Barrie Jo Wambold, PT, DPT, MTC, ATRIC

Where do you work?

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy – Laurys Station

In which areas of rehabilitation do you specialize?

Orthopedics, neurological disorders, headaches, work injury, post-surgery, Parkinson’s disease

What one word best describes you?


What motivates you?

My patients’ recovery motivates me every day to be a better therapist and person. 

What specialty certifications do you hold?

Manual Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Aquastretch, Lee Silverman Voice Treatment – BIG, SO/Headaches, Certified Clinical Instructor

What attracted you to a career in healthcare?  

A friend was in an accident that resulted in a coma many years ago. He came to Good Shepherd for inpatient therapy and made an incredible recovery. It inspired me to become a physical therapist to help others.

Why do you choose to work at Good Shepherd?

Good Shepherd is a very compassionate organization that has values close to my own. We have the most experienced and knowledgeable therapists in the area, and it is an honor to be part of the team.

What are your hobbies and special interests outside of Good Shepherd?

I am the team mom for my son’s Junior Pee Wee football team as well as a member of a mom’s flag football team to raise money for breast cancer research. I love spending time with my husband and two children, snowboarding and outdoor activities.

Why should patients choose Good Shepherd?

It is all about the patient – not just improving his/her function but their overall quality of life. At Good Shepherd, we use the most current evidence-based methods with the most advanced technology to help people achieve their goals faster and with a high level of satisfaction.