Amy graduated from Northeastern University in 2006 with her Masters in Physical Therapy and has been practicing for over 10 years in Boston, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates. She is a board certified Sports Physical Therapist by the American Physical Therapy Association and a certified strength & conditioning specialist by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. Amy recently completed her clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2014. Prior to joining PT360, she worked at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Qatar, International Knee and Joint Centre in Abu Dhabi, and Kennedy Brothers Physical Therapy in Boston, where she focused on sports and orthopedic injuries. She has worked extensively with athletes of all levels both in the clinic and on the field, with an emphasis on treating marathon runners, triathletes, soccer players, and complex knee injuries both pre- and post-operatively. Amy takes an integrative and evidence based approach to rehabilitation, incorporating strength and conditioning, manual therapy, biomechanics, health and wellness concepts and nutrition to create individualized programs for each patient. Amy is an avid athlete herself, having participated in a number of competitive and recreational sports over the years including, soccer, track and field, downhill mountain bike racing, snowboarding, running and yoga. Amy enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Joey and young daughter, Zoey.
Andy graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Vermont in 2011. He received his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 2014.
Clinically, Andy enjoys working with a diverse group of patients and has developed interests in orthopedic and sport related injuries. He has had the unique experience of working as an Athletic Trainer for the University of Vermont Club Sports program. In addition, Andy has provided Athletic Training and Physical Therapy services for St. Michael’s College and a number of local area high schools.
Andy is a native Vermonter who enjoys hiking, running, mountain biking, and skiing.
Becky earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 2013. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Lawrence in 2010, where she played Division I ice hockey for 4 years. Becky believes in taking an active approach to injury/surgery rehabilitation and improving physical function while using land-based and aquatic approaches. She loves to work with patients of all ages and abilities, and is currently the co-director of FunFitness with Special Olympics Vermont. In her free time, Becky spends her winters as a girls’ ice hockey coach in Vermont and collaborates with the USA Hockey National Development Programs in the summers. She also enjoys hiking, running, and mountain biking, all with her trusty dog Sadie by her side.
Deb has over 20 years in healthcare obtaining Bachelor’s Degrees in both General Dietetics (1992) and Physical Therapy (1998). She has worked in outpatient orthopedics for the past 18 years, specializing in Lyme Disease Rehabilitation, Oncology and Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Postural Restoration Advanced Techniques, and general orthopedics. Aside from her professional training, Deb is most known for her endless energy, amplified volume, and enthusiasm.
When not working, Deb most enjoys spending time with her husband Isiah and their three daughters, Lajeanesse, Laniah, and Lazaria. She is also very active gardening and spending time at the stable with her horse, Jax. Deb is proud to be part of PT360, the first employee-owned physical therapy co-op in Vermont.
Debra is excited to be part of the PT360 team of professionals. She has 25 years of administrative and management experience. While working at the Burlington site, Debra enjoys interacting with the patients. She is a key person in scheduling appointments, answering questions regarding medical insurances and much more. Debra is married with two grown children and three grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, and socializing with friends.
Edie is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a BS in physical therapy. Her career has included a generalist beginning but then followed a path of further education in the management of complex pain syndromes. She initially began with popularizing aquatic therapy in the early 1990’s and expanded to include the management of soft tissue healing as a component of pain management. She earned a national certification as an aquatic therapist through ATRI and has had advanced training with John Barnes, PT myofascial release techniques. She also has earned an AAS degree in body work and massage @ CCV to add further depth her manual skills. Most recently, she was educated to perform dry needling, another pain management technique to add to her tool box. She looks at the whole body as she helps each patient establish an approach to minimizing their pain and functional deficits. Patient education has an ongoing thread in each session and the end result is an informed patient with the means to manage their pain. She has enjoyed teaching aquatic rehabilitation techniques to UVM physical therapy and athletic training students for more than 20 years. She balances her professional activities with interests in gardening, sewing, creating puppets, cooking, and sports such as snowshoeing, kayaking, hiking and cycling and holds the time with friends and family an important part of her life.
Emma works as part of the PT360 team as a Certified Athletic Trainer, who received her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Vermont in 2013. During her time at UVM, she interned in multiple sports medicine settings, including with the UVM Women’s Basketball and Ice Hockey teams, Burlington High School, and with multiple sports at Saint Michael’s College. Following graduation, she spent a year assisting a Sports Medicine doctor at the University Of Vermont Medical Center. As a clinician, Emma spends time working as an ATC at local Vermont high schools. She is passionate about safety in youth sports, concussion management and education, and the importance of not only rehabilitating athletic and orthopedic injuries, but educating her patients and athletes on the prevention of these conditions as well. When not at work, Emma enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her husband and their overly-clumsy Great Dane.
