We are conveniently located in Penn's Court at 350 S. Main St. Suite 216 in the heart of Doylestown, PA. Our trained staff includes physical therapists, massage therapists trained in myofascial release techniques. Our comprehensive expertise provides our clients with a variety of treatment options.
Central Bucks Physical Therapy has proudly provided outpatient physical therapy to the residents of Bucks County since 2009.
The mission of Central Bucks Physical Therapy is to provide pelvic and orthopedic physical therapy. We also provide care by reducing pain, improving continence, promoting general health and wellness so our patients can return to their active lifestyles. Since we are located in the heart of Doylestown, our location is convenient for our clients in the Bucks County and neighboring areas. We believe in the mind, body and spirit connection. Our Physical Therapists are committed to ongoing continuing education to ensure professional growth and expertise to provide the latest care to our patients. Our care for our patients and expertise in the pelvic floor and orthopedics makes us the rehabilitation choice for physicians and patients.
At Central Bucks Physical Therapy your privacy is always respected.
We welcome you with sincerity and openness and comply with all federal and state laws.
We participate with most insurances.
KATHLEEN SUMNER, PT, DPT, WCS
Kathleen Sumner, PT, DPT, WCS, has worked as a physical therapist rehabilitating patients in numerous settings including acute care, rehab, geriatric, homecare, group homes and most extensively in Women's Health for more than 35 years. She achieved board certification in Women's Health in 2011 along with receiving her Certification of Achievement in OB- PT (CAPP-OB) and Therapeutic Pain Science. As a physical therapy graduate of Temple University, she has educated fellow therapists at conferences, physicians at grand rounds and patients at support groups in the role of pelvic floor physical therapy. She's been an assistant in continuing education classes in visceral mobilization techniques. In 2017, she earned the Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She currently treats orthopedic conditions with a focus on chronic pelvic pain, urinary and fecal incontinence, ante and post-partum conditions, bowel dysfunction, and male pelvic dysfunction, osteoporosis, abdominal pain, endometriosis, painful bladder syndrome, IC, prostatitis, coccyx pain along with other chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She resides in Doylestown, Pennsylvania with her husband. She has three grown daughters and is also a happy grandmother.
CAROLE HIGH GROSS, PT, MS, DPT
Carole High Gross, PT, MS, DPT earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arcadia University in
2015, and Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1992 from Thomas Jefferson University. Carole enjoys working
as a physical therapist here at Central Bucks Physical Therapy, focusing on women's health / pelvic health issues.
She has had the privilege of working in various clinical orthopedic, rehabilitation, and home health settings over the
past 28 years. Carole co-developed the Belly After Baby community program, at Central Bucks Physical Therapy,
which provides Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA) screening and education for women during the postpartum period.
Carole recently has co-developed a Belly BEFORE Baby Program for expecting mothers. . Carole also has a strong
interest in eating disorders and easing the GI discomfort associated with eating disorder recovery. Carole is an
active member of the International Consortium Pelvic Disorders Workgroup for the Ehlers-Danlos Society, Locally,
Carole is a member of the Occupational Advisory Committee for the Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, Sports
Therapy and Exercise Management program. Carole has served as a teaching assistant for Herman and Wallace,
training professionals in pelvic floor education and treatment. Carole is passionate about lifelong learning. She is a
member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association and
International Pelvic Pain Society to name a few. Carole resides in Upper Bucks County and enjoys spending time
with her family, daughters and puppies.
ALLISON CLARK, PT, DPT
Allison graduated from physical therapy school in 2008 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. She has a BS in Biology from Shippensburg University and has worked as a physical therapist for the past twelve years. Allison has worked in multiple settings including home health, rehabilitation, senior living community and most of her experience is in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Her treatment is based heavily in manual therapy and a hands-on approach to improve functional mobility, postural alignment and restore function. Allison has attended multiple manual therapy courses and is always excited to learn new techniques to improve her ability to treat her patients. Outside the clinic, Allison enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her dogs Nola and Mira, her family and friends.
KATE WILCOX TARR, 200-Hr RYT
Kate's passion as a yoga teacher is creating strong, peaceful families on and off the yoga mat. She is a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher through Dragonfly Yoga Studio in Doylestown, with additional certification in baby, children and postnatal yoga. After her third baby, Kate was diagnosed with diastasis recti (abdominal separation). While receiving treatment (and eventually closing that belly!!) at Central Bucks Physical Therapy, she turned her yoga focus to healing new moms. She knows a strong, mindful mom means a healthy and happy baby and family. Kate has practiced yoga for 15 years, and her practice has evolved from being a former dancer to running after four boys. The lessons of breathing, meditation and movement in yoga can smooth life's many transitions and Kate is excited to share this practice with other parents.
Wanda Vache is currently an administrative assistant and joined CBPT in 2012 as a licensed massage therapist specializing in oncology, prenatal and therapeutic massage. For more than sixteen years her energetic passion has been to help others feel better naturally through massage therapy and reflexology. Her career spans various clinical opportunities in physical therapy, chiropractic, hospital and spa settings. She enjoys time with her husband and four legged companions.
Ann is excited to return to work with the excellent team at CBPT. She was part-time administrator for the practice from 2012-2014. She is looking forward to assisting patients once again.
Ann's years of experience in corporate Human Resources - includes employee benefits plan design, compliance, and administration; as well as, health care, compensation, and payroll administration. One of her prime areas of work has been in training and development consulting for companies, primarily those interested in expanding the scope and breadth of a customer service culture among employees.
She feels that healthcare is a personal business that we are all involved with, in some way in our lives. She believes that the atmosphere at CBPT puts the person, the patient, at the center of the business.