Trinity Wellness Center

We are so proud of our staff at Trinity Wellness Center!  We have assembled a team that is passionate about giving our clients the best care possible.  From the assistance you get on the phone or at the front desk to the treatment you receive in your session; we strive to provide an unparalleled experience.

Our staff takes great pride in their craft and we all share the same philosophy of providing quality care in an old-fashioned, family-style atmosphere.  Our therapists are highly qualified and seasoned with unique experiences and advanced training in a myriad of areas.  We work collaboratively and share knowledge, raising the bar with our combined expertise.

Quality Care Since 2002

Trinity Wellness Center was started in 2002 by Luke and Emily Buffum.  Their goal was to establish a practice that was personal, relational, and allowed enough one-on-one time with clients to truly make a difference in their health.  Quality care meant having skilled therapists who had both the time and resources to provide the highest level of care possible.  Since its inception, Trinity Wellness Center has been committed to excellence, compassionate care, and prevention.  Each member of our team embraces and reflects these ideals and our outcomes and reputation in the physical therapy world are proof of their success.  If you are injured and require physical therapy, we are here to serve you and get you on the road to recovery!

Meet Our Staff

Trinity Wellness Center Staff

Luke Buffum

Owner & Founder; PT, MPT Board Certified Orthopedic & Sports Specialist

Luke Buffum

Luke is the owner and founder of Trinity Wellness Center. He and Emily started the practice in January 2002 in the hopes...
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Emily Buffum

Emily Buffum

Owner & Founder

Emily Buffum

Emily earned her degree at UNC-Chapel Hill in Exercise and Sport Science. She continued her education, earning a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000...
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Andrew Garner

PT, DPT, Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist

Andrew Garner

Andrew attended PT school at East Tennessee State University where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2006...
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Jennifer Catalfano

PT, DPT, LAT, ATC

Jennifer Catalfano

Jennifer graduated from Elon University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2006. She also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine...
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Caitlin Espy

PT, DPT, C/NDT

Caitlin Espy

Caitlin received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Saint Francis University, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy...
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Chris Ball

PT, DPT

Chris Ball

Chris received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy form UNC-Chapel Hill in 2015 and holds a BS in Exercise Physiology from Appalachian State.
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Megan Alexander

PT, DPT

Megan Alexander

Megan graduated from North Carolina State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She also completed her minor in Spanish through studying abroad...
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Mimi Escobar

PT

Mimi Escobar

Mimi received a BS in Health and Physical Education from Appalachian State University with a teaching certification and competed on the swimming team...
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Matt McDougal

PT, DPT

Matt McDougal

Matt obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Elon University in 2017 and has experience in orthopedic rehabilitation. He is heavily influenced by...
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Michelle Panzl

PT, DPT

Michelle Panzl

After receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Elon University, Michelle started her career in an outpatient clinic where she treated patients and athletes...
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Rob Volstad

Rob Volstad

PT, MSPT, Certified Vestibular Specialist

Rob Volstad

Rob earned his BS Ed. in Exercise & Sport Science from the University of Georgia. He and began his physical therapy career ...
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Emily Madsen

Certified Personal Trainer, NASM, Pilates Instructor

Emily Madsen

Emily is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). She received her BS in Sports Medicine from John Brown University...
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Deanna Roberts

Administrative Team

Deanna Roberts

Deanna brings a warmth to the front desk and will make sure our clients feel served and welcomed. She was born and raised here in Raleigh and graduated from NC State...
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Paula Tourville

Administrative Team

Paula Tourville

Paula’s career spanned from dance instructor to professional cheerleader in the Canadian Football League. She began working in the wellness world...
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Kathy Broughton

Administrative Team

Kathy Broughton

Kathy's commitment to excellent customer service and her strong attention to detail means all of our clients receive premium customer care with each visit...
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Mary Ann Campbell

Administrative Team

Mary Ann Campbell

Mary Ann manages the day to day operations of the clinic and adds the personal touches necessary to make everyone feel at home at Trinity...
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Our Committment is

Excellence • Compassionate Care • Prevention

Our three-fold commitment to you begins with our highly qualified physical therapy staff, including ABPTS Board Certified Specialists.  Our physical therapy services include Dry NeedlingFunctional Movement Screen (FMS), Sports Physical Therapy, Postural Restoration (PRI)Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM), Vestibular Rehab and Other PT Services. Our licensed physical therapists provide one-on-one sessions lasting 45-minutes. They are committed to maintaining a warm and loving atmosphere and designing individualized treatment plans that meet your unique needs and challenges.  We’ll empower you with education, home exercise programs, and options for rehab-based fitness to transition you back to an active lifestyle that will keep you healthy!

A Hands-On Approach to Physical Therapy

If you or a loved one is suffering from a painful physical condition, let Trinity Wellness Center assist you in making tomorrow a better, healthier day.  We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your goals!