Joe Isaac, PT, CSCS
CEO/ President

Joe Isaac graduated from Ohio State University in 1994 with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. He spent his first three years as a physical therapist at King's Daughter's Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky where he treated a variety of patients in an outpatient setting. He later advanced to the coordinator of industrial rehabilitation. His responsibilities included performing functional capacity evaluations, pre-employment screens, job analysis, and program development. In October of 1997, he branched off on his own and began a number of home health and long-term care physical therapy contracts. In January of 1998, he and his business partner opened their first outpatient clinic in Ironton, Ohio. This has now grown to include six locations.

Isaac's passion had also included fitness, which has now become a large component of the services provided at each location includes a full fitness center. These facilities are open to the general public and active patients and are called Preferred Fitness Centers.

Isaac is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and has developed a sports performance program for athletes of all ages called F.A.S.T. (Function Agility Strength Training). F.A.S.T. is also available at all locations. He also serves on the board of directors for the Ohio Physical Therapy Network, which aggressively promotes private practice issues throughout the state.

Titus Franz
Director of Marketing, Operations, and Fitness Centers

Titus was born and raised in Ironton, Ohio. He graduated from Rose Hill High School in 1999.  Shortly after high school, he worked in concrete and construction in Indiana.  After three years, he returned to Ironton where he finished his associates in a 5-year apprenticeship Local Union 577 Plumbers & Pipefitters.  Worked in the Union for about 10 years.  Titus then got involved in sales with a couple of nationally known companies, traveling everywhere.  While knowing Joe Isaac for several years, he accepted a position offered with Tri-State Rehab Services as the Director of Marketing, Operations, and Fitness Centers.  Titus now holds multiple responsibilities and roles within the company.  He develops and establishes relationships with physicians all over the Tri-State region. He also focuses on getting the company more involved and integrated into the local communities.  He manages the fitness centers, operations within each office, and acts as a liaison for Joe.  Titus finds interest in working out, traveling, cheering for the Buckeyes, and anything else he has time for.  Last but not least, he loves God, loves spending time with his wife, twins, and new baby along with dad, two brothers and their families. 

Dave Coburn, PTA, ATC
Director of Clinical Operations

Dave Coburn is a resident of Greenup Kentucky Graduate of Marshall University 1997 in athletic training/ sports medicine. 1999 graduate of Shawnee State University Physical Therapy Assistant program. Specialize in sports training and outpatient rehab. Hobbies are spending time with my children and exercises.

Craig Buell, PT, MPT
Director of Westmorland

Craig Buell graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a BS in Biology as well as an MS in Physical Therapy in 1999. Craig was captain of his cross country and track team at Wheeling Jesuit University. He moved to Elkins, WV to work for Davis Memorial Hospital in both outpatient and acute care therapy. In 2002 he moved back to his hometown of Huntington, WV to work as the director and physical therapist for Tri-State Rehab Services in our Westmoreland office. Professionally he enjoys working with patients of all ages and diagnoses including sports and work-related injuries. He is licensed to work in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. Craig continues to run and focus on fitness in his personal time. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

Ashley Castle, PT, DPT
Director of Ironton

Ashley Castle is a 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a doctorate of physical therapy degree. Born and raised in the Ashland area, she has strong ties to both her family and the community. Professionally, Ashley's area of emphasis is pediatrics having completed affiliations at Cardinal Hill during Sensory Integration Camp and at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. She has also attended several continuing education courses in pediatrics at the national Combined Sections Meetings hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association. She chose physical therapy as a career after witnessing a remarkable therapy session with a toddler who had cerebral palsy.

In her free time, Ashley loves attending UK football and basketball games. She also enjoys traveling, riding ATVs, and spending time with family and friends.

Wes Lauderback, MPT

Wes Lauderback is a 2001 Graduate of Shawnee State University where he earned a physical therapy assistant degree.  Wes then graduated from Ohio University Southern with a degree in health administration and went on to earn a Master’s in physical therapy from Ohio State University in 2006.  Wes is certified in concussion management and dry needing.

Wes Bailey, PTA, ATC
Director of Portsmouth

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Our philosophy is that the permanent peak performance our patients seek is best achieved when functional exercise becomes a part of life. 


We provide our patients with the techniques, tools, and facilities to make this a reality.


Ashland, KY

Phone: (606) 326-1844

Ironton, OH

Phone: (740) 534-1156

Louisa, KY

Phone: (606) 638-7848

Portsmouth, OH

Phone: (740) 529-7760

Westmoreland, WV

Phone: (304) 429-7381

Wheelersburg, OH

Phone: (740) 456-6666


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