Dr. Ashley Nelson Earns Manual Therapy Certification

For Immediate Release

Dr. Ashley Nelson PT, DPT, MTC
Earns Manual Therapy Certification

By Amanda De Smidt
December 5, 2013

Angels Camp, CA - Local physical therapist at Pinnacle Physical Therapy in Angels Camp, Dr. Ashley Nelson has earned a certification in manual therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida. Dr. Nelson studied under the world-renowned physical therapist Dr. Stanley Paris, and is now recognized as a distinguished practitioner of manual therapy. Dr. Nelson is one of 76 physical therapists in California currently with this designation, and the only physical therapist in the greater Mother Lode region. Manual therapy, within the scope of physical therapy, is defined as a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques to decrease pain, increase range of motion, facilitate movement, and improve function.

Dr. Theresa Locke, physical therapist and practice owner of Pinnacle Physical Therapy, expects Dr. Nelson's certification to elevate the award-winning level of patient care and outcomes currently experienced at Pinnacle. Pinnacle Physical Therapy continues to offer patients unparalleled credentials, care and outcomes.

For more information, please visit www.PinnaclePT.net or contact Amanda "Mandy" De Smidt, Administrative Assistant, Pinnacle Physical Therapy, PO Box 637, Angels Camp, CA 95221 (209) 736-0956 mdesmidt@pinnaclept.net