Therapists

Carly Johnson

CARLY JOHNSON, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Carly Johnson, PTA

Carly Johnson is a physical therapist assistant from Bristol, Virginia. She attended Wytheville Community College in Southwest Virginia. While working in Bristol she was able to gain experience with a diverse Orthopedic patient population and utilize Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy treatment principles. Since moving to Asheville she has been able to further pursue McKenzie training for the lumbar spine and intends to complete all McKenzie courses for the spine and extremities. When Carly is not in the clinic, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, camping, and spending time with friends and family.

Havely

PT, DPT, Pelvic Health Specialist and Orthopedics

Havely@cornerstoneptnc.com

Pelvic Health, Post Partum, Orthopedics, Cornerstone Physical Therapy

Bio

Havely received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Winston-Salem State University. She developed a passion for orthopedics and pelvic health during her education and began taking advanced courses in these areas. She worked at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem in their outpatient Orthopedic and Women’s Health departments until her and her husband relocated back to the Asheville area. Her pelvic health training includes treatment for incontinence and pelvic pain from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Her background in yoga and mindfulness meditation dovetails well with modern pain science when treating a variety of conditions in Physical Therapy. She has a passion for staying current in Physical Therapy research and believes deeply in the innate healing potential of the human body.

She is delighted to be living in Asheville, close to family and friends, and in the beautiful southern Appalachians. When not practicing Physical Therapy Havely enjoys gardening, yoga, cycling, and being outdoors.

Laura

PT, DPT, Pelvic Health Specialist and Orthopedics

Havely@cornerstoneptnc.com

Pelvic Health, Post Partum, Orthopedics, Cornerstone Physical Therapy

Bio

Havely received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Winston-Salem State University. She developed a passion for orthopedics and pelvic health during her education and began taking advanced courses in these areas. She worked at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem in their outpatient Orthopedic and Women’s Health departments until her and her husband relocated back to the Asheville area. Her pelvic health training includes treatment for incontinence and pelvic pain from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Her background in yoga and mindfulness meditation dovetails well with modern pain science when treating a variety of conditions in Physical Therapy. She has a passion for staying current in Physical Therapy research and believes deeply in the innate healing potential of the human body.

She is delighted to be living in Asheville, close to family and friends, and in the beautiful southern Appalachians. When not practicing Physical Therapy Havely enjoys gardening, yoga, cycling, and being outdoors.

Priscila

Priscila Damazio Forte

PT, Pelvic Health & Lymphedema

Priscila

Bio

Priscila was born and raised in the beautiful country of Brazil. She graduated from Estacio de Sa University with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2008. Still during PT school, after studying the effects of physical therapy on incontinent women, Priscila instantly found her passion for pelvic health. She decided to continue her studies at Brazilian Center of Systemic Studies School and received her Post-graduate degree in Urogynecology with a specialist certification in 2010.
Priscila dedicated many years working with pelvic and sexual disorders and uropediatric rehabilitation at outpatient clinics and home health. Over the past years, she completed several continuing education courses, including Uropediatric rehabilitation, Pelvic Oncology, Pelvic Kinesiology, as well as being a certified Lymphedema therapist and Pilates instructor. In 2017, she and her husband decided to take on a new challenge and moved to the U.S. Outside of the clinic, Priscila enjoys to sing, dance ballet, exercise, play piano and serve with her husband at their church. She has chosen friendly Asheville as a place to call home.

Ashley

PT, DPT, Pelvic Health Specialist and Orthopedics

Havely@cornerstoneptnc.com

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Bio

Havely received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Winston-Salem State University. She developed a passion for orthopedics and pelvic health during her education and began taking advanced courses in these areas. She worked at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem in their outpatient Orthopedic and Women’s Health departments until her and her husband relocated back to the Asheville area. Her pelvic health training includes treatment for incontinence and pelvic pain from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Her background in yoga and mindfulness meditation dovetails well with modern pain science when treating a variety of conditions in Physical Therapy. She has a passion for staying current in Physical Therapy research and believes deeply in the innate healing potential of the human body.

She is delighted to be living in Asheville, close to family and friends, and in the beautiful southern Appalachians. When not practicing Physical Therapy Havely enjoys gardening, yoga, cycling, and being outdoors.

