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TheraFit Rehab – Woodlawn, MD

Physical Therapy | Occupational Therapy | Speech Therapy

About the Team

The TheraFit Rehab Team of Woodlawn, Maryland, is very active and loves making a difference in people’s lives. Our facility has a fun and engaging atmosphere and a close-knit group of providers.

We love working together and at lunch, you can often find us talking about food, our patients, walking trails, sushi, outdoors and weekend plans. Some of our favorite things to do in the clinic are working with children, singing, chatting it up with patients, and dancing.

Meet The Woodlawn Staff

Erica Bechtol

Doctor of Physical Therapy & Maryland Regional Director

Education: Doctorate (University of Maryland — Baltimore)
Certifications: MS, LSVT BIG.
Bio: Erica has been with TheraFit Rehab since 2017 and has 10-plus years of experience working with the neurological patient population. Prior to TheraFit, Erica was working in a neurological intensive care unit with patients with various acute neurological injuries. Erica has undergone increased training and education about multiple sclerosis and is a Certified MS Clinical Specialist. She also is LSVT BIG certified and enjoys working with patients with various movement disorders. In her free time she enjoys competing in triathlons, traveling to remote places in the world, and hiking with her dog, Roger.

Alex Maymon

Doctor of Physical Therapy & Clinic Director

Education: Doctorate (SUNY Downstate)
Certifications: MS, CVA.
Bio: Alex has been with TheraFit Rehab since December 2018. He has a passion for treating neurological conditions — particularly stroke and multiple sclerosis — dating back to his time in physical therapy school, but he also enjoys treating orthopedic conditions. He is an avid sports fan, golfer, hiker/camper, and skier.

Kara Kikuta

Occupational Therapist

Education: Master’s (West Virginia University)
Certifications: CBIS, Neuro IFRAH, LSVT BIG, Vision Rehab Specialist.
Bio: Kara has been with TheraFit Rehab since 2017 and has 17 years of experience in the occupational therapy field. She has extensive experience working with patients with neurological disorders, with specialties in stroke recovery and brain injury. Outside the workplace, she enjoys spending time with her family, husband Mike, daughters Ella and Emma, and her rescue dog, Leo. Family hikes, outdoor fun and barbecue cookouts are among the winners in the family.

Haley Cianfarini

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Education: Doctorate (University of Maryland — Baltimore)
Certifications: MS, Parkinson’s.
Bio: Haley began working at TheraFit Rehab in July of 2020 after receiving her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Maryland — Baltimore. Haley completed a full-time clinical rotation at the Woodlawn location as a student and was hired after graduation. She enjoys treating patients with a variety of neurological disorders, especially multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. In her free time, Haley enjoys spending time outdoors and being with her niece and nephew.

Amanda Seidl

Occupational Therapist

Education: Master’s (Duquesne University)
Certifications: Pediatric population
Bio: Amanda has been at TheraFit Rehab since August 2020 with a passion for treating kids with neurological disorders and sensory regulation disorders. Amanda has previously worked as an occupational therapist at a vision-therapy clinic and a school-based program. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys watching and attending Ravens games as well as spending time with her niece and nephew.

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Michelle Thornton

Speech-Language Pathologist

Education: Master’s (Loyola University Maryland)
Certifications: Early intervention, CVA.
Bio: Michelle graduated from Loyola University in 2022 with her master’s in speech-language pathology. Her interests include early intervention, literacy, swallowing, and adult neurological disorders. Outside of TheraFit, Michelle is a fierce sports fan and enjoys the beach and hiking.

Sarah Frank

Speech-Language Pathologist

Education: Master’s (Towson University & Yeshiva University)
Certifications: LSVT LOUD
Bio: Sarah joined TheraFit Rehab in August 2020. She has worked in a variety of settings including subacute rehab, outpatient rehab, and homecare settings in clincial and supervisory roles. Sarah enjoys working with her clients on a personal level and helping them progress with speech, language, cognition, and swallowing and meet their goals. Sarah is LSVT-LOUD certified, targeting speech and voice in adults with Parkinson’s disease. When not working, Sarah enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

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Nana Barry

Front Desk Receptionist