Staff Bios 

JEFFREY
WOODS

JOSEPH
CARDOSO
APRIL
LUBY

STEPHANIE
CURREY
FRONT
DESK

Jeffrey Woods

MSPT, COMT, CMTPT, CSCS,  Owner/Physical Therapist

After graduating from the University of Miami in 2000, Jeff continued his education by becoming certified as a specialist focusing on the vestibular system, trigger point dry needling, orthopedic manual techniques, and strength and conditioning. His primary interests include: orthopedics, vestibular dysfunctions, TMJ disorders, and providing and environment to optimize patient health.

Jeffrey Woods, Physical Therapist at Optimum Performance Physical Therapy

Joseph Cardoso

DPT, OCS, CMTPT

Joe graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neurobiology. He then received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2015. Since graduating, he has continued his education, becoming an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and receiving an advanced certification in Dry Needling (CMTPT) through Myopain Seminars. He is actively involved in clinical practice and education, assisting with the physical therapy program at University of Maryland and with the Dry Needling Program for Myopain Seminars.

Physical Therapist, Joseph Cardoso at Optimum Performance Physical Therapy in Towson

April Luby

PTA, CWcHP, ACSM EP-C

April has been working as a Physical Therapist Assistant for over six years in the outpatient setting. Her experience lies with a variety of orthopaedic, geriatric, vestibular, and falls risk patients, as well as injured workers and post-surgical rehabilitation. She enjoys providing continuity of care for each physical therapist she works with. She earned her Associates Degree from Anne Arundel Community Colleges’ CACHE physical therapist assistant program in 2009.

April is a certified exercise physiologist with ACSM, a certified workers compensation healthcare provider with ISPA, and an active member of the APTA. She currently resides with her family in Perry Hall.

April Luby Optimum Performance Physical Therapy

Jonathan Furrs

DPT, CMTPT

Born in Germany and raised in Anne Arundel County, Jonathan attended and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013, with a bachelors in Kinesiology. He then went on to the University of Maryland, Baltimore to pursue a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016. As an avid soccer and tennis player, Jon enjoys treating a host of various orthopedic issues, however has a special interest in injuries to the hip, knee and ankle for young athletes to weekend warriors. Advanced continued education has enabled Jon to fit and develop custom orthotics for patients and perform dry needling as a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist.

Jonathan Furrs of Optimum Performance Physical Therapy in Towson

Stephanie V. Currey

MPT

Stephanie has over 20 years of experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting, with a diverse background including sports medicine, orthopedic post-operative rehabilitation, headache/TMJ dysfunction, gait/balance/postural dysfunction, and lumbopelvic rehabilitation. With a special interest in hands-on treatment, she utilizes manual therapy techniques including myofascial release, muscle energy, joint and neural tissue mobilization to assess and address movement dysfunction. Stephanie graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Biological Science, and earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 1996. She currently resides with her family in Cockeysville.

Stephanie Stover

DPT

Stephanie Stover graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013. Stephanie graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University with a degree in Health Assessment and Promotion in 2009. She went on to specialize in pelvic floor physical therapy and has a special interest in nutrition and how it affects the body. Stephanie has also been a personal trainer and group exercise instructor since 2005, providing her with a well-rounded background which she incorporates into her orthopedic and sports physical therapy rehabilitation treatment. Stephanie is a dry needling specialist and level one Reiki trained therapist. You can find Stephanie proudly on the plant-based doctor registry.

Amanda and Debbie

Front Desk Coordinators

Amanda and Debbie have over 50 years combined experience in the health care industry. With a strong understanding of health insurance plans, they both enjoy educating patients to ensure they feel more comfortable with their coverage. They love being a team player and have a strong sense of responsibility. Their passion is going the extra mile for a smile.