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  • Cheryl Pfruender PT, DPT, MTC, OCS

    Cheryl PfruenderPT, DPT, MTC, OCS

    Dr. Pfruender is the Clinic Manager at the Winston-Salem location.

    Cheryl Pfruender is a native of Kannapolis, NC. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, before earning her Manual Therapy Certificate in from St. Augustine University in Florida.

    In 2013, Cheryl became Board Certified in Orthopaedics and is also a certified ASTYM and Dry Needling provider. Cheryl specializes in the treatment of neck and low back injuries, as well as running injuries.

    As an avid runner, Cheryl trains for distances up to the marathon level. She also enjoys recreational biking and is a huge dog lover, caring for 3 of her own. Her favorite TV shows are The Voice and Grey’s Anatomy. Thank goodness for the invention of the DVR, as this allows her to catch all those re-runs she misses during the day while at work!

  • Emily Taylor PT, DPT

    Emily TaylorPT, DPT

    Emily earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Prior to earning her doctorate, she received her Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Emily has completed continuing education courses in Dry Needling, Spinal Mobilization, Running Mechanics and Triathlon Rehabilitation. She is currently pursuing her certification in Manual Therapy through Evidence In Motion and takes special interest in manual therapy, dry needling, running and walking gait mechanics.

    Emily lives in Winston-Salem with her husband, Alex, and their two dogs, Mia and Zoe. As a former high school and collegiate athlete she loves staying active by running, training for triathlons, hiking, and practicing yoga. She also enjoys cooking and writing in her spare time.

  • Joey Barron PT, DPT

    Joey BarronPT, DPT

    Joey’s father always told him he could become anything he wanted, even a doctor. After his father’s passing, Joey decided to combine his passion for human movement and exercise with medical care, which ultimately pointed him in the direction of physical therapy. Joey earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. Prior to this, he earned his undergraduate degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Fitness & Wellness Management from North Carolina Central University. While in physical therapy school, Joey achieved membership to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (top 10% of graduate students).

    He takes special interest in orthopaedics and sports rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, Trigger Point Dry Needling, manual therapy, joint mobilization/manipulation, and shoulder pathologies. Joey has also spent time volunteering with Life Rolls On and the Working Wounded Games, assisting those with varying neurological conditions and limb amputations.

    A resident of  Winston Salem, Joey and his girlfriend, Ashley, enjoy traveling, exploring and experiencing new cultures and foods. In his free time, Joey enjoys recreational bodybuilding, AcroYoga, rock/tree climbing, hiking, cliff jumping (into water). He also enjoys volunteering with the children’s ministry at his church, providing to those with various needs and spending time with his pet cats, Whiskey and Tequila, and dog, Butler.



  • Victoria Cohns PTA

    Victoria CohnsPTA

    Victoria earned her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Surry Community College in Surry County, North Carolina. After finishing her program, she spent time in Uganda doing mission work.

    She takes special interest in general orthopaedics (joint replacements, rotator cuff repairs, etc.) and is inspired and motivated to make a difference in her patients’ lives, whether through their physical or emotional health. She wants to make people smile and help them live every day with a more positive outlook.

    Victoria lives in Yadkinville, and in her spare time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, playing soccer and volleyball, and spending time with her family.

  • Kendra Crowder Personal Trainer

    Kendra CrowderPersonal Trainer

    Kendra earned her a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Winston-Salem State University and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer.

    Her passion for exercise and fitness began at a young age, as she was an athlete of many sports. Day in and day out, she had to challenge and condition herself to perform at a competitive level, whether it was running extra laps for endurance in track, performing extra squats for power in volleyball, or working on her agility for speed and quickness in basketball. It was required for her to always be at her best. At that point, she knew that she was destined to work in the health and wellness field to help others do the same.

    Kendra specializes in strength and conditioning for people of all ages. Through her provides customized exercise programs tailored to the needs of each individual client. She is of the mindset that, “you are your greatest investment.” Her goal as a trainer is to empower her clients to fully embrace the habit of a daily workout to attain the everlasting benefits of a healthy lifestyle, while keeping each session fun, challenging, educational, and most importantly, safe and effective!