West Marion Center

West Marion Center

The West Marion Center is located on the grounds of the West Marion Community Hospital and within the West Marion Medical Offices Plaza. This 4,000 square foot outpatient facility specializes in orthopedics, sports medicine, occupational health, wound care, hand care, massage therapy and specialized testing of the spine and extremities.

The clinical staff consists of two Physical Therapists and one Occupational Therapist, with extensive backgrounds in postoperative therapy, sports medicine, specialized hand care, and industrial rehab.

In addition, Strive! for Life Health & Fitness program offers a full line of both resistive and cardiovascular equipment, personal training, post-rehab fitness, and nutritional counseling.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Occupational/Hand Therapy
  • Isokinetic Testing
  • Wound Care
  • Health & Fitness Center
  • Industrial Rehab

4600 SW 46th Court Suite 140
Ocala, FL 34474
352-873-3058
352-873-3726 f

Monday – Friday
7:00 M to 6:00 PM

Luz Maria Palacio, OT
Luz Maria Palacio, OT
Occupational Therapist
Troy Hancock, PTA
Troy Hancock, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Staff

Credentials

  • 2004 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy – Florida International University
  • 2009 – Hand Therapy Certification – Board Certified Hand Therapist
  • Interned at The Hand and Upper Limb Center in London, Ontario

Experience

  • Outpatient Pediatrics Rehabilitation for one year
  • Acute Care for one year
  • Outpatient Hand Therapy for 6 years

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • Enjoys participating in outdoor activities with her family
  • Fluent in Spanish

Luz Maria Palacio, OT

Occupational Therapist

Luz Maria Palacio, OT

Troy A. Hancock, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Troy Hancock, PTA

Credentials

  • 2015 – Associate in Science Physical Therapist Assistant – College of Central Florida
  • 2010 – Patient Care Assistant – CTAE
  • 2010 – Certified Nursing Assistant – CTAE

Experience

  • 6 years as a Restorative Nursing Technician in a skilled nursing facility setting
  • Graduated December 2015 in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Member of APTA.

Hobbies and Personal Interests

  • I enjoy traveling, favorite places include Venice Beach, Fl. and The Smoky Mountains, as well as going for weekend trips in our Jeep
  • Resident of Ocala since 1980
  • Lives with wife, Valerie, and son, Gage, along with 2 dogs, cats, & fish

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