Our Staff

We are growing!!!
Physical Therapy for Women is currently looking to additional Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistants to our staff.  Full and part time positions are available.  Please fax resumes to Jennifer Shepherd at (910)798-2319

Jennifer R. Shepherd, PT, CLT-LANA/Owner
Physical Therapist/Certified Lymphedema Therapist
BS: Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, 1993
CLT: Academy of Lymphatic Studies
Licensure: North Carolina
Member: American Physical Therapy Association, APTA Section on Women's Health, APTA Section on Oncology, APTA Section of Health Policy Administration, National Lymphedema Network, National Association for Continence
Advanced Training: Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Management, Prenatal & Postpartum, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Incontinence, Myofascial Release, Mobilization With Movement, SI Joint Dysfunction, Visceral Mobilization, Pediatric bowel/bladder dysfunction, Coccyx Pain
Guest Speaker: Local women's groups, physician CME (continuing medical education), Breast Cancer Support Groups, 2006 North Carolina Nurses Symposium, 2013 C-3 Symposium

 

 
Karen Moore, PT
Physical Therapist
BS: Physical Therapy, University of Oklahoma, 1992
Licensure: North Carolina
Member:
Interstial Cystitis Association, National Association for Continence
Advanced Training: General Orthopedics, Wound Management and Debridment, Spinal Manipulation and Mobilizations, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, including Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, Colorectal Dysfunction and Pelvic Pain, SI Joint Dysfunction and Visceral Mobilization. 


                                    

 


 
Amanda Knauff, DPT, CLT-LANA
Physical Therapist/Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Doctorate: Physical Therapy, University of Rhode Island, 2010
BS: Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2007
CLT: Academy of Lymphatic Studies
Licensure: North Carolina
Advanced Training: Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema and Edema Management, Orthopedics for all ages, Spinal Mobilzations, SI Joint Dysfunctions, Myofascial Release, Bowen Release Therapy, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Balance and Falls

                                    

 


Michele Hardee, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
LPTA: Associates in Applied Science, Atlantic Cape Community College 1997
Licensure: North Carolina
Advanced Training: Urinary Incontinence,  Colorectal Conditions, Myofascial Release, Orthopedics, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction


Bailee B. McGrath, DPT
Physical Therapist
Doctorate: Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 2016
BS: Exercise and Sports Science, University of Utah, 2013
Licensure: North Carolina
Advanced Training: General Orthopedics, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, including Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Pain


Jana Richardson, DPT
Physical Therapist
Doctorate: Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce University, 2014
BS: Exercise Science, Miami University, 2011
Licensure: North Carolina
Advanced Training: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Orthopedics, Balance and Falls, Neuro and Stroke Rehab

 Jennifer Guardino, MSPT, CLT, CIDN
Physical Therapist/Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Master of Science: 
Physical Therapy, Duquesne University 2003
BS: 
Health Sciences, Minor in Biology, Duquesne University 2002
CLT: 
Academy of Lymphatic Studies
CIDN: Certified in Dry Needling
Licensure: 
North Carolina and Pennsylvania
Advanced Training:
 Lymphedema and Edema management, Orthopedics, Vestibular, Dry Needling, Functional Capacity Evaluations

 

 
Alyssa Pfannenstin, PT Technician
BS: Exercise Science, UNCW 2017
Kalena Rowell, Receptionist
BS: Exercise Science, UNCW 2014





 

                                                   
  
Elena Abate, Office Manager
Seth Swain, Billing and Coding Specialist