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Physical Therapist, Sports and Wellness Trainer
Lyneil Mitchell is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Pennsylvania with direct access licensure and privileges. Lyneil was also a three sport collegiate athlete excelling with all-American honors twice in wrestling at Gannon University, the NCAA runner up in 2002 and placing 3rd in 2003. He received his B.S. in sport and exercise science in 2003. Lyneil accepted a graduate assistanceship with the Gannon University wrestling team as the strength and conditioning specialist while obtaining his Doctorate from 2003 to 2006.
In August 2006, Lyneil began a full time sports physical therapy residency with the sports medicine department at the University of Cincinnati. During the residency, Lyneil underwent intense focused training in sports physical therapy, observed 40 orthopedic surgeries and performed sports medicine research at the prestigious Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Sports Biodynamics lab with Timothy Hewett PhD, Greg Myer, MS, CSCS and Kevin Ford MS. . In March of 2008 Lyneil’s research paper, Effect of medial foot loading pattern on ankle and knee landing biomechanics, was accepted for publication by the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, the official journal of the Sports section of the APTA. Lyneil was a speaker at the National Sports Medicine conference held at the University of Cincinnati in May 2008 on the effects of foot and ankle mechanics on lower extremity biomechanics in relation to the risk of ACL injuries.
Lyneil has received his certificate for differential diagnosis and medical screening in 2008 as well, which is necessary to obtain direct access licensure the state of Pennsylvania.
During his time in Cincinnati Lyneil was privileged to treat and train several professional and amateur athletes. Highlights are Hyleas Fountain, Olympic silver medalist in 2008 in the heptathlon and Mary Wineberg, Olympic gold medalist in the 800 m relay. He also has a long list of professional athletes, primarily in the NFL. These are including but not limited to Cincinnati Bengal’s Carson Palmer, Chad Johnson, Brian Simmons, Artrell Hawkins, Eric Giachuk, Levi Jones and David Pollack. He has also worked directly with Haruki Nakamura of the Baltimore Ravens, Brent Celek of the Philadelphia Eagles, Tony Pike of the Carolina Panthers, Marshawn Gilyard of the St. Louis Rams and Kevin Huber of the Cincinnati Bengals.
Lyneil is from Butler County and decided to return to the area to be able to provide his friends and family with exceptional care and expertise. Lyneil has received high level training in orthopedics, manual therapy, and sports medicine. Residency trained physical therapists make up less than 1% of all practicing physical therapists. His commitment and passion for helping people led him to return home as the only logical choice. He wants to bring all of his experience with treating the best athletes in the country back to Butler County. Working in the professional and division I collegiate setting was an eye opener for Lyneil. The pros and big time college athletes get a completely different approach than the rest of the population. Lyneil believes everyone should have the same level of care that the Pros get and has made it his moral obligation to provide an opportunity for everyone to have access to the best Physical Therapy, Performance Enhancement and Wellness available.
Janann Turner, MPT, CSCS
Janann Turner is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Pennsylvania. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Gannon University in 2001 and earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy from Gannon in 2003. Janann was a clinic manager for five years in Forest Hills for Centers for Rehab Services. She was fortunate to further her expertise through attendance at numerous continuing education courses through the University of Pittsburgh’s nationally ranked Physical Therapy education program.
Janann has been credentialed by the APTA as a certified clinical instructor. She also received her certificate for differential diagnosis and medical screening which is necessary to obtain direct access licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. She was recently credentialed as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2008.
Janann is certified as a Pre Natal and Post Partum Exercise Specialist which allowed her to start a variety of programs including an aquatic program for expecting mothers and post-partum strengthening and return to function for new mothers. Her education has helped her to design exercise protocols that aid in preventing gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia for this population.
Janann is also trained in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. This is a well-known evaluation and treatment method for spine disorders. A McKenzie assessment can eliminate the need for expensive and/or invasive procedures. Research has shown the initial McKenzie assessment procedures to be as reliable as costly diagnostic imaging (i.e., x-rays, MRIs) to determine the source of the problem and quickly identify patients who will benefit from physical therapy and those that may need further testing.
