Lancaster West Staff

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HAYDEN MCDEVITT, DPT, OCS, CSCS (Physical Therapist, Clinic Director)

Education:
BA, Psychology, Arcadia University
Doctorate, Physical Therapy, Arcadia Univ

Certifications:
Board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS),  Board certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS)

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2001
Full Body Active Release Techniques (ART) provider: Popular with runners and triathletes, this technique obtains quick results from anyone suffering from overuse injuries. (McDevitt is the only Physical Therapist in Lancaster County to receive full-body ART certification.)  Hayden is also a member of Aaron’s Acres Board of Directors, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic Section and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA)

An avid football fan, when not at the office, you might find Hayden at a football game in State College or at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium. Hayden enjoys spending time with his wife and two adorable boys, especially when they can get away to the beach!

PATRICK JONES, DPT (Physical Therapist)

Education:
Bachelor of Science from Lebanon Valley College,  Doctorate, Physical Therapy, Lebanon Valley College

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2018, Patrick has a background in performing manual physical therapy, including grade 5 mobilizations.  He has a special interest in
orthopedics and post-op patient recovery. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA).

When not in the office, you might find Patrick outdoors camping, hiking or fishing.  As a former college tennis player, Patrick also enjoys getting out back on the tennis court every now and then.

ALICIA LEEKING (Physical Therapy Assistant)

Education: 
AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, Central Penn College

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2010
Member, Alicia enjoys building relationships with her patients and seeing the positive changes physical therapy makes in their lives. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the APTA.  She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and of the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA).

When not at the office, Alicia enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and working on her flower garden.  She is also actively involved in A Week Away, a Lancaster-based non-profit, as a Respite Coordinator.

MICHELLE NEUMANN (Physical Therapy Assistant)

Education:
BS, Health and Wellness, Cedar Crest College
AS, Physical Therapy Assistant, Harcum College

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT team member since 2018. Michelle is a certified yoga instructor and enjoys incorporating this background into PT through balancing, stretching, strengthening, core stabilization and relaxation techniques.

Michelle’s goal is to empower her patients through self-care so they may be able to replicate relief of symptoms post physical therapy for a greater quality of life.

Outside of the office, you might find Michelle teaching yoga, promoting wellness and spending time with her husband and son.

 AARON BRUSTAD (Director: Medically Adapted Gym)


Education:
BS, Exercise Science, Physical Fitness Specialist, West Chester University

Highlights and Specialties:
In charge of the MAG program since 2010, Aaron enjoys assisting clients in achieving their fitness goals in a safe and effective way.  Aaron also routinely speaks to “Maggers” about health and wellness topics.  In his spare time, Aaron is for hire as a personal trainer.

GABRIELLE WOODS (Front Desk Coordinator)

Education:
Associates Degree in Nutritional Science from Penn State University

Highlights and Specialties:
A HARTZ PT Team member since 2018, Gabby enjoys welcoming patients with a smile to our Lancaster- West office.  Gabby’s favorite aspect of being Front Desk Coordinator is meeting new patients and helping them to feel comfortable before their appointments.

When not in the office, you’ll find Gabby busy with her three children, reading a book, taking a hike or baking a new recipe!