About Us


At Venture Physical Therapy™, our mission is to provide the highest quality patient-centered care by focusing on:
  • Evidenced-based care – Research and technology are constantly improving and help guide the best physical therapy.
  • Communication – We focus on designing our care plan around what is important to our patients, whether it is reducing pain or focusing on strength to return to work.
  • Environment – We recognize that physical therapy can sometimes be part of a hiccup in your life. We try and make the experience fun and informative in our clinic.

Brian Healy, MPT – Director

Brian Healy, MPT joined the Venture Physical Therapy team in 2022. Brian Healy received a Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton where he graduated with honors. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic, as salutatorian and presidential scholar. He has practiced in New York, Chicago, and Florida treating a wide variety of patients including collegiate and professional athletes. He is lead instructor for Manual Therapy Education, teaching courses on manual therapy for the spine and extremities. He is passionate about evidence-based practices and his current professional interest is investigating loading profiles to guide healing of tendons, ligaments, and muscular injuries. He enjoys playing golf, basketball, hiking and spending time with his family.

Aniefiok “Ani” Isen, PT, DPT, Telehealth

Aniefiok “Ani” Isen, PT, DPT is the Director of Telehealth Physical Therapy. Ani graduated from Lipscomb University, and obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, TN in 2008.

Paul Mattson PT, ATC

Paul received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas and his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Emory University in 1986. He is also a Certified Athletic Trainer and Strength/Conditioning Specialist. Paul has 34 years of experience and is celebrating over 28 years of ownership in Venture Physical Therapy, Marietta. His prior experience of working with the Atlanta Hawks and other professional athletes (Atlanta Braves, Olympians, etc.), has helped his patients receive the same professional care. Some of Paul’s specialties include joint replacement rehabilitation, post-surgical rehabilitation, foot and ankle care, and all types of orthopedic and sports injuries. Paul enjoys taking continuing education courses and stays up to date on the latest techniques.

Ziyan “Zi” Xu, PT, DPT

Ziyan “Zi” Xu graduated from Emory University with her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Using her knowledge and expertise in orthopedics and pelvic health rehabilitation, she is passionate about helping people restore form & function, as well as enjoy their quality of life. Zi enjoys practicing circus aerial, acroyoga, and going bachata dancing. She understands the high demand of certain hobbies & recreational activities on human bodies and offers pre-rehab and movement tune-ups to mitigate potential injuries. In her free time, Zi also volunteers at a state facility and instructs pre-natal yoga for incarcerated pregnant women to help with the under-served community.

Nancy Harvey, BSN – Business Manager

Nancy received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Northern Michigan University. She has over 20 years of nursing and consulting/management experience prior to joining Venture in 2005. Nancy is a Business Manager with a patient oriented and family focus. She works closely with Paul and Alyssa to insure all aspects of the business run smoothly. Nancy and her husband Phil have 3 adult children and their dog Ziggy (a schnauzer).