Allison is happy to be a part of the PT360 community and the Burlington office team. She grew up in Vermont, and it has given her a love for community and nature. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, theater, baking, and reading.
Amy is an experienced physical therapist trained in Postural Restoration, focusing on providing a whole body myokinematic approach to health and wellness. She works collaboratively with patients and other healthcare professionals to provide high quality, individualized treatment that promotes enhanced movement, decreased pain, and optimal function. She has experience working in outpatient, hospital-based, skilled nursing, and home health physical therapy settings treating individuals with varying levels of dysfunction and treatment goals, including sports injury, trauma, pelvic floor dysfunction, pre-/post-surgery, EDS/hypermobility, chronic pain, Parkinson's disease, TMJ dysfunction & headache, dynamic postural asymmetry & breathing discord, gait disturbance, arthritis, and deconditioning.
Amy is married with three children who love spending time together hiking, biking, skiing, boating, and waterskiing. She enjoys daily walks with her Goldendoodle, Finley. She also loves to read, eat & experiment with new foods & restaurants, travel, play games, and watch sports with family & friends.
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 completed her clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2014. Prior to joining PT360, she worked at Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre in Qatar, International Knee & 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, complex knee injuries both pre- & post-operatively, and gymnastics medicine. Amy takes an integrative and evidence-based approach to rehabilitation, incorporating strength & conditioning, manual therapy, biomechanics, health & 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 & field, downhill mountain bike racing, snowboarding, running, and yoga. Amy enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Joey and young daughters.
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.
Beca graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Vermont in 2020. Since then, she has been honing her skills with advanced courses in manual lymphatic drainage with focus on treatment for patients with Tick-Borne illnesses. She also has a passion for patients with orthopedic injuries that have complex medical histories, especially related to cardiac recovery.
Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Beca received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of California, Northridge and traveled extensively teaching voice lessons. Beca also taught swimming lessons for several years and brings those creative teaching skills and comfort in the water to her patients who would benefit from aquatic therapy. Beca believes in using both land-based and aquatic approaches to support patients in an active recovery on the path back to the activities they love.
When Beca is not at PT360 she loves spending time outdoors with her husband and son, riding bikes, hiking, practicing yoga, and swimming.
Becky is a native Vermonter and has worked at our Shelburne office since it opened in 2013 after earning her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Vermont. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Lawrence University, where she played Division I ice hockey and became interested in physical therapy. Becky believes in taking an active approach to rehabilitation while using both land-based and aquatic approaches to return her patients to the activities they love. She is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist since 2020 and focuses on general orthopedics, foot & ankle disorders, and post-operative rehabilitation for patients of all ages and abilities.
Outside of work, Becky spends her winters as the Girls Hockey Coordinator for the Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association and is a Coach Developer for the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program. She loves to adventure outdoors with her trusty dog, Sadie, and describes herself as an amateur gardener, decent hiker, and expert bookworm.
Chelsea graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Wellness and Alternative Medicine in 2018 from Northern Vermont University-Johnson. In her free time, she enjoys tending to her garden, catching a live concert, cooking, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family.
Crystal graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences (2017) and Doctorate in Physical Therapy (2021). Her current areas of interest include treating a wide variety of orthopedic injuries spanning from post-operative care to acute injuries and chronic pain conditions. She also has experience and advanced training in treatment of neurological dysfunctions such as Long COVID Syndrome and acute concussion/Prolonged Concussion Syndrome (PCS). After having participated on the University of Vermont’s freestyle snowboard team for several years, Crystal developed a unique interest in treating action sport injuries related to skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, and mountain biking. In order to help patients live their highest quality of life outside of dealing with injuries, Crystal emphasizes integrating preventative and wellness care into her practice regularly which includes dry needling, movement screenings, stress management, education, and interdisciplinary collaboration. In her free time, Crystal volunteers as a medical assistant and physical therapy consultant at Sugarbush Resort alongside orthopedic surgeons and emergency medicine physicians to assist with managing on-hill injuries. When not treating in the clinic, you can find her in the mountains whether its snowboarding, running, or enjoying the outdoors with her husband and two dogs.
"Physical Therapy is not just about the individual body part, it is about the individual as a whole. It is about building a strong rapport with the patient, watching them overcome their obstacles, and seeing them achieve their goals."
