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Meet the Team

Paul Heath, PT, MPT, CGMP

Paul has worked in the health and fitness industry since 1998 and now specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine. He has extensive training in post- graduate manual physical therapy and golf fitness and rehabilitation. 

Paul has completed research in the field of traumatic brain injury and rehabilitation. He has presented his research in Venice, Italy at the Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference (2002). His research has been published in the Journal of Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair (2002). 

Paul has worked at the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital and National Rehabilitation Hospital while building his experience and expertise. 

Paul is also a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, and has done extensive studies on golf related injuries and rehabilitation. 

Paul has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 2000 and served on various advisory boards and panels. He was also awarded the Outstanding Student of the Year Award (2003) presented by the APTA.

He received his B.S. in Health Sciences and a Masters in Physical Therapy from Howard University. 

                                                                                                                                                                                          

Renee Riley, PT, MSPT

A strong desire to help others coupled with a love of science spurred Renee's desire to become a physical therapist.  Volunteering in a physical therapy department of a hospital as a teenager solidified the career path she had chosen.  She enjoyed assisting patients in the limited capacity as a volunteer and eagerly anticipated acquiring the education and experience she needed to become a skilled physical therapist.   

Prior to earning a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Marymount University, Renee graduated summa cum laude from Howard University.  She has over a decade of experience in various outpatient orthopedic settings.  Renee evaluates and treats patients with a wide array of conditions-- from acute to chronic pain, from young ones to the elderly.

Renee's approach to physical therapy involves educating patients on their condition, which empowers them to manage their symptoms during the course of their rehab.  She strongly believes education is key to patients becoming their own health advocate.  Renee also takes a hands-on approach with patients and tailors their treatment plan according to their individual needs and goals.  She views it as a rewarding experience to be instrumental in a patient's road to recovery and truly enjoys her work.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

William Chestnut, PT, MSPT 

William graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Allied Health Sciences in 2001 and continued on to graduate from Marymount University with a Master's of Science Degree in physical therapy in 2003.

William was a former high school football player that suffered a torn ACL his senior year that required reconstructive surgery and six months of rigorous physical therapy. This was the moment that his football career ended but his physical therapy career was born.

William has over 12 years of outpatient orthopedic experience and uses a wide variety of treatment techniques and approaches to help patients achieve their functional best.  He has continuing interests in learning new and effective treatment techniques to improve and hone his treatment skills for a wide variety of patient populations. He utilizes instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) that is useful in treating a wide variety of patient conditions. 

William is an avid cyclist, enjoys weight training for fitness, as well as cooking and spending time with his family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Thomasina Frazier - Physical Therapy Aide

Thomasina is from the Washington Metropolitan area. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences from Howard University in 2014.

During her undergraduate career, she became a member of the Golden Key Honor Society, Division of Allied Health Sciences Honor Society and National Epsilon Tau Sigma Honor Society. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Health Care Administration from University of Maryland University College.

Her hobbies include traveling, reading, baking and watching sports.         

Mya Selby - Physical Therapy Aide

As a Physical therapy aide, Mya has a strong passion for physical fitness and helping others succeed. Mya believes that exercise is the best medicine and the key to a healthier and longer life. The reason behind her decision to pursue a job as an aide was to help her reach her ultimate goal which is to become a licensed Physical Therapist.

Mya recently graduated, Spring 2015, from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the top of her class as the most Distinct Student for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. Mya has volunteered at George Washington Hospital,  and has interned as an assistant personal trainer for the Health and Wellness Center at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

In Mya's spare time she enjoys swimming, going to the gym and hanging out with her family and friends.

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