Physical Therapy Staff

Shannon Cawley, DPT

Shannon Cawley, DPT
Shannon Cawley, DPT

Shannon Cawley, DPT

Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Shannon Cawley, DPT

Shannon Cawley is a doctor of physical therapy practicing in Northeastern Pennsylvania since 1996 specializing in orthopedic, sports, spine, neurological and aquatic rehabilitation. Shannon earned her Master's in physical therapy from the University of Scranton in 1996 and later returned to the University to earn her doctoral status in physical therapy. She has completed continuing education courses in the McKenzie method of spine treatment as well as the Duffy-Rath system and has also attended Gray Cook courses focusing on optimizing proper movement patterns to improve function across all generations.

Shannon's love of the water, especially in the rehabilitation environment, has led her to develop Northeast Rehab's aquatic physical therapy program in conjunction with the YMCA in Dunmore. This program focuses on restoring function and decreasing pain utilizing the viscosity, hydrostatic pressure, and warmth of a pool environment. Shannon continually strives to help her patients achieve their highest level of function and return to the normalcy of their lives.

Gavin Gravine, PTA

Gavin Gravine, PTA
Gavin Gravine, PTA

Gavin Gravine, PTA

Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Gavin Gravine, PTA

Joseph Martzen, PT, DPT

Joseph Martzen, PT, DPT
Joseph Martzen, PT, DPT

Joseph Martzen, PT, DPT

Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Joseph Martzen, PT, DPT

Joseph is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Scranton. Joseph took the non-traditional route to achieve his doctoral degree, first earning a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) from Penn State graduating in 2011. He worked his way through the remaining years of school developing and refining his skill and passion for the profession. This process has allowed him to hold a unique perspective appreciating all aspects of care along the physical therapy spectrum. He has experience in all areas of patient care including inpatient rehab, acute care, outpatient orthopedics, outpatient neurology, pediatrics and aquatic therapy.  Joseph's experience has led him to have a special interest in orthopedics and neurology.

The University of Scranton has a motto for the Physical Therapy Department: Embracing the Call of Others. Joseph is passionate about his patient care, he embodies this motto as he truly embraces each and every patient with his full energy and attention. In addition to patient care Joseph also holds an interest in research. His research has been accepted and presented at Combined Sections Meeting (CSM). Josephs research covered the topics of Parkinson’s’ disease and virtual reality.

The profession of Physical therapy is one of lifelong learning. Joseph is planning to continue this learning process by pursuing additional learning experiences and training in the mechanical diagnosis method through the McKenzie institute and seeking additional specialization in the area of neurology with a specific focus on the treatment of balance disorders to best serve each and every patient.

Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPT

Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPT
Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPT

Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPT

Concussion Care Clinic, Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPT

Maurya is a cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton where she earned both her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Physical Therapy degrees. Her graduate level research was accepted for presentation at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting held in Washington, D.C.

Maurya has over twenty years experience in treating patients with orthopedic, neurological and spine diagnoses. She has teamed up with area physicians to provide community education regarding neurological disorders such as Parkinson's Disease. Maurya continues to stay up to date with the latest advances in Physical Therapy with continuing education focusing on osteoporosis, muscle energy techniques, and kinesiology taping. She has completed numerous seminars with emphasis on vestibular rehabilitation therapy and concussion management. Maurya is credentialed in concussion management through the ImPact® Trained Physical Therapist program (ITPT). She has been passionate about increasing concussion awareness through public appearances. Maurya assists her patients in achieving their individual goals of returning to work, school, sports, or prior level of function. Working at TLC Physical Therapy allows Maurya the opportunity to use her skills and experience as well as her passion for physical therapy in helping her patients maximize their potential for achieving their highest functional level.

 

Matthew Scalese, DPT, CertMDT, OCS

Matthew Scalese, DPT, CertMDT, OCS
Matthew Scalese, DPT, CertMDT, OCS

Matthew Scalese, DPT, CertMDT, OCS

Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Matthew Scalese, DPT, CertMDT, OCS

Matt Scalese is a doctor of physical therapy (DPT), specializing in rehabilitation of spine, sport, and orthopedic injuries since 1998. He received his Master's in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton and later attained doctoral status in Physical Therapy from Temple University. He is a spine rehab specialist (cert MDT) credentialed by the prestigious McKenzie Institute. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is credentialed by the APTA as an orthopedic certified specialist (OCS).

In fact, Matt is the only physical therapist in Northeastern Pennsylvania to hold his doctorate in Physical Therapy, OCS certification and the McKenzie Spine Rehabilitation certification. Additionally, he is an adjunct faculty member for the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Johnson College. Matt has also served as a program exercise advisor and consultant for various high school sports programs such as North Pocono Baseball, Scranton Prep, Abington, and University of Scranton cross-country.

Matt is a sport enthusiast that has pursued many athletic challenges over the past few decades. He excelled in collegiate baseball, completed 25 marathons, and has done extensive weight training with more recent concentrations on core training and kettlebell utilization. He has also enjoyed being a coach for his 3 children in softball, baseball, and soccer.

Working with Northeast Rehab  Physical Therapy allows Matt to champion his mantra "Helping People Help Themselves"!

 

Nicole Schofield, PTA

Nicole Schofield, PTA
Nicole Schofield, PTA

Nicole Schofield, PTA

Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Nicole Schofield, PTA

Nicole Schofield is a full time Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) at the TLC Center. Nicole has always been very active and eager to learn, first by becoming a Massage Therapist, and then by continuing her secondary education by completing her degree to become a PTA at Penn State Hazleton’s Campus. Since becoming a part of the TLC Team, Nicole has obtained her Indirect Supervision License, completed parts A, B,C and D of the McKenzie method, as well as attending continuing education seminars pertaining to yoga, tai chi and concussion management.

Nicole’s continued drive to learn and passion for movement of the body lead her to complete her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with the Always-at-Aum yoga school in 2011. Nicole currently teaches multiple classes outside of the facility in addition to teaching a restorative class in our Scranton location. She looks forward to sharing her physical therapy skills as well as the practice of yoga with her patients and community.

Lisa Zwanch, PTA

Lisa Zwanch, PTA
Lisa Zwanch, PTA

Lisa Zwanch, PTA

Concussion Care Clinic, Physical Therapy

Morgan Medical Complex

About Lisa Zwanch, PTA

Lisa Zwanch is a full time physical therapy assistant (PTA) at TLC. Lisa graduated from Lackawanna College's PTA program, with previous experience working as a physical therapy aide in both outpatient and skilled nursing settings. She has her Indirect Supervision License, completed the McKenzie Institute's level A course certification, and plans to pursue levels B and C. Lisa enjoys working most closely with concussion management patients, and loves being part of the healing process within the community.

Lisa is an avid runner, competing in traditional races as well as obstacle mud runs such as Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash, and also enjoys weight training, skiing, and dancing. In 2009 she became a certified Zumba instructor. Before deciding to pursue a career in physical therapy, Lisa earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in music education and music technology pedagogy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a concentration in piano.