Debbie graduated from Becker College in 1988 with an Associates of Science in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. She brings 30 years of experience to PT360 specializing in the treatment and management of work-related injuries, sports, orthopedic, and post-surgical diagnoses. Debbie prides herself on her hands on approach to patient care. She is highly skilled in manual therapy techniques, including massage, active release techniques (ART), Graston, joint mobilization, and myofascial/craniosacral techniques. She enjoys designing exercise programs that meet the needs of the patient's busy lifestyle while helping them to recover from their injury, accomplish their goals, and prevent future injury.
Outside of work, Debbie takes great pleasure in volunteering at the VNA Respite House, spending time with her family, and entertaining friends. She is an avid runner who also loves strength training, recreating in the outdoors, and reading.
Deb has over 30 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 20 plus years, specializing in complex medical conditions and general orthopedics. As of January 1, 2022 Deb has stepped into the role of PT360’s Executive Director where she focuses on the administrative and operational aspects within PT360. 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.
Ellen moved to Vermont in 2013 when she started working in the healthcare industry. She started as a private caregiver and eventually made her way to working with the senior population, first as a Program Assistant and then as the Program Director. She is excited to continue her work with the local community in Shelburne. Ellen currently lives in Winooski with her partner. Being a native Minnesotan, Ellen appreciates all that Vermont has to offer, especially lake and river swimming, hiking, snow shoeing, and all the delicious vegetarian foods! Ellen also has her French Translation certificate and is known as a dog whisperer.
Erin graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 from the University of Vermont. She also received her bachelor’s degrees in Nutrition and Food Sciences in 2007 from UVM. Erin’s clinical focus is in orthopedics. She has 10 years of experience in pre/post-surgical rehabilitation, overuse injuries, sports injuries, traumatic injuries, joint pain and gait and balance impairments. She utilizes a range of manual therapies in addition to guided exercise to allow her patients to manage their pain and return to their functional goals. Erin has been trained in integrated dry needling (IDN) to promote improved healing of injured tissue. Erin believes in treating the whole person to allow for best possible therapeutic outcomes and is an advocate of a multidisciplinary approach in healthcare. In her spare time Erin enjoys cooking, running, getting outside, and spending time with her family and friends.
Heather received her 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). She has also served for the United States Olympic Committee providing medical coverage for the Under 17 Developmental Hockey Programs for 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 specialties in massage include Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial, 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 Jericho with her two daughters.
Hillary graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University and received her bachelor’s degree with a major in Psychology from Hamilton College. She is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) and certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Hillary focuses on enhancing her patients’ body awareness to optimize their posture and movement patterns and values collaborating with other healthcare practitioners to provide holistic and comprehensive care. Over the years, she has expanded her skill set by taking advanced courses in assessing and improving running mechanics, treatment of Balance, Vertigo and Vestibular disorders, and manual therapy techniques 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.
Jennifer has over 10 years of experience working in the medical field. She began her career in the billing department entering data, then moved to client service coordinator, then to claims and denials. Jennifer enjoys “detective work”, specifically resolving patient issues, investigating claims for denials and resubmitting charges for proper payment.
Jennifer grew up in South Burlington, Vermont and recently married her husband, Tim Blades. When Jennifer is not working, she enjoys her two children, Chelsea and Tony, and two stepdaughters, Jessica and Katelyn. In her downtime, she loves spending time with family and friends, having cookouts and barbecues and playing outdoor games.
Jim received his Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Vermont in 1991. Since graduating, he has had the pleasure of working primarily in an outpatient physical therapy practice setting with the emphasis on Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. In the past he had the opportunity to work at the University of Vermont School of Medicine Orthopaedics Department working with ACL Research and developing rehab protocols. He enjoys working with clients of all ages to improve their function and activity levels. He has had the opportunity to work with Postural Restoration since 1997 and frequently incorporates this approach in his aquatic and land-based treatment plans.
Jim is still currently an avid Alpine skier, active cyclist and enjoys hiking with his two Labradors. He has also been a marathon runner, swimmer and triathlete and understands the events of time for those individuals participating in adventures who desire to continue to beat the clock. Jim grew up in Essex Center and lives in Underhill with his wife Lisa and they have three sons that are now off pursuing their careers.
