Adam earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Exercise Science and Human Performance in 2002 from West Virginia University. He received a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from West Virginia University in 2003. Adam completed orthopedic manual residency training through Evidence in Motion in 2009 and became a certified orthopedic specialist in 2010 through the American Physical Therapy Association. He earned his Doctorate degree in Physical therapy from Evidence in Motion in 2013. Adam has been the facility director of the Shinnston office of Mountain State Physical Therapy since 2006 & now is the facility director of our Clarksburg office. (2018) His particular interests include manual therapy of the spine, pelvis, and extremities. Adam is also certified in Graston Technique and Functional Dry Needling.
PT, DPT, OCS
Ryder Witherell is a 1987 graduate of West Virginia State College with BS in Secondary Education Biology/Chemistry and 1989 graduate of West Virginia University with a MS in Exercise Physiology. After working as an Exercise Physiologist, Ryder returned to West Virginia University and graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1996. Shortly after graduation, Ryder returned to active duty service in the Air Force as a Physical Therapist until his retirement in Jan 2016. While on active duty, he obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in 2011, OCS certification from the APTA in 2014, APTA Clinical Instructor certification and is ASTYM certified. His particular interests include manual therapy of the spine, pelvis and extremities.
In 1991, Traci graduated from Salem College, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and Physical Education. In 2000, she graduated from Fairmont State University, cum laude, as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Since graduation,Traci has worked in a variety of physical therapy settings, including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care and outpatient clinics. She joined the staff at Mountain State Physical Therapy in July 2009.