Licensed Medical Specialists

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Each one of the licensed medical experts at Progressive Health & Rehab in Gahanna, OH, are trained in specialized areas of medicine to provide the highest level of care that you won't find at other medical providers in the area. Enjoy the convenience of all of our services offered under one roof.


Dr. Anthony Yannessa received his doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2001. Before his Chiropractic career, Dr. Yannessa worked as an Exercise Specialist at Western Kentucky University, where he designed exercise programs, conducted fitness assessments, and offered classes in weight training and fitness.

Dr. Yannessa is also a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. With these advanced certifications, he is able to more thoroughly assess injuries and give specific rehabilitation and conditioning advice to his patients. He also has a personal interest in nutrition and "healthy eating" and provides nutritional advice to patients. He exercises regularly with weight training and running, and enjoys helping others achieve their maximum health potential.


Dr. Glenn Winnestaffer received his doctorate in 1993 from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He further completed post-graduate studies in neurology through Logan College of Chiropractic and received his Board Certification as a Chiropractic Neurologist through the International Board of Chiropractic Neurologists.

Dr. Winnestaffer is also a certified Spinal Traumatologist through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego and a certified ACR (Auto Crash Reconstructionist) LOSRIC. Other post-graduate courses and studies include functional blood chemistry analysis, functional endocrinology, neurotransmitter, and brain assessment, thyroid, nutritional therapy, and MRI and nerve diagnostic studies.

His experience, knowledge, and genuine concern for others are three qualities that impress those who know him. The doctor has also given lectures to a variety of groups on spinal degeneration and injury, carpal tunnel, whiplash trauma, nutritional and purification therapy, and has appeared on television and local radio talk shows. Dr. Winnestaffer has proudly served the Gahanna and surrounding areas for over 14 years.


Dr. Donnie earned a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science prior to completing his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy, both at The University of Toledo. Through his studies, internships, and as a clinician, he has gained a wide range of knowledge in the Orthopedic setting, working with a diverse patient population and several diagnoses. His areas of expertise include conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, rotator cuff strains and tears, along with multiple hip, knee, and foot/ankle pathologies. He also possesses a great deal of experience working with post surgical conditions in all of the above listed areas.

Prior to joining our practice here at Progressive Health and Rehab, Dr. Donnie worked closely with several orthopedic surgeons, where he assisted with developing comprehensive treatment plans for patients of all age groups ranging from young teenagers to elderly adults. With his orthopedic experience and as a former Division I basketball player at UT, he is able to relate to patients of all ages and backgrounds while understanding each individual's abilities and goals. Whether the goal is to get back to sports or to simply eliminate your pain to allow for completion of daily chores and activities around the house, Dr. Donnie has the knowledge and expertise to address your concerns and limitations. 


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Mario began his physical therapy career with Progressive Health and Rehab in 2010 after graduating from North Central State College in 2009 with an Associates Degree in Physical Therapy. Mario has gained a considerable amount of exerience at Progressive working with our diverse patient population. 

Most of his experience revolves around conditions of the spine, but he has also worked with injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot. 

He also does a great job of making physical therapy fun for the patients with his jovial, extroverted personality that lights up the PT department. 


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