Gale holds Masters degrees in Physical Education and Physical Therapy from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked in a variety of physical therapy settings, including pediatrics, sports medicine, public schools, universities, home health, outpatient, and inpatient populations. Gale also earned her certification as a Certified Athletic Trainer and has worked with a variety of professional athletes, including NASCAR drivers and the Charlotte Hornets. In addition to her work as a physical therapist, she enjoyed being a clinical instructor for students throughout her tenure as a physical therapist. Gale has worked in pediatrics in four different states as well as on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Western North Carolina. “Pediatrics has been a very fulfilling position as I have been able to work closely with children and their families.” In her free time, Gale enjoys being with her family and dogs and traveling.
Emily Steckbeck is a Physical Therapist with a B.S. in Kinesiology from Penn State University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences. Emily has volunteered with the Special Olympics, completed a mission trip to Panama that provided medical care to patients of all ages, and is a clinical instructor for student physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. While in school, she completed fieldwork in the inpatient, outpatient, and school settings. During her free time, Emily is a Registered Yoga Teacher, enjoys seeing new places, and loves cheering on her alma mater in college football.
Physical Therapy Assistants
Emily is a graduate of Central Georgia Technical College where she earned her physical therapy assistant degree. While in school, she completed clinical rotations in the outpatient and inpatient settings working with patients of all ages. In her free time, Emily enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.