Director

Dr. Edward St. Clair doing a musculoskeletal ultrasound test on a patient's elbow

Dr. Edward St. Clair

PT, DPT, Certified Hand Therapist
Edward St. Clair, DPT (Eddie) is the director of physical therapy for West Park Rehab. Eddie entered the medical field in 1988 when he was trained as a field medic in the United States Air Force. At that time, he also received his national EMT certification.

After completing his enlistment, he continued his education in Atlanta Georgia at DeKalb College and earned an Associate of Applied Science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He worked for 3 years under that license, specializing in the treatment of patients with traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries at Shepard Pathways.

While at this clinic, he developed treatment programs using aquatic therapy for this special population. He also worked closely with patients suffering from inner ear dysfunction and vertigo. In addition, Eddie worked with orthopedic patients at North Fulton Hospital, treating patients with total joint replacements.

In 1996, he returned to Georgia State University to earn his Bachelor of Science degree as a Physical Therapist. Eddie then moved to Franklin in 1999 and established West Park Rehab.

While in practice, Eddie earned his Clinical Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University in December of 2006. Collectively, he has completed four years of undergraduate studies followed by seven years of coursework specific to the field of physical therapy beginning in 1993. Most recently, Dr. St. Clair completed a rigorous course of study involving the upper extremity and then passed a national exam to earn his board certification in hand therapy.

Team Members

Dr. Jessica Collins doing an EMG test on a patient's arm

Dr. Jessica Collins

PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, Expert in EMG/NCV Testing
Jessica Collins was born and raised in Oil City, PA. She is a 2001 graduate of Oil City High School. After high school, Jessica attended Gannon University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Exercise Science. She then continued her education at Gannon University and graduated in May 2008 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Upon earning her doctorate, Jessica graduated first in her class and was awarded Gannon’s Academic Excellence Award.

Jessica began her physical therapy career in 2003 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA as a physical therapy technician, working in both the acute care and sports medicine settings.

Jessica is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association. Jessica has also completed extensive coursework in one of the most effective forms of non-surgical back treatment call the McKenzie Method.

Dr. Beth Carr doing a musculoskeletal ultrasound test on a patient's foot

Dr. Beth Carr

DPT, CWS, Expert in MSKUS
Beth Carr was born and raised in Jamestown, PA where she graduated from Jamestown High School in 1993. She attended Slippery Rock University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Adapted Physical Activity and Rehabilitation in 1998. She continued her education at Slippery Rock University earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2001.

Beth began her physical therapy career in 2001 at Meadville Medical Center, where she specialized in workplace ergonomics, pediatrics and wound care. She went on to earn her certification in wound care as a Certified Wound Specialist, CWS, in 2004. She has worked in various settings in Physical Therapy to include long-term care, inpatient and outpatient.

Beth is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.