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Blake McAfee - Director of Physical Therapy

Tiffany Blasa

Master of Physical Therapy

About Tiffany
Blake McAfee - Director of Physical Therapy

Paige Baalman

PTA

About Paige
Blake McAfee - Director of Physical Therapy

Samantha Bailey

Patient Service Representative

About Samantha

Tiffany Blasa, M.P.T.

Master of Physical Therapy

Tiffany was raised outside of Peoria, IL in a rural farming community. She attended Northern Illinois University where she received her Masters of Physical Therapy degree. She began her career at Alton Physical Therapy in 2003 prior to moving to Southern Illinois for the next 6 years. She held several positions in management prior to returning to the area as well as being a self employed contractor providing both outpatient services and school based physical therapy. After starting a family she and her husband decided to return to the area. She is proud to be an active member of the Jerseyville community.

She enjoys working with all age groups and finds fulfillment in making a difference in the lives of her patients. Following college, she has attended several continuing education courses to broaden her scope of practice. In addition to the treatment and management of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions, Tiffany is trained in the treatment of lympedema and vertigo.

Paige Baalman

PTA

Paige is a 2013 graduate of Carrollton High School and currently resides in Carrollton with her husband and daughter. She graduated from Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois in 2017 and has worked at Passavant Area Hospital since graduating, gaining knowledge in the outpatient physical therapy setting. Paige joined APT in 2019 and is excited about working in her hometown and helping her community.

Samantha Bailey

Physical Therapist Assistant

Samantha was born and raised in Greenfield, IL. She graduated from Greenfield High School in 2017. Samantha recently received her medical billing and coding specialist certification from Purdue University Global in 2020. She is now pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration with an expected graduation date of May 30, 2023. Samantha enjoys meeting new and familiar faces and feels it is a privilege to serve as the office secretary for APT’s Carrollton clinic.

Samantha currently resides in Greenfield with her son Jaxon. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and has many interests and hobbies including reading, cooking, and crafting.