YOUR Goal Is OUR Goal
Misty Pidgeon, PT, Founder / CEO / Clinical Director
Misty graduated from the University of Vermont in May 1991. Her first job was at Duke Medical Center acute care. Over 25 years later she has worked for Treyburn Rehab, Durham Regional Home Health, Carolina Meadows and now NC Center for PT. While working for other facilities, Misty saw the emphasis change to QUANTITY over QUALITY of care and decided she could run a successful practice on her own with a focus on QUALITY of care.
Dr. Sullivan earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Elon University and holds a BS from Eastern Washington University. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)., Colten is also becoming a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Skilled in treating all physical conditions, he has earned a reputation treating back, shoulder and knee pain. Colten’s experience playing collegiate soccer and running marathons developed his passion for reducing sports injuries. He can help improve run times and ease pain frequently associated with marathon training. His desire to help young athletes improve coordination and strength makes him an ideal leader for our KidSports PT™ Program and Speed and Agility clinics.
He enjoys traveling with his wife and staying active. Be sure to ask him about Kevin when you work with him!
Sarah Russell, DPT
Dr. Sarah Russell, an avid runner and hiker, has a passion for treating endurance athletes. She has developed a reputation for treating athletes from recreation runners to marathon competitors and is proficient in performing running analysis to eliminate pain points. She has been coined an “old soul” and connects well with our seniors. Dr. Russell is known for taking an impairment-based treatment approach, targeting limitations or deficits to help you move and perform better in all aspects of life and sport.
Sarah earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Elon University and a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Virginia, is a member of the APTA and played a variety of instruments as a member of the UVA Cavalier Marching Band! You won’t find a more dedicated fan of UVA sports.
Laura Badovinac, DPT
Dr. Laura Badovinac earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Touro University of Nevada and a BS in Kinesioloogy from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Badovinac utilizes a patient centered care model to help individuals achieve their personal goals. She enjoys working with older and younger adults with orthopedic and neurological conditions including Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Dr. Badovinac passion for working with individuals who have vestibular and balance disorders and her keen ability to solve vertigo, dizziness and general balance dysfunctions has earned her a reputation. She provides quality care utilizing evidence-based treatments to maximize patient’s function and participation in activities they enjoy.
Laura enjoys time with husband, Nik and her two Dobermans, Indy and Solo. They enjoy taking long walks together and watching The Office.
The experience the staff of NC Center For Physical Therapy has gained in the last 27 years combined with the staff attending professional seminars means we stay on the forefront of the physical therapy profession.
We operate with a team concept under the leadership of this staff. We welcome Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students, undergrad students, volunteers and others who are considering physical therapy as a profession. Join OurTeam
Jeff Pidgeon, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Pidgeon is the CFO/COO and is responsible for managing the clinic’s patient services, financial and business affairs, strategic planning, human resources, building operations, information systems and security.
Kathy Reynolds, Patient Services Administrator (Office Manager / Care Manager)
Kathy Reynolds is more than just our Office Manager, she is your overall Care Manager. She will often be the first person you talk to and see – so she’ll answer most of your questions. She’ll find out what your insurance covers (and let you know) and ensure you get appointments that work for you. NC Center For PT is more than just treating muscles, ligaments and tendons; it’s about treating you as a person and getting you back up and running as quickly as possible – and thanks to Kathy, without creating headaches.
Charlotte Reed, Payment Solutions Specialist
Charlotte brings to the team 30 years of experience in many different administrative aspects of healthcare, including billing, insurance, customer service and management. At NC Center for PT, Charlotte is our payment solutions specialist and will help you with insurance and payment options in any other way that she can to help you achieve your goal! She lives with her husband, David, and their two dogs Jack & Bubbles. They have two lovely children and three grandchildren.
Casey DeMarco, Rehab Aide
Casey DeMarco graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family studies. She started at NC Center for Physical Therapy as an intern and was then hired as a Rehab Aide. She is gaining clinical experience in physical therapy before applying to graduate school. She is looking forward to attending PT School and earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. When not at work, Casey enjoys spending time with friends and hanging out with her furry best friend, Luna.
Katie Plitt, Rehab Aide
Katie Plitt graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science, with a minor in Neuroscience. She started at NC Center for Physical Therapy as a volunteer, and was then hired as a Rehab Aide. Katie's ultimate goal is to attend a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program and therefore she is currently working to gain experience to use in her future. Katie grew up dancing and loves teaching Ballet, Jazz, and Hip-Hop dance styles at local studios. She also is a member of a professional dance company and performs throughout the triangle area.
Mathew Joyner, Rehab Aide
Matthew is a senior at the UNC Chapel Hill pursuing a BS in Exercise and Sport Science. He was a Facility and Operations Supervisor of the UNC Campus Recreation until leaving to join NC Center for Physical Therapy. Matthew has worked with seniors at Genesis Rehabilitation Services-Carolina Meadows, a medicare certified physical therapy center, and Comprehensive Rehab of Wilson to prepare for a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. His experience as a youth coach for Rainbow Soccer and Carrboro Basketball has led to a special interest in working with athletes and our Kid Sports PT™ program.