HYDE PARK CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

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+ ALISON KONERMAN PT, DPT, ATC, CLT

Clinic Manager

Physical Therapist and Dry Needling Specialist

"As a Physical Therapist I enjoy getting to know my patients in order to help them regain movement, strength, and function that is specific to their needs. There is nothing more rewarding than supporting patients through their journey to an improved quality of life.”

Work Location: Hyde Park

Education:

  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
  • BS, Athletic Training, The University of Toledo

Continuing Education:

  • Centers for Rehab Services, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pioneer Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Toledo Mud Hens Detroit Tigers AAA Affiliate, Toledo, OH
  • The University of Toledo Athletics, Toledo, OH

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Sports: baseball, softball, soccer, football, basketball
  • Watching games at Wrigley Field
  • Travel
  • Being outdoors
  • Working out

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My favorite vacation was going to Barbados. There was beautiful views, blue water, white sand, and good food. I enjoyed learning about the island and meeting new people who were nice and outgoing.

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

  • Complete a full marathon
  • Drive across the United States
  • Go sky diving

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Reese Witherspoon because she is talented, pretty, and has money!

+ 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.


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.