Originally, from Bunker Hill WV, Elaine attended Musselman High School, Wheeling Jesuit College and West Virginia University where she graduated with a B.S. degree in Physical Therapy.  "A country girl blessed & determined to provide a community with compassionate care and wonderful services to improve lives."

Elaine began her career in Beckley WV and has worked for the past 25 years in communities throughout Southern WV meeting and treating people from Raleigh, Kanawha, Wyoming, Mercer, McDowell, Clay and Fayette counties.

Through diligence, hard work, commitment and dedication she has perfected her skills and provides her patients not only physical support and services but emotional support as well.  You will find her to be the most compassionate and caring physical therapist around.  Healing is a journey and Elaine is committed to making it with you!

Pam Turner, Office Manager Assistant

Meet Our Team ~

Darlene Norton, Office Manager

Jennifer Sauls, P.T.A.

Marty Helmandollar, C.P.T.

106 W Main St. Sophia, WV  25921

PH: 304.683.6123

FAX: 304.683.6127

Isaac Tharp, P.T.A.




Lorinda Runion, PT Technician

Marty graduated from Independence High School in 1990.  He became ACE certified in 2014 and in 2016 obtained his Fitness Nutrition Specialty Certification.  He possesses 6 years of experience with the P.E.I.A. Weight Management Program and has been a personal trainer since 2010. 

Marty's  lifestyle and personal dedication to fitness in conjunction with his training and experience makes him the perfect  personal trainer!

If you need someone who understands the challenges and importance of healthy eating, routine workouts and reaching those fitness goals, he's your guy.  Give him a call today and start your fitness journey!

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 Donna Lilly

Tami League

Billie Billings

Cathy Barr

Sarah Abrams

Our staff delivers a level of knowledge, professionalism, courtesy and compassion that is unsurpassed. 

Each and every one will strive to meet your needs efficiently with care and concern for your health and well being. 

We welcome the opportunity to show you around and introduce you to our team. 

Please stop in and say hi!

Since 1993

Graduated Independence High School 2003 and Mountain State University in 2005.

Isaac graduated from Greenbrier West High School in 2006.   He attended New River Community and Technical College and graduated in 2017.  He became a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in January 2018.   

Activities that he enjoys is being with his family, hunting, and fishing.   

Elaine Von Scio, P.T.,  CEO

Aerobic Instructors

Heather is a Physical Therapist Assistant with 10+ years experience in the field of physical therapy where she has focused on acute care, outpatient and skilled nursing. She graduated from Independence High school in 2003, and earned her Physical Therapy Assistance degree from Mountain State University in 2005 

Heather Cole grew up in the area, where she still lives with her husband and two small children. 

Jennifer Sauls graduated from Independence High School in 2009 and earned her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Mountain State University in 2012.  With 5 years of experience in outpatient physical therapy, she enjoys her job and the opportunity to help others get back to their daily activities. 

Jennifer has been involved with cheerleading & coached youth gymnastics for 10 years.  She married in 2014; has 4 stepchildren and is very involved in local youth and church activities in her community.  

Heather Bolen Cole, P.T.A.