Staff

Ashland

Elaine Hays, PT
Elaine graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University. She has been practicing as an outpatient physical therapist for over 25 years.

Her therapy experience includes orthopedic and industrial rehab patients. Elaine also has 3 years of home health experience. Elaine has taken many continuing education courses including: "When The Feet Hit The Ground Everything Changes", "Jones Strain/Counterstrain”, "McConnell Patellofemoral Taping" and “Vestibular Training”.

Kelsey Britton, DPT, RYT
Kelsey received her Bachelors of Science degree, followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at Quinnipiac University. While at school she participated on the Division 1 Girls’ Hockey Team. Working with strength and conditioning coaches afforded her the ability to learn about sport specific programs to enhance athletic performance. She also completed a 200 hour yoga teacher certification. As an RYT Kelsey enjoys integrating yoga asanas and theory with her physical therapy education to enhance the mind body connection, promote the healing process and ensure the best possible outcomes of treatment. She has experience in outpatient, neurorehabilitation and acute care.

Adam Nardelli, PT, DPT
Adam received his Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2015, followed by receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Simmons University in 2018. Adam has clinical experience in sports medicine and orthopedic settings completing various clinical rotations in his graduate schooling. Adam is also a personal trainer and uses his experience and techniques to help those patients returning to sport specific activities. When Adam is not working, he enjoys spending time golfing, working out, boating, and cheering on his Boston sports teams.

Milford

Bridget Faucher, DPT, OCS
Bridget has been practicing Physical Therapy for over 13 years in the area of Orthopedics, Sports and Manual Therapy. She has extensive experience in the treatment of a multitude of Orthopedic injuries including but not limited to Lumbopelvic dysfunctions, Cervical, Headaches & TMJ diagnoses, Post-Breast Cancer rehab, various post- surgical diagnoses, Runner and Athletic injuries including ACL repairs, Rotator cuff repairs and knee/ankle/foot injuries. She also has extensive experience treating Pre & Postpartum patients, Dancers and patients with Osteoporosis. She has extensive training in Pilates, trunk stabilization and injury specific strength & conditioning, which she incorporates with her patient treatments. As a former collegiate Athlete in Volleyball & Track Sprinting, Bridget understands what it takes to return to life & Sport after an injury. When Bridget is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and watching them do Gymnastics and Soft/Baseball. She enjoys weight training, participating in Obstacle Course Races, mountain Biking, hiking and training currently for the Falmouth Road Race.

Caryn Phillips, PT, DPT
Caryn received her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut, and later received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals. She has been a practicing physical therapist for 9 years, with extensive experience in orthopedic and women's health diagnoses. Caryn has received specialized training in kinesiotaping, yoga for pelvic pain, exercise with the pregnant and postpartum patient, and breast oncology patients. She has special interest in treating the spine, since she initially decided she wanted to be a physical therapist after having spine surgery in her childhood. When Caryn is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.

Hopkinton

Kim Bolick, SPT
Kim received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Connecticut College in 2015 after having grown up here in Hopkinton and attending HHS. After college Kim took a year off and worked at a run specialty store in Boston before receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Kim is currently completing her yearlong internship with Platinum Physical Therapy, and incorporates her experience as a D3 collegiate distance runner along with knowledge of footwear and gait analysis into her clinical practice working with athletes of all sports and ages. Kim also has experience in acute care physical therapy from other clinical rotations during her schooling. When not at work, Kim can often be found training for or racing a local road race, any distance from a 5k to a half marathon.

Courtney Cappadona, DPT
Courtney received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Simmons College in 2014 where she continued on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017. Courtney grew up playing field hockey and lacrosse, and she continued her field hockey career while at Simmons. She maintains her active lifestyle these days with running, spinning, and more recently she has gotten involved with CrossFit. Courtney enjoys working with all patient populations, and is dedicated to creating a plan of care that works to get the individual back to their activity of choice.

Kim (Como) Elia, DPT
Kim graduated from the UMass Lowell with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, and then a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2012.

