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Colony is originally from the Masontown, PA area. She attended Washington and Jefferson College and received a Bachelors’ Degree in Psychology, and was also a member of their collegiate softball team. After graduation she attended Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, where she obtained her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy.Colony began working in Woodstock, VA, where she was part owner of a private practice while working on obtaining her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 2004. She returned back to PA in 2006.Colony joined The Orthopedic Group in January of 2013. She is currently pursuing her Manual Therapy Certification and hopes to obtain her Orthopedic Certified Specialist Certificate. Currently, she resides in the Smithfield area with her husband and two children. She enjoys running, doing obstacle/mud runs, and coaching her children’s sports teams.

 

 

 

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CURRICULUM VITAE
COLONY A. HOPKINS, DPT
Office Address: The Orthopedic Group, P.C.
104 Delaware Avenue
Suite 103
Uniontown, PA 15401
(724) 425-9668 phone
(724) 425-9611 fax

EDUCATION:

Shenandoah University – Division of Physical Therapy, Winchester, VA
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Shenandoah University – Division of Physical Therapy, Winchester, VA
Masters of Physical Therapy
Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA
BA in Psychology

WORK AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

January 2013 – Present The Orthopedic Group – Uniontown, PA
Physician Owned Outpatient Orthopedic Practice
Staff Physical Therapist
Manual and Exercise based care
Responsible for helping with daily operations of the clinic

June 2006 – January 2013 Advanced Physical Therapy Services, LLC – Masontown, PA
Privately Owned Outpatient Orthopedic Practice
Clinic Supervisor/Site Manager
Many manual and hands on techniques utilized
Center Coordinator for Clinical Education for the clinic
Responsible for all staffing
Responsible for helping with daily operations of the clinic
Responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies
Marketing
Supervise PTA, PT Aide, and secretary

August 28, 2005 – June 1, 2006 City Hospital – Martinsburg, WV
Hospital Based Outpatient Practice
Staff Physical Therapist – seeing 12-16 patients per day
Clinical Instructor
Manual and Exercise based care

May 28, 2002 – August 28, 2005 Woodstock Rehab & Fitness – Woodstock, VA
Privately Owned Outpatient Orthopedic Practice
Part owner of the practice
Staff Physical Therapist – seeing 8-14 patients per day
Many manual and hands on techniques utilized
Center Coordinator for Clinical Education for the clinic
Performing Fitness Evaluations for our fitness clients
Responsible for helping with daily operations of the clinic
Marketing

August 2004 – May 2006 Shenandoah University Division of Physical Therapy
Paid Lab Assistant for Examination and Intervention Course for First-year Students
Assisted with introducing new evaluation skills to students
Helped students develop a clear line of thinking and logic in regards to an upper and lower quarter scan
Responsible for testing and grading students with practical exams

PROFFESIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Physical Therapy Association
Orthopedic Section of the APTA

PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS:

Primary Investigator for Group Research Project:
The Effects of Massage on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, for Shenandoah University.
James Viti, DPT, MSC – faculty sponsor.

Presented at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting in February 2003 in Tampa, FL.
Single System Design Research Project:
The Effects of Cardiovascular and Strength Training on Endurance in an Elderly Patient.
Case Report :
The Importance of Performing an Upper Quarter Screen on a Patient with a Diagnosis of Lateral Epicondylitis

COMMUNITY SERVICE/ACTIVITIES:
Currently pursuing my manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy – have complete and passed Level I exam and have completed course work through Level II. Currently preparing for Level III and practical examination.
Invited Speaker for Local Community Groups
Certified Clinical Instructor