Meet the Therapists

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Jenna Sires PT, DPT

Blog Administrator

Jenna Sires received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Upon graduation, Jenna remained in Columbia where she was married and gained a variety of experience in the outpatient setting. She had the opportunity to work with patients of all ages and diagnosis; including neurological, orthopedic, amputation, pediatric, and general debility. Jenna has been practicing at Proaxis since July 2012 and has chosen to specialize in the care of men, women and children experiencing pelvic floor dysfunction. She is passionate about spreading education to the community on all things related to pelvic health. She is a member of the Section on Women’s Health and the APTA, as well as serves on the Section on Women’s Health Educational Review Committee. Jenna is also the blog administrator for Proaxis Pelvic PT and most recently started teaching at the university level to further educate physical therapy students on a comprehensive approach to evaluating and treating lumbosacral, pelvic, and hip diagnosis. In her free time she enjoys running, yoga, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.

Kim Osler PT, DPT, WCS

Kim Osler PT, DPT, WCS

Staff Physical Therapist

Kim Osler treats patients at our Patewood II location. Originally from the great Midwestern state of Iowa, she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Luther College in 2000 and went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Duke University in 2003. She moved to Greenville with her husband in 2007 to escape the cold weather and gray skies, and hasn’t looked back since! She recently became one of only a few hundred Women’s Health Certified Specialists in the country. She is passionate about what she does and enjoys helping women of all ages discover their inner strength and confidence! When she’s not working, Kim loves hanging out with her three boys Evan, Ryan, and Owen, her husband and her golden retriever Molly.

Sabina Weaver MSPT, ATC

Sabina Weaver MSPT, ATC

Staff Physical Therapist

Sabina Weaver received her BS in Exercise Science in 1991, followed by her Masters in Physical Therapy from Carson-Neumann College in 1998. She has worked in general orthopedics throughout her career, but has specialized in Women’s Health and aquatics over the last several years. As an adjunct professor, Sabina shares her knowledge by teaching the Women’s Health program at WCU. She is a vibrant therapist who has had great success in treating patients with pelvic floor pain, incontinence, fibromyalgia, and other disorders. In her spare time, Sabina enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 children. She has also completed 7 marathons and a dozen half marathons.

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Marti Layden, PT, DPT

Staff Physical Therapist

Marti graduated from Florida International University, Miami, FL in 1979 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and earned my Doctorate from Regis University, Denver, CO in 2008. Her experience has been in acute care, worker’s compensation, chronic pain, long term care, home health and out-patient but out-patient is where I am most comfortable. I have been with Proaxis for almost 5 years and have learned a great deal from my co-workers and from the patients with whom I have worked. Outside the clinic I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading and taking care of my home and yard. Some of my current favorite authors are J. I. Packer, Ravi Zacharias and John Bevere.

Karen Hartney PT, DPT, OCS

Karen Hartney PT, DPT, OCS

Staff Physical Therapist

After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2001 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Karen Hartney moved to rural Colorado to enjoy the great outdoors. She worked in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient orthopedics. Prior to moving back to South Carolina, she implemented a women’s health program in addition to her skills offered in the outpatient orthopedics setting. She joined Proaxis Therapy in 2009 and currently treats patients with orthopedic impairments, as well as, women’s health issues. In 2010, she completed an Orthopedic Residency Program and in August 2011 achieved her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University.

 

9 thoughts on “Meet the Therapists

  1. Todd Wooten March 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm Reply

    My husband needs a pelvic pain PT for severe pain . In columbia sc. Any ideas.

    • proaxispelvicpt April 1, 2014 at 10:50 am Reply

      Not sure of any therapists who specialize in male pelvic floor dysfunction. We would love to help in any way possible. Even if you could get here for an initial assessment. Also, check out the Section on Women’s Health via the APTA. They have a PT locator that may be beneficial for you.

    • TheCyclist June 24, 2014 at 3:53 pm Reply

      Todd, As a man who has experienced pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction, and who has benefited from the treatment provided by Jenna Sires at Proaxis Therapy I would highly recommend you consider making a trip to Greenville,SC, for an appointment.

  2. Linda Strogen March 26, 2014 at 4:17 pm Reply

    I live in the myrtle Beach area. I fractured my plevis 7 years ago and have under gone prolotherapy with Dr. Dubick and have improved greatly but, still struggle with pelvic floor dysfunction. Do you know of any therapist with your skills that practice in my area or maybe Charleston or Wilmington, NC? Thanks linda

    • proaxispelvicpt April 1, 2014 at 10:49 am Reply

      Thanks for your questions. I do know of 1 skilled PT in Charleston. Her name is Rebecca Stimac and she has a private practice by the name of “Rebecca’s Physical Therapy”. also, you can check out the Section on Women’s Health via the APTA and they have a PT locator. I hope that helps!

    • Physical Therapy For Women June 10, 2014 at 11:41 am Reply

      Hi Linda, Physical Therapy For Women is a Women’s Health Clinic in Wilmington, NC. You can visit our website at http://www.ptforwomen.com – or give us a call (910)798-2318. We treat only women and provide a specialized plan of care for each of our patients. Appointments are private one hour appointments. We hope to hear from you and help you with your struggles with pelvic floor dysfunction.

  3. Maggie Berning April 6, 2014 at 11:35 am Reply

    I have been diagnosed with Osteitis Pubis from planying tennis do you have experience in treating this? Thanks

    • proaxispelvicpt April 7, 2014 at 11:00 am Reply

      We sure do Maggie! We have fairly good success, with an emphasis on pain management, manual therapy, then a slow, steady progression of accurate stabilization!

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