West Marion Center

West Marion Center

The West Marion Health & Rehabilitation Center is located on the grounds of the West Marion Community Hospital and within the West Marion Medical Offices Plaza. This 3,600 square foot outpatient facility offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, specialized hand care, chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture, and podiatry.

We also staff and manage the physical rehabilitation department at West Marion Community Hospital, providing specialized care to the hospital’s inpatient population.

Specialized Services Include:

  • General Musculoskeletal Pain and Injury Management
    • Spine – Back and Neck Pain
    • Joints
  • Sports Medicine – including management of equestrian-related injuries
  • Wound Care
  • Industrial Rehab
  • Hand Care
  • Custom Foot Orthotics
  • Balance Testing and Falls Prevention
  • Chinese Herbal Therapy
  • Homeopathic Natural Pain Relief
  • Health & Fitness Center
  • Neurological Rehab including CVAs, Spinal Cord, and Brain Injuries
  • Prosthetic Training and Rehab

4600 SW 46th Court Suite 140
Ocala, FL 34474

352-873-3058
352-873-3726 f

Monday – Friday
7:00 M to 6:00 PM

Luz Maria Palacio, OT
Luz Maria Palacio, OT
Occupational Therapist
Dr. Lisa Chapman
Dr. Lisa Chapman
Regional Director of Outpatient Clinical Services
Troy Hancock, PTA
Troy Hancock, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Staff

Dr. Lisa Chapman

Regional Director of Outpatient Clinical Services

Dr. Lisa Chapman

Credentials

  • 2009 – Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Neumann University
  • 2018 – IASTM – Level 1 Certification
  • 2017 – Certified Educator in Physicians Choice Weight Loss Program
  • 2016 – Interactive Metronome Certified Provider for Pediatrics and Adults
  • 2003 – Certified Pilates Instructor

Experience

  • 9+ years as a Physical Therapist treating in Outpatient, Inpatient, Rehabilitation and Home Health settings with extensive experience in orthopedics, geriatrics and neurologic diagnosis.
  • Additional education in effective geriatric rehabilitation, movement techniques in treating hemiplegia, kinesia treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and related movement disorders, vestibular rehabilitation and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization.
  • Special interest and experience in treating equine related injuries and equine physical therapy.
  • Member of APTA.
  • Member of AQHA.

Philosophy

  • Dr. Chapman believes in looking at a patient from the ground up analyzing posture, strength, muscle tone, flexibility, joint mobility and movement to diagnose the cause of the patient’s problem in order to provide a lifetime of relief.

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • I enjoy riding my Quarter Horse, Flint, in obstacles, cow sorting and out on trails, as well as working with my pony, Comanche, in driving.  Both of my horses enjoy being spoiled with skills I have acquired in Equine Physical Therapy.  In addition, I enjoy boating and spending time with my husband on our boat in the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and have a love of all animals.
  • A resident of Florida since 2017 Dr. Chapman is originally from Connecticut and moved to Florida from Pennsylvania to be near family and enjoy the beautiful year round weather.
  • Lives with husband, Foster, and mother-in-law, Annabelle, along with 2 horses, a dog, & 3 cats.

Credentials

  • 2004 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy – Florida International University
  • 2009 – Hand Therapy Certification – Board Certified Hand Therapist
  • Interned at The Hand and Upper Limb Center in London, Ontario

Experience

  • Specialized Hand Therapy
  • Outpatient Pediatrics Rehabilitation
  • Acute Care

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • Enjoys participating in outdoor activities with her family
  • Fluent in Spanish

Luz Maria Palacio, OT

Occupational Therapist

Luz Maria Palacio, OT

Troy A. Hancock, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Troy Hancock, PTA

Credentials

  • 2015 – Associate in Science Physical Therapist Assistant – College of Central Florida
  • 2010 – Patient Care Assistant – CTAE
  • 2010 – Certified Nursing Assistant – CTAE

Experience

  • 6 years as a Restorative Nursing Technician in a skilled nursing facility setting
  • Graduated December 2015 in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Member of APTA.

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • I enjoy traveling, favorite places include Venice Beach, Fl. and The Smoky Mountains, as well as going for weekend trips in our Jeep
  • A resident of Ocala since 1980
  • Lives with wife, Valerie, and son, Gage, along with 2 dogs, cats, & fish

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