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Meet Our Team

  • Jan Feinstein

    Jan Feinstein, PT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST, SITE MANAGER

    EDUCATION: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Medical Center at Dallas, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1984
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1984
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: TPI Certified
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Golf

  • Anita Thompson

    Anita Thompson, PT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST, CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

    EDUCATION: University of Florida, Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy, 1979
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1979
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Bioness for the lower extremities, Gait Assessment, Orthotics, Balance Assessment, Gyrotonic Certified
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurological Rehabilitation including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Strokes, Brace Clinic, Live Long Walk Strong (active senior adults risk for falls program), Balance Disorders, Gait Dysfunction

  • Kieran McCoy

    Kieran McCoy, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN/CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

    EDUCATION: Nazareth College, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, 2018
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2018
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine, Titleist Performance Institute Certified (TPI)
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedic and Sports Injuries, Sports, Athletes and Upper Extremity/Throwing Athletes, Golfers and Regenerative Medicine

  • Helen Anzick

    Helen Anzick, OTR/L

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: Worcester State University, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 1996
    LICENSES: Occupational Therapy, 1997
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Kinesio Taping, Stott Pilates Mat Instructor, Neuro Developmental Training (NDT), NDT Advanced Handling and Problem Solving, NDT Advanced Upper Extremity and Fine Motor Control, Ergonomics, Gyrotonic Certified
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Pilates for breast cancer survivors, Biofeedback, Development of equipment to improve function, Splinting of the upper extremity, Neuro and orthopedic hand/upper extremity therapy

  • Alla Avakova

    Alla Avakova, PT, DPT, NCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2017; Emory University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2020
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy 2021 (Florida – 2020)
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, Tampa General Hospital Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency 2020-2021; Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher RYT-200 (2014-present)
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurological Physical Therapy (Balance Disorders/Falls, Stroke and Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injuries, Movement Disorders/MS/PD), wellness, lifelong strength, and conditioning

  • Kathleen Barnicle

    Kathleen Barnicle, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: Providence College, Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, 1990; University of Michigan-Flint, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, 1995 and Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1997; MGH Institute for Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2013
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1998
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Pelvic floor dysfunction and pain; McKenzie mechanical diagnosis and therapy of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine; visceral manipulation
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedics, especially lumbar spine, pelvis and Sacroiliac Joints. Pelvic Health, pregnancy and postpartum disorders, myofascial release and visceral manipulation

  • Jennifer Cao

    Jennifer Cao, Lic Ac, MS

    ACUPUNCTURIST

    EDUCATION: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1984; Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, Master of Science, 1988
    LICENSES: Acupuncture and MD in China, 1984; Acupuncture licensed by MA and NY Board of Medicine, 1990
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1996; Immunotherapy combined with Chinese medicine in hepatic disorders
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Infertility, Women’s Health, Chronic Pain (Migraine Headache, Tendonitis, Arthritis, Back/Neck Pain), Neuropathy and Post-concussion Syndrome, Allergies, Asthma, Sinus, Stop Smoking, Skin Disorders, Depression, Stress, Anxiety Disorder, Insomnia, Fatigue, Cancer Conditions

  • Tara Cates

    Tara Cates, PT, DPT, NCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Bachelor of Music, 2005; MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2013
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2013
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2019, Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapist
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Vestibular Therapy, Concussive Patients, Neurological Rehab, Sports Injuries

  • Dave Chan

    Dave Chan, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    EDUCATION: University of Massachusetts, Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 2010; MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2020 
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2020
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Dry Needling for the Cervicothoracic Spine and Upper Extremity, 2023
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedics, Post-Surgical Rehab, Martial Arts, Sports Medicine, Manual Therapy, Dry Needling (Cervicothoracic Spine and Upper Extremity ONLY), Cycling Medicine

  • Kester Cotton

    Kester Cotton, PT, DPT, OCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST/Spaulding Rehabilitation DANCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

