Amber’s goals are to provide all of her patients with a deep understanding of their injury or condition. She strives to provide the tools and education necessary to empower each patient towards better health, improved function, and well being. She has treated a variety of clients with a large emphasis on geriatric health and fitness and spinal disorders. Amber strives to improve her knowledge through the attendance of continued education and has recently completed both level 1 and level 2 of The Meeks Methods, geared toward the prevention and treatment of spinal compression fractures.
On the weekends you can find Amber perusing antique stores, hiking, golfing, or getting in the car and getting lost in the beautiful state of NC.
Outside of the clinic, Nolan works as a personal trainer. He is also involved with Recover Athletics, a Boston based company that focuses on performance optimization and injury prevention in runners. In his free time he enjoys working out, playing golf, and spending time with his friends and family.
Dr. Charlie Sevier, PT, DPT was born and raised north of Winston-Salem, in King, North Carolina. He received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Appalachian State University. Charlie then went on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wingate University in North Carolina. Following graduation, Charlie completed an orthopedic residency through the NxtGen Institute of Physical Therapy, working towards a specialization in orthopedic physical therapy.
Charlie brings a hands-on approach to physical therapy, believing that manual therapy is key to personal connections and successful rehabilitation. He has practiced manual techniques including spinal mobilizations and manipulations, dry needling, myofascial cupping, and scraping techniques. Charlie also believes in providing strong patient education as a part of his therapy approach. Throughout his career in outpatient physical therapy, Charlie has treated patients ranging in ages from 4 to 96 years old, as well as all body parts and systems. He has a desire to continue learning manual therapy techniques to better serve and help those he is working with.
Charlie loves spending time with his wife Amie and daughter Charlotte, whether it is outdoors, at sporting events, or out and about town. He loves being able to treat 1-on-1 at Saylor!
Dr. Leanne Reed, PT, DPT, KCMT was born and raised in the Boston area but recently moved to North Carolina from Chicago where she ran a small private practice for the last 13 years. Leanne earned her Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and later completed her Doctorate degree from Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL. She has also completed a 525-hour massage therapy certification from the Center of Advanced Therapeutics in Denver, CO.
Leanne is passionate about learning and during her 20 years of experience as a physical therapist, she has completed numerous continuing education courses in areas like muscle energy techniques, manipulation, myofascial release, movement assessment, motor control retraining, and Trigger Point Dry Needling. In 2015 Leanne completed a 2 1/2 year manual therapy certification from The Manual Therapy Institute followed by achieving international recognition as a certified Kinetic Control Movement Therapist (KCMT) in 2017.
Leanne’s specialties include working with complex spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunctions along with chronic pain. She prides herself on taking a holistic approach to physical therapy and treating the whole person. She utilizes comprehensive evaluations and expert clinical reasoning skills in order to get to the root of your problem. Then she can then provide the most appropriate, effective, and up to date treatments available for the best possible outcomes.
Leanne is very excited to be a member of the Saylor family. While not working, she is having fun exploring Lake Norman and Charlotte with her husband and 2 children.
Dr. Ashley Heffernan, PT, DPT. KCMT, was born and raised in West Bloomfield, Michigan where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Business from Concordia University. Throughout her years at Concordia University, she played NAIA level basketball where she developed a passion for physical therapy through her own personal experience with sports-related injuries. Ashley moved to North Carolina to attend Wingate University where she obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
Throughout her clinical rotations, she has gained experience treating a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions including concussion, temporomandibular joint dysfunctions, and vestibular conditions. While volunteering in her school’s Neurowellness Clinic, she gained a strong interest in treating neurological diseases and became certified in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease. Ashley plans to further her training by becoming certified in concussion and vestibular therapy. In her free time Ashley enjoys traveling, hiking, and hanging out with her Siberian Husky named Thor. She is thrilled to be at Saylor, helping patients 1-on-1 with their recovery!