Gina DiFranco, ATC, PTA

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About Gina

Gina DiFranco, born and raised near Pittsburgh, is a certified Athletic Trainer and Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Gina has many years of experience working in the field as an Athletic Trainer at the high school and collegiate level before making the transition to becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant, where she has spent her career working within an outpatient setting. She has worked with many different age demographics, treating a wide range of injuries and conditions, both surgical and non-surgical.

 

Gina has completed numerous hours of continuing education allowing her to obtain her M1 certification in the Graston Technique and is proficient in kinesiology taping. Aside from this, she also has valuable knowledge and experience, previously working as a brace fitter, allowing her to comfortably fit a wide range of custom braces to best suit the needs of the individual patient. Gina’s extensive background and personal interest and dedication to health and fitness, allow her to motivate, educate, and treat patients to achieve their own optimal level of wellness. 

Education & Training

Education

Waynesburg College, BS - BS Athletic Training, 1997 - 2001

California University of Pennsylvania, ATC - MS Athletic Training, 2001 - 2002

CC of Allegheny County, PTA - AS Physical Therapist Assistant, 2006 - 2008

Certifications & Affiliations

Board Certifications

Licensed Athletic Trainer – State of Pennsylvania

Licensed Indirect Supervision Physical Therapist Assistant – State of Pennsylvania