Erin graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 from the University of Vermont. She also received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences from UVM in 2007. Erin’s focus is in orthopedics, including sports injuries, overuse injuries, joint pain, gait & balance impairments, and pre-/post-surgical rehabilitation. She utilizes a variety of manual techniques along with land and aquatic based exercise to allow her patients to return to their functional goals.
Heather received a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Connecticut in 1994 and earned a Masters of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of Florida in 2002. Her advanced degree included national certification in massage and bodywork from SunCoast School of Massage. She has a diverse background working with Division I and Division III collegiate athletes while employed at Colby College (1994-2000) and the University of Vermont (2002-2006). While attending UF, she represented the Gatorade Exercise Sports Science Institute and provided athletic training coverage for P.K. Yonge High School in Gainesville, FL. She has also served the United States Olympic committee providing coverage for the Under 17 developmental hockey programs throughout several years. Heather specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation for the physically active. She integrates prevention and education within her plan of care while utilizing her manual therapy/massage skills. Her specialities in massage include Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, prenatal and orthopedic/sports massage. In her free time, Heather enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, and camping with her husband Alex, son Niko, and daughter Ella.
Heather Graber has 12 years of experience as an Administrative assistant in legal and civil engineering settings. She graduated from Community College of Vermont with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and continued her education at Champlain College. In her free time, she enjoys working on her family business making pepper jelly. She resides in Underhill with her husband and two daughters.
Hillary graduated from Columbia University in 2015 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and received her bachelor’s degree with a major in Psychology from Hamilton College in 2010. Prior to moving back to her home state of VT, Hillary practiced in NYC for 2 years, treating a variety of post-surgical and orthopedic conditions. She focuses on enhancing her patients’ body awareness to optimize their posture and movement patterns during their daily activities. In addition, Hillary values collaborating with other healthcare practitioners to provide holistic and comprehensive care. To help her patients move better, Hillary obtained her certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SMFA) and has taken courses in assessing and improving running mechanics. She has also expanded her manual skill set with courses through the Institute of Physical Art (IPA).
In her free time, Hillary enjoys singing, playing the piano, playing any sport, and going on epic hikes with her husband.
Joel is a graduate of Castleton State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training (’98). He also attended the University of Delaware where he earned a Master’s in Physical Therapy (’03). Joel has spent most of his career working in outpatient sports and orthopedic settings while living in Vermont and Arizona.
After graduate school, Joel worked in Arizona for 4 years serving as a Clinical Director in a Sports and Orthopedic Clinic in Mesa, AZ. While in AZ, he worked closely with sports medicine surgeons specializing in shoulder and knee injuries in particular. He includes rehab of these injuries pre and post-operatively as his strengths clinically. He has also spent countless hours providing sports medicine coverage as an Athletic Trainer and is proficient in diagnosis and rehabilitation of athletic injuries in all settings. Joel returned to VT in 2007 and since has continued to work with orthopedic and sports related clients of all kinds. He enjoys developing relationships with his patients to help reach the highest possible outcomes and to improve each person’s wellness and performance in all activities.
Joel is a native Vermonter and avid outdoorsman enjoying hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and running. He and his wife Jennifer stay busy with their two boys Gabriel and Jonah. As a family, they enjoy spending time together exploring and traveling as much as they can and always laughing.
JonQ graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Vermont in 2017. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Movement Science from UVM. JonQ is interested in looking at the human body as a dynamic system, one which is always changing and adapting. With this perspective, he aims to optimize the patient’s ability to learn motor skills and functional patterns. JonQ is committed to creating rehabilitation plans catered to each individual and believes in building positive relationships with his patients in order to better understand their needs.
Outside of work, JonQ is an active member in his church. He enjoys hiking, fishing, snowboarding, and sampling Vermont’s vast selection of great craft beers.
Julie M. Allen graduated from Lasell College in Newton, MA is 1998 with an Associates Degree in Physical Therapy. Shortly thereafter she began her career in Sports and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. In 2000 Julie attended the Vermont Institute of Massage and sat and passed the National Certification exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Julie became a Certified Strength Training Specialist through the International Weightlifting Association in 2001. Julie attended California University of Pennsylvania’s online degree program and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management with a concentration in Health and Fitness. During her studies, Julie also sat for the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Certified Personal Trainer exam. In June of 2012 Julie completed the necessary competencies through the Dr. Vodder International School to be a Certified Manual Lymph Drainage and Decongestive Therapist. Julie’s Physical Therapy interests include Sports Medicine, Pre and Post Surgical therapy, Myofascial Release, Aquatic therapy, Lyme Disease treatment and Manual Lymph Drainage. Julie resides in South Burlington with her two children, Caleb and Caden and her Rottweilers, Rex and Roxy. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, weightlifting, motorcycle riding and other outdoor activities that Vermont has to offer.
