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Our owners are hands on – literally!

Impact Physical Therapy, LLC, is co-owned and operated by two Physical Therapists, they are involved in the plan of care and treatment of every patient. We believe that our hands-on approach ensures the best outcomes possible. We’re here to help you reach your full potential. Impact Physical Therapy is located in Erie, PA and has been serving the community since 2009. We strive for the best quality of care possible, to exceed each individuals needs and goals and to teach our patients how to prevent and manage their symptoms, so they can achieve long-term health benefits.

Our Partners

Alisa Miller PT

Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Physical Therapy in 1988. Alisa has specialized training in multiple manual treatment evaluation techniques including McKenzie Method for cervical and lumbar spine, Mulligan’s Concept, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Manual Therapy for Sacroiliac (SI) Mobilization and Myofascial Release. She has extensive experience in the treatment of orthopedic, post-surgical, soft tissue injuries, and neurological patients. Alisa is an avid golfer and active at the YMCA, incorporating Yoga and Pilates in her practice.

Curt Cardman MPT

Graduated from Gannon University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1994. Curt is specially trained as an elite provider of the Active Release Technique (ART). Curt specializes in orthopedic and sports medicine, with a special interest in running related injuries. Curt is an accomplished runner, cyclist, triathlete (completing 11 Ironman triathlons), and Division I college wrestling and football player. Curt has been involved with the Highmark QUAD Games, assisting in planning and race day organization. Curt is now helping the next generation achieve their potential as a wrestling and football coach.

Our Staff

Assisting in patient care and treatment are our knowledgeable, well trained, and caring Physical Therapist Assistants. With a combined experience of 14 years, our Physical Therapist Assistants have taken courses in the McKenzie Method, Kinesio-taping, and Myofascial Release. Our Physical Therapist Assistants all hold indirect supervision licensure, meaning they can treat patients without the Physical Therapist being on the property. Our Physical Therapist Assistants include: Danielle Davis PTA, Andrea Wingard PTA, Jennifer Wilcox PTA LMT and Tara Covey, PTA.

Our staff is supported by Office Manager, Corie Ruff. Corie has been working in medical billing for over 20 years. Corie works hand in hand with our staff to insure proper patient scheduling and care. Some of Corie’s many duties are to process patient and insurance payments, process medical records/forms requests, and vendor relationships. Corie is also current with insurance requirements and is here to assist you in obtaining all necessary information pertaining to Physical Therapy.

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Our owners are hands on – literally. At Impact Physical Therapy, in Erie, PA, is co-owned and operated by two Physical Therapists. They are involved in the plan of care and treatment of every patient. We believe that our hands-on approach ensures the best outcomes possible. Call today to receive the care you deserve. 814.838.2133

Our years of experience combined with extensive knowledge and on-going education enables us to accurately assess each patient in our care. We tailor every treatment plan to the patient need in a manner that ensures the best result possible. Because we are certified in multiple Physical Therapy and Aquatic Therapy techniques, we are able to quickly identify what will work best for you.

Our team of Physical Therapy Professionals: Back row from left: Andrea Wingard, PTA, Curt Cardman, MPT/Co-Owner, Alisa Miller, PT/Co-Owner, Corie Ruff, Office Manager. Front row from left: Jennifer Wilcox, PTA/LMT, Danielle Davis, PTA.