Spindale Staff

Steve Ahrens

Steve Ahrens, MPT
Physical Therapist

Steve, grew up in Horseheads, New York. He graduated from West Point in 1984, and served as a Ranger-Qualified Infantry Officer until 1989. Steve pursued his passion for health and medicine earning a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Duke University in 1992. He has 25 years of experience in orthopedics and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. This gives him a unique set of skills that helps him meet the needs of not only athletes, but all his clients. He has helped numerous professional and Olympic athletes with their rehabilitation. In his spare time, he is often seen exercising. Steve is a highly competitive marathoner and Ironman tri-athlete. He also loves to travel and is an avid adventure seeker.


Erin Hoyle

Erin Hoyle, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Erin was born and raised in Rutherford County. She received her Associate of Science in 2000 from Greenville Technical School. Since beginning her career she has worked in a variety of settings. Erin is married with two children. Her spare time in spent volunteering at her home church, hanging out at the baseball field and dance studio.


Heather Mode

Heather Mode
Insurance Specialist

Heather works with PRO as an insurance specialist and a therapy aide. She became a teammate it 2016. Heather is married and has two children. She loves working it the public and spends a lot of time volunteering at her home church.


Leslie Whiteside, Physical Therapy Assistant

Leslie Whiteside, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Leslie joined PRO in 2012. She graduated from South College in Asheville. She has a passion for Outpatient Orthopedics and has strong manual skills. Her love for her profession shows in her skills. In her spare time you can find her raising 2 girls with her husband. They enjoy spending time boating and camping.