Kathleen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Boston College, followed by a Master’s Degree in Health Advocacy from Sarah Lawrence. Her career as a patient advocate took her from Boston Children’s Hospital to Spaulding Rehabilitation and then on to The University of Massachusetts Medical Center where she met her husband, Kevin. After moving to Vermont, Kathleen raised three children while continuing her work as a health advocate at Immediate Health Care, Central Vermont Hospital in Barre, and as a community editor of patient informed consents for The University of Vermont Medical Center. When not at the Shelburne PT360 desk, Kathleen can be found working with high school students on their college personal statements or hiking with her two yellow Labrador Retrievers.
Kathleen is a graduate of St. Michael’s College with a degree in Psychology and Trinity College of Vermont with a degree in Elementary Education. She has spent the past 20 years working in both public and private settings with children birth to age 12. Kathleen is excited to be now part of the PT360 team which shares her beliefs in compassionate care and promoting lifelong health and wellness. She resides in Jericho with 2 wonderful children, as well as 3 rescued dogs and other furry and feathered friends. She is passionate about animals and in her free time Kathleen enjoys the outdoors, running, gardening, reading and watching sports.
Katie grew up in Pennsylvania and came to Vermont to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UVM. For the past several years, she was a Speech Therapy Aide/Instructional Assistant for students with special needs. Katie is excited to start her new career at PT360 and loves that she will be able to continue to help people reach their goals. When she isn’t working, you can find her spending time with her husband and two rescue pups at their Williston abode. She enjoys playing field hockey, hiking, fishing, snowshoeing, horseback riding or anything in the great outdoors with family and friends.
Kristi, who has practiced physical therapy in Vermont for over 20 years, is a certified lymphedema specialist and experienced general orthopedic therapist. She specializes in oncology rehabilitation, and has been an invited speaker on lymphedema-related topics at local and national professional meetings. Kristi has extensive clinical experience treating TMJ (jaw joint disorders), joint replacements, with a special interest utilizing postural restoration technique for spinal and hip pain. Kristi is an experienced certified Pilates instructor who provides individualized core strengthening programs for both physical therapy patients and the community. Kristi earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Science Center and has recently completed a second master’s thesis using ultrasound-imaging techniques for lymphedema diagnostics at the University of Vermont. Kristi enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing, water-skiing, biking, running, and playing competitive volleyball. She is an avid gardener and bee-keeper, and loves time spent outdoors with her family.
Kyle is originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota and moved to Vermont in 2015. He attended the University of Minnesota receiving a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016 from Widener University in Philadelphia. Kyle enjoys working with people from all walks of life and across the lifespan. He believes that physical movement and exercise can help patients achieve their rehab goals and improve their overall quality of life. Kyle believes in treating patient’s impairments while also advocating for preventative care and healthy habits for the patient’s long term benefit. When not working, Kyle enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Aubree, and likes to camp, hike, bike, play football, canoe, and read.
Laura received her Bachelors degree in physical therapy from the University of Vermont in 1991. She comes to PT 360 having practiced physical therapy for over 25 years. She has worked in Vermont and North Carolina in various settings including acute care, sub-acute rehab, aquatic therapy, but mostly sports, orthopaedic and post-surgical rehab. This includes industrial rehab (certified in Functional Capacity Evaluations, implementing Work Conditioning for the injured worker, Work Rehab programs, Pre-employment Placement Screens and Ergonomic Assessments).
Her areas of skill include: foot & ankle biomechanics, orthotic evaluation and management, manual therapy for malaligned pelvis & spinal segments, fascial restriction, sports and orthopaedic rehab. She is dedicated to exceptional patient care and integrating functional training to restore movement for sport, work and life.
Laura is a native Vermonter and enjoys running, biking and hiking with her husband and 3 children. She’s a big fan of nutrition and exercise, specifically various avenues of strength and performance conditioning. She is involved in tae-kwon-do, youth soccer and teaches fitness & conditioning.
Lindy earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Denver. She has more than 20 years of practice experience in the fields of General Orthopedics, Women’s Health, and Pediatrics (Early Intervention & School-Based Physical Therapy). Lindy has completed additional professional training in Myofascial Release and Dry Needling techniques. Lindy deeply enjoys connecting with patients in pursuit of the goals that are most meaningful to them.
Lindy and her family recently moved to the wonderful state of Vermont. She enjoys cross-country skiing, walks with her dog, and paddle boarding on Lake Champlain. She is an avid cook and gardener, and loves spending time with her family.
