Heritage Valley Rehabilitation Medicine Beaver

Physiatry is a broad specialty that diagnoses and treats a multitude of medical conditions.   The following services are provided:

  • General physical medicine and rehabilitation in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • General hospital rehabilitation consultation
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Orthotics prescriptions
  • Rheumotological rehabilitation
  • Major joint replacement rehabilitation
  • Electrodiagnostics:  EMG/Nerve conduction studies

Heritage Valley Rehabilitation Medicine Beaver


Office Hours:

Mon - Fri - 8 am - 4:30 pm

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Amy L. Schmersal

Amy L. Schmersal, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant having graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in West Virginia in 1992. She is a member of the PSPA and has worked in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1994. As a physician assistant, she works with Dr. Heinle to provide initial assessment and ongoing treatment of our patient's physical, social and vocational needs.

Heritage Valley’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation practice provides specialized services in the diagnosis and management of injuries and disease causing pain, loss of function and disability. 

A specialist that is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, also known as a physiatrist, is on staff to treat a variety of physical rehabilitation needs.

Heritage Valley Physiatrists focus on restoring function to patients and are concerned with all areas of rehabilitation, including physical, social, mental, and vocational aspects of the patient’s health. Physiatrists offer a broad range of medical services that include trigger point injections, prescription medications, assistive devices, such as braces or artificial limbs, and diverse therapies such as electrotherapies, massage, biofeedback, traction, and therapeutic exercise. Physiatrists do not perform surgery.