MASON CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

+ DAN ELING PT, DPT

Clinic Manager

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

 
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+ JULIA SARRA PT, DPT

Physical Therapist and Dry Needling Specialist

"Happiness is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty without happiness."

Work Location: Hamilton

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Cincinnati
  • BS,Biology, Ohio State University

Continuing Education:

  • Dry Needling Course(July 2016)

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association

Personal Interests:

  • Reading
  • Lounging in the sun
  • Spending time with friends and family
  • OSU Football

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Destin, Florida in 2014 because I got engaged!

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

  • Hike Pikes Peak
  • Cook with The Pioneer Woman
  • Eat authentic pasta in Italy

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: The president, so I could get an inside view of the White House and know how it feels to be President for a day.


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!