North Asheville / Downtown Location

Southeastern leads the way in occupational and physical therapy including treating injuries to the upper and lower body, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, Lymphedema / Post Oncological care, neurological and vestibular issues, running and sport injuries, Pre & Post surgical rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Orofacial / TMJ disorders.  We have the experience and expertise to do the best job and get the results you deserve.  We look forward to working with you.

Our North Asheville location serves Downtown Asheville, East Asheville, Montford, Grove Park and Mountainbrook.

We bill all insurances in a clinical practice setting.

To schedule an appointment please call (828) 785-1412 or Fax (828) 785-1413

North Asheville Location:
80 Charlotte St., Suite 50
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number:
+ (828) 785-1412
Fax Number:
+ (828) 785-1413

Mon & Wed: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Tue & Thur: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

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Primary Providers

Mike Piontkowski, PT
Physical Therapist

Steve Manfred, PT, MHA
Physical Therapist

PRN Provider

Sean McAlarney, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Samantha Moore, DPT
Physical Therapist

Clinic Coordinator

Lucas Pitman, PT,
Physical Therapist

North Asheville Location Specialties

  • Back Injuries
  • Core Conditioning
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Foot Injuries
  • Hip Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation Management
  • Pain Management
  • Pre-Op Rehabilitation
  • Running Injuries
  • Post-Op Rehabilitation
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Injuries & Rehabilitation
  • Ultrasound
  • Upper & Lower Extremity Injuries & Disorders
  • Weight Lifting Injuries
  • Workers Comp


Darren Cady


Blake Parham

Southeastern PT Clinical Coordinator

Tricia Lewis

Operations Manager

Josh Jordan

Human Resources / Marketing Coordinator

Ryan Smith

Support Staff Supervisor / Marketing Coordinator

Taylor McBride

Marketing Specialist

Jess Gilliam

Thompson Street Front Desk Supervisor

Allison Widner

TC/Fletcher Front Desk Supervisor

Katie Marshall

Billing & Customer Relations Manager

Danielle Butler

TC Clinical Coordinator

Jessica Dennison

TS Clinical Coordinator

Jarred Lehr

Fletcher Clinical Coordinator

Lucas Pitman

Satellite Clinical Coordinator

Brenden Pelletier

Weaverville Clinical Coordinator

Carolyn Henze

Medical Records Coordinator

Mike Piontkowski, PT
Physical Therapist

Mike Piontkowski, PT, graduated from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts in 1998 with his degree in physical therapy. He moved to Colorado after graduation and became licensed to practice physical therapy in fall of 1998. The mainstay of his career has been in outpatient orthopedic settings focusing on sports related injuries as well as postoperative care. From fall of 2010 until his recent move to Asheville in June 2017, Mike has been working as a travel/contract therapist. This enabled him to learn, grow, and contribute to a multitude of facilities while traveling throughout the country. He is excited for his recent move to Asheville and hopes to make a positive contribution to the community, as well as pursue his interests of mountain biking, fly fishing, and hunting.

Steve Manfred, PT, MHA
Physical Therapist

Steve Manfred, PT, MHA has lived in Asheville for 30 years. He is a 1996 graduate of the Winston-Salem State University Physical Therapy program. He also has a Masters in Hospital Administration degree from Duke University in 1980, previously working in that field and rehab administration for 14 years, and a Biology degree from Colgate University. He has extensive clinical rehab experience in several settings — primarily in outpatient orthopedic, but also hospital acute inpatient, long-term care and home health care. He treats the full range of orthopedic conditions, surgeries and injuries, but specializes in care for shoulder, low back, and joint replacements.

Sean McAlarney, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Sean McAlarney, PTA was Born and raised near Scranton Pennsylvania and graduated HS in 2006. Upon graduating High school, Sean was co-owner of a masonry business for 5 years and was also an assistant head coach for North Pocono High school soccer. He also competed in amateur kickboxing and was assistant head trainer for 5 years at Northeast Karate and Kickboxing. Sean then Enlisted in the United States Army in 2011 and was stationed at Fort Bragg for 5 year where he attained his parachutist badge as well as the rank of Sergeant prior to his honorable discharge in 2016. He then Graduated from South University in High Point earning his Associates in Science in Physical Therapy Assistant, in Dec of 2018. Sean moved to Western NC because of the beauty and active lifestyle in and around this area. He enjoys all outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, being on the river, in the mountains, and on the beach. Sean has devoted the rest of his life to helping people get back to their normal daily living, prior level of function, and helping with their overall well-being in the most holistic approach possible.

Samantha Moore, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist​

Samantha Moore, PT, DPT earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology from Salisbury University where she played field hockey. Following graduation, Samantha then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2020. Samantha is interested in general orthopedics along with sports related injuries. Samantha’s passion for physical therapy stems from many years as an athlete. She is a Pittsburgh native but loves spending time in the mountains. In her free time, Sam enjoys spending time with her puppy, hiking, and exploring the area.

Lucas Pitman, PT
Physical Therapist

Lucas Pitman, PT is a 2010 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a major in Exercise and Sport Science and a minor in Coaching. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from East Tennessee State University. Lucas is a Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner that allows him to apply several techniques to various injuries and conditions to people of all ages. Along with the general population, he works closely with local schools and athletes to provide a quick return to sport while optimizing performance and reducing injury recurrence.