Physical Therapists

What is a Physical Therapist?

P hysical Therapists (PTs) provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients with injuries or disease. PTs work closely with patients and clients to restore, maintain, and promote their overall fitness and wellness for healthier and more active lifestyles.

 


Michael B. Eynon, MSPT


Michael B. Eynon, MSPT

Michael B. Eynon

Physical Therapist

To further promote your rapid recovery, Professional Orthopaedic Associates provides outpatient physical therapy services. Michael joined our team when our Rehabilitation department was born in June of 2007. As well as functioning as clinic director, Michael provided excellent care to many of our patients who require physical therapy intervention.
Masters in Science of Physical Therapy: Thomas Jefferson UniversityCum Laude – 1997
Bachelor of Science: Thomas Jefferson UniversityCum Laude- 1997
Graduate: Dunmore High School – 1992.
Certifications: Healthcare Providers CPR & A&D certified
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Physical Therapist
Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Angela Krulewicz,PT


Angela Krulewicz, PTTo further promote your rapid recovery, Professional Orthopaedic Associates provides outpatient physical therapy services. Angela joined our team in July of 2007. As a staff physical therapist Angela specializes in treating back and neck injuries as well as providing care to our orthopaedic patients. Bachelor of Science: Daemen College -1993 Associate Degree: Harcum College – 1988 Graduate: Riverside High School – 1986. Continuing Education: The Ola Grimsby Institute

  • MT-1 1994
  • Mt-2 1995

Stanley Paris-Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine-1995

The Nerve Palsy Institute Houston TX-2003

Rehabilitation following Tommy John Surgery San Diego Padres-2002-2004 Licensure: Pennsylvania State Physical Therapist Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Sara Curmaci, MPT


Sara Curmaci, PT, DPT

Sara Curmaci, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Our Physical Therapists work closely with our Physicians to promote positive healthcare outcomes quickly and efficiently in a highly skilled caring environment. Sara joined our team in June of 2012. She comes with an excellent, comprehensive education and four years of outpatient physical therapy experience. As a therapist, Sara’s collaborative approach to rehabilitation incorporates her exceptional communication skills, knowledge and compassion.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: University of Scranton –Currently Enrolled
Master of Physical Therapy: University of Scranton – 2008
Bachelor of Health Science: Cum Laude- University of Scranton- 2007
Graduate: West Scranton High School
Certifications: Healthcare providers CPR & AED
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Physical Therapist

Jesse Krempasky, MPT, DPT, OCS


Jesse Krempasky, MPT, DPT, OCS

Jesse Krempasky, MPT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist

At Professional Orthopaedic Associates Limited, our team of physical therapists works closely with your orthopaedic surgeon to promote a rapid and complete recovery in a positive and caring environment. Jesse joined our team in July 2015. He has specialized in treating patients with orthopaedic conditions since graduating from the University of Scranton in 2002. He is one of only a few board certified orthopaedic specialists in the Scranton area earning an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist designation in 2010. He is continually advancing his clinical expertise through advanced course
work and study at local universities. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Scranton in 2012.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: University of Scranton – 2012
Master of Physical Therapy: University of Scranton – 2012
Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties – 2010
Graduate/Valedictorian: Liberty High School – 1997
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Physical Therapist
Member: American Physical Therapy Association Orthopaedic section member

Alana Rizzo, DPT


Alana Rizzo, DPT

Alana Rizzo, DPT

Physical Therapist

Professional Orthopaedic Associates is committed to excellence in patient care. Alana joined our team in August of 2016. A graduate of Misericordia University, Alana’s background includes experience in orthopedics, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Her goal is to provide a positive atmosphere that allows patients to achieve their functional goals, return to their optimum level of health, and enjoy life to the fullest capacity. Alana’s philosophy is to treat her patients as if they were a part of her own family by encouraging a friendly and supportive environment.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Misericordia University
Bachelor of Computer Science: Misericordia University
Minor in Health Care Informatics: Misericordia University
Certifications: Healthcare Providers CPR & AED
Graduate: Hazleton Area High School
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Physical Therapist
Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Jospeh Dobo, PTA


JOSEPH DOBO, PTA

Jospeh Dobo, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

To continue your rapid recovery, Professional Orthopaedic Associates can provide outpatient Physical Therapy for patients who require additional intervention. Prior to joining Professional Orthopaedics Joe worked for the Professional Baseball Umpires Corporation in the Appalachian League (2004) and the Midwest League (2005). He also served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard (1993-2000) achieving the rank of Sergeant. Joseph is an integral part of our physical therapy team providing excellent care to the patients he serves.
Associate in Applied Science: Keystone College – 1998
Graduate West Branch Area High School- 1993Morrisdale, PA.
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy – 1998
Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Susan K. Shumaker, PTA


Susan K Shumaker, PTA

Susan K. Shumaker PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Sue joined the POAL physical therapy department in November 2010 bringing with her over 27 years of experience in the field. She has worked in rehabilitation; outpatient orthopedics, geriatrics, CVA’s, spinal cord and pediatrics.
Sue has an associate’s degree in applied science and certificate in physical therapy for physical therapy assistants from Lehigh County Community College; May 1984.
Sue ensures that patients receive the highest quality healthcare service in an attentive, responsive atmosphere. Her clear concise and accurate communications are delivered with appropriate kindness and humor.
Sue has completed over fifty specialized courses throughout her professional career. She applies that knowledge and skill to her position and keeps current on new developments in the field of physical therapy.

David Shaw, PTA, ATC


David Shaw, PTA, ATC

David Shaw, PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer

In order to continue a rapid recovery, Professional Orthopaedic Associates are able to provide Physical Therapy for patients that require additional intervention. Prior to joining Professional Orthopaedics, Dave worked for area high schools and colleges as an athletic trainer providing care and support to athletes in various sports. Dave also serves his community as a volunteer fireman. Dave is an integral part of our physical therapy team providing excellent care to the patients he serves.
Associate in Applied Science: Broom Community College – 2012
Bachelor of Science: East Stroudsburg University – 2001
Graduate Lackawanna Trail- 1996
Licensure: Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy – 2012
Member: American Physical Therapy Association
Member: National Athletic Training Association

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