Janann is originally from south western Pennsylvania and she is happy to return to her home town area to be able to extend her services to friends, family and the community. Janann believes that people should try PT first. PT is an unknown solution for many of the problems people have or will have someday. PT is not just for rehabilitation. PT is a wellness pursuit that should be incorporated into everyone’s daily lives.
Laura Cherchuck is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Pennsylvania. She received her B.S. in Biology and B.S. in Health Sciences from Duquesne University in 2009 and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Duquesne University in 2011. Since that time she as attended continuing education courses including assessment and treatment of the cervical spine and extremities as well as kinesiology taping.
Laura is originally from Central Pennsylvania but has migrated west and now views western PA as her home. She is excited to have the opportunity to reach out to the community and help others lead healthier lives. She believes that physical therapy is key to finding and fixing the underlying cause of the problem, not just treating the superficial symptoms. Here at Revolution we believe in maintaining healthy lifestyles through proper diet and exercise and possess the tools to help you achieve your goals.
Her interests include running half and full marathons, biking, swimming, and any outdoor activities. Working with a local running store she has helped many people go from the couch to running their first 5K and beyond.
Sam Brehm is a physical therapy tech/ sports trainer at Revolution Physical Therapy. He has pursued many sports growing up and continued to take up wrestling throughout his college years at Gannon University where he graduate with a bachelors in sport & exercise science (pre-pt) in the spring of 2012. He holds the high school record for most recorded career victories at Pine-Richland, and he is a great help with the local wrestler club at Revolution called OMP. From his many talents of being an unicyclist, slack line walker, and outdoor adventurer he holds a strong passion for physical health and wellness with the vision of helping others learn how to become high performance athletes.
Shane is a physical therapy tech/sports trainer for Revolution Physical Therapy. This locally-grown athlete is a 2008 graduate of Seneca Valley High School who compiled all-district accolades in football and baseball including the PIAA state title in 2007. He recently finished his education at Gannon University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science. Shaine was a 4-year starter for Gannon’s baseball program. He is excited to be back home helping athletes and others in the community.
Vaughn is a physical therapy tech. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Bradford in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine. Vaughn is a lifelong athlete, having played football and baseball, and participated in mixed martial arts, from a very young age. His interest in sports medicine began when he was a freshman in high school and an injury necessitated physical therapy to get him back into playing condition.
In 2004, Tyrell Sales was recruited by the Penn State Nittany Lion football team out of Butler High School as one of the top recruits in the Nation. While at Penn State, Tyrell successfully managed to compete on a high level on the field as a starting linebacker, all while maintaining a stellar academic record enrolled in the Smeal College of Business off the field. Sales completed his college career on a very high note as he was voted team captain for his senior season by his teammates, and was also named to the All Big Ten team at the conclusion of the season. Upon graduating with a B.A in Marketing in 2008, Tyrell signed as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League, he has also had stints in the Arena Football League as well as the Canadian Football League. In 2012, Tyrell ventured overseas to play for the Italian Football League’s Parma Panthers where he was an integral part of a team that ultimately went on to win the “Italian Super Bowl”.
Currently Tyrell Sales serves as Director of Sports Performance and Specialized Fitness at Revolution Physical Therapy, he has held a number of positions with the company as he has been a part of the “Revolution” and worked closely with Dr.Lyneil since 2009 . In addition to his duties as Director of Sports Performance, Tyrell has taken the initiative to reach out to the surrounding community in varying capacities. Most notably, Tyrell piloted Revolution’s first ever food drive entitled “Drive the Revolution” which encouraged student athletes in the Cranberry area to become proactive in fighting the war on hunger. Also, during the 2012 football season, Tyrell accepted a position to serve as the Linebackers Coach at Seneca Valley High School. Tyrell is passionate about promoting excellent health and fitness, working with children, and positively impacting Pennsylvania’s future athletic stars.
Bonnie started with the Revolution team in July 2011. After experience with patient care and front office responsibilities, she is now our billing specialist. She has prior billing experience and is available full time to answer billing and insurance questions. Bonnie resides in Cranberry Township with her husband and their two children.
Val has been with the Revolution team since December 2011. She can be found at our front desk Monday through Friday in the morning eager to help schedule appointments, answer phone calls and help patients with any questions they may have about Revolution’s services. Val resides in Cranberry Twp. with her husband and two children.