Our Staff

 

Dr. Mariah Tarabocchia, PT, DPT was born and raised in New Jersey and has recently moved to Palm Beach Gardens. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology as well as a Bachelors of Art in Dance. She then earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. Dancing since the age of 3, Mariah has a passion for working with dancers. She has taught dance at many different studios over the past few years and has become a regionally recognized choreographer at competitions. Her creative background in human movement helps her design individualized programs for her patients in order to get them back to what they love doing. Mariah’s doctoral project has also given her a strong foundation in helping runners prevent and recover from injuries.

She will be expanding her treatment toolbox further with certifications in manual therapy, golf performance, and dance medicine. Outside the clinic, you can find Mariah playing with her dog Mocha, golfing at PGA National, taking Orangetheory classes, laying out at the beach, and spending time with her family.

Georgette Newton, MS, OTR/L, earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Barry University. She began her career over 17 years ago, and has many 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. She is also LSVT Big Certified and can assist with our Parkinson’s patients. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys reading, relaxing at the beach, and experiencing new restaurants in town.

Christine Corbitt, LPTA, PTA, was born and raised in Palm Beach County, obtained her Associate of Science Degree in Physical Therapy Assistance from South University. With over 10 years of experience, Christine’s interest in physical therapy was sparked due to being involved in cheerleading for many years and wanted to someday help others “get back in the game”. Throughout her physical therapy career, she has always enjoyed treating a variety of orthopedic conditions in an outpatient atmosphere ranging from teenagers to geriatric patients.

In September 2019, she furthered her education and expertise to obtain the GRASTON Technique Specialist credentialing (GTS) for another way to provide quality care to patients with soft tissue restrictions/injuries. Additionally, this year, Christine will be achieving the APTA APP Orthopedic Specialist title which is awarded to those who have completed an extensive amount of CEU’s in orthopedic conditions and has demonstrated required skills to a supervising PT via competency checklist. In her leisure time, Christine enjoys being outdoors; and loves Saylor!

Holly Whitford, (ATC, MPT, CKTP, and TPI) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of Central Florida in 2002 and her Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 2006. She served as the Head Athletic Trainer for a National Cheerleading company for nearly 10 years and has over 10 years of experience working in outpatient Physical Therapy Clinics treating patients of all ages and skill levels including professional athletes. She is an APTA certified clinical instructor and has mentored many PT students from the U.S. and around the world. Holly had the unique opportunity to live in the UK in 2011 and work as a Physiotherapist for Amateur and Professional soccer players. She has completed many hours of training from the University of St. Augustine toward her Manual Therapy Training, is a certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner, TPI certified and will be completing her certification as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist early next year. Holly was born and raised in South Florida. She has participated in many triathlons and adventure races, loves rock climbing and anything to do with the outdoors, is a regular paddle boarder, beachgoer, and can’t get enough Florida fun in the sun!

Christine Largey, PT, Cert. MDT, earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT, and her Certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT).  Chris acquired invaluable experience as a physical therapist for the renowned Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

While at Hunterdon Medical Center and again at Bayshore Medical Center, Chris was given the clinical director’s responsibility to develop and operate satellite Health and Wellness Centers.  After many years of driving successful practices, she ventured out and founded ProActive Sports Care and Rehabilitation in Little Silver, NJ.  There, she became a favored physical therapist of the area’s top doctors.  After 13 years of credible growth, Christine’s practice was acquired by Ivy Rehab in 2018.

Chris is a full-time resident of Jupiter, FL, and enjoys walking and biking on the Riverwalk and swimming for the Palm Beach Masters.  She is extremely excited to be at Saylor Physical Therapy where she cares for patients in a 1-on-1 environment.  She also embraces opportunities to apply her 27 years of experience diagnosing and treating the most challenging cases.

Dr. Ashton Lewis, PT, DPT earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences at the University of Central Florida in 2016 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in 2020. Her educational background includes extensive manual therapy training, and she has completed orthopedic coursework in spinal, myofascial, and upper and lower extremity evaluation, and manipulation. Ashton plans on continuing to learn and develop expertise throughout her career and she aspires to become a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist as well as interest in becoming a certified Pilates Instructor. Her passion for the field of physical therapy is rooted deep in the care she provides as a clinician, embodying the philosophy that movement is medicine.

