WEST CHESTER CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

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+ TINA COPE PT, MPT

Physical Therapist, Clinic Manager

“ The moment when you want to quit is the moment when you need to keep pushing.”

Work Location:

  • West Chester

Education:

  • Master's Degree in Physical Therapy, University of Louisville
  • Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant, University of Cincinnati

Continuing Education:

  • Active Release Technique-Spine
  • Dry Needling
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spinal Movement and Breathing
  • Shroth-Barcelona Institute introductory level Scoliosis treatment

Community Involvement:

  • Lakota Ridge Boosters
  • Active in our church and Girl Scout Troops outreach programs

Personal Interests:

  • Watching my kid's sports games
  • Gardening
  • Participating in triathlons of all distances including Half-Ironman What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken and why?: Myrtle Beach family vacation -we rented 2 beach houses to hold all 50 our immediate and extended family members and spent the entire week hanging at the beach and pool, cooking together and making memories

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

  • Skydive
  • New Years Eve in New York City
  • Travel to Europe

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would trade places with a pro-athlete or Olympic athlete because I could spend the day training with access to the best coaches and nutritionists while doing something I loved and had worked hard for.

 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

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+ BARBIE VIEIRA PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant

"”It's not whether you get knocked down it's whether you get back up.”- Vince Lombardi

Work Location:

  • West Chester

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science-Athletic Training, Ohio Northern University
  • Associates of Physical Therap Assistant, Kent State University

Experience/Background:

  • Sports Therapy Inc.
  • Cincinnati public football
  • Wellington Orthopedics
  • Abilities First
  • ONU clinical sport coverage

Continuing Education:

  • Spinal Movement and Breathing Assessment Community Involvement:
  • West Chester and Liberty Community Foundation: H.S. sports commitee
  • West Chester presbyterian church-community supper

Personal Interests:

  • Travel, Watching/Playing Sports, Outdoor Activities
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Crafts

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Taking vacations to our cabin or the beach with family and exploring.

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

  • Disney Cruise with Family
  • Live life to the fullest
  • Watch my children grow

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would have traded places with Princess Diana because she was a great humanitarian.

 
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+ ROCHE CROY PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant, Director of Industrial Rehab

"”The man on the top of the mountain didn't fall there!-Vince Lombardi.”

Work Location:

  • West Chester
  • Norwood
  • Kettering
  • Englewood

Education:

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Kent State University
  • Licensed & Certified Athletic Trainer, Marshall University

Additional Certifications:

  • Certified Work Capacity Evaluator
  • Certified American Red Cross Instructor

Personal Interests:

  • Sports Fanatic
  • 9 year High School Football Coach
  • watching my boys play sports

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Disney Cruise. It was an amazing time with my 3 boys and the food was incredible.

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

  • Vacation in Paris
  • Play golf at Pebble Beach
  • Experience a Final 4 with all of my boys

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Paul Stanley of Kiss- I would love to experience singing on stage in front of thousands of crazy fans!