Her physical therapist took the time to explain how her home exercises would help during therapy and after. “I have continued using the exercises even though I have finished with my therapy.” She was happy with her therapy and everyone involved. Really excited that the exercises continue to help her with her arthritis.
Thanks so much for everything you have done for me. You have a very professional staff in a laid back atmosphere. You all worked me hard and still cared for my well being. To Ed & Melody, thank you for making me feel as if I was your only patient. You guys are great! Thanks…
I just wanted to thank you again for getting to the root of my knee pain so quickly and finding the remedy that took my ugly limp away. With the limp I looked like an old sixty-one, now I will be able to chase down anyone within ten years of my age. I took a…
I am extremely satisfied with the care and treatment that Justin, his assistant Jeff, and all the other great people at Mountain River Physical Therapy (gave me). They are knowledgeable, kind, and encouraging. When you allow them to treat you back to full health, you will not be disappointed.
… I recently used your facility for recovery from surgery on my spine. I think because of the great people there and their ability to really help and care for the patient’s needs, I was able to recover faster than normal.
Parkersburg, WV – Garfield Clinic
Meet the Staff
Bio coming soon!
Caitlin is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist. She attended Ohio University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. After completing her undergraduate degree, she obtained her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Grand Valley State University.
Caitlin has several years of pediatric therapy experience as she previously provided school-based speech therapy to preschool students with speech and language impairments. She joined Mountain River’s pediatric therapy team in January 2018. Her professional interests include augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) therapy and swallowing/feeding therapy. She is trained in the SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) Approach to Feeding, which focuses on children’s oral motor and sensory skills to increase the number of foods in their diets. She is also familiar with PRC and Tobii Dynavox AAC language systems, as she has attended several trainings for both operating systems.
Karrie graduated from Ohio University in 2008 with a Bachelor in Sport Sciences and a Minor in Psychology. In 2010, she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wheeling Jesuit University. Karrie has experience in a variety of settings, in a variety of different states, including skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, and pediatrics.
Karrie’s hobbies and interests include spending time with family, travelling/going on cruises, and going to dirt track races. She currently resides in Lowell, Ohio with her husband and daughter.
Katie attended West Virginia University and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Performance and Health in 2009 as well as a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2010. Katie has extensive experience as an occupational therapist in the acute care setting, skilled rehabilitation, management, and pediatrics. She joined the Mountain River Team in 2017. Katie has been trained in Handwriting without Tears. She is certified to treat children with sensory feeding difficulties using the Sequential Oral Sensory feeding approach. Katie has also been certified in the Beckman Oral Motor Intervention which is a technique used to strengthen oral motor skills needed for eating and speech. She resides in Williamstown, West Virginia with her husband and two young daughters. When she is not working, Katie enjoys traveling, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends.
Kayla Antill completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Shawnee State University in 2010 and obtained her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from SSU in 2012. Following graduation, Kayla worked in an inpatient rehabilitation center for 5 years.
Kayla has been working with Mountain River Physical Therapy since 2018 as an Occupational Therapist. She completes evaluations/treatments with pediatrics and adults. Kayla is Sabeo Certified which is a device used to increase function of the upper extremity after life changing events such as a stroke. Other professional accomplishments include: publishing a systematic review in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy and assisting with creating a new documentation system in the hospital setting.
Kayla’s hobbies and interests include spending time with family, crafting, and camping. She is married to her husband, Kyle. They have a daughter, Kenadee.
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