Our Staff

Our compassionate physical therapists provide an individualized evaluation and personal exercise plan for men, women and children over ten years of age. We provide specialized physical therapy with a special emphasis on restoring function to the core by mobilizing structures in the pelvic girdle including the hip, spine and abdomen. Our office staff complements our mission to make your treatment experience exceptional and a place to relax and restore well-being.

Janine Laughlin


Physical Therapist

Clinic Owner, Founder

Janine has specialized in pelvic health physical therapy since 1999. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy in 1993 from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, in cooperation with Bowling Green State University. She has extensive postgraduate education in manual therapy and pelvic girdle dysfunctions, including certifications in Integrative Dry Needling and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization.


Janine has worked as a physical therapist in hospital-based outpatient facilities and wellness centers most of her career before starting the practice in 2009. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and serves on the Health and Wellness Committee of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce. An active member of St. Mary parish, she is a facilitator for VIRTUS, an awareness session for preventing and recognizing the signs of sexual abuse, and serves on the Pre-Cana ministry team for engaged couples. Janine and Brian live in Hudson with their three children, pet lovebird and labradoodle. She enjoys hiking, reading, cheering on her kid's sport teams and spending time with family.


Joanna Pavlak, DPT
Physical Therapist

Joanna joined the Healthy Core team in May of 2022. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Youngstown State in 2016 and graduated from Walsh University with her Doctorate Degree in 2020. She found her passion for pelvic health PT over the last year after taking several continuing education courses and seeing the impact she has on an often underserved population.

Joanna lives with her husband and two dogs in Kent. She is passionate about pelvic health and providing holistic treatment. Her hobbies include yoga, traveling, baking and spending time with her husband, family and dogs. She has a large garden and has a flock of chickens that she gets fresh eggs from daily.


Brian Laughlin

Practice Manager



Brian is a career Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Twinsburg after being hired full-time in 1993. On his days off from the fire department, he helps to run the household while wearing many hats at Healthy Core Wellness, including overseeing the front office, book keeping, running errands and fixing things.

Brian's interests include being a spectator at their children's events, home improvement, golfing, and being outdoors. He is an active member of St. Mary parish including serving as a facilitator for The King's Men ministry, facilitator for VIRTUS and is also on the Pre-Cana team. He is actively involved in helping first responders improve the stress response using the polyvagal theory. Brian and Janine have lived in Hudson since 1997 and have three children.



Julie Adams
Office Coordinator

Julie joined the Healthy Core team in 2016. She brings her experience in medical billing and scheduling, along with her smile, to greet you on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Julie lives in Twinsburg with her husband and has three daughters, including a set of twins. Her hobbies include cooking, traveling, shopping and spending time with family and friends.



Julie Easton
Office Assistant
Regina Saxon, DPT
Physical Therapist

Gina joined the Healthy Core team in May of 2022. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Mount Union College, where she was a collegiate swimmer. She earned her Doctorate Degree and graduated from Gannon University in 2022.

Gina lives with her family in Hudson. She is passionate about pelvic health and providing holistic treatment. She has an Instagram page called Project Pelvis to help spread awareness about pelvic floor health. Her hobbies include weight lifting and spending time with her friends and family. 



Julie joined the Healthy Core team in 2016 after staying home to raise her family. She will greet you with a smile on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Julie lives in Hudson with her husband and has three children. Her hobbies include cooking, entertaining and shopping, along with spending time with family and friends.