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The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret is part of UPMC Centers for Rehab Services. We will help you improve your level of functioning as much as possible:

  • In the workplace
  • On the athletic field
  • In the home

Conditions We Treat

The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret serves patients of most ages. Impairments treated include:

  • Growth injuries
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Managing arthritis
  • Effects of aging
  • Recovering from an injury such as a stroke or automobile accident


  • Alter G and Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
  • Concussion
  • Balance and Vestibular
  • Incontinence
  • Lymphedema
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Pelvic Floor Rehab
  • Speech Therapy
  • Women's Health


Based on your individualized physical therapy plan, rehabilitation may include:

  • Manual therapy
  • Thermal agents
  • Exercise and balance activities

Your Treatment

During the initial visit, a licensed physical therapist will evaluate your problem and work with you to establish goals for treatment. The experienced staff works closely with your physician in order to provide continuity of care. State-of-the-art equipment allows you to perform highly defined movements and exercises that measure your rehabilitation progress.

Referrals are accepted from medical doctors, podiatrists, and dentists.


Our Experts

  • Kelly Joder Jones, PT, OCS – Physical Therapist, Facility Director
  • Michael M. Balandiate, OTR/L. CHT – Occupational and Hand Therapy
  • Emily Barno, DPT, PT, CLT, CSCS – Women’s Rehab and Men’s Health Therapist
  • Valerie Eibe, Pt, DPT – Physical Therapist
  • Rebecca Hine, PT, DPT – Physical Therapist
  • Alyson Mass, MS, CCC-SLP/L – Speech Language Pathologist
  • Shannon Mathis, PT, DPT, NCS – Neurorehabiliation Physical Therapist
  • David Okuda, PT – Physical Therapist
  • Jamie Powers, PT, DPT, ATC – Physical Therapist
  • David Spaeder, PT, DPT, OCS – Physical Therapist
  • Jaclynn Thomas, PT, DPT – Neurorehabilitation Physical Therapist
  • Kristyn Yagla, PT- Women’s Rehab and Men’s Health Therapist