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Physical Therapy Staff

Clinic Staff

Judy RossiJudy Rossi, PT In June 2006, I was proud to open Canton Institute for Physical Therapy, finally realizing my dream of clinic ownership. Previously, I had been the director of a successful clinic in Woodstock, Georgia. As a clinic owner, I have had the opportunity to treat my patients with the number one goal of offering quality, individualized care in a friendly, personalized environment. My hope is to be a facilitator in helping my patients achieve their maximum attainable function through the use of a personalized exercise program, hands on manual therapy and the use of various modalities to speed the healing process.

I graduated from California State University at Long Beach in 1978 with a Bachelor's Degree in physical therapy. Through my 30 years of practice, I have furthered my education with innumerable continuing education classes primarily focused in the field of orthopaedics. Through the years, I have practiced in many settings including rehab centers treating stroke and brain injured patients. My first passion however, is the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunctions.

In my spare time I enjoy listening to music, reading, going to the gym, rediscovering running on the Alter G and spending time with my husband Matt. The weekends are spent with as many of our six adult sons and one grandson that we can get our hands on!

Jessica CookJessica Cook, PTA, Raised in Canton, GA, Jessica knew since high school that she wanted a career in Physical Therapy.

She attended Kennesaw State University for four years before graduating from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Chattahoochee Technical College in December 2012. She then joined Canton Institute for Physical Therapy in March 2013.

Jessica is currently living in Woodstock, GA with her husband Justin. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching the braves, and spoiling her niece Audri.

 

Business Office Staff

Nikki WardenNikki Warden, Business Office Manager, has been with Canton Institute for Physical Therapy since August 2008. She has over 10 years experience in medical billing, with 7 of those years focus solely on physical therapy billing. Nikki grew up in the metro Atlanta area and attended Kennesaw State University.

Nikki currently resides in Woodstock with her husband Brian, young daughter Lilah, & 2 pets. In her free time, Nikki enjoys family activities and going social events with friends, She is a music enthusiast, and loves makeup. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, and a little retail therapy from time to time.

Barbara PlotnerBarbara Plotner, Front Office Administrator, grew up in Marietta , Georgia and attended Walton High School. After spending 13 years in the wood products export business she then spent the next 12 years focusing on her family. She joined the Canton Institute for Physical Therapy in October 2007 as their Front Office Assistant where her responsibilities include the scheduling of appointments and the processing of patient information.

Outside of work Barbara enjoys spending time with her friends and cheering on her son Stephen who plays on a traveling baseball team.