Her practice focuses on the clinical treatment of the sports medicine community where she specializes in helping runners, because she is one, and knows the last thing a runner wants to hear is “you need to take time off”. Kim trained as a cross country and track athlete from middle school through competing as a Division 1 college level distance runner. She is an avid runner and still competes in distance events, from 5k’s up to her first Marathon in 2017. Kim enjoys helping runners get back on the road quickly, knowing a runner’s need to stick to their training plan. Kim is trained to treat complications from muscle tears and strains, to tendon and ligament damage, shin splints, stress reactions, and a variety of others.

Kim is equally passionate about working for the pediatric oncology community. She has experience supporting patients recovering from a broad range of treatment regimens: from leukemia to brain tumors. She knows the importance of regaining strength and overall functional ability so that children can quickly return to normal daily activities and play with kids their own age. Kim understands the limitations that come with cancer treatment including the effects that steroids cause, general fatigue, foot drop, and difficulty with ambulation/stair climbing. She focuses on helping kids overcome those limitations, and coaches both the patient and the family to ensure that her treatment is as well rounded as possible. Kim understands the importance of education which she plugs into her PT sessions, in order to discuss the plan of care, update her patients and the family about what to expect with PT, and reviews home exercises that should be done in between sessions.

John Fava, PT
John received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy at Northeastern University and has been practicing for over 2o years. John has had extensive experience in the outpatient setting and has primarily worked with orthopedic and sports medicine populations. His continuing education experience includes course work in dry needling, IASTM and vestibular rehabilitation. When not working, John enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending local sporting events and working out.

Julianne Rickert, PT, DPT, CSCS
Julianne is a lifelong Massachusetts resident from North Attleborough. She graduated from Sacred Heart University with her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science andreceived her Doctor of Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions after a yearlong internship with Platinum Physical Therapy. As a former Division I short sprinter (100-400m) and long/triple jumper at SHU, Julianne understands the desire to return to sport as quickly and safely as possible after injury and how important the balance of global strength and mobility is for athletes of all types. She has clinical experience in outpatient sports medicine and orthopedics with previous experience as a middle and high school cross country/track & field volunteer coach. She is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist who incorporates techniques used by high-level strength and power athletes to help her patients return to their sport-specific activities. Currently, Julianne can be found incorporating power lifting into her training for longer distance races, including her first Boston Marathon in 2018.

Lisa MacDonald, PT
Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont. She has had clinical training and experience in her specialty of treating pelvic floor muscle related issues. Her passion is to help children and women conquer their dysfunction, enabling them to live happy, active lives. Along the way, Lisa has also taught childbirth education, hypnobirthing, and infant massage classes. In her free time, Lisa loves spending time with her husband and two sons, whether it is skiing, boating, or hiking.

Erika Johnson, DPT
Erika received her Bachelor's degrees in Dance and Exercise Science at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, followed by her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts - Lowell. She has been practicing physical therapy for over 9 years in the areas of Pelvic Floor, Pregnancy/Postpartum, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Dance Medicine. Erika has a particular interest in helping patients rehabilitate from pregnancy as well as addressing scar pain and has experience working with patients after pacemaker insertion, post Breast Cancer surgeries, Perineal lacerations/Episiotomies, C-section, Abdominal Surgeries, Hip Surgeries, etc. Erika has taken many continuing education courses through the North American Institute for Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), American Physical Therapy Association, Herman and Wallace Rehabilitation Institute, Diane Lee, PT and others. As a professional dancer, Erika understands the importance of returning to sport and life after injury. She utilizes her training and continued education to look at the whole body to determine the cause of injury and dysfunction. She uses manual therapy and corrective exercises with a focus on neuromuscular retraining as well as pilates based exercise to help in the rehabilitation process. She is certified in Functional Dry Needling. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two young daughters and dog. She enjoys dancing, swimming, running, skiing (water and snow), gardening, and being crafty

James L. Casady, MPT
James received his undergraduate degrees at the University of Colorado in Kinesiology and Psychology. After receiving his Master’s degree in physical therapy at Nova Southeastern University, he began practicing in Boston. Since receiving his degree, James has had the opportunity to work with the Boston Ballet, professional triathletes and cyclists from around the world, two women’s professional football teams, and high school and college athletes participating in a wide variety of sports.



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