SIR Physical Therapy at Ridgewood
The SIR PT spacious clinic located at 2201 Ridgewood Road, Suite 375 in Wyomissing is staffed with therapists with over 20 years of experience. The main gym of the clinic is approximately 3,000 square feet with a separate waiting room, two restrooms, one changing room with a shower, and two separate private rooms. The clinic specializes in sports medicine rehab, joint replacement rehab, as well as general physical therapy.
Therapists at Ridgewood Road are certified in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, Pilates treatment, concussion treatment, and an occupational therapist is on site with a private room. They also provide Biodex isokinetic testing and other functional testing for individuals to be cleared to start a jogging program and/or return to a sport. The Ridgewood Road location prides itself on providing top notch professional care in a fun, relaxed environment.
Meet Our Team
Madeline McHale, Lead PT – Ridgewood – Madeline (Cox) McHale graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Science and Spanish, completing a study abroad semester in Spain. She continued her studies at Lebanon Valley College, earning a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016. Madeline has been working in physical therapy in an outpatient, orthopedic setting since graduation, focusing on treating post-operative care, musculoskeletal pain, and return-to-sport goals. Madeline is a foodie that enjoys fitness, traveling, baking and craft beer. Madeline is from Berks County and is a graduate of Holy Name High School. She has participated in cheerleading, softball, horseback riding and rugby throughout her schooling and ran in the Chicago Marathon in 2019.
Lindsey Kern, PT – Ridgewood – Lindsey obtained her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Alvernia University in 2018. She is a manually based orthopedic Physical Therapist who has a special interest in sports medicine and vestibular rehabilitation. She offers a variety of techniques including kinesiotaping, cupping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys hunting, riding her horses, competing in horse shows, and spending time with her Great Dane.
Katherine Matzke, PT – Ridgewood – Katherine attended Lebanon Valley College for her Health Sciences degree (2016) and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (2018). Since graduating, she has worked in the outpatient setting treating orthopedic and post operative conditions, chronic pain, and TMJ. She utilizes individualized treatment plans tailored to the patient to help patients return to their prior level of function and reach their personal goals. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping with her black lab.
Kathy Sagner, PTA – Ridgewood – I have worked as a licensed physical therapist assistant for 36 + years. I graduated from Harcum Jr. College in 1985. I have worked in an outpatient setting for most of my entire career, and have specialized in spine care for 10 of those years.
Roxanne Nester, PTA – Ridgewood – Roxanne Nester PTA, is a manually based Orthopedic Physical Therapist Assistant who has over 25 years experience in various therapy settings; including outpatient orthopedics, wound care, sub- acute care, worker’s compensation, as well as skilled nursing. She is a 1996 graduate from Alvernia College where she earned her PTA degree as well as studied athletic training. Roxanne has a sports background as well as obtained a Pilates Level II certification specifically for rehabilitation services. She is trained in isokinetic testing for return to sports play, and offers kinesio taping and the most up to date instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques.
Lauren Degler, PTA – Ridgewood – Lauren Degler graduated from The Pennsylvania State University- Hazleton Campus with an Associate’s of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (2017) and a Bachelor’s of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Services (2019). Since completing college in 2019, Lauren has worked as a Physical Therapist Assistant in an outpatient setting, with emphasis on musculoskeletal and neuromuscular rehabilitation, while working with numerous post-operative patients and vestibular patients. Lauren is a Berks County native, graduating from Oley Valley High School. In her free time, Lauren currently enjoys playing soccer in a women’s league, hunting, kayaking, being outdoors, and spending time with her two bunnies, Theodore and Benjamin!
Colleen Schwartz, OTR/L – Ridgewood – Colleen is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University. She has over 30 years of work experience in outpatient, home care, pediatric and geriatric rehabilitation. In addition to general ortho, neuro & acute injury, Colleen’s principle expertise is in hand therapy and splinting. Patient caseload primarily consists of tendon, joint, soft tissue and nerve injuries of the upper extremity.