HYDE PARK CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

+ LAURA NIXON PT, DPT

Physical Therapist and Dry Needling Specialist

"I enjoy helping others help themselves. The transformations I see in therapy make me excited to go to work every day."

Work Location:

  • Hyde Park
  • Downtown

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Clinical Education:

  • CPR Certified

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Member

Personal Interests:

  • Watching and playing sports
  • Biking
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Doing crafts

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My favorite vacation I have ever taken was going to Seagove, Florida because it was very relaxing. I loved the sunsine, going in the water, and of course the awesome seafood!

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • To go on a hot air balloon ride
  • Travel to Frace or Italy
  • Run a half marathon

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: If I could trade places for a day with someone, I would trade Lady Gaga because I would try on all of her crazy costumes and interact with some talented people. It would be interesting to see how she spends her time from day to day too.

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+ BOBBY CURTIS PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

“I chose to become a physical therapist because of my desire to help others. The most rewarding part of my job is seeing patients achieve their goals and return to whatever it is that makes them happy. Whether you are a high school athlete returning to your sport or a grandmother who wants to play outside with her grandchildren, we will develop a plan together to meet your specific needs to get you on the right track for success!"

Work Location:

  • Crestview Hills / Chancellor Dr

Education:

  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy, Mount St. Joseph University
  • Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Xavier University

Personal Interests:

  • Sorts- basketball, baseball, football, running, and weight training. I am a huge Xavier basketball fan!
  • Spending time with family and friends

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Myrtle Beach a few years ago. My entire family went and we had a great time!

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Travel to Europe
  • Run the Flying Pig Marathon
  • Watch the Reds play the Cubs at Wrigley Field and watch a Celtics game at the Boston Garden

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Larry Bird. He is my favorite athlete of all time and I loved watching him play growing up.

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+ CYRIL SHUSTER PT, DPT, ATC

Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer

"You should never be defined by what you do, by the things you have; you’ve got to define yourself by who you are and who you impact and how you impact people…” -Tony Dungy

Work Location: *Hamilton, *Hyde Park

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Youngstown State University
  • Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Xavier University

Continuing Education:

  • Dry Needling Course(January 2018)

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association- Sports Section

Personal Interests:

  • Sports Rehabilitation & Performance training
  • Golf
  • Food- especially new restaurants with unique dishes
  • Grilling out and relaxing with family and friends

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Destin, St. John, Virgin Islands. It is a very quiet and remote island with beautiful scenery and terrific food. I was able to relax and snorkel with sea turtles.

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Ride in the cockpit of an airplane
  • Play a round of golf at The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
  • Sail to the British Virgin Islands

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Guy Fieri, he gets to travel across the country, visit different restaurants, and try all types of food.


PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

+ MARK SCHIBI PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant, Manager, Partner

"As a Physical Therapist Assistant I value the ability to meet and assist the members of the community in understanding and improving their own physical needs."

Work Location:

  • Hyde Park
  • Downtown

Education:

  • Associates Degree of Physical Therapist Assistants, Shawnee State University
  • Bachelor of Science Construction Managerment & Architectural Engineering, University of Cincinnati
  • Associate of Applied Science Industrial Management, University of Cincinnati

Certifications:

  • Certified Sole Support Gait-referenced casting

Community Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
  • People Working Cooperatively Volunteer

Personal Interests:

  • Running
  • Traveling
  • Working Out
  • Outdoor Activities

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Backpacking through Ireland for a month and exploring the local culture of the country.

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Run a full marathon
  • Get my pilots license
  • Travel to each continent

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would trade places with Anthony Bourdain because he has created a career where he gets to travel and explore the world.