OUR STAFF

Sarah Ferguson

Physical Therapist

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Sarah has lived in Holly Springs for 18 years with her family and is very involved in her community church and the public schools where her children attend. She saw the need for a local PT clinic in Holly Springs to allow the residents an opportunity to receive quality, individualized physical therapy close to home. She partnered with Melanie Humphries, PT and founded Village Physical Therapy in 2008. She has enjoyed every step of the process and loves working with people in and around the community. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys all that comes along with raising three kids, watching high school sporting events, pulling for the Wolfpack, attending CrossFit Zeal, hiking and spending time at the lake with her husband and kids, and relaxing with a good book.

Qualifications
–  Master of Physical Therapy UNC-CH (1996)
–  BS Zoology, BA Chemistry NCSU (1994)

–  Certified in Dry Needling
–  Functional Movement Screen and Selective Functional Movement Assessment specialist
–  Certified Mulligan Practitioner – specialization in pain free joint mobilizations
–  Manual training in Maitland approach and DonTigny
–  Certified Graston Technique Provider (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations)
–  Trained in Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping through Kinesio Taping International
–  Women’s Health Specialist
–  TRX Certified

Member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1994

Melanie Humphries

Physical Therapist

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Melanie grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina.  She attended UNC-CH for her BA in Exercise Science followed by a Masters in Physical Therapy.  She enjoys playing women’s church league softball, travelling, camping, recreational bike riding, water and snow-skiing, occasional 5K events – Warrior Dash, Color Run. She has participated in CrossFit Zeal workouts. She feels lucky to have a fun-loving husband and three awesome athletic children.  You will likely find her at a ball field watching her kids play travel baseball/softball.

Qualifications
–  Master of Physical Therapy UNC-CH (2001)
–  BA Physical Education, Exercise, and Sport Science UNC-CH (1999)

–  Working on Advanced Vestibular training
–  Certified in Dry Needling
–  Selective Functional Movement Assessment specialist
–  Certified Mulligan Practitioner – specialization in pain free joint mobilizations
–  Manual training in Maitland approach and DonTigny
–  Certified Graston Technique Provider (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations)
–  Trained in Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping through Kinesio Taping Association International
–  Member of the medical support team for the Carolina Ballet (2010, 2011)
–  Center Coordinator of Clinical Education and Clinical Instructor ECU (2008), Campbell University (2017)
–  Focus in Dance Medicine

Member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1999

Brett Walters

Physical Therapist

Brett was born and raised in Lumberton, North Carolina.  He graduated from UNC – Chapel Hill in 2013 with a B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science.  While at UNC he continued his high school baseball career playing for UNC’s club baseball team.  During this time, in conjunction with his studies, he developed a passion for working with athletes and studying human anatomy and biomechanics.  After this time, Brett went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Hampton University in 2017.  He enjoys working with a variety of conditions of all ages and has a passion for helping people improve their activity level and quality of life.  In his free time, Brett enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, visiting friends, and rooting for the Tar Heels.

Qualifications
–  Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Hampton University (2017)
–  B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science – UNC Chapel Hill (2013)

–  Working toward Mulligan Certification and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification

Christy Paine Winton

Physical Therapist


Christy enjoys blending her passions for movement, athletics and health in her profession and is excited to share that in her community.  She is an avid runner, long course triathlete and outdoor enthusiast. In her spare time she loves to be outside on the trails, in the garden, or on an adventure with her family, capturing all the fun with her camera.

Qualifications
– Masters of Science and Biomedical Sciences of Physical Therapy MSBS PT (2004)
– Masters of Contemporary Gerontological Practice, Medical College of Ohio (2004)
– Bachelors of Science/ Pre-Med, Minor in Gerontology, Summa cum Laude, Bowling Green State University (2002)

– Certified in Integrated Dry Needling
– Selective Functional Movement Assessment specialist
– Certified Graston Technique provider (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)
– Diverse manual therapy training in Mulligan, Maitland, McKenzie, DonTigny, MET, Barnes, myofascial release and functional movement resets

Christy Longo

Office Manager

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Christy lives in Holly Springs, keeping busy with her husband and three children; two of whom are already in college and the other in high school.  She enjoys fitness classes at the Kraft Y, volunteering at her church, travelling, and, of course, working at Village Physical Therapy.  A graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Mathematics, she was also a business owner in Holly Springs at which time she got to know Sarah and Melanie as they were starting their clinic.  For the past several years she has been happy to support their growing practice by taking care of the administrative needs of the office.   

Please call Christy for all of your billing questions. (919) 577-9200