MASON CENTER STAFF


+ ROB SCHWAB PT, DPT

Clinic Manager

Physical Therapist, Dry Needling Specialist, and Partner

“Physical therapy became an important part of my life after sustaining an injury in college. I was able to work with a great physical therapist and appreciated how he treated each patient holistically. I believe that health and wellness should be an integral part in everyone’s lives and I strive to implement this concept into every interaction I have with my patients. I enjoy getting to know my patients on a personal level and get great satisfaction when my patients overcome their obstacles.”

Work Location:

  • Maineville / South Lebanon
  • Mason
  • Montgomery

Education:

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, College of Mount St. Joseph
  • BS, Pre-Physical Therapy, University of Dayton

Certifications:

  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Continuing Education:

  • Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation
  • Maitland MT-2: Basic Spine
  • Functional Rehabilitation of the Knee
  • Pilates Based Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Integrated Rehabilitation for the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spines

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Sports: football, baseball, basketball, & golf
  • Health and Wellness
  • Lifting and Running: 09 Flying Pig Marathon

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: The summer of 2005, my family went down to Myrtle Beach to visit my older brother. It was the first big family vacation in a long time and we also had a couple of aunts and uncles with us. The weather was great and it was just an awesome time to have the entire family together in one place.

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

  • Take a trip to Italy
  • Sky dive
  • Play golf at Pebble Beach

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Brandon Phillips!

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

+ DAN ELING PT, DPT

Physical Therapist, Dry Needling Specialist

"Physical therapy provides me the benefit of being able to make a difference in the lives of others. I enjoy getting to know my patients while helping them achieve their goals and return to their normal lifestyle. Being able to have a positive influence on someone’s life is not only a rewarding experience but continually motivates me to further improve my abilities in order to provide the best care possible."

Work Location:

  • Mason

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Ohio University
  • BS, Exercise Physiology, Ohio University
  • Graduate of Moeller High School

Experience/Background:

  • Therapeutic Associates, Inc., Boise, ID
  • Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, OH
  • Fort Hamilton Hospital, Hamilton, OH
  • Atrium Medical Center Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy, Lebanon, OH

Certifications:

  • McKenzie Part A

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopaedic Section)

Personal Interests:

  • Sports including football, baseball, and basketball
  • Spending time with friends and family
  • Recreational activities such as golf, softball, and volleyball
  • Health and wellness

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My favorite vacation would have to be when I visited Wrigley Field for the first time and watched the Reds beat the Cubs.

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

  • Spend a few weeks in Europe traveling around and seeing all the historical landmarks
  • Play a round at Pebble Beach Golf Course
  • Learn how to ski and travel out west to ski in the Rockies

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would love to trade places for a day with: Kenny Chesney


PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

+ CARA MILLER PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

"”If you see someone without a smile, give them yours. My interest in the profession of physical therapy began after being in a serious car accident. I know first hand what differences physical therapy makes in a person’s recovery, especially with a clinician who truly cares about the patient, the patient’s progress and recovery. I want to be a clinician who makes a positive difference in my patient’s lives and recovery.”

Work Location:

  • Mason

Education:

  • Associates of Applied Science, Sinclair Community College

Experience/Background:

  • Green Oaks-Skilled Nursing Facility, Xenia, OH
  • Reid Hospital-Acute Rehabilitation, Richmond, IN
  • Sports Therapy-Outpatient Rehabilitation, Forest Park, OH

Continuing Education:

  • The Art and Science of Medical Screening for Physician Referral
  • Examination and Intervention for Temporomandibular Joint
  • Current Trends in Management of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Pathologies of Lumbar Spine

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with Family and Friends
  • Horseback Riding
  • Camping/Fishing
  • Outdoor Activities

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My best vacation was a trip to Dominican Republic, Punta Cana for my brothers wedding. I was able to experience a different country and all the beauty within it, with a bonus of being with the majority of my family which I love dearly.

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

  • Catch a 50 plus pound catfish...yes I'm a hillbilly
  • See the aurora borealis northern lights
  • Visit the state of Colorado

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would have to trade places with a famous singer so I could sing on stage to people who pay to hear me sing instead of the people who are forced to listen to me sing while rehabilitating in the clinic!