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Morehead City

  • Katie Knight PT, DPT, Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist

    Katie KnightPT, DPT, Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist

    Katie is the Morehead City Clinic Director.

    Katie Knight graduated from East Carolina University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to attending graduate school, Katie received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from East Carolina University.

    Katie has completed her post-doctorate training with Evidence In Motion and is now a Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist, specializing in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in both men and women. Katie has also received her Dry Needling certification and has experience with both men’s and women’s orthopedic issues, including hip, low back and pelvis issues.

    Katie resides in Morehead City, North Carolina, with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her chocolate lab, Lexie Lou, watching the Pirates play football (ARGHH), cooking, and spending time on the water.

  • Kerry Davis PT, DPT, OCS

    Kerry DavisPT, DPT, OCS

    Kerry earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree
    as a member of the charter class of South College in Knoxville, TN. Prior to earning her doctorate, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

    Kerry completed the Evidence in Motion Orthopaedic Residency program and earned her board certification as Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling through Kinetacore and has held a certification as an Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine since 2004.

    Prior to earning her doctorate, Kerry spent several years employed by the U.S. Navy
    Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department as a Recreation Specialist, and loved the opportunity to work directly with the military community in many different ways, using her fitness background, learning management skills, and serving those who serve
    our great country!

    Kerry currently lives in Morehead City with her husband
    Jon and their three boys. They enjoy spending time with friends, cookouts, camping, and hanging out at the beach!

  • Ashlee Gambacorta PTA

    Ashlee GambacortaPTA

    Ashlee earned her Physical Therapy Assistant Certification from Craven Community College in New Bern, NC, and her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University.

    She takes special interest in pediatrics and amputee rehabilitation and had the opportunity to participate in a 6-week pediatric clinical rotation where she was able to visit children at school, in their home, and in the clinic.  She was amazed at what the kids were able to accomplish and enjoyed being able to help them become stronger and more independent while helping them play and interact as every child should be able to.

    Ashlee lives in New Bern with her boyfriend, John, and dog, Linus.  She loves going on hikes, playing soccer, and traveling. She looks forward to making a difference in patient’s lives and continuing to learn and grow with BreakThrough.

  • Amanda Gottschalk MPT, CMPT

    Amanda GottschalkMPT, CMPT

    Amanda began working for BreakThrough Physical Therapy in November of 2017. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Prior to earning her Master’s, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from The University of Florida.

    Amanda obtained her manual therapy certification in 2016 through FIOMPT. Along with this, she has completed continuing education courses in neuroscience of pain and running mechanics. She takes special interest in treating post-surgical patients, and during the course of her education, she spent time working with loco motor training for spinal cord injuries. Amanda is inspired by helping others, and her best piece of advice to patients is to, “Never give up!”

  • Kathy Coomes MPT, DPT, MTC, LVST

    Kathy CoomesMPT, DPT, MTC, LVST

    Kathy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Master of Physical Therapy degree from University of Evansville in Evansville, IN, after this, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado as part of a transition program.

    Kathy has completed continuing education courses in Trigger Point Dry Needling (levels 1 & 2) and Hand Therapy. She takes special interest in working with athletes and Parkinson patients, and loves to make difference in people’s lives.

    Kathy is a proud mother of one daughter Grace, who is currently attending college. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, hiking, running, and cheering on her Chicago Cubs! She has also been very involved in her church and SITT (Southern Indiana Triathalon Team). Her favorite quote is, “All things are possible through hard work and determination,” and works hard to instill this on her patients.