Ashton was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Outside the clinic, Ashton enjoys playing with and caring for her cat, Simon, who she spoils and loves beyond measure! Ashton is an annual pass holder for both Disney and Universal Studios, so her weekends are often spent at the happiest place on Earth or in the Wizarding World.–

Corey Huff PT, DPT is originally from West Palm Beach Florida where he participated in several sports, but mainly played club soccer in Wellington FL. Corey received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida in 2017. This is where he began to develop an interest in human movement, biomechanics, and general health and wellness. Corey then received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from High Point University in North Carolina. During his experience as a PT student, Corey had the opportunity to work at several outpatient orthopedic clinics specializing in manual therapy, sports rehabilitation and sports performance. Corey enjoys providing unique care to individuals of all ages and skill levels so that they can return to their prior level of function and enjoy life.

Corey’s treatment sessions involve movement analysis and reassessment within each session, followed by manual therapy and exercise interventions. Corey believes in treating the whole person and enjoys incorporating creative and functional movements into treatment sessions in order to simulate every day activities or sport specific activities. Corey plans on obtaining advanced manual therapy, golf performance, and dry needling certifications within the first few years of his career. Outside of physical therapy, Corey enjoys spending time with his dog Auggie, boating, and playing soccer and beach volleyball. Corey is looking forward to working with the many experienced therapists at Saylor physical therapy and cannot wait to begin providing individualized, one on one care with his clients and help them to achieve their goals.

Jenna Mattatall, LPTA, PTA was born and raised in South Florida and graduated from Keiser University in 2019, where she completed her Associate in Science Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting. She was a competitive cheerleader for 20 years and witnessed a variety of injuries, which is where her interest in physical therapy began. She wanted to learn not only how to take care of injuries properly, but also how to prevent them, and keep training afterwards.

While Jenna enjoys working with a variety of orthopedic conditions and athletes, she also has a special interest in balance deficits and helping people live an overall healthier and functional lifestyle. In the future Jenna is excited to continue expanding her knowledge, particularly with continuing education in Manual techniques.

Outside of the clinic you can find her trying out the local restaurants, playing with her dog and daughter outdoors, or out on the water! She is super excited to be a part of the Saylor team and provide 1-on-1 personalized care!

Kelvin Rivera PT, DPT, C-PS is originally from Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. While growing up, he enjoyed exercising and finding ways to get back to sports as soon as possible after injuries. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Medical Science Campus at the University of Puerto Rico. During his experience as a PT student, he was exposed to different approaches to improved movement performance in different settings, including common conditions such as headaches, knee pain, low back pain, neck pain, running injuries, sports, and pediatric rehabilitation.

He is a Champions Physical Therapy and Performance Specialist (C-PS) certified, which has given him a more specific, yet individualized approach to helping his patients reach their goals, and optimize their movement performance. As a licensed physical therapist he had the experience of working with patients of all ages with complex diagnoses and trauma in a hospital setting that focused on intense therapy. He has extensive experience working with neurologic rehabilitation, including Stroke, MS, Parkinson’s, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Guillain-Barré, and others. He loved rehabbing and helping his patients return to being themselves again, even if it was something they would normally take for granted like getting out of bed and walking.

Outside of physical therapy, Kelvin enjoys preparing his coffee in the morning, listening to music, playing sports and eating good food.

Dr. David List PT, DPT  earned his Bachelor of Science in  Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida.  He then went on to receive his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Florida International University.  He has taken many continuing education courses since then with an emphasis on orthopedic and manual therapy. David has received extensive training in musculoskeletal disorders relating to sports injuries, daily aches and pains along with vestibular, balance, acute care, osteoporosis training and various neurological disorders.

Kelsie Snow – was born and raised in Hartford Connecticut and recently moved to Florida. She has worked in the medical field for ten years, starting out as a Certified Nurses assistant and then moving over to the administration side of the medical field. She has worked in different settings such as assisted living, hospital and private doctor offices. In her free time she loves to be on the beach and exploring new events in the community with her son. She has a passion for helping others and she is excited to be a part of the Saylor family.

Savannah Beatty is from St. Lucie County Florida.  She graduated high school with her Certified Nursing Assistant license and has been in healthcare for many years now.  She has worked primarily in home health care and in rehabilitation facilities but is excited to have branched out to outpatient physical therapy.

During her free time, she likes to spend time with her horse and enjoy a nice day with friends.

Naomi Bohannon Is a native to Florida, born and raised in Broward County. In 2010 she moved to Loxahatchee with her large family of six and then a few years ago to a small farm where Naomi and her family raise cows, chickens, and a vegetable garden. In her spare time she loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking. Most of her career has been in the pharmacy industry working in various settings and specializing in customer service. This experience has prepared her well for this position. She has a passion for helping people in the healthcare field and is excited to be a part of the Saylor Physical therapy team.

 

We look forward to assisting with your recovery!

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