Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Cassie Chonko, PT, DPT, OCS Before starting her career in physical therapy, Dr. Cassie Chonko has always had a fascination with the coordination between body segments which comes from her first passion, dance. After studying Kinesiology at the University of Tennessee, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences where she was awarded the ‘Stanley V. Paris and Catherine E. Patla Award for Excellence in Manual Therapy.’ Today Cassie builds on this foundation by analyzing and treating movement from a holistic perspective through hands-on care, corrective exercises, and patient education.
As a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Dr. Chonko has experience treating a wide range of clients through her treatment approach remains consistent; by developing a balanced exercise routine and training kinesthetic awareness, she strives to empower men and women to stay active. Cassie also recognizes the impact of general health, emotional and mental wellness as they greatly impact the recovery processes. Cassie continues to be a life-long learner and has taken several continuing education certifications including Dry Needling, and is currently pursuing her Manual Therapy Certification. In her free time Cassie enjoys being outside and studying different movement practices such as Tai Chi or Yoga to implement into clinical treatment.