Testimonials

Bill Gilbert M.P.T. earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Shenandoah University/Winchester Medical Center Program in Physical Therapy in 1995. Bill has been practicing for about 19 years in the Hagerstown and Frederick area. Most of his experience has come working closely with orthopedic surgeons and spinal care specialists to rehabilitate patients with orthopedic and sports related injuries, back and neck disorders, and pre and post operative conditions. He has provided physical therapy services in nursing homes, industrial settings, in the home environment, hospital setting and in outpatient clinics. His specialty is tracking down and resolving painful disorders of the knee, shoulder, back and sacroiliac joint. He founded Brunswick Physical Therapy in 2004 because it was the only way to have direct control over the quality of services being provided. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, fishing, skeet & trap shooting, off-road racing, and fabricating with metal and wood. He is a husband of over 26 years with two children.

Chris Kirby-Smith PTA, BS, graduated from Carroll Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2011. Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, the study of human movement, from the University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health in 2009. Chris works closely with each of his patients to reach his or her individual goals, which can include returning to a sport, gardening, walking with improved balance and confidence, and everything in between. Since 2012, Chris has helped patients at Brunswick Physical Therapy achieve their goals with hands on manual techniques and personalized therapeutic exercises. In his spare time, Chris enjoys surfing, camping, and traveling with his fiancé and 2 dogs.

Chris Barnes earned her Associates degree in Business Administration and Office Management from the American Institute of Business in Des Moines, Iowa. Chris has been working in the Physical Therapy field for 15 years including over 10 years working in the billing aspect. Chris has been working with Brunswick Physical Therapy since August 2004. She currently lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband of 25 years and two dogs. In her spare time she likes traveling, camping, cheering on the AHL hockey team and shopping.