Physical Therapist Assistant
Wendy Young, PTA/OPTA is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant at the Towanda clinic. Wendy joined the Pivot team in February 2019.
Wendy graduated from Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, VA in 1997 with her associates in Applied Science. She started her career as a PTA in Denver, Colorado working with patients in the hospital setting. Drawn to the warm water therapy pool, she began working with outpatients in the water and progressing to the gym. After 18 years, she added treating patients in their home working for a home health agency. Shortly after moving to Denver, she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Biology at Metropolitan University of Denver in 2000. In 2020, with support from Pivot and her family, Wendy completed a certification course in Orthopedics designed specifically for PTA’s and can now add OPTA to her credentials.
Being a native of western New York and wanting to return to her roots, Wendy and her husband along with their eight-year-old daughter headed east and have settled in this beautiful northeastern part of Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike, hiking, cross country skiing and exploring the outdoors. She also likes to bake, swim, and horseback ride.