Jean McConnell-Copploe, MS, PT, ATC
Owner of Pinnacle Health Concepts Physical Therapy Youngstown Ohio
Jean earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education with her Master of Science in Sports Science and Exercise Physiology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; she furthered her education at West Chester University attending the core curriculum in Athletic Training and then became a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. Jean then attended Howard University of Washington DC obtaining her professional degree in Physical Therapy.
Jean has over the course of her professional career worked with high school, collegiate, and professional athletes as an athletic trainer and physical therapist. She has gained experience in acute care, nursing home and outpatient physical therapy settings.
Jean has gained expertise in vestibular disorders, treating pelvic floor and sacral dysfunctions, cervicocranial syndromes and vertigo as well as post trauma rehabilitation, and teaches Continuing Education courses nationally on these subjects. Her manual skill level is enhanced with training in Mulligan and Neuromobilization techniques.
Jean especially enjoys the challenge of treating acute and chronic back pain as she experienced a severe back injury early on in her career. She realizes the pain and agony of spinal dysfunction and uses herself treatment protocol in her private practice facility to treat her patients. This learning "on the job" experience with her back injury has allowed Jean to earn a solid reputation as a back care specialist within her medical community.
Personally Jean is happily married and has two beautiful children. She enjoys running, biking, alpine skiing, tennis, and playing golf.