Travis Robbins, MSPT, CSCS, FAAOMPT – CEO/OWNER
Travis Robbins grew up milking cows on his family dairy farm in Upstate New York. After a lot of injuries, while playing baseball, basketball, and football in high school, he became fascinated with the injured athlete. He brought that passion to Ithaca College where he played football and graduated with a master’s in science and physical therapy. After treating for several years, he went back for a post-graduate fellowship in the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapy from the Manual Therapy Institute. This is a 5-year program that less than 5% of physical therapists have been able to complete. He is the proud husband of Amanda Robbins, the love of his life, and father and coach to his 4 children Macy, Cade, Delaney, and Harrison.
Amanda Robbins, -Integration Specialist/Chief Financial Officer
Amanda is from upstate New York, born in a small town outside Albany called Rotterdam. She spent her youth in dance classes and cheering for her High School football and basketball teams. She met her husband Travis in a family psychology class at Ithaca College and they have been together ever since. After graduating with a speech pathology degree, she went on to get her master’s in reading and special education and has taught primary grades in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Amanda retired from teaching after having her first daughter and then had 3 more babies in the next 4 years. When her youngest went to first grade, Travis was in need of some help in his company, so it was the perfect time to come out of retirement and help out. Amanda loves working with Travis and the Robbins Rehab team, while still being an involved mom for Macy, Cade, Delaney, and Harrison.
Lindsey Heil, RWCS, CEAS II– Chief Operations Officer & Director of Workers’ Compensation
Lindsey was born in Easton, PA. She attended Notre Dame High School and was involved in basketball and track and field. She went on to attend LaSalle University in Philadelphia and graduated in 2011 with a Dual Degree in Public Relations and Marketing. Lindsey has been in the physical therapy field since 2013 specializing in the Industrial Athlete (Workers Compensation), day-to-day business operations, and acquiring new business-to-business relationships. When she is not working, Lindsey loves to read, do yoga, and walk her two rescue dogs Tucker & Toby with her husband Tom.
Nick Horowski, PT, DPT, CMNT-Clinic Director
Nick is a proud graduate of Ithaca College where he received his master’s in physical therapy and punted for the football team. Two years after graduation he went back and finished up his doctorate in Physical Therapy at Temple University. He and his wife Julie currently have two sons, Cooper and Max, and a daughter Penny! He also has two dogs, Alex and Rufus.
Katie Ross, PT, DPT, CMNT, CEAS I-Clinic Director
Katie was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She went on to get her Bachelor in Science in Sport and Exercise Science from DeSales University in 2013. Katie finished off her schooling at Drexel University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016. When not at work Katie enjoys spending time with her husband Sam and going on adventures with their three dogs Sparky, Tank and Luna. Katie is a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan and overall lover of athletics.
Emily Moatz, PT, DPT, CMNT-Clinic Director
Emily grew up in Boyertown, PA where she attended Boyertown High School and played field hockey, lacrosse, and basketball. After high school, Emily attended Lebanon Valley College where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018. Since then Emily has gotten two dogs, Knox and Tuc, and spends as much time as possible outside running, hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding.
Dakota Strohl, PT, DPT, CMNT, CEAS I-Clinical Director
Dakota is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College, and a resident of Palmerton, PA. He has always enjoyed teaching and exercise, so he decided to combine those into a Physical Therapy degree! He has always considered the Lehigh Valley home, and he is happy that he has the opportunity to help patients in the area see the benefits of the physical therapy profession. He is recently married to a wonderful woman named Michelle and in his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking, road cycling, running, and doing CrossFit.
Heather Spadola, PT, DPT, CMNT
Heather grew up in Howell, NJ, and attended Freehold Township High School where I ran cross country and track. After high school, she continued her running career at East Stroudsburg University and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2016. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Neumann University in 2020. After graduation, she formed a journal club with classmates to continue to expand her knowledge and stay up to date on evidence-based practice. She recently moved to the Lehigh Valley to be with her fiance, Tyler, and they hope to visit all the national parks together. When she is not in the clinic she loves being outside, at the beach, or doing something active like yoga, running, hiking, or kayaking
Daniel Yarnes, PTA & Nutritional Coach
Dan was born in Allentown, PA, and moved out to Kutztown during elementary school. He graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in 2009 and Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2011. He also completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science from DeSales University, graduating in 2014. Dan played soccer from 4 years old through high school and also competed in Track and Field in high school running the 100, 200, and 4×100 meters. After high school to stay active Dan took up karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu and enjoys doing anything outdoors including hiking, rock climbing, and kayaking
John Pilotti, PTA
John has been passionate about health and nutrition since high school and enjoys challenging himself with Spartan Races, half marathons, weight training, and difficult hikes. He is also passionate about food, loves to cook, and attending music events. John has been a massage therapist for 16 years and discovered Physical Therapy after experiencing a torn rotator cuff. He was intrigued with the rehab process so he decided to become a Physical Therapist Assistant.
Tatum Hughes (Trexler), PTA
Tatum grew up in the Lehigh Valley area but moved to Doylestown, PA about 2 years ago. She was recently married and plans to move back to the Lehigh Valley to be closer to family and work. Tatum enjoys being at the beach, watching movies, and most of all working out with her husband. Tatum enjoys Mexican food and a margarita every now and then.
Jessica Casper, PTA
Jess grew up in Perkasie PA and recently moved to Quakertown PA with her fiance and two dogs, Tucker and Morgan. Jess enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, and cooking. She loves traveling and finding new restaurants. Jess enjoys watching the Philly sports teams in her spare time.
