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.
Meet the Staff
Ed received his B.S. in Business Administration from West Virginia University in 1989 and his Master’s of Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University in 1994. He has worked with Mountain River Physical Therapy for 14 years and has predominantly worked in outpatient and orthopedic settings. Ed has experience in Industrial Rehabilitation, FCE, Work screens and pre-employment testing. Additionally, Ed has experience in acute care, in-patient rehabilitation and home health.
Ed is certified in:
- Advanced Clinical Applications of Functional Dry Needling, Levels I and II
Ed’s hobbies and interests include being an avid golfer and attending sporting events, especially WVU.
Ed and his wife, Traci, have been married for 23 years and have two children, Chandler and Laurel. They reside in Williamstown, WV.
Brittany received her Health and Wellness Certificate and Associates of Applied Science Physical Therapist Assistant degree with Phi Theta Kappa honors in 2011 from Washington State Community College. She has worked in a number of local settings since graduating, including outpatient, inpatient hospital, and long-term rehab in a local nursing home. Brittany has been employed with Mountain River Physical Therapy since January 2017.
Brittany lives in Belleville with her husband Kyle, where they work on their family farm. Brittany’s hobbies and interests include spending time with family and friends, especially spoiling her nieces and nephews, going to church and assisting in children’s class, being a leader in her 4-H club, hunting, and fishing.
Matthew Sells graduated from Bob Jones University in 2008 with a B.S. degree in Pre-Physical Therapy, while achieving Cum Laude honors. In 2011, he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Ohio University. He began working at Mountain River Physical Therapy in July 2011.
Matthew’s notable accolades include presenting TMJ research at a Dental Conference in San Diego, CA, in 2011.
Matthew’s hobbies and interests include playing softball, pick-up basketball, watching Ohio State football and New York Yankees baseball. He enjoys staying active in church, Fellowship Baptist, and working with the youth group. He was married in 2011 to his wife, Rachel, and they have two little girls, Madison and Emma.
Sean Shoop graduated from Washington State Community College in May 2016 with an Associates degree in Applied Science for a Physical Therapist Assistant and began working for Mountain River Physical Therapy, Vienna Clinic in June of 2016. Sean grew up in Lakewood, Ohio, just outside Cleveland. He served in The United States Army as a Military Police Officer/Team Leader and deployed in support of OEF from Jan 2010-Jan 2011. In his free time he enjoys spending time w/ friends, movies, going to concerts, and participating in sports.
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