Dr. Mandy Zimmerman
Dr. Mandy Zimmerman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her Doctorate degree in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida. She later went on to earn her Chiropractic Sports Physician degree from New York Chiropractic College.
Dr. Z is a co-owner of CrossFit Tantrum, Murrysville’s first and only Crossfit affiliated box. When she is not in the office, she is next door at Tantrum coaching many clientele daily. With her knowledge of the human body, combined with years of competitive sports, she is able to incorporate her CrossFit experience of functional training and chiropractic education into your own personal rehabilitation.
Not only does she understand the benefit a person can achieve with an active and healthy lifestyle, but she has seen how injuries and discomfort have hindered progress. She considers chiropractic care as a key link in the chain to getting individuals back on their feet and out doing the things they love to do. Dr. Z will provide a variety of different techniques that are tailored to the individual needs of each unique patient’s goals.
Dr. Katey Sharick
Dr. Katey Sharick was born in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania and completed her bachelor degree in Exercise Science from Baldwin-Wallace College (University) in Berea, Ohio where she played softball and also minored in Athletic Coaching. She then became a personal trainer where she worked with many different populations, including high school and collegiate athletes, parents, pregnant women, kids, cancer survivors, and many more. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida.
Throughout all of her education and work experiences, she has developed a passion for natural health and wellness with the help of chiropractic care and exercise. She understands the demands that sport and exercise exerts on the body and what it takes to aid the body’s natural healing abilities. She treats each person as an individual and understands that there is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ remedy when it comes to health care and fitness. She can incorporate her work and education experiences with her own personal experiences to deliver quality chiropractic care to people of all walks of life. She is excited and ready to continue helping others and provide superior care to the Murrysville area!
Trish Petras, LMT, NCTM
Tricia Petras, you can call me Trish. I graduated from The Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 2002. I have been Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork since 2003 and Licensed in Massage Therapy since 2011. I am a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. I am trained in Prenatal, Hot Stone, Chair, Orthopedic, Orthobionomy, Myofascial and Active Isolated Stretching. Specializing in Deep Tissue and Sports massage, I tend to do more of a fusion massage in that I combine all the techniques I know to treat my client’s needs.
Christal Burczyk, LMT
Christal Burczyk was born in Monroeville Pennsylvania. She graduated from Kiski Area high school, and Northern Westmorland, where she obtained her cosmetology license. Christal went on to the Career Training Academy for Massage Therapy. There she completed the 15 month programing receiving her Associates in Specialized Technology Degree. Christal has been working at Sports Performance + Spine since September 2014 working at the front desk, then receiving her massage license in February 2015. She has been seeing clients since. Specializing in Medical massage, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Prenatal/ Pregnancy, and Sports massage. Christal is always looking to learn a new technique and skill to help her clients.
Hillary Tvrdovsky, LMT
Hillary grew up in Vandergrift Pennsylvania and attended Kiski Area high school. In 2006 she graduated from Career Training Academy specializing in massage therapy. Hillary obtained her massage license in 2011 and has practiced in a chiropractic setting ever since.
In addition to her schooling, she has attended several other massage related courses such as hot stone massage, prenatal massage, and active isolated stretching. Her specialties include trigger point therapy, deep tissue, and medical massage.
When asked, Hillary will tell you, the most amazing part of her job is being able to meet new people and discuss their specific needs to which she can modify the massage to give them optimum relief from pain.