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Our Staff: Choctaw Clinic

The physical therapists at Physical Therapy Central all have advanced physical therapy degrees at either the Master's or Doctorate level. This allows the therapists to provide efficient and effective treatment outcomes for the patients. Each member of the staff completes a minimum of 40 continuing education hours per year to stay at the top of their field.

Jeffrey Hogan, PT, MSPT, OCS
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Jeff is proud to be raised and living in Choctaw, OK, graduating in 1993 from Choctaw High School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sport Science and a Minor Degree in Spanish Language from the University of Oklahoma in 1999. In 2001, he earned his Physical Therapist Assistant license and pursued experience in spinal dysfunction, sports injuries, and orthopedic rehabilitation areas of physical therapy.

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Jeff continued his education by earning his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from in 2005. He was recognized for the 2005 Texas Woman’s University Outstanding Service Award for exceptional community, career, and personal achievements. Upon graduation, he rejoined his physical therapy family with Bridgit Finley, PT, DPT, M.Ed, OCS, of Physical Therapy Central of Norman.

In 2007, his career aspirations of returning to Choctaw to serve his community were reached when he proudly opened Physical Therapy Central of Choctaw. Jeff feels he is blessed every day by the path he has chosen and the opportunities that have been provided to him. He is grateful to all those who have helped him and to his community that have received him so well.

In 2010, he became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, demonstrating advance skill and education in the area of Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He enjoys involvement in the local community and Choctaw Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff is married to his wonderful wife, Melisa, and has four children, Kalen, 9, Sarah, 7, Kai, 4, and Kinsley, 2.

"Come by for a visit to our clinic in Choctaw. You'll find a warm family atmosphere that makes you feel comfortable and confident. We are experts at what we do. We want you to know we will do our best to help you in your time of need. When you have reached your goals of physical therapy, we don't say 'goodbye', we give you a hug, and say 'see you later!' Because once you come to physical therapy here, you will always be a part of our PTC family."

- Jeff Hogan, PT, MSPT, OCS

Lacey Knox, PT, DPT

Lacey grew up in Harrah, Oklahoma with her parents, older sister, and younger brother. She was active in basketball, softball, and track, attended Harrah High School and was a four year varsity player for the Lady Panthers. She competed year round across the nation playing AAU basketball, finishing as high as 12th in the nation in 2003. After high school, she attended Northern Oklahoma College on a two year basketball scholarship. After NOC, Lacey attended The University of Central Oklahoma completing her undergraduate career.

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Lacey always wanted to work in an atmosphere where she could help people and physical therapy called to her when she was in high school after attending with her friend who had torn her ACL. After seeing her friend benefit from PT, Lacey decided that was the career for her. Lacey received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Studies in 2008 and was accepted as a part of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center's inaugural Doctorate of physical therapy program graduating in 2011 with her doctorate degree.

Lacey is currently an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). Her interests include orthopedics, manual therapy and spinal dysfunctions. Lacey is planning to pursue manual therapy certifications in order to develop her physical therapy skills to effectively evaluate and treat orthopedic patients.

Lacey resides in Midwest City, OK with her dog, Pepper. Pepper is a 60 pound Catahoula who thinks she is a human and insists on sleeping in the bed with her head on a pillow. Lacey also has two nieces and a nephew who keep her hands busy when she is not working. Lacey enjoys attending local sporting events from high school basketball to OU football to OKC Thunder basketball.

Vanessa Roberts, PT, DPT
Vanessa was raised in Edmond, OK where she graduated from Edmond Santa Fe High School in 2005. She was later accepted into the University of Oklahoma and while at OU, began working at Physical Therapy Central in Norman. Her love for the field of physical therapy grew during her three years with the company and she decided to apply to physical therapy school. She graduated from OU with her Bachelor’s in Health and Exercise Science in 2010 and began Physical Therapy School at Langston University in Langston, OK later that year.

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While at Langston University, Vanessa served as the APTA Student Liaison during her first year and also served as the student body Vice President during her second year. She participated in a number of community service activities and attended many OPTA and APTA events and meetings while in school. Vanessa graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2013. She also received the Outstanding Student Award for her performance while in the program, as well as the Academic Student Achievement Award for maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Vanessa has now rejoined Physical Therapy Central with interests in pediatrics as well as sports injury prevention. She continues to serve as an active member of the APTA and OPTA and is a member of the Pediatric Section of the APTA. She currently resides in Edmond, OK and when not at work, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and volunteering at her local church.

Matthew Giuliano, PT, DPT was born in Macon, Georgia and moved to Norman when he was 11, where he lived with his 6 siblings. He has been married to his wife Lacey for 3 years and they now live in Moore. He was home schooled through high school, after which he attended the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Sciences in Health Studies. He earned his Clinical Doctorate in 2012 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. During this time he studied at Duncan Regional Hospital, Integris Baptist Hospital, University of Oklahoma Goddard Clinic, and with the Atlanta Braves Professional Baseball Team. His professional interests include sports and orthopedic training and expertise.

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Matt's hobbies include softball, ballroom dancing, and spending time with friends and family. He founded the organization 'Share Dancers' while in school earning his DPT and served as the president for 3 years. He still keeps up and dances when he can, and can rarely turn down a good old fashioned Ball. Sports have always been an enthusiasm, in particular softball, and whenever possible he spends his weekends playing in or out of the state in various tournaments. He has also started a softball team for our very own Physical Therapy Central. Both he and his wife are from large families, few of whom live further than an hour away, and he is very blessed to have their support, friendship, and company nearby.

"Come by for a visit to our clinic in Choctaw. You'll find a warm family atmosphere that makes you feel comfortable and confident. We are experts at what we do. We want you to know we will do our best to help you in your time of need. When you have reached your goals of physical therapy, we don't say 'goodbye', we give you a hug, and say 'see you later!' Because once you come to physical therapy here, you will always be a part of our PTC family."

- Jeff Hogan, PT, MPT, OCS
Owner of Physical Therapy Central of Choctaw

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