TRI-COUNTY/FAIRFIELD CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

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+ ALYSSA BURGEI PT, DPT

Physical Therapist and Dry Needling Specialist

The best part of being a physical therapist is working collaboratively with the patient and empowering them to achieve an optimal level of physical function. I love having the opportunity to work with each patient on an individual level, actively listening to their motivating factors, and utilizing my skill set in order to see them overcome any obstacle they are presented with."*

Work Location:

  • Downtown
  • Fairfield

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Mount St. Joseph University
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, University of Cincinnati

Continuing Education: Continuing Education:

  • NAIOMT Lumbopelvic Spine I
  • Integrative Dry Needling for Pain Management and Sports Rehabilitation
  • Sound-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Mulligan Concept Upper Quadrant

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Playing the piano and singing
  • Exploring Cincinnati
  • Home decorating
  • Health and wellness

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My husband and I went to a beautiful, all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya. It was my first time out of the country and we spent the entire week relaxing by the beach and trying new food together!

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

  • Travel to Germany with my family
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Complete a triathlon (although I have to learn to enjoy running first!)

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would trade places with Drew and Jonathan Scott from the Property Brothers on HGTV. I could be on television, remodel houses, and get paid for it!

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+ Mark Geise PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

"I have gone through the process of tearing my ACL, doing prehab, getting surgery and doing rehab afterwards. This gives me the insight of being on both sides of the table for the rehab process. I enjoy using this perspective to get patients to an improved quality of life.""*

Work Location:

  • Downtown
  • Fairfield

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Unviersity of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University

Continuing Education: Continuing Education:

  • Orthopedic Excellence: The Spine Medbridge Certificate
  • Orthopedic Excellence: The Upper Quarter Medbridge Certificate
  • Orthopedic Excellence: The Lower Quarter Medbridge Certificate
  • Modern Athletic Science of Returning the Injusred Athlete to Sports Medbridge Certificate

Personal Interests:

  • Playing soccer
  • Fitness
  • Video games and technology

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My fiance and I went to Punta Cana last Spring to an all inclusive resort. It was the first time I have traveled outside the United States. We spent a lot of time at the beach, went snorkeling, discovered the process of making chocolate and got to play with monkeys.

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

  • Travel to Europe especially Italy and Germany
  • Go hang gliding
  • Own a vacation home at a lake or in the mountains

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Elon Musk. I'd be a billionaire, get to drive in fancy cards, take a rocket to Mars, ect. The possibilities are endless.


PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

+ JEANNIE NARTKER PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

"As a Physical Therapist Assistant, I enjoy working directly with the Physical Therapist and the patient utilizing interventions to enable the patient to return to their prior level of function. One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is educating patients not only on their their impairment , but emphasizing the importance of mobility and exercise as part of their daily activities , and seeing how it improves their overall quality of life!"

Work Location: Tri-County - Fairfield

Education:

  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio B.S. Business Administration
  • Sinclair Community College, Physical Therapist Assistant

Continuing Education:

  • Current Concepts in Management of Upper and Lower Quarter Injuries
  • Optimizing performance and rehab using Kinesiology tape
  • Optimizing prosthetics therapy
  • Examination and interventions of the lumbar spine
  • Functional core stability
  • Integrating Neurodynamic and manual therapy in Physical Therapy rehab
  • Mysteries of the hip
  • Dynamic testing for successful outcomes
  • Yoga / Mobility for Athletes

Personal Interests:

  • Working out
  • Playing golf and tennis
  • Spending time with family and friends

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Our yearly trips to Hilton Head Island is always special as we meet our good friends from Georgia there every year. it is the only time we get together due to our distance. Our families have been vacationing together for 17 years and all the kids and adults get along so well,it's like we have never been apart. we have made some great memories over the years and hope to make many more!

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

  • Travel to Europe
  • Participate in another half marathon
  • Own a vacation home somewhere warm when I retire and play golf and tennis anytime!

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: A celebrity to see what it is like to be rich and famous for a day!