Meet the Optimum Health & Perfomance Team
Front Desk & Chiropractic Assistants
Terri manages patient records while also working with Motor Vehicle and Worker’s Compensation cases. Terri contributes to overseeing the Front Desk by answering patient calls, helping patients with appointments, and verifying patient insurances and referrals. She is a familiar face in the Yardley area as she also cuts and styles hair at a local salon.
Lead Chiropractic Assistant
Marcy leads our team of Chiropractic Assistants by ensuring the highest quality patient care during each visit. She is currently attending Montgomery Community College and focusing on an Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory. She intends to continue her education and pursue a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Genetics and Bioinformatics.
Patient wellness Director
Leeann works closely with patients to help them understand their medical conditions and how their specific Treatment Plans are vital towards recovery. Leeann holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Nursing as well as Health & Wellness. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Perioperative Nursing. Leeann is well known in the local community as a lifestyle photographer, specializing in family portraits and special events.
Meredith assists both doctors by applying therapies, such as electrical muscle stimulation and decompression therapy, to patients. She is also pursuing a degree in veterinary technology in hopes of applying her patient care experience to animals as well.
Joyce’s friendly face can be found escorting patients through the halls of OHP and providing therapies before and after patients receive treatment from the doctors.Joyce is currently attending The School of Body Therapies to soon become a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Kathy Pfender, LMT
Kathy has been practicing Massage Therapy for 14 years. She studied at the Professional School of Massage and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Kathy approaches a patient’s needs with a variety of massage and myofascial techniques, including deep tissue massage, cupping, Gua Sha, and cervical & lumbar work that is specific to muscular attachments.
Barbara B, LMT, NCTM
Barb is nationally certified and is a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. She graduated from The School of Body Therapies in Langhorne. Barb specializes in deep tissue massage and integrative massage, incorporating additional modalities, such as stretching and cupping. As a triathlete herself, Barb is sensitive to athletic injuries and finding the best methods for healing.
Laura Satterthwaithe, LMT
Laura graduated from The School of Body Therapies in 2009 and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Laura most often combines massage with acupressure and trigger point work, as well as connective tissue techniques. She is especially passionate about massage cupping. Laura provides a fully integrated approach for each client and is known for her ability to work deeply with a nurturing, therapeutic touch.
Jennifer Needham, LMT
Jen is nationally certified and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has specified certifications in deep tissue massage, trigger point technique, fascial release techniques, maternity massage, Thai massage, TMJ massage, and seated massage. Jen believes in tailoring a massage towards the individual needs of each patient by using multiple modalities to obtain the best possible results.
Laura Brasberger, LMT
Laura graduated from The School of Body Therapies and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She specializes in trigger point therapy and deep tissue work. As a Reiki master, Laura works with patients to bring the body and soul into balance and helps create a deep and healing relaxation.