Lisa is a graduate of Massasoit Community College with a Associates Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has also earned a Associates Degree from Dean Jr. College in Dance and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from Bridgewater State College. Lisa has 19 years experience in multiple rehab. settings: hospital, nursing home care, and outpatient clinic. In 2016 Lisa completed her training as a Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She is currently seeing clients for nutritional and lifestyle coaching.
Lisa has extended her training to include Yoga Therapeutics, Myofascial Release, the John Barnes Method and Cranial Sacral Therapy. Lisa has years of experience teaching yoga and exercise classes that she integrates into wellness programs for clients and staff. Lisa enjoys being outdoors, running, hiking, cooking and creating healthy recipes for all to enjoy. Specialties include manual therapy, MFR, CST, yoga, orthopedic rehab, and aquatics.
LuAnn graduated from Maria College in Albany, NY as a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and is also a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. She has over 30 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics and enjoys working with a wide variety of patients. She has a special interest in ergonomics and incorporates education on posture and body mechanics into her treatments. LuAnn started the Wellness At Work program that provides ergonomic assessments for both individuals and businesses and helps companies of all sizes implement wellness and injury prevention programs.
LuAnn enjoys spending her free time with her partner, Erik on their “farm” with their family of llamas, sheep, cats and a dog.
Maria is a seasoned clinician who has specialized in sports medicine in the Greater Burlington area for over 25 years. She has worked at the University of Vermont, treating students, athletes, faculty, and staff. She maintains this close relationship as college health is one of her keen interests. She particularly enjoys the club sport athlete. She is also an adjunct professor at UVM teaching courses in Rehabilitation and Clinical Education in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. One of her passions is Ultimate Frisbee. Although she does not play, she enjoys taking care of this community and its teams. She is very involved in the organization of high school ultimate, and will follow her daughter, Kait, to tournaments across the country.
Maria’s strength is designing exercise programs that fit into the lifestyles of her patients regardless of their place in life. She encourages all her patients to become active participants in their rehabilitation. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tim, and youngest daughter, Julia. She has 2 college students of her own, Daniel at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Kaitlyn at the University of Rhode Island.
Mary earned her graduate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry and her undergraduate degree from St. Michael’s College. She has been a member of the APTA over 30 years and has served on the Advisory board of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UVM. She also serves on the boards of the Vermont Employee Ownership Center and the Vermont Elder Resource Group. She owned a private physical therapy practice in New Jersey for 12 years prior to moving to Vermont. She has held several managerial positions for successful PT practices in Chittenden County and is now very excited to join her friends and colleagues at PT360°. Her professional background in PT includes orthopedic management of patients and believes the partnership with Synergy Fitness is a great compliment to preparing patients for lifelong wellness. Mary enjoys spending time with her children, golfing, snowshoeing and socializing with friends.
Meghan is a Certified Athletic Trainer who graduated from the University of Vermont in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Since graduation, she has spent time working with collegiate athletes at St. Michael’s College, high school athletes at Rice Memorial High School and co-treating patients at a local chiropractic clinic. Meghan enjoys being part of a team of providers that treat a full spectrum of patients and enable them to return to their activity or sport of choice. In her free time, Meghan enjoys running, hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Michele is excited to join the PT360 team. She brings with her 25 years of administrative and business office management experience both in and out of the health care setting. She is a Burlington native and currently resides in Shelburne. She enjoys meeting new people and is looking forward to connecting with everyone at PT360. In her spare time, Michele enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Nina graduated from The University of Vermont in 2012 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy . She received her bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since graduation, Nina has worked in outpatient physical therapy with patients rehabilitating from sport and work-related injuries, pediatrics, and post-surgical patients. She has a certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), which classifies patients’ movement patterns to direct therapeutic interventions. She has also been certified in manual therapy techniques such as Maitland and will continue to pursue certifications. In her free time, Nina likes to stay active with CrossFit, adventurous hiking, and spending time with friends.
Sherry is a native Vermonter from the Burlington/South Burlington area. She brings to PT 360 years of administrative expertise and medical billing. She worked for IBM Corp. for over 20 years in administrative and management positions. For over 5 years Sherry was self-employed in her own business. Since 2001 she has worked in physical therapy clinics covering multiple administrative positions including medical billing. Sherry is excited to be a co-owner of PT 360 with professionals she has worked with for several years. She enjoys working with patients and the challenge of resolving insurance issues. When not at work, Sherry enjoys spending time with her granddaughter Meghan, her dogs Jackson & Lily, reading, gardening, and writing her memoir.
Wendy is excited to be joining the PT360 team. After working in education for many years she is looking forward to a new experience. She is married with two wonderful children and one very spoiled dog! In her free time, Wendy enjoys cross country skiing, kayaking, baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.