The Best Therapy Staff in Purcellville and Beyond
Purcellville Orthopedic has the best-trained staff in Purcellville, and ranks as one of the best therapy businesses in the area. Our goal is to make sure that our patients are well taken care of, with vast knowledge and experience that can help them through any injury, condition, or other problem. With our vast experience, we have received rave reviews from area patients who have gained a new lease on life as a result.
Earl Cox, PT, MS, CSCS
Earl Cox, PT, MS, CSCS a highly qualified and extremely respected physical therapist in Frederick County, is the founder and CEO of Superior Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab. He has almost 20 years of clinical experience and prides himself on his ability to listen and help solve the route cause of a condition or pathology.
He holds certifications in Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV Studies) and Vestibular rehabilitation. He was a former Western District Chairperson of the APTA of Md. and Certified Strengthening and Conditioning Specialist. He is very active in the community helping the MVAA with youth soccer and is the Coach of the Middletown High School Ice Hockey Team. He also aids the Frederick Freeze Junior Ice Hockey Program and enjoys volunteering at his daughters' schools.
Dr. Matthew Silver is from Rome, NY. He attended D'Youville College in Buffalo, NY, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Sports Studies and then his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dr. Silver recognizes the importance of continuing education and practices the philosophy of being a lifelong learner. He is currently taking continuing education courses in the McKenzie Method for treating back, neck and extremity pain.
In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar, riding his bike, and spending time with his girlfriend who is also a Physical Therapist. Dr. Silver is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys bow hunting. Dr. Silver has hunted the last 4 years with his father in central NY and is excited to start embarking on his own hunting adventures. Dr. Silver ran cross country in college, setting his college's 8-kilometer record. His running experience allows him to connect mentality to other runners and provides him first-hand knowledge of the types of injuries they may obtain throughout the training process.
Dr. Silver enjoys all aspects of being a Physical Therapist in the orthopedic setting and assisting patients in returning to what they love to do. Whether it is returning to your sport, your activity, or your job Dr. Silver would like to help.
John O'Neil PT, DPT
Dr. John O’Neil is a native of Frederick, MD. After graduating from Salisbury University, he attended MCPHS University (Worcester, MA) where he earned his DPT degree. Dr. O’Neil works to stay current in new techniques through a wide variety of continuing education courses. He takes a particular interest in looking beyond the diagnosis, focusing on what it means to you to be able to achieve optimum levels of performance and pain reduction in athletics, in the workplace, and in recreational activities.
Dr. O’Neil is a proud dad of his first puppy, Bear, an Austrailan shepherd, and is very much enjoying the trials and tribulations of puppyhood. In his free time, he enjoys just about everything involving the outdoors, as he was the president and founder of his university’s “Outdoors Club” that is still going strong.
James Cyriax, the father of modern orthopedic medicine once said “If you listen to a patient they will tell you what’s wrong, and if you listen to a patient long enough they will tell you how to fix it.” Dr. O’Neil embraces this methodology in his practice, and would love to listen to you.
Stephanie Wilfong, DPT LMT
Dr. Stephanie Wilfong is a graduated from Shenandoah University. She has worked in the acute care and outpatient rehabilitation settings following graduation in 2007. Stephanie holds a certification in Lymphedema Management and has completed additional continuing education for Vestibular Rehabilitation. Stephanie resides in Purcellville with her husband and two boys. During her free time is enjoys being outside with her family, exploring new areas and even enjoys a nice night at home.
Emily Carey, PTA
Emily is a native to Central Florida area and moved to the area this year. She graduated from Daytona State College (Daytona Beach, FL) earning her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She has been a PTA for 3 years now. She continued her education in the health science field at Stetson University (Deland, FL) with completion of an Integrative Health Science degree.
Emily is also an equestrian rider and trainer. She has been riding for 16+ years and coaching for 10 years, primarily in the sport of Eventing. Currently she is working through her PATH, Inc. Therapeutic Riding Instructor certification. She plans to combine her two fields to work with persons with disabilities on horseback both as a modality to improve body mechanics and as a sports activity for those wishing to compete in the equestrian fields. She is currently completing her training at Wheatland Farm, a Para-Olympic training facility in the area.
In her free time, Emily enjoys time in the gym or running a few miles, plus outdoor activities such as tubing and sun bathing or anything relaxing in the sunshine (that's the Floridian in her). She also finds herself in the saddle any moment she can for a fun ride or conditioning for competition.
Shannon Grant, Office Admin.
Shannon is a Washington area native, growing up in Bowie, MD, and then moving to Northern VA in 1997. Shannon moved to Purcellville in 2013, with her husband and son. Shannon brings over 17 years of administrative experience in many different fields, including union, law, internet provider and education. She spent that past 4 years as an assistant teacher in Ashburn before deciding to return to an administrative roll closer to home.
Shannon enjoys spending time with family, traveling, walking, going to football and baseball games (especially her son's little league games), and concerts.