WHO WE ARE

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KYLA DUNLAVEY, PT, MPT, OCS, PCES

Physical Therapist/ Orthopedic Clinical Specialist/ Pre and PostPartum Corrective Exercise Specialist

     Kyla has well over 20+ years of experience in physical therapy, with the majority of this time spent at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in the Military Advanced Training Center where she proudly worked with our wounded service members. She came highly recommended and was considered to become a White House PT, a spot normally reserved for a military officer.

     She is dedicated to continuing education and to delivering the best individualized care possible, with a special interest in keeping aging women active and healthy.  She is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Pre and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist.  

     Her wellness journey began as a soccer player and a runner, and also enjoys staying active with hiking, xc skiing, Pilates, and more recently Irish dancing.

    She grew up in Lake Erie's wine country in the beautiful town of North East, and now lives in beautiful Boalsburg.  When not working, she loves traveling, reading, photography, and all things Irish.

    She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association.

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AND JOINING US SOON! 

JOCELYN BAKAJ, PTA, PCES

Physical Therapy Assistant, Pre and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist

       Jocelyn is a native of Centre County and is a graduate of Penn State University's PTA program.  Her area of expertise includes orthopedic injury, postoperative orthopedic rehab, and more recently specializing in post partum corrective exercise. 

      She is also passionate about her ongoing continuing education which includes Herman & Wallace Women's Health Level 1, and she has completed the Pre and Post Partum Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification. She is an invaluable asset to the Core Physio Team.

     In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and going to Pittsburgh Penguin games.  She also enjoys staying active with running, hiking, and doing Pilates. She also loves volunteering at a local pet shelter.