Anthony Trainello, Director of Marketing
Anthony is a graduate of King’s College and a lifelong resident of the Lehigh Valley. Athletics have played a large role in his life and are one of his biggest interests. He also has a passion for improving the lives of those around him, which led him to combine his love of business and marketing with healthcare. He loves spending his free time coaching, hanging out with friends and family, working out, and trying new restaurants and breweries in the area.
Laura McFadden, – Internal Marketing Manager
Laura attended Central Catholic High School and later studied Communications Media and Theatre at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she also played volleyball. She participated in the Disney College Program in Orlando, FL where she lived and worked for a semester with Timon and Pumba at the Festival of the Lion King. Her interests include hiking, juggling, spending time with animals/friends/family, writing, and illustration to name a few.
Brian McDermott, Customer Support Specialist
Brian has lived pretty much all over the northeastern United States with the majority spent here in the Lehigh Valley. He enjoys all aspects of theater: performing, directing, working behind the scenes, and especially writing full-length and one-act plays. In his spare time, he enjoys playing PC games, cooking, and travel. His favorite topics are comedies, amusement parks, and the supernatural.
Jodi Godown Hilt, Billing and Collections Manager
Jodi was born and raised in Bethlehem, PA. She is married to Chris Hilt since 2014, and they reside in Northampton since 2007. She has a son Jackson who is 12 years old. She has been in the physical therapy field since 2003 specializing in authorizations and verification of benefits. She loves talking to and getting to know patients throughout their course of treatment and she also loves to rock out to Neil Diamond in her office!
Shannon Sibiski, POC/RX Manager and Work Comp Administrative Manager
Shannon grew up in Topton, PA. She currently lives in Kutztown with her husband and 2 sons. She has worked in the healthcare industry for the past 4 years. Her interests include reading, going to concerts, and working out. Her family is a soccer family, her husband coaches for Reading Rage, and both her sons play. Currently, her younger son, Beckham (yes, named after THE Beckham) is playing for Lock Haven University.
Gabriella McDonough, Director of Administrative Operations
Gabby grew up in Whitehall, she is married with two awesome grown kids and two dogs. She likes cooking and loves feeding people! She loves finding new restaurants (mom and pop shops) around the Lehigh Valley. She loves being with her close friends and family!
Luke Fox, Physical Therapy Aide
Luke grew up in Greensburg, PA with his mom, dad, grandma, and younger brother. He lived in a neighborhood with lots of kids around his age. In the summer they would play sports and ride their bikes everywhere just like the movie The Sandlot. Luke attended Hempfield Area High School in Greensburg PA. During high school, he focused on his academics and baseball receiving a scholarship for his hard work from Saint Vincent College. During his time at Saint Vincent College Luke majored in Integrated Science with a concentration in Allied Health as well as playing four years of baseball. After graduating college, Luke moved to the Lehigh Valley with his girlfriend and has enjoyed living here ever since. He is pursuing to further his education in the physical therapy field.
Michael Cannon, Physical Therapy Aide
Michael grew up in Lynbrook, NY, and attended Kellenberg Memorial High School where he participated in wrestling, baseball, and football. He currently attends and wrestles at Muhlenberg College. He plans on going to physical therapy school after college and obtaining his DPT.
Zachary Brodeur, Physical Therapy Aide
Zach graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School in 2018 and currently attends DeSales University. He is majoring in Sport and Exercise Physiology with plans to obtain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Some of his hobbies include fishing, boating, and playing golf. He chose physical therapy as his career field because he is passionate about helping people return to their best selves.
Karly Kaiser, Physical Therapy Aide
Karly is a graduate of Temple University where she studied exercise and sport science. She is currently applying for DPT programs for fall 2021. Some of her hobbies include drawing, hiking, exercising, and cooking. She has a 16-year-old cat named Pebbles and she is also in the works of becoming certified as a Nutrition Coach.
Kacie Schmidt, Physical Therapy Aide
Kacie grew up in Effort, Pennsylvania, and has lived there for all of her 21 years of life. She is beginning her final year at Northampton Community College in their Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences program and plans to transfer elsewhere for a Physical Therapy Assistant program. Kacie grew up dancing for about 16 years, and currently enjoys working out and taking long walks, basking in the beauty of nature. She also loves spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and going shopping.
Jacob Wooden, Physical Therapy Aide
Jake is originally from Frenchtown, NJ, and moved to Quakertown, PA in 2003. Jake enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, fishing, and collecting vinyl. He also coaches baseball at Quakertown Community High School and is a die-hard New York Yankees fan.
Liam Tattersall, Physical Therapy Aide
Liam has lived in Allentown his whole life. He is going into his second year at DeSales University for his Sports and Exercise Physiology degree. He enjoys sports, especially football, and his favorite player is Tom Brady. He also really enjoys anything Marvel from collecting and reading comic books to watching the movies.
Brooke Iobst, Physical Therapy Aide
Brooke has lived in Emmaus throughout her entire life. She just graduated from Penn State with a Bachelors’s in Kinesiology. At Penn State, she played Club Softball and was very involved in THON. She plans on attending grad school for Physical Therapy within the next year or two. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to country music and spending time with friends and family.
Paige Eichelberger, Physical Therapy Aide
Paige has lived and grown up in New Tripoli her whole life. She has just graduated from Temple University and has earned her degree in exercise and sport science and hopes to one day return to earn her DPT. She enjoys staying active in her free time so you can find her at the gym or doing fun outdoor activities with friends and family when not at work. She also works part-time at a local Lehigh Valley Distillery as a bartender and food runner.
Bios Coming Soon…..
Gary Au: Massage Therapist
Paula Tattersall: Massage Therapist
Harry Venezis: Billing Specialist
Kristin Walls: Graphic Design Manager