LeeAnn Nelson Physical Therapy

410 Maloney Rd Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 392-9400

The Staff at

LeeAnn Nelson Physical Therapy

About our highly experienced team.

Heather of LeeAnn Physical Therapy photo

Heather Wray, PT

Heather has been a physical therapist since graduating from University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1988. Her emphasis is geriatric and neurologic rehabilitation treating patients recovering from stroke, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and people with balance and falling issues. 

Heather also treats patients with BPPV / Vestibular issues.

Heather is a guest instructor with the Stepping On classes through CCHD and sits on the Cecil College PT Assistant Advisory Board. Heather is the Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education taking students from local PT/PTA programs and is a Certified CI through the APTA.

In her spare time, Heather enjoys outdoor activities with her family along with supporting the arts.

Carol Martinelli, MPT, WCS

Carol has been a physical therapist since graduating from Shenandoah University in 1995. Her emphasis has always been on Women’s Health and manual therapy since her internship at Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital in Australia. She utilizes techniques including strain counter strain, muscle energy, visceral mobilization, Maitland and McKenzie. She became board certified in Women’s Health in June of 2009 through the APTA.

Nicole Tadler, PT, DPT

Nicole earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware in 2011 and then continued her education to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rutgers University in 2015. Following graduation, Nicole went on to graduate from a year long, ABPTRFE credentialed Sports Physical Therapy Residency in 2017. Since 2017, Nicole has been involved in the community by focusing on high school athletes as a PT liaison. In 2020, Nicole came to join the outstanding team at LeeAnn Nelson Physical Therapy where she hopes to become a part of the community and help treat orthopedic and athletic populations. Outside of work, Nicole is involved in the crossfit community of Delaware and enjoys treating functional fitness athletes. 

Jeri Thompson, PTA
Jeri graduated from the Cecil County Community College Physical Therapy Assistant Program in 2021.

Wendy Symes, Office Manager

Wendy has been with LeeAnn Nelson Physical Therapy since 2013. She brings with her 30 years of management experience from her Delaware based Graphic Design company. Wendy is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the company, and also runs our Human Resources Department.

Jenny Tassone, Front Office

Jenny is a certified personal trainer. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and has received certification through International Sports Science Association and American Fitness Professionals Association. She has taught senior’s strength training and balance as well as aerobics through Cecil College for two years. Jenny has been a part of the health & fitness community for 20 years; teaching classes, personal training, and instructing clients on improving overall fitness.  Jenny wears many hats at LANPT. She can be found checking in patients, billing, assisting patients in the gym with their program and more.