    EDUCATION: St. Mary’s College of Moraga, CA, Bachelor of Arts, Dance Emphasis, 2008; Pacific University of Oregon, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2011
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2011
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2017. Certified Manual Physical Therapist, North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, 2016. Dry Needling Certified, American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, 2023
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Performing Arts/Dance Medicine & Rehabilitation, Youth Athletics, Strength & Conditioning, Manual Therapy, Running, Cycling, Pilates

  • Brianna Cusson

    Brianna Cusson, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2010; University of New England, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2015
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2015
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Kinesiotaping Techniques, 2015; McKenzie Method for the Lumbar Spine, 2017; B.A.A Medical Team; Dry Needling for the Cervicothoracic Spine & Upper Extremity, 2023
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Sports-Related Injuries, Post-Surgical Rehab, Foot & Ankle Dysfunction, General Neurological Rehab, Concussion Management

  • Christine Donovan

    Christine Donovan, PTA

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: Lasell Junior College, Associates Degree in Science, 1987
    LICENSES: Physical Therapist Assistant, 1987
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Clinical Instructor
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Balance/Falls, Neurology, Orthopedics/Joint Replacements

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    Lauren Elson, MD

    Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
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    Christine Eng, MD

    Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
  • Peter Erhardt, PT, DPT

    Peter Erhardt, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    EDUCATION: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, 2017; MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2022
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2022
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTFICATION: Postural Restoration Institute: Postural Respiration; Human Matrix Biomechanics; Modern Manual Therapy: Upper & Lower Quarter; The Physics of Spinal Manipulation; Perfecting the Art of Manipulation
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Spine, Postural Restoration, Biomechanics, Manual Therapy, Manipulation of the Spine & Extremities

  • Mason Gray

    Mason Gray, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2019
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2019 
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 2021, MGH Institute of Health Professions - Orthopedic Residency 2021; Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedics, Chronic Spine Pain, Weightlifting, Pain Neuroscience

  • Danielle Heraty

    Danielle Heraty, PT, DPT, NCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: Boston University, Bachelor of Science, 2002 and Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 2004;Temple University, Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2014
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2004
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2012; APTA Certified Clinical Instructor, 2007, Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapist
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurology, Vestibular, Pediatrics, Spinal Cord Injury, Movement Disorders, Wheelchair Seating and Positioning

  • Brittany Kirby

    Brittany Kirby, PT, DPT, OCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Central Florida; Orthopedic residency completed at University of North Florida, 2016
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2014
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), APTA certified clinical instructor, Dry Needling Certified
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Throwing/shoulder injuries, post surgical and trauma recovery, chronic pain, general orthopedics, dance medicine, Health at Every Size (HAES)

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    Dana Kotler, MD

    Staff Physiatrist, Cycling Medicine Program Director; Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
  • Amanda V. Leonard

    Amanda V. Leonard, MA, CCC-SLP

    SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: State University of New York at Geneseo, Bachelor of Science, Speech and Hearing Handicapped, Minor in Psychology, 2011; University at Buffalo, Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders and Sciences, 2014
    LICENSES: Speech Pathology, State of Massachusetts, 2016
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2015
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Cognitive-Communication Disorders (special interest in Attention, Memory, Executive Functioning), Post-Concussive Syndrome, Cognitive Deficits due to Long COVID, Neurogenic Communication Disorders

  • Jenny Marshall

    Jenny Marshall, PT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: Simmons College, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Certification in Physical Therapy, 1979
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1980
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: APTA Certified Clinical Instructor, Maitland and McKenzie (manual therapy for the spine)
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Cervicogenic Dizziness, TMJ, Cranio-sacral Therapy, Spinal Care, Myofascial Release, Visceral Manipulation, Craniomandibular Dysfunction

  • Mackenzie B Murphy

    Mackenzie B Murphy, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: MGH Institute of Health Professions; Doctorate of Physical Therapy, 2020
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2020
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Level 1 and Level 2 Certified Running Gait Analyst
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedic and Sports Injuries, Running-Related Injuries, Lower Extremity Injuries, Post-Operative Rehabilitation, General Orthopedics, Regenerative Medicine

