PT, DPT, Clinic Manager
Vickie is returning to A Step Ahead after a 9 years of being in Massachusetts. She first joined our team in 2010. She has been practicing physical therapy since 2000 after receiving both her Masters and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University. Vickie also holds a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Springfield College.
Vickie's practice blends a unique combination of skills developed through her experiences as a physical therapist and an athletic trainer. In addition to practicing in outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health settings, she also brings many years of field and clinic experience in high school and collegiate athletics. Her clinical strengths include orthopedics, sports medicine, geriatrics, neurological care, women’s health, and post-breast cancer rehabilitation. She is certified in the Graston technique, dry needling and cupping as well as the Functional Movement Screen and SFMA 1.
Vickie has been active as a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since joining in 1997. Originally from Connecticut, she served on the Connecticut APTA as a member of the board of directors and Delegation to the House of Delegates, which led to an Emerging Leader Award from the APTA in 2008. While in Connecticut, she was an Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Sacred Heart University from 2007-2009. After moving to Georgia in 2009, she was active in PTAG and an alternate to the Delegation. She then became active with APTAMA as a Representative, the chapter Vice President/Speaker and as a Delegate. During her time in Massachusetts, she was also active at her daughter’s school and served as the assistant to her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop. Now that she is back in Georgia she has a goal to again become active in PTAG.
Vickie and her husband Jeff have a 10-year-old daughter and 2 adult daughters. Vickie enjoys swimming, biking, blading, golf, and spending time with family, friends, and their dog Toby.