Allison Barton, PT, MSPT, Clinical Coordinator
Allison Barton is the Clinical Coordinator for Riverside Physical Therapy - Denbigh. She is a McKenzie trained therapist who graduated from The University of Georgia in 2000 with a BS in Exercise and Sport Science. She obtained her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from North Georgia College and State University in 2004 and was licensed in 2004. She has experience in sports therapy, orthopedics, manual therapy and aquatics, as well as advanced training in movement based diagnosis and treatment. Allison received STAR certification in February 2012 and has been a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) since 2007.
Brian Stisser, PT, CIMT, Senior Physical Therapist
Brian is a 1997 graduate from Daemen College in Amherst, NY. He has been with the Riverside team since 2000 and a Senior Physical Therapist for over 10 years. Brian achieved certification in 2012 as a Certified Integrative Manual Therapist through Great Lakes Seminars and is also a Star Certified Practitioner specialized in Cancer Rehabilitation. He has practiced and is experienced in all levels of care, including acute care, skilled nursing, orthopedics, TMJ, neurological, cancer survivors, balance, sports, home health and chronic pain rehabilitation. Brian has a passion for learning with particular interest in hands-on manual therapy. He is constantly learning and studying new manual techniques to put into practice to better serve his patients. He uses a variety of technical skills such as MFR (myofascial release), anatomy train rehab, muscle energy, joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilization, PNF, muscle reeducation, and neuromobilizations to name a few. Brian focuses on the entire body system to find your true origin of pain in order for the body to heal properly. Brian has a special focus on chronic pain management and rehabilitation. Over the years, he has worked directly with several well respected Pain Management Doctors both in NY and VA. His particular skill set with manual therapy and his passion for chronic pain patients makes him able to help people find relief where other options have often been unsuccessful.
Candice Norris, PTA
Candice graduated from Hampton University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She is a Certified Industrial Rehab Specialist and graduated Suma Cum Laude from Medical Careers Institute in 2012 as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Candice is currently studying with the National Association of Sports Medicine and specializes in aquatics and sports.
Justin Kelly, PT, DPT
Justin Kelly received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University. Justin played football for the College of William and Mary where he received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Justin excels in treating athletes and is manual therapy trained.
Stephanie Barnes, DPT
Stephanie holds a BS in Health Science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The
Medical College of Virginia in Richmond (MCV). Since graduating from MCV, Stephanie has concentrated in practicing in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She has worked directly with and for several well respected orthopedic surgeons in Virginia, West Virginia and Florida. Additionally, Stephanie has directly managed both small and mid-size physical therapy clinics. She brings a wide array of knowledge and expertise to Riverside Physical Therapy, allowing her to treat a variety of conditions including orthopedic, neurological, sports and work-related injuries. Stephanie's motto is "I can get you back to working, to playing or to living." She believes in evidence-based practice and the importance of continuing education courses. Stephanie has enjoyed working at Riverside and appreciates the opportunity to care for others as she would care for those she loves. Stephanie was a competitive gymnast and understands the importance of returning to sports safely. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, and two daughters, Britton and Brielle.