Our Physical Therapy Team

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Our Physical Therapy Team

When you work with our physical therapists, you’re working with some of the most highly skilled and trained specialists in the area. Our therapists focus on improving your movement, mobility, and strength to restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function. This is accomplished in various ways, including exercise on land or in our therapy pools, manual techniques, therapeutic modalities and education.

 

North Haven PT Team
Cheshire PT Team

Do your physical therapists provide education to schools and civic groups?

Yes! Our team is very active in the community and often provides lectures. If you have a topic of interest, please contact us at (203) 230-9226. Examples of topics we have spoken about include balance, preparing for joint replacement and avoiding concussions.

 

Our Team

Jacob Hunter, PT
Jacob Hunter, PT, MSPT, OCS Manager, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Master's of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Hartford
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Integrative Dry Needling provider
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • Graston Technique provider
  • Director of Outpatient Therapy

Jennifer Adams PT, DPT, CPT, CSCS
Jennifer Adams PT, DPT, CPT, CSCS
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nazareth College
  • Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Cheshire Location

 
Natalee Cifuentes, PT, DPT
Natalee Cifuentes, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Hartford
  • Center Coordinator of Clinical Education
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (NAIOMT)
  • Continuing education in Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete, Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science, Management of the Cervial Spine, Dry Needling Lower Quarter
  • Rocktape Certified Provider
  • North Haven Location
 

Kayla Horien, PT, DPT
Kayla Horien, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah
  • Functional Range Mobility Specialist
  • Certified Level 1 Kinstretch Provider
  • Certified Level 1 Functional Dry Needling Provider
  • North Haven Location
Rebecca Julino, PT
Rebecca L. Juliano, PT, MSPT
  • Master's of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut
  • Rehabilitation Certified Stott Pliates Instructor
  • Maitland Manual Therapy trained
  • Integrative Dry Needling trained
  • North Haven Location

Eric Lagoy PT, DPT, OCS
Eric Lagoy PT, DPT, OCS
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Connecticut
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Integrative Dry Needling provider
  • Only official Clinical Athlete provider in Connecticut
  • Integrative Dry Needling provider
  • Cheshire Location

Jason LePage PT, DPT, CSCS
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University
  • Certificed Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • EXOS Performance Specialist
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment trained
  • North Haven Location

Andrew McIsaac, PT, DPT
Andrew McIsaac, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Springfield College
  • Graston Technique provider
  • Functional Dry Needling trained, Levels 1 and 2
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment trained
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (McKenzie)
  • North Haven Location

Corey Podbielski PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS 
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Springfield College
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Titelist Performance Institute Certified
  • Certified in Dry Needling 
  • Dry Needling Course Instructor
  • North Haven Location

William Russo, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Hartford
  • Certified Athletic Trainer from CCSU
  • Experience working with Division 1 athletes
  • Clinical interests include athletic injuries, orthopeidcs and geriatric conditions
  • North Haven Location

Matthew Scavo, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut
  • Part of research team examining adaptations post-op ACL reconstruction
  • North Haven Location

Phil Silverio, PT, DPT, OCS
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart Univ.
  • Section member of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Assoc.
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (NAIOMT)
  • Functional Dry Needling provider
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • Team Leader, Cheshire Location

Eric Sokolowski, PT
Eric Sokolowski PT, DPT
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Univ. of Hartford
  • Section member of Orthopedics and Neurology through the American Physical Therapy Assoc.
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (NAIOMT)
  • Functional Dry Needling provider
  • Cheshire Location

Lauren Tarsi, PT, DPT
Lauren Tarsi, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment trained
  • Certified Functional Dry Needling provider
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (McKenzie), focus on diagnosis and treating low back pain
  • North Haven Location

Michael Velasquez, PT, DPT, CF-L3, CSCS
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut
  • Certified Level 3 CrossFit Trainer
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • North Haven Location

Mark Wojda, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Bellamarine University
  • Certifications in aquatic therapy that include total joint replacements, lumbar spine pathology, chronic pain conditions
  • Background as a professional in-line skater
  • North Haven Location
 
Joyanna Zdrojowy, PT
Joyanna Zdrojowy, PT, DPT
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Assoc.
  • Advanced Manual Therapy trained (Mulligan Concept)
  • Team Leader, North Haven Location

Information

Physical Therapy Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Appointments

North Haven: (203) 230-9226

Cheshire: (203) 679-3533 Fax: (203) 294-8705

Contact Us: rehabwithapro@gaylord.org