient and acute care specializing in post operative ortho and neuro surgery rehab, as well as sports injuries, balance, & gait training. Jessica has certified training in IASTM, cupping flossing, Rock & McConnel taping techniques, FMS screening and myofascial release techniques. She is also a certified in proper back education training which focuses on proper technique to prevent low back injury. Jessica resides in Doddridge County with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Doddridge Bulldogs and WV Mountaineers.
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