Ann Marie Byrne
Natural Environment / Ladson Clinic
Ann Marie was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She has lived in Charlotte, Indianapolis, and moved to Charleston 15 years ago. After she and her husband welcomed 3 daughters, Ann Marie took a couple of years to be a stay-at-home Mom. Ann Marie loves working with children in the clinic and home settings. Ann Marie has no free time - LOL - but enjoys watching all the activities her daughters are involved in and driving them everywhere!
Favorite food: Mexican
Favorite color: Today it is yellow
Favorite movie: The Princess Bride
Lead Physical Therapist - Mount Pleasant Clinic
Grace is from St. Louis, Missouri. She went to Texas Christian University (Go Frogs!) for her Bachelors of Science in Movement Science. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Missouri before moving to Charleston, SC. Grace was part of the Missouri LEND grant program, TIPS for Kids, while in graduate school, where she participated in extra class work and field work pertaining to pediatrics, specifically children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Grace has treated children with various diagnosis including cerebral palsy, down syndrome, torticollis, developmental delay, and genetic neurological disorders. She enjoys going to the beach and being outside in her free time.
Favorite food: Almost any appetizer
Favorite color: Green
Favorite movie: Inside Out
Amy is a native of Chicago, although Charleston has been home for over 10 years now. She received a Master's of Science in Physical Therapy from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. She has experience in acute care, rehab, as well as clinic and home based pediatric physical therapy. Amy is a part-time therapist in the home environment. She treats patients with a varying array of diagnoses including but not limited to developmental delay, spina bifida, autism, and torticollis. In her spare time, Amy enjoys hanging out with her four kids and her husband. "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."
PT, DPT, OMT-C
Natural Environment / Ladson Clinic
Nicole grew up in Greenville, SC and has worked her way towards the coast. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Motor Development from the University of South Carolina (Go Gamecocks!) and went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina. While in undergrad, Nicole worked with children with motor development delays from age 2-12. While in grad school at MUSC, Nicole completed training in outpatient orthopedics and pediatrics. She has worked the past 11 years in outpatient orthopedics working with adults and children with a variety of diagnoses. Nicole works in the Natural Environment and in our Ladson clinic. She treats patients with a variety of diagnoses to include developmental delay, cerebral palsy, toe walking, clubfoot, torticollis, arthrogryposis, and autism. In addition to being a wonderful PT, she is also our Ladson and Mount Pleasant Clinic Director. She helps both offices run smoothly with her ability to plan and communicate. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her husband, two daughters, and dog. She loves listening to music and going to the beach.
Favorite food: Mexican food especially guacamole and chips
Favorite color: Teal
Favorite movie: One is just too hard to pick!
Lead Physical Therapist - Ladson Clinic
Cherry is from Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Auburn University (War Eagle!), and went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina. While at MUSC, she gained experience in outpatient, school and pediatric settings as well as working in pediatric respite care. Cherry is currently the lead physical therapist for CCTC and is full time in the clinic setting. She treats patients with a variety of diagnoses included but not limited to Down Syndrome, developmental delay, torticollis, Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders. In her spare time, Cherry enjoys playing with her puppy Pippa, exploring near and far, snacking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Favorite food: Mac n' Cheese
Favorite color: Grey
Favorite movie: Monster's Inc.