The Staff

James Tracy
PT DPT MS OCS MTC LMBT

James Tracy is originally from Upstate New York where he graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Physical Therapy. While at Ithaca College he was also a member of the 1979 Division III National Championship football team. Jim has a MS degree from the University of Kentucky, a DPT degree from the University of St. Augustine, and a Massage Therapy Certification from Carteret Community College. Jim has a variety of physical therapy experiences in hospital, outpatient and home health settings. He has also served as an Athletic Trainer at the University of Kentucky and at local high schools in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area. Jim has been active in the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association and has represented the Coastal District in many physical therapy lectures within the state. He has also taught continuing education courses nationally for Great Lakes seminars and Vital Stim. Jim was also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University for 16 years where he taught courses in orthopedics and electrotherapy. He is a certified specialist in many areas including Orthopedics and Manual Therapy and is a board certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist (OCS). Jim moved to Emerald Isle in 2005 and enjoys the beach and outdoor activities.

Lori Tracy
PT MS NCS

Lori Tracy is originally from Springfield, Massachusetts and received a degree in physical therapy from St. Louis University and a MS degree from the University of Connecticut. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, acute hospital care, and home health and is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist (NCS) and is certified in Neuro-Developmental Techniques (NDT). Lori has additional specialized training in women’s health issues and vestibular rehabilitation. She was recognized by North Carolina’s Physical Therapy Association as the Outstanding Physical Therapy Clinician of 2003. She is an active member of the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association and has lectured on various clinical topics. Lori was also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at East Carolina University for 11 years. Lori enjoys running, aerobic training and swimming in her free time.