Andrew G. Costaras PT, DPT
Andy graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and French double major in 2012. While at Mount Union, he was honored with the “Schumaker Physiology Prize”. Andy’s background with therapeutic exercise began as a Certified Personal Trainer in 2013. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chatham University in 2015.
His professional career as a Physical Therapist began at Mountain River Physical Therapy in June 2016. Andy is certification in Astym which allows him to simulate the regeneration of various soft tissues and the resorption of inappropriate scar tissue and fibrosis. Andy has earned his certification in Functional Dry Needling (FDN) Level 1 through Kinetacore. This allows him to affect change in body structures and functions for the evaluation and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, pain, movement impairments, and disability. Andy has also earned his Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification through the American Institute of Balance. This certification allows him to better serve patients with vestibulopathies, including balance and vertigo impairments
Andy’s hobbies and interests include traveling and hiking with his wife and spending time with his family. Andy resides in Marietta, Ohio with his wife and three cats.