Our Staff

sueSusan C. DiOrio, PT, M Ed
is President of the Practice. She has a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Ohio State and a M.Ed. from the University of Cincinnati. She specializes in orthopedic and neurological treatment approaches and enjoys problem solving each case. Sue is certified in the Graston Technique. Sue is also a certified Hatha Yoga instructor and a 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo.


chrisChristine Maag, PT
is Vice President of the practice. She has a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Ohio State and has done post graduate work at Xavier University in Education and Child Development. Chris’s continuing education has focused on orthopedics, tempero-mandibular joint dysfunction and prosthetics. Chris is certified in the Graston Technique. She has extensive experience in treating myofascial problems and fibromyalgia.


barbBarbara Holland, PT, M Ed
received her B.S. in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston and has a M.Ed. from Xavier University. She is a certified instructor in Mat Pilates and has experience working with horseback riders on posture, endurance and flexibility, especially in Dressage. Her special area of interest is in orthopedic musculoskeletal dysfunction. Barb is certified in the Graston Technique. Barb enjoys working with a variety of patients “from the couch potato to the sports enthusiast.”


jacJacqueline Kersting, PT 
is a graduate of Mother of Mercy High School and has a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Ohio State University. Her post-graduate education has been in orthopedics, sports injuries, yoga and pilates. Jacqie has a special interest in geriatrics, as well as orthopedics and sports.  In May 2014, Jacqie retired from our office, but she still joins us on occasion to fill in for the other PT’s.


beccaBecca Metz, PT, DPT, ATC
is a native Cincinnatian and graduate of Ursuline Academy. She holds a B.S. in Athletic Training from Ohio State and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is a certified athletic trainer who enjoys working with athletes of all ages and experience levels. Becca is certified in the Graston Technique.


jen close upJen O’Hara, MMT
received her license in Medical Massage Therapy in 2013. She specializes in relaxation and deep tissue massage; and incorporates hot bamboo in her sessions to help relax and elongate the muscles. She has also been a Physical Therapy Aide at Blake & Associates since 2007, and loves working with the patients!


bethannBethann Rais, LMT
received her license in Massage Therapy in 2002. She specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, pre-natal and fertility massage. Bethann loves helping people through massage therapy and believes in the healing power of our own bodies.


katieKatie Blake
Our guiding spirit