Our Staff

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Amy Brown, DPT was born and raised in upstate New York where she enjoyed outdoor activities such as horseback riding. Amy participated in track and field and soccer in high school and had her first exposure to physical therapy after suffering stress fractures from running. Amy has always held a personal interest in health, fitness, and nutrition. At Indiana Wesleyan University, where she double majored in Exercise Science and Business Administration, Amy co-created a fitness program for fellow students with a focus on improving self-image. Amy graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009, having been on the Dean’s List all four years.

Following graduation, Amy moved to south Florida and began her career in the fitness industry as a personal trainer at PGA National; at the same time, she began a private business as a personal trainer. During this time, she discovered her love for physical therapy while working as a physical therapy technician at a local clinic. Hoping to better help people find health and healing, she decided to pursue a degree in physical therapy.

Amy Brown, DPT, is a graduate of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. She received her doctorate degree in physical therapy and graduated with high honors in 2014. Amy has completed all advanced manual therapy courses for special certification in manual therapy from the University of St Augustine. These courses include evaluating and treating the upper cervical, cervical, lumbar spine, pelvis and sacroiliac joint, as well as extremities. She has also received training in Pilates. Amy applies her background in personal training and personal fitness to her practice every day.
Amy joined Saylor Physical Therapy in the spring of 2015. She is excited to pursue further manual therapy training and integrate Pilates and Redcord into her practice.

Ruth Christiansen, DPT is a native of northeast Tennessee but spent her later childhood years in Zimbabwe where her parents serve at a mission hospital. It was there she was first exposed to physical therapy from shadowing a local therapist. The therapist was equipped with very few resources but still provided creative and excellent care for her patients. This experience inspired Ruth to pursue a career in physical therapy.

Ruth received her undergraduate degree in Allied Health from Cedarville University in 2012, and then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015 at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago IL. She has spent the past 2 years in the Chicagoland area at an outpatient clinic treating various orthopedic and neurological conditions. Ruth approaches treatment using both manual techniques and tailored guided exercise to enhance and aid the healing experience. In her spare time, Ruth spoils her 2 nieces and nephew, travels, and watercolors whenever she can!

CONSTANCE RICOTTA OTR/L, CPT was raised in New York where she was very active from a young age, participating in various sports in College, with her primary interests including fastpitch softball, tennis, and basketball. Growing up in a small town and volunteering at a local hospital is where she learned about the field of Occupational Therapy.

Connie is a University of Florida graduate who has worked mainly in an acute outpatient rehabilitation setting in Palm Beach County for the last 25 years.  Her area of interests and specialties are upper extremity orthopedics and breast cancer rehabilitation. She also has experience with neurology and lymphedema. She is certified as an Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist with a focus on “early” intervention (pre and post-surgical, radiation and chemotherapy) breast cancer health and recovery.

The training she has in breast cancer rehabilitation and her approach with therapy in general include core treatments that focuses on evidence-based protocols, progressive manual therapy, patient education and exercises to aide with the management of the lymphatic system and return to routine daily activities. She is also certified as an oncology exercise specialist and a certified personal trainer. She enjoys spending time with her husband, and her daughter attending the University of Florida games, “Go Gators”!

Rose Ruiz-Go, DPT has worked as a Physical Therapist for close to 30 years and in a variety of settings and has experience in neurology,  pediatrics, and orthopedics. Treating clients of different ages, different diagnosis and in different phases of their rehabilitation has developed her ability to provide treatment based on the unique needs of each individual. She has a special interest in posture and it’s an essential role in movement and recovery from injury or disease.  She employs Gravityfit principles and trains clients to incorporate Gravityfit tools in their treatment to provide the postural framework needed to for their recovery.

She received her Bachelor’s in Physical  Therapy from the University of the Philippines in 1988. She has had training in Neurodevelopmental treatment, was a Pediatric Clinical Specialist between 2005 to 2015, trained in Tai Chi for Rehabilitation,  Manual training including IASTM, Kinesiotaping, and is also an Affiliate for Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s. She has a passion for wellness and for encouraging her clients to be a partner in their health no matter the age or severity of their condition. 

Since 2000, she has been a member of a nonprofit  Chorale singing group that raises funds for charity by performing concerts and singing engagements. She is married to her high school crush since 1992 and loves her two animal companions. She enjoys different cuisines and lifelong learning.   

Lisa Fossett, MPT earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of Central Florida in 2002 and her Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Florida International University in 2006. As a specialist in sports-related injuries, Ms. Fossett has worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes.

She served as the Head Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer for The Washington Glory, D.C.’s professional fastpitch softball team, for two years. Ms. Fossett has completed extensive manual therapy training and is currently working towards her Certification in Manual Therapy and a Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy while completing her certificationon as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, as well as becoming a certified Pilates instructor. Ms. Fossett is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the National Athletic Trainers Association. Lisa is also TPI certified as well.

Jeannine Dunnell, DPT earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from DePaul University in 1995 and completed her Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 1997.  She has been working in Outpatient Orthopedics for over 19 years. She spent the first decade of her life in New York. In her last year of undergraduate school at DePaul, she had a bicycling accident causing a frozen shoulder which required 9 months of Therapy to recover.  This life-changing event showed her how great this profession is, and 3 years later she finished her degree in Physical Therapy.  In 2015, she decided to focus her career by specializing in women’s health and pelvic pain.  This work has proved to be even more rewarding and she is very grateful to be able to fill a strong patient need.

As a new Floridian, she enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and their two school-aged girls.  She enjoys bicycling, hopes to learn how to scuba dive, and eventually plans to get back into boating.

Georgette Newton, MS, OTR/L, earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Barry University. She began her career over 15 years ago as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and has years of experience working with the adult and geriatric populations in various settings.

She possesses a wide range of knowledge and experience in different diagnoses including UE orthopedic sub-acute rehab, neurological disorders, and generalized functional decline, to name a few. Georgette has a passion for her clients and enjoys helping them see their potential for recovery and reach their goals of functional independence. 

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her children and her boyfriend. She also enjoys reading, relaxing at the beach, and experiencing new restaurants in town.

Christine McArthur L.M.T.

Christine McArthur, LMT graduated from the Alpha School of Massage in 1999. She has increased her knowledge and education by attaining certification in the following areas of specialty:

Medical Massage Practitioner
Reflexology
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Athrosage (Massage for people suffering from Arthritis)
Healing Touch
Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage

She specializes in therapeutic and connective tissue release for troubled areas with a goal of addressing the whole person. Pain relief, relaxation and recovery from sporting events may be your primary goals for receiving a massage, however, there are many other benefits from the power of touch. Becoming more self-aware, more mentally alert, and having a deep feeling of peace are some of the additional benefits you may experience. Christine recommends at least one massage a month to maintain these benefits and looks forward to working with you and helping you work towards a healthier way of life.

Life can be hard so take some time off and allow me to……

….Massage Your Stress Away Today!”

Christine McArthur, LMT

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Sue Bunney earned her degree from the Culinary Institute of America with a love of baking and the hospitality industry. She has worked in major hotels on Palm Beach and in Las Vegas and Orlando for the past 14 years. She is a New York native but has resided in Florida for the past 13 years. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, visiting with family, and spending quality time with her husband and 3 yr. old son. She has a love for the customer service industry as well as her family.

We look forward to assisting with your recovery!

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Jupiter, FL 33458

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