I recently had knee replacement surgery. I decided to do my physical therapy at BreakThrough Physical Therapy in Verona because it would be convenient. I am so glad I made that decision. Nash made me feel comfortable right away. He is very knowledgeable and has a calm, encouraging manner. I was thrilled with the success…
Julie and Jessica were invaluable in my breast cancer recovery. After a long recovery from a mastectomy, chemo, radiation, and reconstructive surgery with implants, I still suffered from pain in my ribs below my breast and pain in my breast area from radiation. The Breast Center at UW Hospital was incredible during the implant surgery…
From the first time I met Julie and Jessica, it was clear that concern for my total care was their priority. This included both the physical and mental challenges of breast cancer recovery. Upon learning of their focus on all aspects of this targeted program, I knew I was in the right place and on…
After a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction which required muscle to be removed from my back and brought to my chest, I didn’t want anyone touching me. My chest felt weird, I was in a lot of pain, and I was tired of doctor appointments. But I also felt very weak and knew I needed…
We rate BreakThrough Physical Therapy a 10; we are extremely happy! After having received excellent PT in the past, we had no doubt this was the only place we would trust with our son’s recovery. The warm, welcoming environment makes it a comfortable place to receive therapy. This puts him at ease allowing for the…
Fayetteville – Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311
Meet the Staff
Nicole has been a Fayetteville resident for the majority of her life, graduating high school from Fayetteville Christian School. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine from Methodist College and her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Nicole then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Montana. She earned the distinguished designation of Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist from Evidence In Motion’s Pelvic Health program. And most recently, Nicole became Board Certified through the American Physical Therapy Association as a Women’s Certified Specialist (WCS); a designation that less than 0.2% of physical therapists have.
Nicole is also a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and has completed continuing education courses in dry needling, occupational medicine, manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and nutrition.
She maintains a very active life with her husband, raising their three children and two dogs. Together, they founded and run the ministry Ladies of Value, working with the Fayetteville Dream Center in Cumberland County. Nicole is also an adjunct professor at Campbell University. In her free time, she has completed an Ironman, several Half Ironman’s, marathons, and triathlons, and loves endurance training. Nicole has a passion for life and living it to the fullest.
Maggie earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Armstrong State University in Savannah, GA, where she also earned her undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Science. Since then, she has completed continuing education courses in McKenzie A and Pain and Neuroscience Education and takes special interest in Pelvic Health.
Maggie loves being outdoors and spending time with her two dogs, Mary Jane and Basil. Her favorite ways to stay active are weight lifting and cycling, and she’s even completed a half marathon. Maggie is motivated by having goals to work towards in most areas of her life and enjoys seeing small achievements growing into larger ones. Her best advice to her patients is to celebrate the little victories!
Shannon earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where she also completed her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Neuroscience. Since then, she has completed continuing education courses in concussion management, pain science and neurodynamics and plans to enroll in Evidence in Motion’s Certified Manual Therapy program. Shannon also takes special interest in manual therapy with an emphasis on dry needling, IASTM, chronic low back and pelvic pain, work conditioning, performance arts, as well as sport and amputee rehabilitation.
Shannon has spent time volunteering with Life Rolls On and Adaptive Sports Connection, organizations that seek to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities through sports, exercise and outdoor activities. In her spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding, playing tennis, reading, woodworking and spending time with her black lab, Luna.
John is the Clinic Manager of the Fayetteville – Ramsey Street location.
John earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Elon University. He is originally from Dunn, NC and graduated from Campbell University with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.
During his doctorate program, John performed a research study titled, “A Comparison of Two Manual Therapy Techniques on the Immediate and Short Term Effects on Lower Trapezius Strength.” The poster presentation for this research project was awarded second place at the 2012 North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (NCPTA) Fall Conference.
John enjoys treating orthopaedic conditions and has a strong interest in manual therapy as well as chronic pain conditions. He has completed Evidence In Motion’s Orthopaedic Residency Program as well as their Therapeutic Pain Science Specialist Program.
John currently lives in Dunn where he enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys cycling, running, endurance races as well as playing music at home and in his church.
Damon earned his Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC. He has also served in the US Army Special Forces as a Medical Sergeant, earning the prestigious Arrowhead Device for the Iraq Campaign Medal.
Damon takes special interest in orthopaedic rehabilitation and is currently enrolled in Evidence In Motion’s PTA Orthopaedic Certification program.
Damon loves the cultural diversity of Fayetteville, where he resides with his wife, Carson. When he’s not in the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family, landscaping, and pottery. He is motivated by wellness, and his favorite way to stay active is treading water and swimming the butterfly stroke.