Meet our highly qualified and compassionate staff...
Loren DeVinney | PT, DPT, OMPT
Dr. DeVinney graduated from Oakland University in 1982 with a degree in physical therapy. Oakland University and the International Seminar in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy certified him as an orthopedic manual physical therapist (OMPT) in 1992. He was one of the first nine physical therapists in the United States to achieve this certification. He recently completed requirements for his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) through Oakland University.
Dr. DeVinney lectures with physical therapy programs at Oakland University and Wayne State University and has taught many continuing education seminars on manual physical therapy since 1984.
Dr. DeVinney was the spinal manual therapist for the Detroit Lions football team in the late 1980s.
Dr. DeVinney has written about physical therapy in two books: Fibromyalgia: The Complete Guide From Medical Experts and Patients (2008), and 100 Questions and Answers about Fibromyalgia (2010).
Dr. DeVinney is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association as well as the Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. He is co-owner and physical therapist at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC and at The Training Room LLC in Troy.
John Czarnecki | PT, FAAOMPT
John graduated from Wake Forest University in 1987 with a degree in exercise science. He received his physical therapy degree in 1989 from the University of Michigan-Flint. He earned his certification in orthopedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) in 1995 from Oakland University.
John is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association and is a fellow with the Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).
John co-founded the Ted Lindsay Foundation (TedLindsay.com) for Autism research in 2001. He is an associate member of the Red Wings Alumni Association and provides physical therapy services for the Alumni team.
John is co-owner and physical therapist at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC and The Training Room LLC in Troy.
Carolyn Varner | MS, PT, OMPT
Carolyn graduated with distinction from Wayne State University in 1985 with a degree in physical therapy. She received her orthopedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) certification in 1994 from Oakland University and completed her master of science degree at Oakland University in 1999.
Carolyn is trained and certified in LSVT BIG treatment and has worked at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC since 1997.Save
Pamela Moorhouse | BS, PT
Pam graduated with distinction from Wayne State University in 1981 with a degree in physical therapy. She has extensive experience in manual orthopedic therapy including muscle energy techniques.
Pam has worked at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC since 1998.
Robert Shapiro | BS, PTA
Bob graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science degree in Psychology. He graduated from Macomb Community College in 1998 with an associate's degree in applied science-physical therapist assistant.
He has worked at various outpatient orthopedic clinics since receiving his physical therapist assistant degree and joined DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC in 2009.
Victoria DeVinney | PT, DPT, RCST
Dr. DeVinney received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in 1987 and her Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from WSU in 2015. She is specially trained to work with women with such pelvic floor dysfunctions as urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. She uses myofascial release and craniosacral therapy to address soft tissue dysfunction and chronic pain throughout the body and prescribes specific exercises to augment hands-on treatment. Dr. DeVinney is certified in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, a subtle hands-on approach designed to assist clients in balancing their nervous system and releasing deeply-held tension, allowing them to connect more fully to their inner health and their own healing potential.
Rebecca Liening | PTA
Becky graduated from Macomb Community College in 2020 with an Associate’s degree of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assisting. She has worked at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy PC since 2021. She has experience in outpatient orthopedics as well as some training in acute inpatient care.
Chris Joppie | LMT
Christopher Joppie is a massage therapist with 20 years of experience. He graduated from Irene's Myomassology Institute in 2002 where he was taught by the school’s legendary founder. For over ten years he has helped provide care for the patients at DeVinney Czarnecki Physical Therapy. As a massage therapist, Chris utilizes deep tissue release, trigger point pressure, muscle mechanics, stretching, ROM, and shiatsu techniques in his therapeutic massages. He also provides Swedish and relaxation massages for clients looking for a lighter massage experience.