Your Physical Therapy Staff
Zachary Lindeman, PT, DPT
Zach Lindeman grew up in the small town of Meadville, Pennsylvania. From an early age, he demonstrated a love of learning and a passion for helping others. These dual interests lead him to eventually pursue a degree in Biology at Allegheny College. After graduating magna cum laude in 2011, he spent a year researching in a molecular and cellular biology lab. He then decided to attend PT school, graduating from Gannon University in 2017. Since then, he has been practicing as a PT in a variety of settings. As a PT, he enjoys working with conditions including sports injuries, orthopedics, and balance training. His pursuit of continuing education opportunities has led to certifications in fall prevention and dry needling. Personally, his hobbies include the outdoors, music (particularly the Beatles), reading, and sport (particularly the Steelers).
Alex Welch, DPT
Alex grew up in the small town of DuBois, Pennsylvania. The son of a physical therapist, he has been around the field his entire life and knew from an early age that he would pursue a career in it. Alex attended Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he received his undergraduate degree In Sports and Exercise Science as well as his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. He has worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting since graduation and has a strong interest in manual therapy, fitness, and sports rehabilitation. Outside of the workplace, Alex enjoys traveling with his wife, running, reading, and watching soccer.
Anna Becker, DPT
Anna was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but grew up traveling in Russia and Germany. After getting her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at John Brown University in Arkansas, she went back to North Carolina for physical therapy school at East Carolina University where she graduated in May 2020 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has had clinical rotations in neurologic, acute, and outpatient settings, but loves outpatient because of the opportunity to treat patients with a wide variety of injuries, surgeries, and conditions. She values treating the whole body, not just the affected area, and has a strong interest in manual therapy. In her free time, she enjoys painting, exercising, and outdoor adventuring.
Shelby Williams, OTD, OTR-L
Shelby was born in Stafford, Virginia and completed all of her education there until her graduation from Brooke Point High School in 2014. Shelby continued her education at Virginia Tech where she received her B.S in Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise in 2018. She continued her education journey at Virginia Commonwealth University where she completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy in 2021. Shelby has a passion for Orthopedic Occupational Therapy, with specific skills and interests in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. In her free time, Shelby enjoys exercising, reading, attending sporting events, and spending time with her family.
Erika Frick PT, OCS, STMT-1
Erika Frick, PT, OCS, STMT-1
Erika has been a practicing outpatient Physical Therapist since 1999. Her interest in orthopaedics led her to become certified as a clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She has successfully completed Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: Soft Tissue Manual Tool Level 1 Certification (STMT-1). Erika is a direct access provider. Erika is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She has taken many continuing education courses on running and variety of other orthopedic/ sports-related topics. She enjoys helping her patients reach their full potential. Erika received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac College. Erika enjoys hiking, road biking, running, and swimming.
Kathy L. Kinnison, PT, DPT, MDNC
Kathy is a native of Hammond, Louisiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies and Math Education from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. After college, Kathy went to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and received a Master of Arts in Christian Education. She served as a Youth Minister at several churches for 12 years prior to pursuing a career in physical therapy. Kathy received her Master of Physical Therapy from LSUHSC in New Orleans, Louisiana, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Kathy has been practicing outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine physical therapist for over 13 years. She is certified in dry needling, instrument-assisted soft tissue massage and Kinesio taping. Outside of work Kathy enjoys travelling, backpacking, cycling, photography, jiu jitsu, and acting in community theatre.