Performance Physical Therapy
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We understand how frustrating it is to feel trapped by pain and limitations. Our team is here to listen to you and create a treatment plan to get you back to the life you love. Take your first step toward living a pain-free life.
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Meet the Staff
Scott Crook, PT, is the Performance Physical Therapy Founder and Clinic Director, and a partner in Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy.
Scott graduated from University of Kentucky Physical Therapy school in 1987. He started his career in his hometown of Corbin, Kentucky, in an outpatient physical therapy clinic and worked with athletes at the local high schools. He moved to Lexington in 1991 and has been practicing in sports medicine facilities since that time. He started his private practice in 2011, as Performance Physical Therapy, and eventually merged into Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy in 2013.
Scott was previously a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) for 19 years. He has worked with many athletes in many sports from Ballet to Rugby but is best known for his work with baseball players over the years. He has worked with athletes of all ages and levels of play from 9-year-old athletes in recreational sports to professional athletes. He also enjoys working with all musculoskeletal injuries and takes a very hands-on approach with all his patients. He is ASTYM certified and uses that skill, along with other manual skills as a key part of the rehabilitation process.
Scott is married to his wife, Cindy, who is also a PT at Performance, since 1991, and they have two children, Dylan and Carson.
Scott is also President of the Blanton Collier Sportsmanship Group and has been on their board since 2015. He was also previously on the Board of the Lexington Ballet.
Cindy graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Physical Therapy. She has worked in various rehab settings, including acute rehab, skilled nursing facilities, and home health.
Cindy has a passion for working with clients who have had amputations and are ready to start training with their prostheses. Training ranges from beginners to those who want to return to running, sport, or advanced activities. She also works with other neurological diagnoses and the geriatric population.
Cindy is married to Scott Crook and they have two children, Dylan and Carson.
Erin attended the University of Kentucky, where she earned both her bachelor’s and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees.
Her background includes outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation, aquatic therapy, and sports and work related injuries. Erin enjoys yoga and pilates and yoga and has an interest in implementing these forms of exercise into rehab for orthopedic injuries. She also has training in the practice of Corealign, which is a pilates device that focuses on core stability and strength with all functional activities. She also conducts pitching lessons with young softball players and has a passion for executing proper mechanics for injury prevention.
When she’s not in the clinic, Erin enjoys hiking, golfing, and trips to the lake with her husband, Matt, son, Wesley, and two dogs.
Nate is a staff physical therapist at Performance Physical Therapy and has been with the company for the last four years. Nate graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with an undergraduate degree and again with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Following graduation, Nate moved to Kentucky to begin his physical therapy career.
Nate’s physical therapy experience includes four years of working in the outpatient orthopedic/sports field. He is certified in blood flow restriction training, ASTYM treatment techniques, dry needling level 1, and is TPI level 1 certified.
When not in the clinic, Nate enjoys playing soccer, golf, working out, and watching/attending athletic events. Nate is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a big fan of the Bucks, Brewers, and Packers.
Patrick graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science. He then obtained his license to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) from Somerset Community College.
Patrick has 10+ years of experience in various physical therapy clinics and rehab centers in the central Kentucky area, including outpatient orthopedic, acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. He is also currently on the staff at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital.
When he’s not in the clinics, Patrick enjoys working out, playing basketball, and spending time outdoors—on the water, golf course, and in the woods.
Madison attended Asbury University for her Bachelors of Arts with an Exercise Science degree and then continued to Elon University in North Carolina to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
Madison has a passion for middle and high school age female sports injury prevention and has completed research in factors contributing to Collegiate lower extremity injuries. She has coached several high school soccer teams and ran many strength and conditioning sessions for high school athletes and Asbury University Women’s Soccer program. Madison has also taken continuing education courses on Pain Science and the impact positive and negative thoughts can have on performance, is ASTM certified and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
When she is not in the clinic, Madison enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, playing soccer, reading, sipping on coffee with her Husband, Joshua and will be adding a baby girl to the family in the near future.
Parker Craig was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, and attended Lexington Christian Academy where he played soccer and lacrosse. He graduated from Georgetown College with a degree in Exercise Science before moving to St. Augustine, Florida, and attending the University of St. Augustine to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Parker has experience in vestibular PT, outpatient orthopedics, and sports PT.
He met my wife in high school, and they got married in August of 2020. They now live in Lexington where his wife is attending the University of Kentucky to earn her master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In his free time, Parker enjoys playing all kinds of sports, snow skiing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Hear what other Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy patients have to say.
PT was my last resort and they came through with flying colors. It is amazing how much my pain has gone away in a week. My therapist is extremely knowledgeable and was quick to know my issue. The entire staff is very organized and extremely nice!!
You guys do everything really well! From the top-notch knowledge, hands-on and personable approach to help an individual understand why they have an injury, how to correct the injury and afterward prevent it from happening again. The staff whether it be on the phone, in person at reception, my therapist, and the rest of the…
My therapist listened to me and used my history as her previous patient to treat me and I achieved pain relief after the 2nd session. I’m so thankful for her expertise and kindness.
Besides the absolute friendliest people in the world… I trust what these professionals say for me to do to become stronger!