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Dr. Jody Musick PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT– Jody graduated with a double Bachelor’s of Science in health science and biology from Shenandoah University (1996), then went onto be accepted into Shenandoah’s physical therapy program. He received his Masters in 2000 and his Doctorate in 2005.  During his time in practice he became a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist 2000 (COMT) and a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist in 2005, as well as, completed a manual therapy fellowship training program in 2006 (AAOMPT).  Jody is the founder of Achieve Health and Wellness in Gray and Kingsport Tennessee. Achieve Health and Wellness Inc. is a freestanding outpatient physical therapy facility that is privately owned and is committed to providing you with the most effective physical therapy services in the area.  Jody also is a senior lecturer for Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars and educates other healthcare providers in manual therapy, clinical reasoning, and outcome driven processes to conservative medicine.  Jody believes personalized attention and working in a one-on-one atmosphere with a licensed physical therapist with manual therapy training and advance orthopedic knowledge is the best way to achieve patient outcomes.

DSC_4505Dr. Kristin Stringer PT, DPT, COMT – Kristin is originally from Louisiana. She received a Bachelors Degree in Dance Kinesiology with a minor in Biology from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2006. She worked as a Pilates (PhysicalMind Institute), Yoga, and Dance instructor prior to becoming a Physical Therapist. She then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans in 2009. Her Physical Therapy experience includes a variety of settings in acute care, Inpatient rehab, and Outpatient Orthopedics. She recently completed her certification in the Maitland based approach of orthopedic manual therapy (COMT). Kristin believes strongly in integrating hands-on therapy and patient education to allow her clients to learn about their bodies and increase independence over their physical function and health.

 

DSC_4519Dr. Jonathan Baker PT, DPT, COMT– Jonathan grew up in Southwest Virginia and attended The Univeristy of Virginia’s College at Wise, where he graduated in 2006 with a degree in Biology. He attended graduate school at East Tennessee State University and graduated in 2011 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Jonathan has been practicing in the Tri-Cities for 5-years in outpatient orthopedics. He recently completed his certification in the Maitland based approach of orthopedic manual therapy (COMT). He currently is a fellow-in-training through Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars Fellowship Program. He enjoys treating all types of orthopedics, but has a special interest in treating lumbar pathology, cervicogenic headaches and running injuries.

 

DSC_4522Dr. Jacob A. Wright PT, DPT, COMT– Jacob was born and raised in a small town in Northeast Ohio.  He received a Bachelors of Science degree and Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He has been practicing in our Gray location for 3 years. He recently completed his certification in the Maitland based approach of orthopedic manual therapy (COMT). He currently is a fellow-in-training through Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars Fellowship Program. In his free time, Jacob likes to ride his Harley, spend time his fiancé and their bloodhound Duke.

 

 

CalebDr. Caleb Pearson PT, DPT– Caleb grew up locally in Kingsport, TN. He received an Associate’s Degree in Pre-Health Professions from Northeast State Community College then transitioned to East Tennessee State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science.  He then received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from ETSU in 2015. His future plans are to become a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) through Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars. When he is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife as well as their family and friends.