Taryn Mellody-Liuzzo, PTConcussion Care Clinic, Physical Therapy
About Taryn Mellody-Liuzzo, PT
Taryn Mellody-Liuzzo is a magna cum laude graduate from the University of Scranton where she earned her bachelor of science, master of physical therapy and doctor of physical therapy degrees. She is a physical therapist with over fourteen years of experience treating patients with neurological and orthopedic diagnoses including Multiple Sclerosis, cerebrovascular accidents (stroke), Bell’s Palsy, balance impairments, arthritis, ACL reconstruction and sports injuries.
Taryn is a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Big certified clinician for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and guest lecturer for the University of Scranton’s Doctor of PT department on the topic of Parkinson’s Disease. As an All-American basketball player at the collegiate level, Taryn understands the impact of injuries on student athletes and is passionate about helping them safely return to their sport
Angela Capone, PTAPhysical Therapy
About Angela Capone, PTA
Angela Capone is a full time Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) with Northeast Rehab Physical Therapy, who joined the team in June 2022. Angela is a Dunmore native and a mother of one. Unsure of what she initially wanted to do with her career, she began her education by receiving her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University in May 2013. Her passion for learning and wanting to make a difference in the lives of others redirected her career path to receive her license as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in May 2016, in which she still holds active. After having experience working in multiple skilled nursing settings, she chose to combine her love for helping others with her love for exercise and physical health/wellness and went back to school for physical therapy. Angela received her PTA degree from Johnson College in December 2019 and became a fully licensed PTA in February 2020. Her love for swimming is what fueled her desire to treat patients in the aquatic setting in conjunction with treating patients on land.
Mark Ford, PTAPhysical Therapy
About Mark Ford, PTA
Mark is a full time Physical Therapy Assistant at Northeast Rehab Physical Therapy since 2021. Mark grew up in Liberty NY, and lived there until the age of 25 when he decided to move to the Scranton area and pursue a career in physical therapy. He was not always sure what he wanted to do for a career in life but he knew he wanted to help people and Physical Therapy offered a chance to do so. He graduated from Lackawanna College in May of 2021, and became licensed as a PTA in the state of Pennsylvania in July of 2021. Mark has a passion for sports, and enjoys weekend recreational basketball games with friends. He is a proud father of two beautiful children who keep him on his toes.
Shannon Cawley, DPTPhysical 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.
Maurya Mellody-Carr, PT, MPTConcussion 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, OCSPhysical 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"!