PT, DPT, CMTPT, COMT
Monica is a physical therapist at our Kernersville, NC clinic (since September 2016). She is also the SCCE for Western NC. She assists with student placements and works to improve student experiences, along with, building stronger relationships with DPT programs. She completed a certification program in aquatic therapy in February 2016 and then successfully organized and implemented an aquatic program at her previous employer (2014-2016). She then went on to complete her dry needling certification in June 2017 through Myopain and manual therapy certification through Nxt Gen in August 2019. Her physical therapy interests at this time include FMS/SFMA training and pelvic health.
Monica was born in Colombia and is fluent in Spanish. She then moved to Wisconsin before pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at Campbell University in North Carolina. Following her undergraduate education, she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Western Carolina in May 2014.
In her spare time, Monica likes to spend quality time with her family including her husband, two children, and German Shepherd. She enjoys staying active as a previous competitive swimmer and collegiate runner.