Cynthia Kopyar is a  licensed Physical Therapist and Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner with over 22 years of clinical experience in outpatient practices, including three years in solo private practice.  She specializes in cervical and lower back pain resulting from disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, post-surgical, strains/sprains, TMJ, torticollis, rotator cuff tears, shoulder, hip, and knee replacements, bursitis, collateral ligament tear/reconstruction, carpal tunnel syndrome, painful posture and developmental disorders.  Her patient population ranges from pediatrics to geriatrics, and includes both dancers and athletes, amateur and professional.

Cynthia attended the Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a certificate in Allied Medicine in Physical Therapy.  She is an Internationally Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner, Massage Therapist, and Bones For Life® Teacher. 
 
Cynthia's extensive training in neuromuscular reeducation, allows her to acutely identify and accurately treat  unique movement habits and patterns responsible for causing pain, muscular tension, and dysfunction in each individual.  A dancer and performer, Cynthia’s rich background in movement training complements her scientific education and allows her to analyze and retrain biomechanical and kinesthetic dysfunction.  She uses highly-advanced, yet gentle manual orthopedic mobilization to promote greater freedom of movement, improved coordination and reduction of pain.  She teaches a way of moving that is pleasurable, graceful and knowledgeable in injury prevention.

In addition to her clinical practice, she teaches workshops and consults to specialty medical practices for staff teaching and training.  She has volunteered as medical team leader for the USIA (United States Information Agency), and spearheaded the development of programs and training at the Voronezh Rehabilitation Center, in Russia.