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Trained and Trusted Therapists

Our staff is knowledgeable about traditional and more recent advances in physical therapy. We keep up so that we are always providing you with the best treatments available. With 50+ combined years in offering treatment to outpatients, we are ready to help you get back to your life!

Dynamic Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine staff goofing around on a trampoline.

What Makes Us Different?

In addition to our years of experience, we have a Masters level athletic training staff to assist active adults and school athletes recover from injury safely.  Most of all, we have a positive, supportive attitude. We know it can be difficult to move through pain, so we try to keep things light and enjoyable as we work through your therapy.

In addition to our already well trained staff we invest in future health care providers by offering clinical site instruction for West Virginia University, Marshall University, University of Charleston, Shawnee State University, and Shenandoah University.

Physical Therapists

Alicia Platz, owner.
Alicia Platz, PT (Owner)

– Graduated Cum Laude from West Virginia University in 1990

– Staff Physical Therapist at CAMC Medical Rehabilitation 1990-1992

– Staff Physical Therapist at CAMC Sports Medicine Center 1992-1995

– Served as clinical instructor for WVU School of Physical Therapy 1990-1995

– Completed educational advancement course including, but not limited to, ataxia, joint replacements, aging and cognition, foot and ankle complex, advancements in shoulder surgery and rehabilitation, diabetes, carpal tunnel, and pain management

– Joined staff of Dynamic Physical Therapy in July 2010.

Jill Lanier, owner.
Jill Lanier, MSPT (Owner)

– Graduated from WVU with Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology

– Graduated 2001 from Chatham College with MS in Physical Therapy

– Owned and operated Fluid Motion Physical Therapy from 2003-2008

– Specialized in vestibular rehabilitation including Canalith Repositioning

– Hands-on manual therapist with multiple classes of myofascial release techniques

– Worked PRN for Dynamic Physical Therapy for 6 years and has been full time since September of 2012

– Trained in Graston Technique

Matthew Bates.
Matthew Bates, DPT, Cert. MDT

– Graduated from WVU Physical Therapy School in 2012

– Physical Therapist at Dynamic from 2012-2013

– Worked in the Raleigh, NC area as a Physical Therapist from 2013-2016

– Returned to Dynamic in 2017

Certified Mckenzie Provider since March 2015

– Credentialed Clinical Instructor

– Enjoys helping others get healthy and return to their daily lives in 

better shape

Stacy Christian.
Stacy Christian, PT, DPT, Pelvic Health Specialist

– Graduated from WVU with BA in Psychology 1997

– Graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with MS in Physical Therapy 1999

– Graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with Doctorate in Physical Therapy 2004

– Worked in long term care and as a traveling PT prior to taking some time to be a stay at home mom

-Trained in Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment

-Joined the Dynamic Team in 2017

Occupational Therapist

Cara Vandale.
Cara Vandale, Licensed Occupational Therapist

– Graduate from the London School of Occupational Therapy in London, UK

– Cara has been practicing in Charleston, WV since 1990 and specializes in rehabilitation of the upper extremities, custom splinting, amputation, and cumulative trauma.

– Cara is also certified to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations.

Physical Therapist Assistants

Sarah Hovis.
Sarah Hovis, PT Assistant, Pelvic Health Specialist

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Ian Rebrook.
Ian Rebrook, PT Assistant

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Athletic Trainers

Marissa Secrest.
Marissa Secrest, Athletic Trainer

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Physical Therapist Technicians

Ginny Starkey.
Ginny Starkey, PT Technician – Montgomery

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Noah Miller, PT Technician

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Personal Trainer

Paige Sheley.
Paige Sheley

Trust the Flow has been my life phrase and business mantra for years. I believe in having the spirit of the turtle in fitness which represents trusting the flow and riding each wave as they come. I started Honu Fitness as a fitness journey and business for those that need to ride just one wave at a time and to enjoy it. I specialize in taking you hurdles of life and creating them as a positive outlet for your fitness and a positive body outlook. One step at a time.

Graduated from WVSU Bachelor Degree of Sports Science 2016

Graduated from WVSU Master Degress of Sports Science 2021

Specializes in the following studies of personal training and physical health:

1.High intensity interval training

2.Obesity information

3.Plyometric sciences including kettlebell and TRX

4.Sports strength and conditioning of individual athletes

5.General health and fitness of all ages

6.Circuit training and cardiovascular improvement

Office Staff

Scott Bodden.
Scott Bodden, Business Manager

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Melissa Creel.
Melissa Creel, Insurance Specialist

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Ellen Hopkins.
Ellen Hopkins, Insurance Specialist

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Teresa Brown-Johnson.
Teresa Brown-Johnson, Receptionist

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Come on in and meet us today. We are ready to help you move and live without pain. Call 304-720-5433 for Charleston, or call 304-467-4496 for our Montgomery office.

Charleston Location

5510 MacCorkle Ave, SE

Charleston, WV 25304

Phone: (304) 720-5433

Fax: (304) 720-5436


Charleston Hours

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Montgomery Location

202 5th Ave

Montgomery, WV 25136

Phone: 304-467-4496

Fax: 304-467-4497


Montgomery Hours

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.