Our Staff

LORRAINE O'NEILL

Lorraine O’Neill, DScPT, WCS, C/NDT

Dr. O’Neill is a physical therapist and founder of O’Neill Physical Therapy Services. She was 14 years old when she knew she wanted to be a physical therapist and she still feels this is her calling. Having worked many jobs to put herself through school, from chemistry tutor to window washer, she received her doctorate Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland. Dr. O'Neill has over 35 years of experience with female, male and transgender patients in orthopedic physical therapy with a specialization in pelvic health, including incontinence and pelvic pain, BPPV and neurological disorders. She is also Board Certified in women’s health physical therapy, with advanced training in treating children and adults with neurological impairments, adults with vertigo, osteoporosis, as well as children with torticollis. Dr. O’Neill has traveled extensively nationwide teaching professional courses on urinary incontinence and osteoporosis. 


She is a foster parent with one son and one grandson. In her spare time, she enjoys quilting and gardening.

Brenda DeSutter-Gue, PT, LMT

Brenda received her physical therapy education from Bradley University of Illinois. In addition to her physical therapy certification she also holds a National Certification in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. Brenda specializes in shoulder therapy, women’s health diagnosis, manual therapy and massage. Brenda keeps up to date on new treatment techniques through her American Physical Therapy Association membership.

She helps students and teachers at Broadfording Christian Academy, and volunteers with various church groups in her spare time. She also enjoys reading, traveling, spending time outdoors and with family.

Leigh Martin, PTA 

Leigh graduated from Penn State University where she received her Associates Degree in Science from Penn State in 1989. She joined O’Neill Physical Therapy in 1992. Leigh specializes in geriatrics, pregnancy and postpartum. She enjoys working with people of all ages and diagnosis, and is currently working toward  her Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification. 


Leigh is married with 4 children and one grandchild. She also raises goats, chickens and grows vegetables on her multi generational farm. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, gardening, cooking, reading and volunteering in the children's ministry at her church. 

Jennifer Robertson, PTA, LMT

Jennifer has been with O’Neill Physical Therapy since 1995. She received her Associates Degree in Science from Penn State University in 1993. In addition to her Physical Therapy Assistant certification, she is nationally certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
 

Jenn is married with 3 children. She enjoys going to sporting events, four-wheeling and snowboarding with her family.

Michelle Bushneck, PTA

Michelle received her Bachelor's in Excercise Science in 2002 from the University at Buffalo. She then decided to pursue a career in rehabilitation, going on to attend Onondaga Community College with her Associates from the Physical Therapy Assistant program in 2004. In the past 14 years, Michelle has worked in the outpatient setting in a variey of different clinics on the east coast receiving her licenses in NY, PA, VA and MD. Michelle enjoys working with athlete's as well as the general population to return them to their prior level of function.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys running, online scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Donna Carder, Office Manager

Donna joined O’Neill Physical Therapy in 1995 as a part-time employee filling in for office staff on an as needed basis. At that time she still owned and operated a gift basket business which was her dream. However, as she began to work more in the office, it was time to move forward, close her business and begin a career that would become front office manager. She also co-founded the daycare center at the YMCA in 1979 where she worked for 12 years. She has absolutely loved the diversity and satisfaction in all three of her careers.

Vanessa Vance, Front Office

Vanessa joined the front office staff at O’Neill Physical Therapy in September of 2014. She enjoys welcoming, interacting with patients and watching how they progress throughout their therapy. Before joining O'Neill PT, she worked in the veterinary field and as a photographer assistant.
 

Vanessa has two daughters, two grandchildren and two pets. She enjoys hiking, photography, traveling, volunteering for Marlowe Ruritan Club and serving as part of the Spring Mills PTA. 

Jacki Hord, Insurance/Billing Office

After working for the County of Franklin in PA for 12 years, Jacki began working for O’Neill Physical Therapy in the insurance/billing office in 2004. After leaving for a brief time, she returned the office in 2011. She is married with one daughter.

How Can We Help?

O'Neill Physical Therapy Services

227 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone: 301-733-3844

Fax: 301-733-3804

E-mail: physicaltherapy@myactv.net

Insurance and Billing Office

Phone: 301-733-8060

E-mail: ptbilling@myactv.net

Please allow 24-48 hours for us to receive and respond to your email. If you need an immediate response, please call

301-733-3844.

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Office: 227 N. Cleveland Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

          Sat.-Sun. Closed

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