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South Stafford | Fusion Rehab And Wellness

Dr. Darrell Dila, PT, DPT

Clinic Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Bachelor of Science: Sports Medicine at Radford University in 2011
Doctorate in Physical Therapy: Marymount University in 2015.

Dr. Darrell Dila is a native of Northern Virginia and currently lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Darrell has has experience working in outpatient orthopedics, hospital, and home health settings.

Fun Facts: Darrell played competitive soccer for over 12 years, he can juggle with his eyes opened and closed and is also a huge Harry Potter Fan!

“I chose to work for Fusion Rehab and Wellness because I wanted to be surrounded by a
passionate group of like-minded individuals who were committed to serving others. Fusion exemplifies altruism in the way that they care for the patients in the community. I feel blessed and honored to work alongside other health care providers that put a strong emphasis on creating lasting and measurable impacts on patient’s lives daily.”

“Fusion also prides itself in its unique ability to customize treatments to meet the needs of each individual patient that walks through the doors. On top of providing the best quality of care for their patients, Fusion cultivates a culture where the patients become more like family and less like another number in the clinic.”

“In addition to taking great care of the patients within the community, Fusion Rehab and Wellness also has a strong vested interest in ensuring continuous personal and professional development for the entire staff at large. The employees are truly valued and once you become part of Fusion, you become part of the family.”

Dr. Dila specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, functional dry needling,
sports Rehab, and manual therapy.

South Stafford | Fusion Rehab And Wellness

Dr. Shelby Nikouee, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Bachelors of Science in Biology: Virginia Tech in 2018
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Virginia Commonwealth University in 2021

Dr. Shelby Nikouee, PT, DPT is a Stafford native and found her home at Fusion through her final clinical affiliation when she was still a student. Shelby’s love for Physical Therapy was found during her own physical therapy treatment of Chiari Malformation type 1 when she was in high school. Through Chiari, Shelby found her passion for helping others return to the functional activities they value most.

“I started with Fusion Rehab and Wellness as soon as I finished my final clinical affiliation with them in 2021. When I was a student I fell in love with the staff and patients that I was treating. I decided to stay at Fusion when I started my career because of the clinic’s dedication to excellence. We strive to have the best outcomes and to treat the patients that have tried everything else with no success, we like a challenge. As a company, we put a lot of emphasis on continuing education to continue to build our skill sets as well as collaborating with one another in order to create the best patient care possible. The staff at Fusion has always gone above and beyond for our patients, making a true family-friendly atmosphere. I love being a part of the Fusion Family!”

Shelby is also a member of the Design Team at Fusion and is responsible for many of the t-shirts and holiday logos for the company. “I enjoy being able to combine my love for graphic design with my passion for Physical Therapy, it’s the best of both worlds.”

Shelby treats a variety of conditions including neurological, orthopedics, post-surgical, and vestibular and is well versed in using manual therapy techniques to decrease pain and improve function. In her free time, Shelby enjoys reading and hiking with her husband and her dachshund.

South Stafford | Fusion Rehab And Wellness

Parker Holland, LPTA

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate Degree: Applied Science/Physical Therapist Assistant, Germanna Community College 2021

Parker was born in King George, VA and now lives in Fredericksburg.  His passion is in orthopedic rehabilitation and sports rehab.  He has experience in neurological rehab treating patients that have had a stroke, have Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and patients who have had an amputation.  He has completed several Maitland Physiotherapy Seminars for manual therapy training.

When Parker is home he enjoys spending time with his pitbull, Ash, playing video games, or binge watching his favorite TV shows.  He also loves spending time outside in the sun, especially around bodies of water. 

Fun fact about Parker: He is a die hard Cowboys fan.  He loves sports in general and likes to spend his free time golfing, playing flag football and pick up basketball.  

“I chose to work at Fusion because during my time in school it was clear to me that Fusion practices Physical Therapy differently; the right way.  Fusion takes a patient centered approach that always prioritizes the patients needs first, allowing me to practice in teh exact manner in which I was trained.  The camaraderie and family oriented atmosphere at Fusion always allows me to unapologetically be myself.”

Parkers areas of interest include sports rehab, post operative care, neuromuscular re-education, and neurological rehabilitation. 

South Stafford | Fusion Rehab And Wellness

Karli Lisk, LPTA

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Germanna Community College: Associate’s of Applied Science of Physical Therapy Assisting 2019

Karli was born in Romania and was raised locally in the county of Spotsylvania since she was 3. Karli is a Germanna PTA program graduate. She took a special interest in neurological and orthopedic conditions throughout her clinical experiences.

