About us

Have you ever said "Don't get old"? What if instead of dreading it, you get better with age? Our goal at Advantage at Home is to restore your mobility, keep you moving and ensure your rehabilitation is effective, efficient and stress-free. There's no place like home, and we provide physical therapy to keep you aging gracefully!

Meet our Staff

Tara Porter, PT, MPT

Tara has been proudly serving Western Pennsylvania for 17 years. She graduated from St. Francis University with a Bachelors Degree in Health Science in 2002, and a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2004. Tara has treated patients in diverse environments, including Hospital-based therapy, Homecare, and in an outpatient setting.

She has been able to treat people with a variety of conditions, ranging from post- orthopedic recovery, weakness and debility from hospital stays, balance deficits from falls, and neurological conditions including Parkinson’s, ALS, and stroke recovery. Tara has furthered her education by obtaining a PWR! Certification, (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery) and multiple courses on Senior exercise and strengthening, fall prevention techniques, and neuro rehab. She has been leading a Parkinson-focused exercise class for 3 years, helping to keep these individuals active and independent. Tara enjoys helping her clients reach their full potential and provide personalized 1:1 care.

Tara lives in Plum Boro, with her husband of 16 years, Tom and their 3 children. When she isn’t running a kid to a sports practice or concert, she enjoys running, paddle boarding, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.