Activcare Physical Therapy Fayetteville Announces New Hires
Kara Minchener, Ryan Peryer, L. Brittany Rice and Lee Welsh Join Activcare Physical Therapy in Fayetteville
- Fayetteville, NC (1888PressRelease) May 16, 2012 - Brad Hancock, MPT, of Activcare Physical Therapy, announced that Kara Minchener, PT, DPT, Ryan Peryer, PT, DPT, L. Brittany Rice, PT, DPT and Lee Welsh, PT, DPT will be treating patients in the Fayetteville office located at 2301 Robeson Street, Suite 204.
Kara Minchener PT, DPT is originally from Jamestown, NY. She received her Bachelor's in Health Science from Daemen College. In 2010 she completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree. While earning her Doctorate Degree she worked as a graduate anatomy lab teaching assistant. Kara plans to continue to pursue further specialty training for Vestibular/Neurological Rehabilitation.
Ryan Peryer, PT, DPT hails from Malone, a small rural area in Northeastern New York. A 2008 graduate from the University at Buffalo with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Ryan was chosen by faculty as the student demonstrating "Leadership in Physical Therapy". Ryan brings three years of experience in diverse patient populations in both the outpatient and acute in-patient settings. Ryan's passion is teaching, and he is an American Physical Therapy Association accredited Clinical Instructor.
L. Brittany Rice, PT, DPT grew up in Burlington, NC. She graduated from Meredith College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and from East Carolina University in 2011 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Brittany is trained in the Graston Technique®, a technique using stainless steel instruments to assist in the treatment of soft tissue abnormalities for chronic, acute and post-surgical populations.
Lee Welch, PT, DPT is originally from Charlotte, NC. He graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from North Carolina State University in 2004 and worked as a Scientist for 5 years before going back to graduate school for physical therapy. Lee received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from East Carolina University in 2012, where his specialized coursework included advanced concepts in lower extremity evaluation, sports physical therapy, as well as spine and manual therapy. Lee has experience in many clinical settings and has worked with professional athletes as he served as the game-day assistant to the Head Athletic Trainer for the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2011-2012 seasons.
"As we continue to grow, our number one priority continues to be to provide our patients with the best physical therapy care and to improve the quality of life in the Fayetteville community through healing, education and empowerment," said Brad Hancock, MPT, owner of Activcare Physical Therapy. "I am sure that this specialized and talented team will far exceed our patients' expectations."
Activcare Physical Therapy is a physical therapy practice offering world-class, comprehensive physical and occupational therapy services that improve function, encourage independence and enhance quality of life. For more information about Activcare Physical Therapy, visit www.activcarept.com or call 919-786-7434.