Jonathan Sakowski, DPT
Jonathan is a 1996 graduate of College Misericordia with a master’s degree in physical therapy. He returned to Misericordia University to obtain his doctorate in 2006. In 2005, after working in acute care, home health, extended care and outpatient settings, he opened the first Able Therapy Services clinic on Reach Road in Williamsport, PA. The practice has since branched to include an office in Millville, PA, serving a more rural community and region. He continues to enjoy treating orthopedic and neurological patients of all ages including post surgical, work injury, chronic pain and functional impairment. “I’m privileged to have had the opportunity to work with a dedicated, caring and competent staff in such a friendly and upbeat setting”.
Eric Durrwachter, DPT
Eric joined Able Physical Therapy as a physical therapist in 2016 after graduating from Misericordia University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Eric has a special interest in treating patients who are recovering from a surgical procedure (rotator cuff repair, total joint replacement, ACL reconstruction, etc.) and helping them get back to work, leisure, or sports activity. “I firmly believe that physical therapy is most effective when both the patient and the therapist are able to form a relationship of trust and respect and that a comfortable environment is key to patient success.” When working with Eric, expect to talk about food, TV shows on Netflix, and hear stories about his golden retriever, Obi.
Emily Durrwacter, PTA
Emily graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2018 with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Emily is originally from Rochester, NY and always looks forward to fall and winter as she loves cooler weather and snow. As a physical therapist assistant (PTA), Emily carries out the treatment plan that is created by the physical therapist (PT). Emily enjoys working with all of her patients, but especially enjoys working with the geriatric population. Emily also loves talking about her golden retriever, Obi.
Michelle manages the Williamsport and Millville offices. She has been an invaluable member of the Able staff for 5 years and is the anchor of the practice front office. Scheduling, bookkeeping, billing issues, insurance authorizations and credentialing are all handled with her skill.
Aaron Lachat, BA
Aaron has been working as a member of the Able staff for 8 years. He recently graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in business. In the capacity of physical therapy aide, Aaron helps keep the clinic in tip top shape and assists the therapists with patient care.
John is currently enrolled in the physical therapy program at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. When not involved in his studies (or fishing) he works at Able as an aide; assisting our patients with their exercise programs, treatment set up and covering front desk responsibilities.
Kuna was initially attending therapy at Able following a surgery on her knee. She now joins the Williamsport therapy staff on Fridays. She consistently offers the patients a friendly greeting and assists in providing a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. When not working, Kuna enjoys hiking, living on a small farm and chasing squirrels.