Community Hospital

Meet the Sports Medicine Staff

Physical Therapy for Your Rehabilitation

Our Physical Therapy staff possesses the expertise and experience that has built our program by successfully restoring health and function in individuals. The staff has a wealth of professional expertise and many diverse athletic backgrounds that give them a key understanding of the athletics they treat.

  • Board Certified Sports Specialists
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialists
  • Physical Therapists certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Physical Therapist Licensed Athletic Trainer in Indiana and Illinois
  • Physical therapists with personal sports experience including golf, soccer, volleyball, track and field, swimming, biking, running and softball

Staff at Fitness Pointe

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Jan Duncker, DPT, MPA, OCS, CSCS

  • 2009 Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • 2004 MPA, Indiana University Northwest
  • 1993 MPT Northwestern University
  • Specialty:  OCS Board Certified in Orthopedics, CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Aquatics
  • Sports: Swimming, Bicycling, Racquet Sports
  • Public Presentations:  Aquatic Therapy; Low Back and Neck Care; Arthritis Management
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Karen Johnson, PT, CSCS

  • 1985 Bachelors of Physical Therapy, Northwestern; Bachelors of  Bioscience, University of Illinois
  • CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • Certified Fitness Therapist - ISSA
  • Certified Personal Trainer- ACE
  • University of Illinois Women's Volleyball 79-83 Captain, MVP, All-State, All Region, Honorable Mention All American
  • USA Masters Track and Field National Indoor Sprint Champion 60M. All American Masters Status
  • World Masters Games 100M Finalist 
  • Basketball Coach YMCA Hammond, IN; Park District; Holy Ghost, St. Kieram and IJP 1996-2007
  • High School Girls AAU Basketball Coach - CHICAGO HOOPS EXPRESS- Adidas sponsored team 2007-2011
  • Public Presentations:  Golf Fitness; Foot and Ankle; Runner's Footwear Clinic
  • Program Development: Vertical Velocity; Swing into Spring
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Cory Ingelse, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT

  • 2010 Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis; 1998 MPT, Midwestern University; BS Biology Trinity Christian College
  • Specialty:  OCS Board Certified in Orthopedics, Cert MDT Mechanical Dx and Tx Spine
  • Collegiate Soccer
  • High School Basketball, Soccer, Tennis ( 1st Team All Conference Tennis, Soccer and Most Valuable Player)
  • Youth Soccer Coach
  • Public Presentations:  Low Back and Neck Disc Disorders; Is it my Hip or my Back;  Is it my Neck or my Shoulder
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Amy Castillo, MPT, SCS, CSCS

  • 1999 MPT, St. Louis University
  • Specialty: SCS, Board Certified in Sports PT; CSCS Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Division 1 Softball St. Louis University,  NCAA Division 1 All Academic Team
  • Andrews High School softball, golf, basketball
  • Current recreational runner
  • Public Presentations: Vertical Velocity; Runners Footwear Screening Clinic; Ski Injury Prevention; Is it my Rotator Cuff
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LaTrese Wynn, DPT, OCS

  • 2001 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Northwestern University
  • Specialty: OCS, Board Certified in Orthopedic PT; Manual Therapy
  • Public Presentations: Shoulder Injuries in the Overhead Athlete; Run/Walk Clinic
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Sarah Skinner, DPT, OCS 

  • 2001 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Northwestern; BS, University of San Francisco
  • Specialty: OCS Board Certified in Orthopedics, Manual therapy, Sports Medicine
  • Collegiate Level Division 1 Soccer.  (Scholarship for Soccer)
  • Currently in Illinois and Indiana recreational soccer, coed softball, sand volleyball.
  • Public Presentations: Runner Clinic; Prevention of Injuries in the Female Athlete
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Noli Santos, PT

  • 1993 University of East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center- Philippines
  • Specialty:  Manual Therapy
  • Public Presentations:  Swing into Spring
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Stephanie Kraus, DPT, ATC

  • 2006 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Marquette University, ATC; BS Exercise Science
  • Specialty: Sports Medicine and Athletic Training
  • Athletic Training Experience in Men's and Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball; Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field. ATC Internship with Milwaukee Wave Indoor Soccer League
  • Sports: Softball, POMS
  • Public Presentations:  Balance; Stretching Clinic
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Amber Hanas, DPT

  • 2008 Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis
  • Specialty: Orthopedic, Sports, SCI
  • Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball
  • Public Presentations: Care and Treatment of the Problem Knee
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Jill Mulroe, DPT

  • 2010 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Carroll University; BS, Psychology
  • Speciality: Orthopedics, Sports
  • Sports: Volleyball, Softball
  • Public Presentations: Care and Treatment of the Problem Knee
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John Vander Verr, DPT

  • 2012 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern University
  • A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer
  • Interests: Baseball, Softball, Wrestling

Staff at Community Outpatient Centre, St. John

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Jayne Bakker Barsic, DPT

  • Clinical Specialist
  • 2008 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Simmons College
  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy, Marquette University 1982
  • Certified Clinical Instructor
  • Multiple Orthopedic/Sports continuing education
  • Orthopedic/Sports  PT experience treating sports athletes of all ages and levels: youth, high school, college, semi-pro, as well as the casual athlete and weekend warrior
  • Orthopedic/Sports PT experience in all sports: soccer, water sports, football, basketball, running, baseball, volleyball, cheerleading, dancing
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Suzanna Clark, DPT

  • Senior Physical Therapist
  • 2001 Doctor of Physical Therapy, Northwestern University
  • BS Kinesiology, Indiana University
  • Specialty:  Orthopedics, Manual Therapy
  • APTA clinical instructor certification
  • Bishop Noll Institute High School Track and Field, Dance Team
  • Public Presentations:  Fall Prevention, Managing Back Pain during Pregnancy, Back Care Tips for the Gardener, Prevention and
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Maria Oar, PT

  • Clinical Specialist
  • 1992 Bachelor's of Science in Physical Therapy, St. Louis University
  • Certified Clinical Instructor, APTA
  • Specialty:  Orthopedics, Vestibular/Balance Disorders
  • Public Presentations:  Vestibular Rehab – Are you dizzy? Fall Prevention
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Meagan Ipema, DPT

  • 2009 Doctor of Physical Therapy, IUPUI; BS, Fitness Management Purdue University Calumet
  • Specialty: Orthopedics, Sports & Conditioning
  • North Newton Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track
  • Collegiate NAIA Division I Basketball player at Purdue Calumet
  • Intramurals: Girls Basketball, Coed Volleyball
  • Recreational: Marathon runner; Swim Leader

Staff at Community Spine and Physical Therapy Clinic


Helen Mitrakis, DPT, MPA, Cert MDT

  • Supervisor Physical Therapy- Community Spine and Physical Therapy
  • Masters in Public Administration, University of Indianapolis
  • Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy, IUPUI
  • Certified MDT, Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine
  • Treatment of Neck and Low Back Pain
  • Interests: swimming, biking, running