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Our Expert Therapy Team

The rehabilitation therapy team at The University of Toledo Medical Center provides skilled care. Our outpatient therapists stay up-to-date with current trends in rehabilitation therapy. More than a third have achieved advanced certifications that set them apart as the best in their fields.

Our therapists meet one on one with patients and develop a plan of care tailored to each patient’s unique needs.

UTMC’s specialties in rehabilitation therapy include:

  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Occupational health
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Driving evaluations and training
  • Functional capacity examination
  • Lymphedema

Meet Our Experts

Neurology
Tori Smith
Tori Smith, PT, NCS

Clinical Focus:
Spinal cord injury, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, ALS
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Alison Matson
Alison Pollacek Matson, PT, NCS

Clinical Focus:
Vestibular disorders, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury, wheelchair seating and positioning, balance disorders
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Eman Jarouche
Eman Jarouche, PT, DPT, NCS

Clinical Focus:
Spinal cord injury, traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, lower extremity amputations
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Mary Breymaier
Mary Breymaier, PT

Clinical Focus:
Vestibular disorders, dizziness, imbalance and lower extremity amputations
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Shannon Skidmore
Shannon Skidmore, PT, DPT, NCS

Clinical Focus:
Wheelchair Seating and Positioning, Stroke and Spinal cord injury rehabilitation.
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Orthopaedics
Alissa Ciacelli
Alissa Ciacelli, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Focus:
Chronic Pain Rehabilitation and Orthopedic related injuries/post-operative management.
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David Kujawa
David Kujawa, PT, MBA, OCS

Clinical Focus:
Headache, temporomandibular dysfunction (problems related to the jaw), cervical spine pain and dysfunction (including cervicogenic dizziness), lumbosacral pain and dysfunction and chronic pain disorders.
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Brooke Maltz
Brooke Maltz, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Focus:
Specializing in the conservative management for musculoskeletal conditions related to injury and overuse such as arthritis, sprains, strains, muscle/ligament/tendon tears, tendonitis, fractures and dislocations. Also, post-operative rehabilitation for joint replacement, muscle/tendon/ligament repairs, fractures, and spinal surgeries.
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Katie Taylor
Katie Taylor, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Focus:
Post-operative rehab of orthopedic surgeries, conservative management of joint pain and return to running.
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Kelly Weaver
Kelly Weaver, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Focus:
General orthopedic care for all age ranges and athletic abilities. Including post-operative care and return to sport.
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Women's Health
Michelle Mars
Michelle Mars, PT, MHS, BCB-PMD

Clinical Focus:
Women’s health/pelvic health, orthopedics
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Lymphedema
Kelly Farley
Kelly Farley, OTR/L, CLT

Clinical Focus:
Lymphedema, neurological occupational therapy, Parkinson’s disease, vision, perception and cognitive treatment
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Hand Therapy
Mark Ruhe
Mark Ruhe, OTR/L, MOT

Clinical Focus:
Tendon repairs, complex fractures, custom splinting, tendiopathies, cumulative trauma, peripheral nerve injuries
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Dan Osten
Dan Osten, OTR/L, OTD, CHT

Clinical Focus:
Tendon repairs, complex fractures, custom splinting, tendinopathies, wound care of the upper extremity
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Driving
James Kesler
James Kesler, OTR/L, CDRS, CDI

Clinical Focus:
Driving assessments and training for teens and adults with disabilities; driver readiness for teens with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism spectrum disorders, neurological conditions; vehicle modifications and adaptations; driving retirement.
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Speech and Language Pathology
Laurie Sheehy
Laurie Sheehy, M.Ed., CCC-SP

Clinical Focus:
Diagnosis and treatment of adults with neurological speech-language-cognitive and swallowing problems due to stroke, infectious processes, traumatic injuries, anoxic conditions, metabolic disorders or degenerative/demyelinating diseases. Specialty training in the use of VitalStim (neuromuscular electrical stimulation) to help people with swallowing problems.
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Sports Medicine
Ashleigh Stubleski
Ashleigh Stubleski, PT, ATC, SCS

Clinical Focus:
Athletic Injuries and Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Injuries
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Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller, PT, DPT, SCS

Clinical Focus:
Dry Needling Certified, Structure and Function. Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, regional interdependence in movement for active populations with shoulder, elbow, spine, hip, knee, and ankle injuries, management of soft tissue injuries, postoperative rehabilitation with transition from injury to return to activity.
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Last Updated: 11/13/20