Our goal is to provide a healing environment and the highest quality of care to all of our patients. We strive to help our patients reach maximum potential and provide strategies for injury prevention. From our two locations in Hunt Valley and Jacksonville, we have served Northern Baltimore County for more than 30 years. We have cared for many of your neighbors and their families. You, too, will be treated as a member of our family.

Meet Our Therapists

John Shober
John is a 1977 graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and a 1980 graduate of the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy. He has served as an adjunct faculty at the school’s Physical Therapy Department. He earned a Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy at Rocky Mountain University in Utah in 2005.

John’s specialty is Orthopedic Physical Therapy and is board certified in Electrophysiologic Physical Therapy.

He has served as a national delegate to the American Physical Therapy Association and served on the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 10 years. He is interested in active aging and is passionate about attaining independence in his patient population.

Cathy is a 1982 graduate of California State University at Fresno and is board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. She has extensive continuing education training in a variety of topics including hand therapy, geriatric exercise, spinal care and post-surgical rehabilitation.
Janine Ortt
Janine is a 1994 graduate of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Department of Physical Therapy. She has strong interests and training in Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation, Women’s Health issues, and orthopedics. Janine earned her transitional D.P.T. and manual therapy certification from E.I.M. in 2014.
Lauren earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Elon University in 2012 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2015. Being an Equestrian herself, Lauren enjoys helping other Equestrians return to their passion after injuries such as musculoskeletal problems and balance impairments. Lauren also has special interest in treating patients with neurological diseases, particularly Parkinson’s disease and is an LVST BIG certified therapist. She looks forward to incorporating aquatic and hippo-therapy into her treatment regime and Lauren’s clinical experience includes pediatrics, amputees, orthopedic and post surgical rehabilitation.

Our Amazing Staff!