Meet the highly qualified and compassionate team here at Advanced Care Physical Therapy
E. Christopher Glavaris, PT, DScPT
A graduate of Washington College with a B.S. degree in Biology and Chemistry, Chris received his doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He has conducted research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Neurology.
Chris practices both orthopedic and neurological physical therapy and has developed special interests in spinal, shoulder, and craniomandibular dysfunctions. He also helped establish Advanced Home Care Services, Inc in 2009, to provide patients the opportunity of receiving a continuity of care. Patients being discharged from the hospital can now receive home physical therapy with Advanced Home Care Services, and can then transition into out outpatient physical therapy clinic having the same physical therapist. His unique blend of manual therapy, progressive exercises, and patient education ensures successful rehabilitation.
Chris serves as the Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at his Alma mater, University of Maryland, Baltimore where he is a former president of the Alumni Association. UMB honored him for his many contributions by naming him 2004 Alumnus of the Year.
Chris has taught courses and seminars at both the entry and postgraduate levels and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Private Practice and Orthopedic Section.
Theodoros “Ted” Vlahoyiannis, PT
Ted holds a bachelor’s degree in health science policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and received his physical therapy degree from the physical therapy program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Ted has been treating patients with compassion and care for over 30 years. He practiced at Franklin Square Hospital’s physical therapy clinics before embarking on a career in private practice in 1988. Ted is the co-founder of Advanced Care Physical Therapy which was established in 1995. He is also the co-founder of Advanced Home Care Services, Inc. which was established in 2009.
Ted has extensive experience in orthopedic, neurological, geriatric, aquatic and vestibular physical therapy with a focus on manual therapies. He has also been involved with women’s physical therapy healthcare and treats these patients on a case-by-case basis.
Ted served for nine years as an adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Physical Therapy Department. Ted continues to be active in his community and has volunteered for many organizations and activities. He is currently strongly involved with his church youth group in dual roles as advisory and basketball coach.
Rob Connolly, DPT
Rob Connolly received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in 2005. He joined Advanced Care Physical Therapy shortly thereafter, bringing a dynamic approach to the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries.
At Advanced Care Physical Therapy, Rob demonstrates his passion for his profession with special interests in manual therapy for the treatment of lower back pain, shoulder dysfunction, and skilled rehabilitation of the athletic population. He incorporates his knowledge of the latest research in treating his patients with a strong emphasis on manual therapy.
Rob utilizes an entirely holistic approach to each individual's rehabilitation needs with an emphasis on skilled therapeutic exercises. He looks forward to attaining his Maitland certification to target treatments for the lower back and spinal disorders.
Linda Dilley, DTA
Linda Dilley, Physical Therapy Assistant, has been practicing in the physical therapy field for 15 years. A graduate of Baltimore City Community College, she holds an Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy and has been certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Certified Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapy Assistant students.
Linda's career includes 13 years working in outpatient orthopedics and 2 years in home health care. Her areas of special interest and study include aquatic therapy and orthopedic rehabilitation of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Linda particularly enjoys working with the senior population.
Linda has a strong interest in community education and currently oversees the Wellness Program at Advanced Care Physical Therapy. In this capacity, she advises Wellness Program clients how to stay fit and active and motivates them to become more knowledgeable about their health.
Joe Federline, PT, MPT
Joe Federline received his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy with high honors from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in 2003. Finishing second in his class, Joe was also honored as the recipient of the Laura G. Levine-Mandell Award, which recognizes a student who demonstrates exceptional compassion toward patients in an orthopedic clinical setting.
Joe joined Advanced Care Physical Therapy shortly after graduation, bringing a mixture of youth and enthusiasm coupled with advanced education to further foster the most current treatment techniques utilized at ACPT.
Joe's special interests and expertise are in the realm of orthopedic physical therapy practice, specifically skills in the management of the spine attained through a series of continuing education and Geoffrey Maitland courses. He is in the process of becoming a certified orthopedic specialist and Maitland certified. Joe is also skilled in advanced techniques on the knee and shoulder joint complexes.
Susan M. Schehr, PT, DPT
Susan Schehr has joined Advanced Care Physical Therapy in September of 2014. After 30 years as president and director of her own clinic, most recently called Rosenblatt-Schehr, P.A. - Pain Relief & Sports Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Center, she is now focused on healing her patients and leaving the business part to us. Susan and Advanced Care Physical Therapy share the same 1-on-1, hands-on philosophy for patient care.
Initially a student in the Honors Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, Susan transferred and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, and later continued her education at the University of Montana at Missoula, where she received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
She has over 30 years of experience, including positions as Director of Physical Therapy at 2 area nursing homes and Director of Outpatient Cardiac Rehab. Susan has been a member of the APTA since 1979, has mentored physical therapy students and new graduates, and is active in various community fundraisers.
Her specialty is the treatment of patients for whom other treatments have failed in the past. In addition to traditional physical therapy treatments, she uses positional release, myofascial release, muscle energy, craniosacral therapy, visceral mobilization, joint mobilization, and scar mobilization.
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