Janine Ward, PTA

Janine attended Newberry College where she played basketball and received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education before attending Keiser University to receive an Associate’s degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Janine is a former high school basketball coach and has always worked with and had a love for children. She loves working with children with special needs and her strengths include orthopedic therapy. Janine enjoys spending time with her son and being a part of a youth non-profit organization.

Lauren Geraldson, DPT

Lauren attended the University of Florida to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology before attending Nova Southeastern University to receive her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.  Lauren has always had a passion for working with children and realized she wanted to work in Pediatrics specifically during her internship at Children’s Therapy Solutions.  Lauren is active in her community as a member of The Junior League of Manatee County.  In her spare time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

Heather Davis, PTA

Heather graduated from South University with her Associate’s of Science for physical therapy assistant in 2016.  Heather was drawn to the field of physical therapy due to her passion for working with children with disabilities.  She began her career later in life after raising two children of her own. Heather is a patient, caring, and creative therapist who enjoys motivating her patients to succeed. In her free time, Heather enjoys off-roading in the family jeep and going to the beach.

Karrin Scully, M.S., PT

Karrin received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami School of Medicine.  She has over 19 years of experience in treating orthopedic injuries, premature infants, and medically fragile children in a variety of settings including schools, homes, and clinics.  In her spare time, Karrin enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Ljubicia Grierson, PTA

Ljubica grew up in Belgrade, Serbia. She was interested in medicine but as a volleyball player experienced various injuries first-hand and saw what the scope of physical therapy practice consisted of from a personal perspective. Through her experiences she was inspired to enter the field. She graduated from Kingsbourough Community College and gained experience in outpatient clinic settings as a PTA. Ljubicia enjoys spending time on the water or sand, staying active. She played indoor volleyball professionally for over seven years, but now enjoys playing sand volleyball doubles or tournaments with her husband. She is also a proud mom to her daughter Emma!


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