Caitlin Beland, PTA
Caitlin graduated from Bay State College in Boston in 2016 with an Associate’s degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. After practicing for 2 years up north she decided to get away from the cold weather and relocate with her husband and two cats to Virginia. Caitlin has had clinical experience with a variety of patient populations and diagnoses, including sub-acute care at a skilled nursing facility, orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, geriatrics and neurological rehab. Caitlin enjoys working with patients of all age groups and from all different backgrounds. In her spare time, she enjoys playing ice hockey, water skiing and returning to the Midwest to spend time with family. She is also a die-hard Boston sports fan particularly of the Boston Bruins.
Mirsada Gudic, DPT
Mirsada joined Active Physical Therapy in January 2019. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Misericordia University and maintains an active membership with the American Physical Therapy Association. She has experience in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient, inpatient, and SNF/Subacute rehabilitation treating neurological, orthopedic, and post-surgical conditions. Mirsada is trained in Vestibular Rehabilitation (VRT), a comprehensive clinical examination and an exercise-based program to improve balance and reduce dizziness-related problems, Myofascial Release (MFR), and the Kinesio Taping Method. Mirsada is pursuing a certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). In her free time Mirsada likes to dance and to ride her bicycle for recreation and good causes. Recently she raised funds for MS Research riding Chesapeake Challenge Century Ride (100 miles in one day). Mirsada’s goal is to provide the highest quality medical care and rehabilitation services to help patients reach their maximum potential for their individual needs and abilities.
Carlton McFarlane, Jr., PTA
Carlton earned his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay in 2014. He earned his Physical Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree from Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring in 2010. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2008. Carlton utilizes his background in public health together with his expertise in physical therapy to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for his patients. He has practiced in various physical therapy settings, including outpatient orthopedic, aquatics, and sports rehabilitation. In February 2014, Carlton presented research on genetics education at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting. The research was published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. Carlton is a member of the Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Section of the APTA. He enjoys traveling, running, hiking, and biking.