MOST TEAM

Our team of experienced physical therapists will evaluate
you and develop a comprehensive treatment program,
integrating manual therapy techniques with the latest
evidence based therapeutic exercise and modalities.


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Barbara C. Spillane, PT, MSPT, ATC

Earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from Sargent College at Boston University, Boston, MA, with an undergraduate degree from Colby College, Waterville, ME. She is also a certified athletic trainer and has treated the full spectrum of athletes from recreational to high school, college and professional. Her manual therapy skills include myofascial release, joint mobilization, muscle energy, soft tissue mobilization, strain/counterstrain, craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation and lymphatic drainage techniques. She combines this array of manual therapy techniques with extensive continuing education coursework in advanced therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular facilitation, core stabilization, functional movement, biomechanics, post operative rehabilitation, kinesiotaping and dry needling to develop integrated treatment programs. She uses her depth of experience in orthopedics and sports injuries in combination with ongoing continuing education to provide comprehensive evaluations and treatment to address the source of the individual’s problem and to optimize function and performance.


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MaryEllen Maynes, PT

A graduate of the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She has established a Closed Kinetic Chain Rehabilitation Program and a Functional Training Program for Golfers. She has extensive experience treating orthopedic and sports related injuries. Her manual therapy skills include myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, lymphatic drainage, joint mobilization and muscle energy techniques. Her continuing education includes training in Kinesiotaping, core stabilization and Pilates matwork, manual therapy of the spine, diagnosis of musculoskeletal imbalances, integrated manual therapies, Mullligan techniques and numerous seminars on updated orthopedic and rehabilitation approaches. She incorporates her extensive background in biomechanics and medical diagnostics into the development of function-based treatment programs.


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Leah Hultstrom, PT, DPT

Leah has been practicing in outpatient physical therapy for over 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University. Her training and experience include strengthening and conditioning, functional movement, sports medicine, and manual therapy. She has extensive education in Integrated Structural Therapy evaluating the entire body system as whole, including techniques such as joint mobilization, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, and visceral mobilization. Among the modalities she uses are Cold Laser therapy and Dry Needling. Her coursework has included Kinesiology taping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and corrective exercises. She has a strong interest in biomechanical causes of dysfunction and takes a comprehensive approach to rehabilitation.


Cathleen Haney, PT

A graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, MA, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. She has 16+ years of experience in outpatient orthopedics and sports injuries. She has viewed multiple live orthopedic surgeries including rotator cuff repairs, stabilization procedures and shoulder replacements. Her manual therapy skills include joint mobilization, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques and soft tissue mobilization. Her continuing education has included myofascial release, industrial rehabilitation, Kinesiotaping techniques, musculoskeletal and sports injuries, and current treatments for the complex shoulder.


Heather Sullivan, PT, DPT, CIDN

Heather received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in 2006. Her doctoral thesis addressed pregnancy and exercise in relation to back pain. After graduating, she was also involved in research regarding regaining extension range of motion following Total Knee Replacement. Continuing education includes witnessing live orthopedic surgeries including ACL repair, Total Hip Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Bankart Repair and Laterjet Procedure. Other courses include vestibular rehabilitation, concussion management and treatment, myofascial release, joint mobilization and manipulation, Kinesiotaping, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, running injuries and prevention, and dry needling. She is a certified practitioner of Integrative Dry Needling. She was the head physical therapist for Lady Gaga's dancers for the Super Bowl Halftime show in 2017. She has continued her role with Haus Gaga for Coachella in 2017 and again as head Physical Therapist for Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour. She enjoys working with athletes of all skill levels from the couch to the professional.


Christine Kraus, PT

A graduate of Sargent College at Boston University, Boston, MA, earning a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She has worked in pediatric and adult rehabilitation inpatient settings but has focused primarily in outpatient orthopedics. She has participated in research at Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA, as well as speaking engagements to the community and health professionals. Her manual therapy skills include myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, joint mobilization and strain/counterstrain techniques. Her continuing education has included treatment of the shoulder, foot, ankle and knee and Rocobado techniques for the spine, TMJ and pelvic girdle as well as McConnell and Kinesiotaping techniques.


Lauren Trotta, PT, DPT

Earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, Boston, MA. The focus of her doctoral thesis was evaluating the benefit of ACL prevention programs in high school sports. She has also conducted functional movement screenings for local high school sports teams and the general population to assess the risk of injury in sports or at work. In 2017, Lauren completed her ImPACT training to become a certified PT for concussion management. Her manual therapy skills include joint mobilization, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue mobilization and myofascial release. She has also attended continuing education courses specific to foot biomechanics, Kinesiotaping, the female athlete, spinal dysfunction, the thoracic spine, and functional exercise. 


Meaghan White, PT, DPT

Earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston Univesity, Boston, MA. The focus of her doctoral thesis was on the correlation between foot structure and the biomechanics of gait. She has experience presenting at the APTA's Combine Sections Meeting (CSM) 2016 and within the healthcare community. Her manual therapy skills include joint mobilization/manipulation, thrust/non-thrust manipulation and soft tissue mobilization. She has attending continuing education courses including the Neurophysiology of Pain Science, Movement Dysfunction in Overhead Throwing Athletes, The Biomechanics of Running Injuries, and Common Hip Injuries in Female Athletes, among others.


 

Angela Koulax, PT

A graduate of Winston-Salem State University, NC, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy, Angela
has 17+ years of treating orthopedic and sports injuries. Her comprehensive approach to rehabilitation integrates manual therapy techniques and progressive therapeutic exercises to optimize functional performance of all levels.
Her manual skills include, Strain Counterstrain, Maitland techniques, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, myofascial release and Graston. Her manual therapy skills are integrated with core stabilization,
multi-directional functional training, plyometrics and post-operative rehabilitation. Her continuing education also includes, vestibular rehabilitation, Kinesiotaping techniques, BioSynchronistics, and numerous other current rehabilitation approaches.