Bridgette Lesar, PT
Bridgette Lesar says physical therapy became her career of choice because of her interest in solving diverse problems impacting different populations.
She originally considered going into athletic training, but then decided she wanted to broaden her scope to a less specialized population.
A graduate of Fernley High School, she received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Montana in Education with an emphasis in Athletic Training. She continued her studies to obtain a Certificate of Physical therapy in 1986 from The Mayo Clinic.
She started working with Fernley Physical Therapy in 1988, having gained some experience at Saint Mary’s Hospital.
She treats all kinds of patient injuries and conditions with a special interest in post-surgical rehabilitation and sports injuries.
When she is not working she is very involved in training and showing her Basenji dogs. She also likes hiking, running and yoga.
Holly Bergman, PT
Holly Bergman worked as a physical therapist aide for several years before returning to take her degree in physical therapy.
“I realized how much I enjoyed working with the patients and felt that this was a career that I would love and would be able to help the patients even more,” she says.
Holly received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, and her Master of Physical Therapy degree from St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA.
She joined Fernley Physical Therapy in 2000 and enjoys working with patients with various orthopedic injuries and conditions, as well as working with patients with neurological and vestibular issues.
When she is not working, she tries to keep up with her children’s activities such as soccer games, softball tournaments and cheerleading. She also loves being a photographer for many of these events and sharing her photos with her children’s teammates and families.
Megan Liggett decided to become a physical therapist after seeing many friends and family return to sports and hobbies with the help of physical therapy after injuries. This made her realise that she wanted to help people recover from injuires and stay active.
Megan obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition Science form the University of Cincinnati in 2002. She went on to obtain her Masters in Physical Therapy from the same university in 2004.
As an actice duty Navy spouse, Megan has worked as an outpatient orthipedic physical therapist in both Washington State abd Florida. When her husband was posted to Fallon, she found a home at Fernley Physical Therapy! She enjoys seeing the regional differences in treatment by physicians and physical therapists. She believes that each patient deserves an indicidualized approach to beat meet their goals.
Megan enjoys running and working out, hiking with her dog, and travelling with her husband.
Meghan Jones, PT Assistant
Meghan Jones worked as an aide in a couple of physical therapy outpatient clinics for six years and during that time he discovered how much she enjoyed the work and how much it offers people.
It prompted her decision to extend her training and become a physical therapist assistant.
“It is a multi-faceted field that would challenge me,” she explained. “It is never boring. I love meeting and working with therapists everywhere I go.”
Meghan has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science, University of Utah, and an Associate in Science, Physical Therapy Assisting from Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA.
After gaining experience in three clinics, she joined Fernley Physical Therapy in November, 2016.
When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband (when the Navy allows), long distance walking, hiking, various home and yard improvement projects, cooking, and reading too many books at once. She also loved any chance she gets to hang out with her girlfriends.
Staci King, Office Manager
Staci King comes to Fernley Physical Therapy with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also has a certification in CPR-FA. Staci takes care of all the billing at Fernley Physical Therapy and manages the day to day operations of the practice.
When she is not working she enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and coaching.