  • Carroll Noel-Mozer

    Carroll Noel-Mozer, OTR/L

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: Boston University, Bachelor of Science, 1985
    LICENSES: Occupational Therapy, 1985
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Neuro Developmental Training Certification, 1988; Acupressure Modality Foundation Certification, 2010
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurology, Stroke Rehabilitation, Integrative Medicine: pain, anxiety treatment

  • Colleen Murphy, PT, DPT, OCS

    Colleen Murphy, PT, DPT, OCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: State University of New York at Geneseo, Bachelor of Arts Major in Biology and Minor in Psychology, 2013; Stony Brook University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2016
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy State of New York, 2016;  Physical Therapy State of Massachusetts, 2019
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, 2021; Dry Needling Certified for Cervicothoracic/Upper Extremity, 2023
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedics, Post-Surgical Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Scoliosis Treatment

  • Barbara Ranucci

    Barbara Ranucci, PT, MSPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: University Massachusetts Boston, Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine/Exercise Science, 1988;
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1992
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1992
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Manual Therapy MULLIGAN, Lower Quadrant Manipulation, Low Back Evaluation and Treatment, Neuro Assessment and Treatment, Chest Physical therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurological Patients, Orthopedics

  • Karen Rao

    Karen Rao, PT, MSPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts, 1988. Simmons College, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1998
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 1998
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS: Pelvic floor dysfunction and pain, Acupressure for Optimal Pelvic Health and Yoga for Pelvic Pain
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Pelvic Health, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus, Urinary Incontinence, Mind Body and Mindfulness

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    Chloe Slocum, MD,MPH

    Staff Physician
  • Kaitlyn Sowryda

    Kaitlyn Sowryda, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    EDUCATION: Nazareth College, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2017
    LICENSE: Physical Therapy, 2017
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: RockTape FMT Basic and Advanced Certifications, Graston Technique M1 and M2 Certification
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Orthopedic and Sports Injury, Sports/Athletes with Lower and Upper Extremity Injuries, Pediatrics

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    Joanne Stein, MD

    Medical Director, Spaulding Outpatient Wellesley
  • Tessa Taylor

    Tessa Taylor, PT, DPT, OCS

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CLINICAL SPECIALIST

    EDUCATION: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Rehabilitation Science, 2010, and Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2011
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2011
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, 2016, APTA Certified Clinical Instructor
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Sports Medicine Rehabilitation, Runners, Overhead Athlete, Post-operative Rehabilitation, Complex Diagnoses, Manual Therapy, Regenerative Medicine, Dry Needling

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    Ariana Vora, MD

    Integrative Rehabilitation Physician
  • Jessica Wade

    Jessica Wade, PT, DPT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST

    EDUCATION: Sacred Heart University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, 2020; University of Pittsburgh, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2023
    LICENSES: Physical Therapy, 2023
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Neurology, Vestibular, Concussion, Balance and Gait Training, Movement Disorders

  • Dayna M. Yorks, DO

    Dayna M. Yorks, DO

    STAFF PHYSICIAN
    INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

    OSTEOPATHIC SCHOOL: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    RESIDENCY: McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
    FELLOWSHIP: Sports Medicine, McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 
    BOARD CERTIFICATION: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Musculoskeletal and sports medicine, non-surgical spine care and back pain, exercise prescription for injury prevention, treatment, and wellbeing, care of the aging active individual, care of the softball athlete, ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections, platelet-rich plasma therapy for musculoskeletal injury and pain

  • Karen Zunti

    Karen Zunti, PT

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ADVANCED CLINICIAN

    EDUCATION: University of Saskatchewan, Canada, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1993
    SPECIAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION: Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner; Certified Bike Fitter, Gold Level; Training in Mulligan Techniques; LSVT Big certified; credentialed Clinical Instructor
    CLINICAL INTERESTS: Running Injuries, Cycling Injuries/Bike Fitting, Neuro, Balance Disorders, General Orthopedic, Amputee