Dr. Patrick Shumrick BS, MHS, DPT, owner, recognized the need for specialized treatment techniques for people suffering from dizziness, vertigo, and balance deficits. Our proven assessment and treatment techniques are developed by our clinicians and are unique only to The Center For Balance. Meet our team:
Dr. Patrick Shumrick BS, MHS, DPT
Dr. Shumrick has been practicing physical therapy since 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Ohio University, a Masters of Health Sciences from Krannert School of Physical Therapy in Indianapolis and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston. He has received his certificate of clinical competency treating dizziness and balance disorders from Emory University.
In addition, Dr. Shumrick is an adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati and College of Mt. Saint Joseph Schools of Physical Therapy. Because of his expertise in evaluating and treating patients suffering from dizziness and balance disorders, Dr. Shumrick is often asked to lecture to local and national professional groups on this subject. His extensive experience in this area is well known and welcomed in Cincinnati and in the local medical community. As a native Cincinnatian, he embraces the value of the community. He lives in Anderson with his wife and children. Personal interests: Chasing his four kids, sports, family activities. “The most rewarding part of my job is seeing our patients return to their prior level of independent activities.”
Angie Shumrick PT
Angie Shumrick attended University of Cincinnati and graduated in 1997 (outstanding student award for the class in 1997). She continued her education in Vestibular Rehabilitation Assessment and Management (2008), Evaluation and Treatment of Dizziness and Balance Dysfunction in the Elderly suffering from Vestibular Deficits (2007), Treating Balance Impairment in the Neurological Population (2006), a clinically relevant approach to Vestibular Dysfunction (2006), Eval and Treatment of Complex Balance Disorders (2005). She enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, and playing the piano. The most rewarding part of her job is hearing patients tell her how she is helping them return to the things they enjoy the most!
Renee Ives PT, MLA
Renee Ives graduated from Ohio University with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1994. She obtained a masters degree in liberal arts from Tulane University in 2004 with a focus in wellness education for college students. Renee has practiced physical therapy and has been an educator for over 19 years in orthopedic, neurological, and wellness disciplines. For the past 8 years, she has worked integrating orthopedic manual physical therapy and vestibular rehabilitation. Renee has also developed and taught continuing education courses for physical therapists in the area of balance and vestibular rehabilitation. In her free time, Renee enjoys New Orleans cooking and music, travel, outdoor activities with her husband and son, and volunteering at her son’s school.
Dr. Anne Deters DPT
Blue Ash/Anderson offices
Anne graduated in 2014 from the University of Cincinnati with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Anne attended Xavier University for her undergraduate degree with a major in Natural Sciences. There she played on the Women’s soccer team. Prior to the Center for Balance, Anne treated patients at an outpatient orthopaedic clinic. Anne enjoys listening to patients and becoming an active teammate in achieving their goals. While not at work, Anne enjoys spending time with family/friends, walking with her dog Shandy, and learning tai chi.
Kim Jennings PTA
Kim has her B.S. from the University of Cincinnati in Elementary Education in 1991, and her Associates of Applied Science from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. She began her Physical Therapy Assistant career working in skilled nursing, and it was during this time that she came to appreciate the important of balance training. Kim believes that balance training is something that almost everyone can benefit from. Her goal is to keep people as independent as possible for as long as possible. When Kim is not working, she loves spending time outside camping, hiking, biking, and kayaking.
Kielly Monnig PTA
Blue Ash and Anderson Offices
Kielly received her B.S. in Dietetics from Miami University in 2011. In 2016, she earned her Associate of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Clark State Community College. Kielly enjoys assisting patients to reach their physical therapy goals and ultimately improve their overall wellbeing. She finds the specialized care that is provided by the Center for Balance to be challenging and rewarding. In her free time, Kielly enjoys running, anything Disney, and playing with her dog, Kirby.
Kelsey was raised in Cincinnati, she graduated from Anderson High School in 2011. Kelsey is interested in becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant and is presently taking classes at Cincinnati State Technical College towards her degree. In her free time she loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, and volunteer at local animal shelters. She also loves live music and meeting new people. Kelsey loves everything about her job, but her favorite part is interacting with every single patient, and watching them leave with a smile!
Nathan Foster PTA (Coming soon)
Valarie Combs (Coming soon)