Dr. Edward J. Aubé, PT, DPT
Dr. Aubé takes special interest in treating back pain and throwing injuries to the shoulder, emphasizing an active approach to treating these and other injuries. In 1994 he co-founded Rehab Professionals of Cleveland, Inc. in order to offer the high quality services his clients deserved. After graduating from St. Louis University, Edward earned his certificate in Physical Therapy at Cleveland State University. In 2012, he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University in Virginia.
Dr. Aubé consults with businesses to improve work place safety and productivity and performs functional capacity evaluations to help determine workers’ fitness for duty. He serves on the Health Care Quality Assurance and Advisory Committee of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to establish policy for medical treatment for injured workers./p>
Maria M. Nolan, PT
Cofounder of Rehab Professionals of Cleveland, Inc., Maria focuses on treating persons with arthritis and on treating female athletes. Her treatments emphasize educating her patients to help them understand and self-manage their conditions. Ms. Nolan’s tremendous success is derived from her varied experiences throughout her career.
Her extensive career includes work as a therapist for the City of Hope Medical Center in California, work in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as at Sports Rehabilitation Consultants in Cleveland, and the Visiting Nurse Association of Cleveland. Her experience also includes a clinical directorship position at Ameri-sports Medicine in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and director of Rehabilitation Services at Lake Hospital systems in Willoughby, Ohio.
Anthony DiFilippo, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, M Ed
Dr. DiFilippo’s expertise in rehabilitation of orthopedic dysfunction and his development of sports-specific conditioning programs has helped many patients return to their jobs, sports they enjoy or daily activities. As a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. DiFilippo enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic conditions such as sprains and strains, spinal disorders, arthritis, TMJ dysfunction, and balance deficits.
Dr. DiFilippo earned his Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Bowling Green State University in conjunction with the Medical College of Ohio. He then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University. He also earned certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 1997. His doctorate in physical therapy was obtained from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Dr. DiFilippo is certified as a Workability Therapist for industrial injury management through the Workability Network, LLC.
Dr. DiFilippo is currently President of the Ohio Physical Therapy Association and also is a part-time instructor of physical therapy at Cleveland State University. He recently received the “Physical Therapist of the Year” award by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association for 2011. He was also awarded the 2008 National “PT/PTA Team Award” from the American Physical Therapy.
Aarika Sheehan, PT, DPT
Dr. Aarika Sheehan earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Cleveland State University and her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Pittsburgh where she majored in neuroscience. After working in multiple research settings in her undergraduate and graduate school careers, Dr. Sheehan likes to incorporate evidence-based practice when providing individualized treatment to her clients. She enjoys working with individuals with a variety of injury types and impairments including, but not limited to, total joint replacements, sports-related injures, balance deficits, and headaches.
Tonya Yanok, PT, DPT
Since graduating from Cleveland State University, Dr. Tonya Yanok, PT, DPT has been practicing in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy settings, specializing in sacroiliac joint and pelvic floor dysfunction. She enjoys educating her patients on the integration of body systems and discovery of fun and easy ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout their lives.
As a multi-sport athlete herself, she understands the priority her fellow athletes put on staying healthy and recovering from injuries so they can return to their running, biking, climbing, skating, or whatever else that they live for!
Before earning her doctorate in Physical Therapy, Dr. Yanok earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Ursuline College where she majored in graphic design with minors in metalcraft, fashion design, and philosophy. She enjoyed several years in the marketing and design field after graduation, before moving on to pursue her career in physical therapy.
Sharon Chambers, PTA
Shari joins Rehab Professionals after working in outpatient clinics in downtown Cleveland and its western suburbs. Her upbeat approach to treatment makes her clients look forward to attending therapy, and learning how to self-manage their conditions. As a graduate of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Cuyahoga Community College, Shari also sits on the Program’s Advisory Committee. Ms. Chambers’ work in industry helps her coach injured workers in safe work practices.
Anne Savoca, PTA
Anne graduated from Cuyahoga Community College with an Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy Assisting in 2010. A Cleveland area native, Ann takes interest in Aquatic Therapy and Work Conditioning.