Who We Are

MEET THE EXPERTS

ALAINA RAE MARINO

PT, DPT, cDN, CMPT, COMT2, OCS, FAAOMPT

Alaina Marino has been helping people get back in action without injections, medications, or surgery since 2005. She completed a 3-year Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy and is almost through with her second doctorate – a DSc (Advanced Clinical Doctorate) – through Andrews University.  She specializes in treating chronic and complex patients, spine issues, pediatric pain and orthopedics, advanced options for Bell’s Palsy, headaches, night-time leg cramps, and post-motor-vehicle-accident care.   She has completed four different Manual therapy certifications and enjoys her role as an Adjunct Professor of Orthopedics at South College.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Jason, and daughter Amelia.

alaina marino - physiotherapist
Danny Winningham physiotherapist
DANNY WINNINGHAM

PT, DPT, CMPT

Danny graduated from UT Chattanooga in 2005 and lives here in Knoxville with his wife and two kids. Danny is LSVT BIG Certified for the management of Parkinson-related issues and also specializes in the management of Knee and Heel Pain, throwing injuries, and arthritis. You might find him playing softball or on a golf course when he is not in the clinic or enjoying family time. With tons of experience and orthopedic expertise, Danny is the premier choice in Knoxville for managing complex athletic injuries, knee issues, heel pain, and Parkinson’s!

Ashley Dziendziel

PT, DPT, BS Exercise Science

Ashley completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from South College in 2022. She excels in helping patients with athletic rehab, balance issues, and neck and low back pain. She is currently pursuing advanced certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy with ASPIRE, one of the most challenging programs in the country. She obtained a NASM certification and was a personal trainer for 7 years. Ashley was a former Division 1 NCAA collegiate athlete at BYU with a PR of 5’10 1/2” in the high jump. Ashley is a mother of two young girls and enjoys hiking and working out during her free time.

Ashley Dziendziel, Physical Therapist in Knoxville
Bill Cutrone physiotherapist
Guillermo “Bill” Cutrone

PT, DSc, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert MDT

Dr. Bill Cutrone has PT degrees from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (1994) and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT (2006). He has been a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist since 2006 and completed his fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy with Evidence in Motion (2010). He speaks English and Spanish and has presented his research locally, nationally, and internationally. His research is in the area of physical therapy treatment of spine pain. He received the John Medeiros Distinguished Author Award for the most impactful article published in JMMT (2010), and the Anthony D. Certo Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association for his professional achievements (2014). He currently serves as Director of Student Affairs with South College Tennessee. Knoxville, TN, and faculty member with Evidence in Motion for the various residency and fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy programs. In his free time, he loves exercising and outdoor activities including hiking, road biking, and boating. He currently lives in Loudon with his wife with whom he enjoys visits with their 3 grown-up kids who reside in Indiana.