She originally found Fusion through a guest lecture given at Germanna by Doctor Travis Stoner on Laser treatment. She then completed her 3rd clinical affiliation at Fusion Rehab and Wellness.

Karli found her love and passion for the geriatric population when completing her clinical affiliation at Fusion. She loved the warm and friendly atmosphere that Fusion provided and had made many connections with her patients during her affiliation.

Karli began her PTA career at the Fusion Fredericksburg location where she now treats a variety of conditions including neuro, ortho, post-surgical and aquatic therapy.

“I really love that Fusion is a place for personal and professional growth. Fusion has supported me by allowing me to pursue my passions and interests as a PTA. Fusion has allowed me to grow my knowledge by providing continued education courses. They really try to invest in their employees so they can better serve the community”.

In Karli’s spare time she enjoys playing with her dog Paisley who is 2yr. old French Bulldog who has become a fan favorite at the Fredericksburg Location.

South Stafford | Fusion Rehab And Wellness

Nicholas Robey


Bachelor of Social Work:  Radford University in 2020

Nick is a native of Fredericksburg and comes from a military family.  He has worked in the home healthcare field prior to joining our Spotsylvania clinic.

Fun facts about Nick: He is a Cat Dad and enjoys fishing, hiking, camping and watching documentaries.

Nick chose to accept a position at Fusion “because I enjoy helping others and can continue to do so in my community while growing both personally and professionally. Fusion is a very welcoming place!”

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Samantha Sudol

Physical Therapy Tech

Samantha Sudol works as a physical therapy tech and is the backup administrator. Samantha enjoys helping and taking care of people and working at Fusion has only helped her to solidify her love for aiding others.

As a senior in high school she volunteered with a special needs class at a local elementary school. Working with those kids opened her eyes to the beauty of Physical Therapy. Seeing those kids smile ear to ear after they accomplished their tasks for the day thanks to the PT brought her so much joy.

In May 2022 she will be applying to Germanna’s PTA program which will help her to continue furthering her dream of becoming a PTA. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her two cute pups, Lola and Blue! She also likes to dabble in a little art here and there mostly in the acrylic medium!

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Devin Heaney

Physical Therapy Technician

Devin comes from a military family but has spent most of his time living on the coast of NC. He recently settled in Spotsylvania, VA and found Fusion through his father, who was an aquatic therapy patient at our South Stafford clinic.


Outside of work he enjoys gaming, thrifting, listening to podcasts and hanging with friends at local breweries.


“Prior to Fusion I had never worked in a clinical setting before and was very nervous. During my first couple of weeks as a Tech, all of the staff here were very inviting and my nerves were easing away in no time. 


This company is like no other I’ve worked for! There is a perfect balance of professionalism, kindness, humor and humility in the air at all times and it has cultivated a great working environment. 


Our therapists are full of knowledge and I have learned so much just working alongside them for the last couple of months. The patients have given me a gentle push to go back to school with their kind words of wisdom and appreciation for the work I’ve done. 


All of the positive reinforcement I receive from my fellow staff members and our patients has given me the motivation to go back to school and pursue my dream of being a PTA. 


I plan to finish my prerequisites at Germanna and eventually apply to their PTA program. I have seen Physical Therapy work wonders on my own family members who had multiple surgeries and that is what initially sparked my interest in the field.


I hope to continuing making my own mark on peoples’ lives in the same way, along their health and wellness recovery journeys.”


Jack Hager

Physical Therapy Technician

Jack is from Fredericksburg, VA where he has a passion for wanting to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).  Currently he is enrolled as a rising senior at Christopher Newport University, studying Kinesiology in preparation for PT school.  His hobbies are soccer, hanging out with friends, and working out. 

Jack has shadowed many different fields of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.  He has seen pediatrics, geriatrics, and the athletic side of the field as well.

“I researched physical therapy clinics in the area.  When I saw the great reviews of Fusion, I started to look into possibly working there.  I wanted to become a physical therapy technician to learn more about PT and to become a part of something great.  The things that caught my attention were the core values they hold themselves to; not only in the workplace but in life as well.  Walking into the office on teh day of my interview it showed me very clearly these people hold themselves to these values and I knew that was a place I wanted to be.”

His plan is to graduate from CNU with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Health, Medical, and Wellness studies.