Our Staff

 

Dr. Amber Hartman, PT, DPT, was born and raised in Vermont where she received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Lyndon State College in 2011. While at Lyndon, Amber spent 3 years as a Division III Tennis player and earned her certification as a personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  Amber completed her graduate studies at Northeastern University in Boston MA where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

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.

Dr. Nolan Rothwell, PT, DPT, CSCS was born and raised outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Nolan is a graduate of Northeastern University, where he earned both his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and his Bachelor’s of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences. His clinical experience includes both outpatient orthopedics as well as the acute care hospital setting. Nolan enjoys working with all different age groups and believes everybody has the ability to improve their health and well-being. Nolan’s treatment philosophy centers around movement, building resilience, and patient education to equip his clients with the tools they need for long-term success. Nolan is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has worked with both collegiate and professional athletes, which paired with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy allows him to bridge the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance. Whether returning to competitive sports or trying to work a full day without pain, Nolan is by his patient’s side every step of the way to help them achieve their goals.

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. Nicole Leskovec PT, DPT is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Cleveland State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Prior to her training at Cleveland State, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Pre-medicine Biology with a minor in Psychology from Kent State University. Prior to attending college, Nicole had her own personal experience with receiving physical therapy treatment, which allowed her to return to her high school sport of volleyball pain-free. It was at this time, and through her training in school, that she developed a love and passion for outpatient physical therapy.
 
Nicole has had the opportunity to work in a private practice clinic for the past 3 years, where she has developed skills and experience in treating patients of all types from middle school and high school athletes, to all those overworked weekend warriors, and older adults looking to stay active and pain-free. She utilizes multiple treatment methods including manual therapy, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, as well as therapeutic exercise, and education on movement and functional training. Nicole plans to further her training by becoming dry needling certified, as well as becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist in order to further assist her patients in returning to the activities they love. She firmly believes in working together with her patients to ensure they get the most out of their plan of care in order to meet their goals!
 
In her free time, Nicole enjoys working out, exploring new restaurants, and attending social events, watching sports, and spending time with friends and family. She is excited to be apart of Saylor!
 

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. 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!

Brandon Wade LPTA,PTA  is originally from Mebane, NC. After high school he attended East  Carolina University and graduated with a BS in Health Fitness. After graduating from ECU, he then attended Martin Community College and graduated with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting. Brandon has had clinical experience with after care personal training, pediatrics, home-health and orthopedics. He enjoys meeting new people and is excited to meet and care for his new patients at Saylor! In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, working out, being outside, going to sporting events and being with his friends.

Josie Green is native to the Charlotte-Metropolitan area. She moved to Mooresville in her early teens and went to Mooresville High School, in Mooresville, North Carolina. She has loved to dance from a young age, and though she no longer is active at any studio, plans to one day have her own. She would love to travel and possibly relocate to Florida someday.
 
Before joining Saylor Physical Therapy she was in Food & Beverage for five years. Everything from hosting to serving to formal events– she’s always had a service heart. After bringing people together with food and events, she decided it was time for a new journey, and found Saylor PT.

Hannah Huntley is originally from Mooresville North Carolina, and she moved to Iowa her sophomore year. After high school Hannah attended the nursing program at Iowa Central where she competed on their volleyball team.. Her family moved back down to NC and she chose to come back with them. Hannah chose Saylor for many reasons, one big reason was her father had been seen here before he passed away and she loved how nice and friendly everyone was. It definitely has a home feeling to it!

We look forward to assisting with your recovery!

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