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…
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…
After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.
Wonderful staff, very helpful, competent and professional. They listen to what I say and are working with me to meet my goal.
Amazing service. They have gone out of their way to call and follow up with me while doing my at-home exercises. Highly recommend.
Indian Land, SC
Meet the Staff
Lee Ann earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from The University of New England in Biddeford, ME, where she also played collegiate soccer on the men’s team. Upon completing her bachelor’s degree, she went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through Evidence In Motion’s doctoral program.
Lee Ann takes special interest in hand therapy, pain neuroscience, and orthotics, and she has completed continuing education courses in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Maitland, Feldenkrais, and Functional Orthopaedics. Lee Ann has lived all over the country, from Maine to Hawaii, but loves living in a small town. She and her husband Dennis have three children, Jarod, Sam, and Devin.
In her spare time, Lee Ann enjoys rock climbing, hiking, biking, traveling, and bodybuilding. Her goal is to be a better person each year in every aspect of life and lives by Philippians 4:13: I can do all things through he who gives me strength.
Jennifer earned her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Stanly Community College in Albemarle, NC. Prior to this, she attended Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania for her undergraduate degree and swam competitively. She takes special interest in manual therapy, orthopaedics, balance, and lymphedema.
Jennifer is a trained CPR instructor and has completed education courses on the Maitland approach and Maitland Stabilization. She also plans to complete her PTA Orthopaedic Certification and an additional Maitland course in the Fall of 2019. Her best advice to patients is to stay active, no matter what and that less can be more.
Jennifer and her husband Dan will celebrate 20 years in October. Together, they have two children, Morgan and Seth, and a yellow lab, Bucky. Jennifer is an avid runner and has completed five half marathons. She has also been sky diving twice! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and getting out on the lake.
Elizabeth earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to this, she earned her undergraduate
degree in Biology from Catawba College, where she also played volleyball and was a Division II all-conference athlete.
Throughout her career, Elizabeth has completed Maitland 1 Peripheral, Maitland 2 Spine, Maitland 3 Intermediate Spine, and Maitland Stabilization Training & Functional Rehabilitation. She also takes special interest in manual therapy and pain science. Elizabeth’s biggest achievement is becoming a mom, and she and her husband Ben have two children and one dog. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, and going to the movies.
Her best piece of advice to patients is to be patient with your body as you take one day at a time to focus on strengthening and improve your movements. You will see progress in time.
Marie is the office manager for the Indian Land and Fort Lawn locations. She earned her undergraduate degree in Applied Science from SUNY at Farmingdale.
Marie and her husband Michael have been married 37 years and have two children, Melissa and Michael, as well as three grandchildren, Liam, Charlotte, and Stella. In her free time, she enjoys
traveling, Jazzercise, reading, biking, and spending quality time with her family. She also serves as a volunteer for JDRF. Her favorite quote is, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
Kirsten earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Elon University in Elon, NC. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training at the University of North Florida where she also swam competitively.
Kirsten takes special interest in orthopaedics and neurological rehabilitation and has completed continuing education courses in Blood Flow Restriction, shoulder pain/scapula dyskinesia, surgical intervention, and treatment of THA/TKA. She has also volunteered to provide adaptive surfacing to patients through Life Rolls On, an organization dedicated to helping people with various disabilities.
In her spare time, Kirsten loves snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with her cat Boots and two dogs, Allie and Roxy. She is inspired most by her patients and watching how far they will push themselves, and her best advice to them is to work hard, stay active, keep moving, and push your comfort zone.
Chris holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Winston Salem State University. He is currently pursuing a manual therapy certification and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) certification. Before becoming a physical therapist, he worked as an engineer, but decided that he wanted to work with people instead of machines.
Chris is certified in dry needling. He loves getting creative with balance activities for his gait and balance patients.
Chris spends his weekends chasing his two young sons around with his wife. He enjoys hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, canoeing, grilling, and anything that gets him outdoors.