Southeasern Physical Therapy at 2775 Hendersonville Road is located at Mission Pardee Health Campus, Pardee Rehab & Wellness Center, above the YMCA and serves the Fletcher, Arden and Hendersonville areas.
Whether you are healing from surgery, recovering from an injury or want to maintain an active lifestyle, we can help you achieve your recovery, health and fitness goals.
Our services are provided on an outpatient basis and are performed by licensed physical therapists.
To schedule an appointment please call (828) 209-0928 or Fax (828) 209-0930
Please use the link below for paperwork to complete and bring to your initial evaluation.
Jarred Lehr PT, DPT earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then went on to attend Western Carolina University and graduated from WCU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2017. His interests include pediatrics, orthopedics, and sports medicine. Jarred grew up in Hendersonville, NC and was a previous multi-sport athlete. He currently enjoys running, weightlifting, rock climbing, hiking, camping, and all outdoor sports and activities.
A native of Asheville, NC, Jennifer graduated with high honors from Medical College of Georgia in 1985. Having practiced exclusively in the specialty of hand therapy for over 30 years, she has extensive experience with upper extremity orthotics, wound management and hand/upper extremity rehabilitation with a wide range of diagnoses from tendinitis, arthritis, complex surgeries to replants. In 1991, she successfully met the requirements for the inaugural hand therapy certification becoming one of the first Certified Hand Therapists in the USA. She does rehabilitative therapy with people of all ages who have had injuries, surgeries or other pathological conditions to their hands and arms with the purpose of restoring maximal functional and aesthetic outcomes. This includes therapeutic exercises, management of wound, scar, pain, swelling, weakness, dexterity as well as fabrication of custom upper extremity splints/orthoses. Jennifer also holds an undergraduate degree in social work and art, which is evident in her creativity and compassion for her patients.
Bryan Hoofnagle, PTA, graduated from James Madison University with an Honors Bachelor degree in Anthropology. After an attempt at a full hike on the Appalachian Trail was cut short by a leg injury, he felt inspired to switch his studies to physical rehab and training. First completing a certification in myofascial release and balance at the Guild for Structural Integration. After running a successful practice, Bryan wanted to expand his knowledge-base. He then completed his degree as a PTA from Southwestern Community College, earning a 4.0 GPA. He holds further certifications in Fascial Movement Taping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment. He spends his free time trail running/hiking and has completed multiple 50 k trail races.
Chaz, a former student-athlete of Western Carolina University, earned his dual Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sales of Marketing and Entrepreneurship in 2010. He decided to return back to school and pursue his passion in 2015 by earning his Physical Therapy Assistant degree from South College of Asheville. Chaz has experience working as a travel/contract therapist assistant and has gained knowledge in long term, acute and orthopedic care. While he enjoys the opportunity aquatic therapy provides in improving quality of life and activity in patients of all ages; his passion is rehabilitation of athletes for return to sport. Other interests include spending time with his wife and daughters as well as contributing to the community as a youth speaker to promote successful and positive life change. He is an inspiring author and loves staying active indoors/outdoors by running and weightlifting.
Kate Cotten, PTA, Kate is a compassionate, experienced, and professional Physical Therapist Assistant who has been working in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina for the past 25 years. She is motivated to help all of her patients maximize their own potentials. She sees each person as unique, and personalizes her treatments to each person. Kate earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Fitness from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York. She later earned an AAS at Southwestern Community College to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. Kate has years of experience in orthopedics, work rehabilitation and pain management, but is passionate about all things aquatic. She has spent years focusing on aquatic physical therapy. She enjoys helping people of all ages be successful and make positive life changes. Kate enjoys hiking, swimming, and boating.
Shellye joined Southeast PT in November 2018. After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in Occupational Therapy she began her career at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami where she focused on hand injuries, burns and amputees. She worked at the Hand and Upper Extremity Burn Unit of North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC , became a certified hand therapist and transitioned to Mission Hospital where she established one of the first hospital based Hand Rehab Units. She had her own private practice, the Hand Center, in Greenville, SC. Shellye is a former President of the American Society of Hand Therapists, and has lectured extensively internationally and nationally on splinting, burn injuries and prosthetic training. She is published in the Journal of Hand Surgery, the Journal of Hand Therapy and in multiple Hand Therapy text books. She was honored by her peers with the American Society of Hand Therapists Lifetime Fellowship Award. Shellye enjoys spending time off at her home in the mountains with her husband, cooking & practicing Tai Chi.
Erin Passarello, PT, CST earned both of her bachelor’s (2006) and master’s degrees (2009) at Western Carolina University. In 2010, she started working at a private practice manual therapy clinic where she primarily utilized Myofascial Release and CranioSacral Therapy for patients with chronic pain and fibromyalgia. She earned the first level CranioSacral certification in 2015 through the Upledger Institute and focuses on individuals who suffer from concussion symptoms, headaches, migraines, and chronic pain.
Amanda Carberry, PT, DPT earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Public Health from Elon University in 2016. Amanda then went on to attend Duke University and graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University’s School of Medicine in 2019. She completed her clinical internships at Duke University Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and here at Southeastern Physical Therapy where she has been in practice since graduation. She specializes in outpatient orthopedics, including post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries. A New Jersey native, Amanda enjoys surfing, skiing, spending time at the beach, and exploring everything that Asheville and mountain living has to offer.
Lydia Rallo, PT, DPT, earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She then completed the Doctor of Physical Therapy program from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2017. Lydia first started practicing at an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Wisconsin and later moved to Asheville, where she has been practicing with Southeastern Physical Therapy. Lydia specializes in outpatient orthopedics, including post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries. She has a special interest in weight lifting and martial arts. She has participated in power-lifting and various martial arts, including tae kwon do, brazilian jiu-jitsu, and muay thai kickboxing.