Meet The Team
"We help people in pain get back to the things they want without relying on surgery or painkillers, even if past treatments have failed."
John Salva - Physical Therapist, Partner
John helps people of all ages remain active and participate in the sports
Aside from Impact Physio, John is an adjunct professor at the University of Scranton and a member of the Sports Safety team at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY.
John earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in 1999. He has been certified in Dry Needling and as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He regularly attends continuing education seminars and has been a speaker at local and regional educational meetings. His interests include fitness, basketball, golf and time with family.
Michelle Dickson - Physical Therapist, Partner
Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cedar Crest College in 1992. While working in the medical device and pharmaceutical research industries, she developed an active interest in fitness and wellness.
She returned to school and earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in 2009. Through her internship work and continuing education courses, she received extensive training and experience in spine care, orthopedic manual therapy, and women’s health/pelvic floor Physical Therapy.
She successfully completed Level 1 Certification of Achievement in the Pelvic Physical Therapy Program (CAPP) in August 2012. She is also a Member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She enjoys running, skiing and spending time with her husband and three children.
Dan Dolphin - Physical Therapist
Dan earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in May of 2017. Dan previously worked for seven years as a Certified Athletic Trainer in which he provided sports coverage and worked with athletes from Lackawanna College, West Scranton, Scranton and Abington Heights.
His interest in helping athletes rehab from injuries and return to sport drove him to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist. Dan has completed two clinicals in the outpatient orthopedic settings. He also completed two clinicals in which he worked with patients following hip, knee and shoulder replacements in both the Home Health setting and directly post operation in the hospital.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and National Athletic Trainers Association. His interests include spending time with his family, golfing, fitness, being outdoors and basketball. He also likes to root for the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Eagles and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Teresa Salva - Practice Manager
Teresa obtained a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University in 1998. She worked 16 years providing services to children and adolescents in the community mental health/drug & alcohol setting.
Throughout this time, Teresa developed an interest and skills needed for healthcare management, transitioning to the role of Practice Manager at Impact Physio in 2014.
Keeping a healthy work/life balance is important to Teresa. She spends spare time spoiling her dog, walking, and exercising. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Emma Marro - Customer Service Specialist
Emma earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a Minor in Health Science from Clemson University in May 2011.
Shortly after graduating, she obtained a job at an Optometry office where she found her passion for helping others and love of working in a health care setting.
She is a huge Clemson Tigers football fan and tries to attend at least one football game in Clemson, SC each year. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Evan Killeen - Exercise Specialist
Evan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in May of 2017.
He also spent a semester abroad in Spain studying Spanish language and culture. He has a strong passion for helping others and hopes to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in the near future.
In addition to his role as Exercise Specialist, he also runs our Health Coaching program. His interests include traveling, playing basketball and golf, and spending time with family and friends.