Meet Your Therapist

IMG_0455Julianne Olmstead, PT, Cert. MDT
Certified: Mechanical Diagnostic Therapy, McKenzie Institute USA
BS: Physical Therapy, Medical College of Ohio
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association, Friends of Perrysburg (Vice President)
Academic Appointments: Former instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Owens Community College

“When we decided to open Physical Therapy Consultants, we recognized that one of the biggest advantages we can provide our patients was the opportunity for one-on-one care. When you’re at PTC, you’ll have one primary therapist who will care for you throughout your time with us. This is important for a couple of reasons. It makes it easier for you to get comfortable here, to feel at ease so you can focus on what you need to do in therapy. I also feel that this approach helps you get the most out of your visits. We take the time to get to know you and understand your needs, so we can continually make small adjustments to your treatments, working with you and your doctor to make sure you’re always getting exactly what you need to heal.”

 

IMG_0460Cathy Blatchly, PT, MS
Certified: YogaFit Instructor
MS: Master of Science, University of Pittsburgh
Areas of interest and expertise: Orthopedics, Neurology/Vestibular Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Women’s Health/Osteoporosit and Incontinence treatment.
Academic Appointments: Former assistant professor at Medical College of Ohio, lecturer at Owens Community College and University of Findlay.

“I am inspired by helping others learn to relieve their pain and return to an active lifestyle. Having experienced multiple orthopedic problems, I feel able to empathize with individuals who require physical therapy. I am passionate about promoting fitness to people of all ages.”

 

 

 

IMG_0458Timm Meyers, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Certified: Nike Golf Certification, Golf performance specialist
Education: 1995 Graduate of Owens State College
Special Interests and areas of expertise: Functional exercise, Orthotic management, Biomechanical Assessment, Sports Medicine, Golf performance. Member of the United States Soccer Federation, Director of High School Girls Program, Metro Foutbal Club of Toledo, USSF Soccer Official (10 years), National Coaching License (10 years).

“I have had the opportunity to work for the past 18 years with a therapist who taught me to look past the obvious to help my patients. A lot of time we get caught up in just treating the patients symptoms and not getting to the root of the problem. But with an individual approach to each patients function and understanding how they move, it helps us to solve the biomechanical problem of how compensations in one body part can create problems in another.”

 

IMG_0471Val Elswick, ATC, AT
Certified: Certified Athletic Trainer, Ohio Licensed Athletic Trainer
BS: Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Bowling Green State University 2012
Special interests and areas of expertise: Sports Medicine, Kinesiotaping, Orthopedics, Post-Surgical Rehabilitation,Injury prevention.

“During my undergraduate career I had the opportunity to work with a variety of athletes from varying sports and backgrounds. My clinical background includes working with athletes from soccer, baseball, softball, hockey, football, golf, track, tennis, volleyball, basketball, and also high school athletes. I believe that everyone is an athlete, whether you enjoy biking, or dog walking, I aim to return you to your active lifestyle, pain free.”

 

 

 

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Amy Fisher, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Education: 1997 Graduate of Professional Skills Institute
Special interests and areas of expertise: Aquatics, Orthopedic, Musculoskeletal Disorders.

“With over 18 years of experience, providing therapy in diverse settings, including inpatient, TBI, rehabilitation, home health, and extended care, I have always come back to musculoskeletal outpatient.  I love that I am able to provide one on one care, with an unmatched consistency of care, here at PTC.  That is not always the case at other facilities, and it makes every aspect of therapy immeasurably easier on both the patient and the therapist.  That is what makes PTC unique.”