JonQ graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Vermont. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Movement Science from UVM. JonQ is interested in how the nervous system can contribute to pain - specifically, the sensitization of the peripheral nervous system and the brain’s influence on pain. He treats patients from a biopsychosocial pain science perspective, integrating not only physical injury and physiology into clinical decision making, but also relevant psychological and social factors. JonQ is particularly interested in treating chronic pain, neuropathic pain, and the pain that no one can seem to figure out. In addition to his interests in pain, JonQ has trained to help rehabilitate patients with concussion and vestibular disorders such as vertigo. He believes patient education is critical to improving outcomes and is committed to working cooperatively with patients to craft a plan of care specific to their needs.
Outside of work, JonQ is an active member in his church. He enjoys spending time his wonderful wife and children, as well as fishing, woodworking, and sampling Vermont’s vast selection of great craft beers.
Julie is thrilled to be joining the PT360 team. She is a collector of many different types of knowledge, wanting to know a little about everything in the hopes of helping others around her. In her off time, she enjoys tablet weaving and runs a local fencing practice with her spouse, Lily. When not partaking in her hobbies, she enjoys spending time at home with Lily and their animals - Toby, a very fluffy Tuxedo cat, and Arlo, a very opinionated pup.
Kate completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia following a long career as a competitive swimmer and collegiate coach. Kate’s interest in sports psychology, motivation, and injury prevention led her to a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Vermont with concurrent minors in nutrition and mathematics.
While at Vermont, Kate was a four-year Division I swimmer who was recognized as an America East Conference champion, rookie of the year, UVM record holder, and ECAC champion. Following graduation she joined the team at Marywood University where she coached both Men’s and Women’s Swimming, acted as Aquatics Director, and was recognized as co-coach of the year in the Landmark Conference, leading the team to their most successful season. Kate’s personal success in athletics, love of coaching, and desire to assist athletes in achieving their goals ultimately led her to Physical Therapy.
Her ambitions as a physical therapist are to bring her joy and love of movement to all her clients. Utilizing a holistic approach to injury recovery and prevention, she promotes a positive environment that focuses on mind-body health, nutrition, and body mechanics to guide the individual through their recovery process. Kate’s professional interest includes injury prevention and rehabilitation of endurance athletes and clients with active lifestyles.
Kate has a passion for nature and the outdoors and can be found in the mountains year-round. She loves to snowboard, hike, backcountry camp, and sail. She continues to engage in competition and participates in marathons, spartan races, and triathlons, most recently qualifying for the Ironman 70.3 Worlds in 2020. When not outside, she can be found whipping up a delicious baked good in the kitchen which she often shares with co-workers and friends. As a South Burlington native, she is excited to be back in Vermont and spend more time with her family.
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 passionate about animals, and in her free time she and her children enjoy spending time outdoors - hiking, gardening, reading and watching sports.
Katie grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and came to Vermont to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UVM. After she graduated, she spent several years working as an Instructional Assistant for students with special needs. Currently, Katie works in our business office, where she specializes in Medicare and Medicaid insurances. 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.
Kramer completed his clinical doctorate at Ithaca College and began his career practicing in New Jersey and New York City, gaining extensive experience in treating a variety of conditions in the outpatient and sports orthopedics settings before moving to Vermont.
He has a specialty as an Advanced Hip Clinician through the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC, and has additional special interests in treating the ACL in pre- and post-operative populations, rotator cuff conditions & repairs in the shoulder, and orthopedic injuries sustained by athletes of all ages. Kramer also enjoys working with golfers of all levels of experience, and he became a Level 2 Golf Medical Professional through the Titleist Performance Institute to better serve his golf clients. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and holds additional specializations in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Screen to utilize a full body approach in treating his patients so that they can achieve their full potential and reduce the risk of future injury.
During his free time, Kramer spends time with his family, loves to golf, ski, hike, weight train, surf, and participate in a variety of recreational sports. He enjoys traveling and tries to go on a fun new trip every year. He is also an avid sports fan supporting the New York Mets and Minnesota Vikings.
Kristi, who has practiced physical therapy in Vermont for over 25 years, is a certified lymphedema therapist 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, and has a special interest utilizing postural restoration technique for spinal and hip pain. She is certified in integrative dry needling (IDN) for pain and dysfunction. 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, as well as a second Master’s degree from the University of Vermont (thesis -using ultrasound-imaging techniques for lymphedema diagnostics). 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 friends and family.
Laura received her Bachelors degree in physical therapy from the University of Vermont in 1991. She has practiced physical therapy for over 31 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 Hardening programs, Pre-employment Placement Screens and Ergonomic Assessments).
