Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Hours

 

Mon-Thurs 7-7 pm Friday 7 to 5 pm

 

Urgent Orthopedic Care

 

Walk-in hours Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm

 

Physical Therapy Services

OAM Physical Therapy provides a full range of pain management and injury prevention services that complement the orthopedic care provided by our Surgeons. Within our clinic, you will benefit from our on-site diagnostic equipment, including an advanced digital x-ray and MRI. We also offer convenient walk-in hours for urgent orthopedic injuries.

We treat:
• Post-concussion patients
• Degenerative Joint Disease
• Functional limitation
• Hand and upper extremity conditions
• Musculoskeletal injuries and conditions
• Movement impairment
• Chronic pain
• Spinal conditions

Treatments

The Physical Therapy team will work with your
physician to ensure your safe and lasting recovery.

Our treatments include:
• Vestibular Therapy
• Sport Specific Training
• Kinesiotaping
• Cold Laser
• Blood Flow Restriction Training
• Dry-needling technique
• Dynamic stretching and strength training
• Graston Technique/IASTM

Walk-Ins

Our URGENTOrtho℠ clinic is also located in the building. Our highly trained staff medical staff can see walk-ins for any orthopedic-related problems: sports injuries, fractures, sprains, dislocations, knee, back, neck, hand, and upper extremities, shoulder, work-related injuries.

We have onsite x-ray and ultrasound services. Following your assessment and diagnosis, we offer comprehensive follow-up treatment. Whether you need to see a surgeon or book a Physical Therapy appointment, we have you covered.

Staff

Our team of physical therapists holds advanced degrees and specialist certifications. We are committed to freeing patients from pain and helping you maximize mobility and strength by providing a customized treatment plan.

Christina Tufts PT, DPT

Christina was raised in Plainville, CT. She graduated from Simmons College in Boston with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a certificate in Physical Therapy. She worked in the field for 20 years and then returned to college and received her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University in Glenside, PA. Christina has worked in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine for over 30 years and she has been a clinical manager for 25 years. She enjoys working with all patient types. Christina enjoys traveling, summer vacations on Cape Cod, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.

Garrett Wadsworth PT, DPT

I grew up in a small town known as Gardiner, NY, I attended Sacred Heart University in both undergraduate and graduate studies, I received my bachelors in Exercise Science in 2015, 2018 I received my doctorate in physical therapy from Sacred Heart University. Since graduation, I have traveled along the east coast providing physical therapy services to all ages in the areas of orthopedics, neurological condition, and cardiopulmonary conditions.

Jonathan Gil, PT, DPT

Jon graduated from the University of Hartford in 2014 with an undergraduate degree in Health Science and again in 2017 where he received his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy. He has been working in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine clinics since entering the field and enjoys treating all types of diagnoses and age groups. When attending the University of Hartford he was a 4-year member of the Division 1 men’s soccer team and continues to enjoy playing and watching in his free time. He also enjoys spending time with his fiancée, currently residing in Wethersfield with their dog Sky.

Julianne Barriss, PT, DPT

Julianne grew up in Glastonbury, CT and graduated from an accelerated undergraduate program from Quinnipiac University in 2014 and completed her doctorate in physical therapy from there in 2017. Since graduation, she has been working in various outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine clinics treating a wide range of diagnosis and patient populations. She is motivated to combine her clinic experience and schooling into treating all her patients and helping them to achieve all their rehabilitative goals. In her free time, Julianne enjoys adventures with her fiancé and chocolate lab puppy or traveling to hangout with friends and family, who live near Portland, Maine.

Kendra Simonds, PTA

Kendra has worked in healthcare for almost 20 years and has worked as a physical therapist assistant for the past six.  In addition to receiving a degree from the PTA program at NVCC, she is also a licensed massage therapist who incorporates manual techniques into her treatments to assist with chronic pain, post-op soft tissue restrictions, headaches, and more.  She lives on a small lake in Burlington Connecticut where she enjoys, paddle boarding, yoga, sometimes combining the two and cheering on her favorite baseball player, her son.

Cody Hall, CPT

Cody was born and raised in The Bahamas. At a young age, he developed a love for sports and knew he wanted to pursue a career in athletics. He moved to Connecticut as a teen and in high school played football and ran track and field. Cody then went to college at Florida International University where he studied and earned his bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Outside of his studies, he interned with the school’s strength and conditioning team and other local physical therapy clinics. Since then, he has worked in the physical therapy field for over 6 years. Cody is now a Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Performance Coach who has a passion for exercising and helping others achieve their fitness goals.

Anne Eccleston

Front Desk Lead - South Main Street

Chanel Holley

Front Desk Receptionist - South Main Street

Karen Dowling

Lead X-ray Technician

Casey Capodicasa

X-Ray Technician

Annette Krolicki

X-Ray Technician

Melissa Bigelow

X-Ray Technician


OAM is committed to keeping employees and patients safe and will continue our safety protocols. This includes a screening, temperature taken before appointments, enhanced cleaning practices, and appropriate distancing of patients during treatment sessions.