Mary

Mary Goforth

PT, DPT  Orthopedic and Pelvic Health Specialist
mary@cornerstoneptnc.com

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Bio

Mary is an Asheville native. She received her B.A. in Spanish and Biology from Appalachian State University and then her doctorate degree from Western Carolina University in physical therapy. Ever since high school, Mary has had the desire to work in the rehabilitation arena, with a special interest in those recovering from neurological conditions. New interests arose over time, including that of pelvic health. Mary has her certification in LSVT BIG, Otago Exercise Program, APTA-Section on Women’s Health levels I-III, Myopain Seminars dry needling level I, and continues her education with upcoming courses in manual therapy. She enjoys working with individuals suffering from various orthopedic, pelvic health, and neurological conditions.

Apart from work, Mary loves salsa dancing, hiking, exercising, being active in her church, spending time with her family and friends, playing with her Husky/Great Pyrenees dog Niña Mía, learning new things, and traveling when she has the chance. Mary is thrilled to practice in her own hometown, serving a community that she loves.

Jessica T.

Jessica Tripp

PT, DPT, Orthopedics, Lifting Injuries, Crossfit Injuries & Running Assessment

Clinical Director
jessica@cornerstoneptnc.com

Physical Therapist, Orthopedics, Cross Fit, Lifting Assessment, Running assessment

Bio

Jessica Tripp grew up in Greenville, NC where she attended East Carolina University. She received her B.S. in Exercise Physiology in 2009 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2012.

Since graduation, Jessica has worked primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting rehabilitating the general population. A more recent focus of hers’ is the rehabilitation of the cross-fit athlete. Jessica received her USA Power Lifting Certification in January 2016 and is in the process of completing her Sports Manual Therapy Certification. Jessica also has taken continuing education courses in dry needling, running injuries, and rehabilitation of the athlete.

Outside of work, Jessica loves spending time with her husband, Marty, daughter, Amelie, and her two french Bulldogs, Winston and Oliver. Her other passions include weight lifting, running, occasional scuba diving, and hitting up the local Asheville spots with friends.

Brad

Brad Basch

PT, DPT, Orthopedics, Vestibular, TMD

Clinical Director
brad@cornerstoneptnc.com

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Bio

Brad Basch grew up outside of Orlando, Florida before attending the University of Florida where he earned his Bachelor of Health Science degree. He then earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University. While at Duke, he acquired a special interest in dizziness and balance disorders and has since completed the Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency Course at Emory University. Over the past few years Brad has completed numerous courses focusing on the treatment of the TMJ, neck, headaches, and post-concussion syndrome. When Brad is not in the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife, playing soccer, running, hiking, and watching his hometown sports teams.

Sonya

Sonya Anderson

PT, DPT, Orthopedics, TMD

email@cornerstoneptnc.com

Sonya

Bio

Sonya Anderson graduated from Georgia College and State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Exercise Science degree and then from Armstrong State University in 2013 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. During her time in school and at clinical placements, she became interested in orthopedics. She practiced physical therapy for 3 years in New York State at a privately owned orthopedic clinic. After deciding to move to better weather, she began working at Cornerstone Physical Therapy in December 2016. She has continued her interest in orthopedics and is developing a focus on the cervical spine and temporomandibular joint.

When she is not treating her patients Sonya is exploring the Asheville area and surrounding parks, travelling, and reading.

Seth

Seth Fibraio

PT, DPT, MTC, CSCS, CMTPT, CCTT

CEO
seth.fibraio@cornerstoneptnc.com

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Bio

Seth graduated from Richard Stockton College in May 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He continued his studies at the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences where he graduated in 2001 with a Master of Physical Therapy Degree. In June 2001, Seth attained his Certified Strength and Conditioning Certification and has utilized this to work on different sports injuries. He attained his Manual Therapy Certification through the University of Saint Augustine in June 2003 and he attained his Clinical Doctoral Degree in 2012 with an emphasis in Orofacial Pain.

Seth is also certified as a Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist (CCTT) by the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics. Seth is one of 55 PT's in the country with the CCTT certification, which requires over 2,000 clinical hours in treatment of cervical spine disorders, TMD, and headaches.

Over the past 16 years, Seth has completed numerous continuing education courses, including courses taught on the treatment of TMJ, craniofacial pain, migraine headache disorders, fibromyalgia pain management, manual therapy, spinal disorders, and dry needling. Seth has been a guest lecturer at Western Carolina University and given several public lectures for local establishments including REI, Biltmore Forest Country Club, and the Buncombe County Dental Society.  Seth has recently completed a revision of 2 chapters (masseter and anterior cervical spine muscles) in the 3rd edition of the Janet Travel: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction The Trigger Point Manual (link) and is projected to be published later in 2018.

Seth enjoys working out, competing in local Crossfit competitions and spending time with his wife Melinda and three children, Leah, Elena and Seth.