Her areas of skill include: foot & ankle biomechanics, orthotic evaluation and management, dry needling, manual therapy for malaligned pelvis & spinal segments, fascial restriction, sports and orthopaedic rehab of multiple joints. 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, hiking and mountain biking. She’s a big fan of nutrition and exercise, specifically various avenues of strength and performance conditioning.
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 clinics. She became a certified Lymphedema Therapist with training from the Klose Training Institute in 2018, which she uses on patients with swelling disorders and Lyme Disease.
Lisa has extended her training to include Yoga Therapeutics, Myofascial Release with the John Barnes Method, and CranialSacral 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.
Maria is a seasoned clinician who has specialized in sports medicine in the Greater Burlington area for over 30 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.
Additionally, she has spent a significant amount of time over the past 10 years developing PT 360’s Post Concussion Program, and was one of the founders of the Vermont Concussion Collaboration. She enjoys treating patients as part of a team, which is critical with this unique population. 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 family: Tim, Daniel, Kaitlyn, and Julia. She loves to exercise, read, cook, travel, and plan parties!
Megan is happy to be joining the PT360 team in the Williston office. She grew up in Vermont and has lived here most of her life. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing with her cat, Potato, and exploring the outdoors. Some of her favorite activities are fishing, swimming, & hiking, and she would love to learn how to paddle board this year.
Nina graduated from The University of Vermont in 2012 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy . She received her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2008 from Temple University in Philadelphia. Since graduation, Nina has worked in outpatient physical therapy with patients rehabilitating from sport-related injuries, post-surgical treatment, and those with daily limitations with movement and function. 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 Maitland manual therapy as well as Integrative Dry Needling (IDN) which she utilizes often for muscular pain and dysfunction. She enjoys working with all populations including athletic, active, and those who are new to exercise. Nina likes to stay active with CrossFit, adventures in the great outdoors, and spending time with her family and spunky dog, Hugo!
Paige graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Biology in 2015 and from South College with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017. Paige spent a few months as a travel physical therapist before deciding to stay in Colorado for 4 years. Paige is passionate about helping people get back to doing the activities that they love, with the help of manual therapy and exercise. She is committed to continuing education with an interest in cupping therapy and return-to-sport programs.
Paige is native to Vermont, where she grew up skiing, camping, hiking, and boating on Lake Champlain. She is excited to be back in Vermont with her husband, rediscovering the best spots to enjoy all of the outdoor recreation that Vermont has to offer!
Patrick graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s in biology in 2018, after which he worked as a rehabilitation technician at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. In 2019, he returned to UVM for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and graduated in 2022.
Patrick has always been active, which has led to plenty of injuries and a deep appreciation for physical therapy’s role in returning to play. He enjoys working with active patients with sports and athletic related injuries, but also enjoys variety and helping anyone in their recovery journey. He is excited to work and improve his skills in all facets of physical therapy.
In his free time, Patrick enjoys CrossFit, snowboarding, hiking, photography, and exploring new places.
Sharon is thrilled to be a part of the PT360 team. Sharon was born and raised in Vermont, where she has worked mostly in banking in the Chittenden County region. She is happily married and has two grown children who she is very proud of. She has a strong desire to help people and animals, and in her leisure time, she enjoys arranging game nights, watching sports, and going to the movies with her family.
Stephanie Burnish, PT, DPT moved to Vermont after completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Husson University in Maine. She was born and raised in Utah, where she first became interested in physical therapy after hearing about her mother’s experience as a patient. Since then, she has been pursuing a career as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist. Stephanie has worked with a wide range of patients such as geriatrics, post-operative, pediatrics, sport-related injuries and individuals with daily functional restrictions. Before starting her career in physical therapy, Stephanie completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology with a Health Emphasis at the University of Utah.
Stephanie has a strong interest in helping her patients stay active and getting back to the things they love to do. She enjoys getting to know her patients and hearing their perspectives to better understand their goals and aspirations. She is excited to be part of the PT360 team and expand her career.
When outside of the clinic Stephanie enjoys reading, hiking, running and exploring Vermont.
Wendy is happy to be part of the PT360 team and the Williston crew! Wendy enjoys interacting with patients and cheering them on as they progress through their therapy! She is married with two wonderful grown children and 2 very spoiled dogs! In her free time, Wendy enjoys cross country skiing, kayaking, baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.