Staff
Staff

Staff Bios

Meet our Physical Therapists

Lincoln Kinkaid

Lincoln Kinkaid
PT, Owner

Special Treatment Interests: Trigger Point Dry Needling, Treatment of Spinal Conditions using a hands-on manual approach, ASTYM
Bachelor of Science: Physical Therapy, West Virginia University
Special Training: Trigger Point Dry Needling, ASTYM
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Hometown: Pine Grove, WV
Interests/Hobbies: CrossFit, Fishing, Biking

Lincoln has worked at FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since he opened it in 2003.

Traci Chicchi

Traci Chicchi
Office Manager

Hometown: Quakertown, PA
Interests/Hobbies: Acapella Singer with Sounds of Pittsburgh Chorus

Tracy has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2009.

Brenda Hawkins

Brenda Hawkins
Marketing Assistant/Fyzician Liaison

Bachelor of Science: Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University
Personal Training Certification: American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Hometown: French Creek WV
Interests/Hobbies: Photography, travel, spending time with family and friends, embroidery

Brenda has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2018

Brandy Bradley

Brandy Bradley
Billing Manager

Associate Degree: Early Childhood Education, Fairmont State University
Hometown:  Rivesville WV
Interests/Hobbies: Music, scrapbooking and the outdoors

Brandy has worked at FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2018

Shane Piatt

Shane Piatt
PT, DPT, Clinic Director

Specialization: Functional Dry Needling, Orthopedics
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: West Virginia University
Special training: Functional Dry Needling, pursuing Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Hometown: Bridgeport, WV
Interests/Hobbies: Basketball, golf and kayaking

Shane has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2018

Gloria Post

Gloria Post
Customer Care Specialist

Education: West Virginia Wesleyan College – B.A. History; Salem University – Master of Business Administration
Hometown: Columbia, Maryland
Interests/Hobbies: Reading, Drawing, Baking

Gloria has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2018

Jospeh Potesta

Jospeh Potesta
PT, DPT, Clinic Director

Special Treatment Interests: General Orthopedics, Manual Therapy Techniques, Functional Dry Needling.
Doctorate of PT: West Virginia University
Bachelor of Arts: Education, Fairmont State University
Special Training: Functional Dry Needling, pursuing Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Hometown: Fairmont, WV
Interests/Hobbies: Golf

Joseph has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2016.

Kim Goodrich

Kim Goodrich
PTA

Special Treatment Interests: Manual therapy techniques, sports rehabilitation, and aquatic rehab
Associates Degree: Physical Therapy Assistant   Bachelor’s Degree: Allied Health Administration 
Special Training: Myofascial Release, Rocktape, Strain-Counterstrain Techniques, Mobilization with Movement, and Vestibular and Concussion management
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Interests/Hobbies: Hiking and Bodybuilding

Kim has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2007.

Racheal Edwards

Racheal Edwards
Customer Care Specialist

Education: Regents Bachelor of Arts, Shepherd University; Associate of Applied Science, Blue Ridge Community and technical College; Spruce School of Real Estate WV;  Medical Assistant, Ultrasound Diagnostic School
Hometown: Born in Dearborn MI and grew up mostly in WV 
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family and traveling the world with my husband.

Racheal has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2019.

Connie Queen

Connie Queen
Customer Care Specialist

Graduated: Lewis County High School
Hometown: Jane Lew, WV
Interests/Hobbies: Love being outside, sitting around a camp fire on cool evenings, spending time with my family

Connie has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2019.

Chris Jones

Chris Jones
PT, MPT, Clinical Director

Specialization: Hand Therapy, Trigger Point Dry Needling
Masters of Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy, University of Findlay
Special Training: Trigger Point Dry Needling
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Hometown: Shinnston, WV
Interests/Hobbies: mountain bike and gravel bike racing/riding, hiking with my dogs, traveling, hunting

Chris has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2006.

Meghan Brown

Meghan Brown
PT, DPT

Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Slippery Rock University
Interests/Hobbies: Traveling with my husband, spending time with my family and friends and hiking with my dog.

Meghan has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since August 2018.

Heikki Riivald

Heikki Riivald
PT

Education:
Special Training:
Hometown: 
Interests/Hobbies:

Heikki has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2019.

Kaleigh Heise

Kaleigh Heise
PTA

Special Treatment Interests: Hand Therapy
Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapy Assistant, Pierpont Community & Technical College
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association
Hometown: Fairmont, WV
Interests/Hobbies: Hanging out with my pups and husband

Kayleigh has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2013.

Audrey Summers

Audrey Summers
PTA

Associate of Arts: Physical Therapist Assistant from Pierpont Community and Technical College
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with husband and pets, cooking, and trying new recipes

Audrey has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2017

Sara Rice

Sara Rice
Customer Care Specialist

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology WVU
Hometown: Morgantown WV
Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy going to sporting events and watching my kids play football and baseball.

Sara has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2016.

Kelley Stegmaier

Kelley Stegmaier
Customer Care Specialist

Hometown:  Cape Coral, Florida
Interests/Hobbies:  Horseback riding, Reading, Spending time with friends and family, Cooking, Anything outdoors!

Kelley has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2019.

Renee Beard

Renee Beard
PT, Clinic Director

Specialization: Vestibular Dysfunction and Rehabilitation, Amputees, Trigger Point Dry Needling
Bachelor of Science: Physical Therapy, West Virginia University
Bachelor of Science: Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University
Certifications: Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Certification, Emory University/APTA
Special Training: Trigger Point Dry Needling
Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association – Neurology Special Interest Group, The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)
Hometown: New Martinsville, WV
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, hiking, planning vacations, and painting watercolors 

Renee has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2003.

Kayla Bell

Kayla Bell
PTA

Associate of Applied Science: Physical Therapy Assistant, Pierpont Community and Technical College
Hometown: Independence, WV
Interests/Hobbies: I love to kayak and go Irish Road bowling.

Kayla has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2015.

Carla King

Carla King
Customer Care Specialist

Graduated: East Fairmont High School
Hometown: Fairmont WV
Interests/Hobbies: crafting, Marvel movies

Carla has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2019

Nathan Tomasik

Nathan Tomasik
PT, DPT, Clinic Director

Doctorate of Physical Therapy: West Virginia University
Special Training: Level 1 Functional Dry Needling, Extensive background in Manual/Orthopedic therapy
Memberships: APTA (American Physical Therapy Association - WV Chapter)
Hometown: Bridgeport, WV
Interests: Outdoor sports, hunting, fishing, fitness, spending time with family/wife

Nate has worked for Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers since 2016.

Kerri Webster

Kerri Webster
Customer Care Specialist

Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with my dog Sadie, Girl Scout Leader, a hospital volunteer

Kerry has worked for FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers since 2014.

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