Joyner Sportsmedicine opens a new center in Tipton

Joyner Sportsmedicine, a leading and respected provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation services, recently opened a new facility in Tipton, located along Old Route 220.
Lynnette K. Latchford, DPT (Physical Therapist) has been named the Center Manager for the new Tipton facility.
Joyner’s Tipton facility offers the full continuum of general and specialty physical rehabilitation services including: orthopedic physical therapy, occupational therapy, the WorkStrategies Program – Joyner’s work injury prevention and management program and functional capacity evaluations.
The Tipton location also provides Vestibular Rehabilitation, a specialized program designed to help people suffering from vertigo, imbalance and other inner ear disorders.
A talented clinician with vast clinical experience, Latchford joined the Joyner team as a staff physical therapist in June 2004 in their Altoona location. Prior to joining the Joyner team, Latchford worked in an outpatient physical therapy setting where she was a member of the brain injury team. She has served as an adjunct professor in the Mount Aloysius Physical Therapy Assistant Program and has experience in the hospital setting.
A Tyrone native, Latchford spends time volunteering within the community. She designed and implemented a health screen for walkers who were participating in the Walk of Life in Pittsburgh. She also volunteers for the Chicago Rivet and Machine Company’s Relay for Life Team.
Latchford received her bachelor’s degree in health education at Penn State University in 1997 where she earned honors as Student Marshall of the College of Health and Human Development. She received her master’s degree in physical therapy from Chatham College in Pittsburgh in 2002. In 2003, she earned her doctoral degree in physical therapy, also from Chatham College.
A division of NovaCare Rehabilitation, Joyner Sports Medicine operates a network of more than 15 patient care centers in Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, South Carolina and Pennsylvania. As one of the nation’s leading providers of physical rehabilitation, NovaCare maintains more than 500 rehabilitation centers in 27 states and focuses on clinical and operational excellence.
For more information regarding the new Tipton facility, call 684-0702 or fax 684-0426 or stop by the center and meet the Joyner team.