Wheeling Physical Therapist
Rebecca Petrosino, PT, MHS, OCS, COMT
Rebecca has been practicing in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy since 1996 when she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and graduated summa cum laude at Louisiana State University and was awarded the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Physical Therapy. After extensive training in manual therapy of the spine and extremities, she became a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist in 2004. She completed her Masters of Health Science in Physical Therapy at University of Indianapolis in 2007. While working as a graduate student at University of Indianapolis, Rebecca taught Manual Therapy to entry-level and post-professional PT students and served as a Laboratory Instructor in Movement Science. She became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2009. In addition to treatment of the spine and other orthopedic conditions, Rebecca has specialized in the treatment of TMJ Dysfunction since 2008 when she began working with a group of Oral and Facial surgeons in the Akron/Canton area of Ohio. Rebecca received training in the treatment of Craniocervical and Craniomandibular dysfunction with Dr. Mariano Rocabado and at the Cleveland Clinic. As an Adjunct Faculty member at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, Rebecca was a Laboratory Instructor in Advanced Spinal Manual Therapy, taught a Capstone Seminar regarding Physical Therapy Intervention in the Treatment of TMJ Dysfunction, and taught the Spine and TMJ sections in Human Anatomy. Rebecca holds additional certifications in Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Functional Movement Screen, Astym, and Functional Dry Needling.
Rebecca is originally from Parkersburg, WV and is excited to be working at Mountain River Physical Therapy in Wheeling, WV. She moved here from North Canton, OH with her husband Chris, a Physical Therapist and Dean of Graduate Studies at Wheeling Jesuit University, and their two children.