Meet Our Staff
Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS
Beth is a licensed physical therapist specializing in orthopedic and aquatic therapy. As the owner of North County Water and Sports Therapy Center it is her goal to provide quality one on one care to a variety of patients.
Since graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1991 Beth has belonged to the American Physical Therapy Association and has achieved Certification and re-certification as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy, by demonstrating specialized knowledge and advanced clinical proficiency in respect to orthopedic diagnoses. In January 2006, Beth graduated from Boston University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
As a Certified STOTT Pilates™ instructor, Beth incorporates the use of Pilates basic principles and equipment into patient exercise programs to enhance their core stability and postural awareness. This method has been extremely successful in transitioning patients to a higher level of function and activity.
In 2010, Beth was honored with Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Institute's Tsunami Spirit award for her contribution to aquatic therapy education. In 2012 she was named Aquatic Therapy Professional of the year. Additional aquatic therapy certifications include, Master Instructor for the Burdenko Method and Trainer for AquaStretch™ a new myofascial release technique performed in the water.
Beth not only provides continuing education for health care professionals she is an adjunct faculty member at San Diego Mesa College PTA program, teaching Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Introduction to Pathology courses and provides the learning module/ instruction on aquatic therapy to the University of St. Augustine San Diego Campus DPT program.
Hiking and adventure travel keeps Beth Busy when she is not at work.
Kathleen T Morgan, PT, CSCS
Kathleen Morgan has been practicing as a physical therapist in orthopedic or sports medicine settings since graduating in 1995. Originally from Ohio, she obtained her B.A. in both Psychology and Education at Hiram College in 1991. In 1995, she graduated from the Physical Therapy Program at Cleveland State University. Continuing to follow her interests in fitness and exercise, she became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, C.S.C.S., in 1997. Kathleen moved to California in 1997, in search of a climate that was more conducive to satisfy her love for outdoor endeavors.
Along with a strong functional exercise background, Kathleen, also utilizes a manual approach in designing individualized treatment plans for her patients. She brings to the clinic a strong background in evaluating and treating the upper extremity, with special interest in shoulders.
Kathleen places a strong emphasis on education, as she has been a clinical instructor for physical therapy interns as well as local high school students. Recently, she has returned to college studies to advance her degree in physical therapy and is currently enrolled at the College of St. Scholastica.
On a personal level, Kathleen enjoys all activities outdoors and most of all showing her horse.
Ryann Cramer, DPT, MTC, CSCS
Ryann has had a long involvement with physical therapy, from her first exposure as a patient in her youth while a dancer and volleyball player. She has worked continually in the field since 1998, when she began work as a physical therapy aide while still an undergraduate. After receiving her bachelor's degree from CSU San Marcos, she decided to pursue a career in physical therapy and earned a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Cerritos College in 2005. She followed that in 2009 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, where she was awarded the Outstanding Physical Therapy Student and Excellence in Manual Therapy awards for her graduating class. In 2010, Ryann received her Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
Ryann has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2004 and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2005. In 2011, she joined the faculty at University of St. Augustine, teaching courses in anatomy and manual therapy. Ryann spends her "free" time volunteering with local charities as a committee member/team captain for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life and a regular participant in the San Diego Triathlon Challenge for the Challenged Athletes Foundation. She is an avid runner and hiker and enjoys almost anything having to do with food. She doesn't eat to live, she lives to eat!
Jan Ballard, PTA
Jan graduated from San Diego Mesa College in 1998. Over the last several years she has worked with a variety of patients with various musculoskeletal, neurological and medical problems. Jan has over 5 years of experience in aquatic therapy and is a certified clinical instructor for the Burdenko method. When she is not working Jan enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.
Brooke Fellows has been with the company since 2002. She joined the staff as a physical therapy aide and now specializes in personal training with an emphasis in injury recovery and prevention. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. Brooke has been working in personal training for 8 years working with a variety of populations (athletes, weight loss, post injury, neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsons and Huntingtons disease). She also runs group training classes using EFI Gravity machines and TRX equipment.
In her free time she enjoys running, anything by the coast, and playing soccer.
Margaret joined our practice as Office Manager in 2008. She is a graduate of Tacoma Community College in Washington State and has her Associate's Degree in Medical Records Technology.
Margaret brings with her many years of experience working in the healthcare field and is always striving to do her best for both our staff members and patients.
Spending time at the beach and hiking the trails of San Diego are some of her favorite pastimes along with seeing her children and grandson.
Erica Meyer, MSPT
Erica graduated from the University of Iowa in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. In 1997, she received a Master of Science in physical therapy from Washington University. Erica is a native of Illinois and has been practicing exclusively in the orthopaedic and sports medicine settings for the past 15 years in Chicago, Sacramento, and San Diego. She loves to combine patient education, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercises to help her patients achieve their goals and return to activities they enjoy. During her free time, Erica enjoys spending time with her husband and son at the beach as well as camping, hiking, and skiing.