Jason Whigham, PT,CSCS - Clinical Director
Jason graduated from the University of Hartford in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is a certified Graston Technician®. Jason served as the fitness specialist at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School for 2 years where he managed a federal grant to implement a fitness and wellness program. During this period, Jason was directly involved in the facilitation and development of a new state-of-the-art fitness facility at the school. He has guest lectured at area high schools on topics including sport specific conditioning, proper flexibility techniques, and injury prevention. Born and raised in Worcester county, Jason's interests include sports medicine and orthopedic postoperative rehabilitation.
Dave Marsh, PT
Dave holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and has been practicing in Central Massachusetts for 10 years. He has held certifications with the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a performance enhancement specialist, and is currently certified in the Graston Technique® and as a core strengthening specialist. Dave has volunteered over several years with the Boston Marathon and with Quabbin Regional School District, educating athletes, trainers, coaches and parents with injury prevention. He has particular interest in orthopedics, sports medicine, sports conditioning and injury prevention.
Josh Makin, DPT
Maryann Boulay, PTA, Massage Therapist
Maryann holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Fitchburg State College and an Associates Degree in Physical Therapy from Mount Wachusett Community College Maryann is also a licensed massage therapist and certified Graston Technician®. She has an extensive background in coaching athletes from the ages of 7 -21.
Beth Caruso, MSPT, DPT
Beth graduated from Northeastern University with her Master's degree in physical therapy in 2004. Her areas of interest include pediatrics and sports related injuries especially of the knee and shoulder. Her training also includes aquatic therapy for patients with osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, and chronic pain. She got her DPT from NU in August of 2006 and did her case study research project on surgical vs non-surgical treatment of patellafemoral pain syndrome. Her approach to treatment involves manual therapy as well as functional activities. She has a focus on creating treatment programs to fit the patient's goals and lifestyles.
Shellie Jenkins, MSPT
Shellie graduated with honors in 2003 with her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy (MSPT) from Northeastern University. Since then, she has worked at two orthopedic and sport based outpatient clinics in Rhode Island and the Boston area until joining the PTI staff in the spring of 2008. Her most recent focus for continuing education has been a series of courses in the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy approach to assessment and manual therapy, and she recently attended sessions to become a certified Graston Technician®. Athletics and physical fitness have always played a large role in Shellie's life, as she played collegiate soccer at NU and continues to stay active. In the near future, she plans to introduce, along with PTI, a program in the area for healthy athletes. This will allow her to combine her love of sports and competition with her professional knowledge to assist these athletes in specific training to maximize their performance and provide injury prevention.
Jason Hantavis, MSPT, OCS, CSCS
Jason graduated with distinction from Northeastern University with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2004. After graduation, he had the opportunity to intern at Brown University and with the New England Patriots. Before joining PTI in May 2009, he worked at several orthopedic clinics in Metro-Boston, including the New England Baptist Hospital. Jason holds specialized certifications as a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has been an APTA Member since 2004, and is a competitive tennis player and golfer.
Wendy McCurley, MSPT, AFFA
Wendy received an Elementary Education Degree from Worcester State College and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She has worked in the Worcester and Grafton Public Schools as a Physical Therapist/Teacher and before joining PTI at Whittier Rehabilitation where she specialized in pediatric, neurological, orthopedic and aquatic rehabilitation. Wendy's strongest interest is with the evaluation and rehabilitation of the injured athlete. Wendy is AFFA certified in personal training/aerobics and is an aquatic physical therapy specialist. She has 2 teenage boys and enjoys watching them play lacrosse and hockey and is an avid runner.
Tricia Malone MSPT, COMT
Before moving to Massachusetts and joining PTI, Tricia has worked in outpatient physical therapy in New Mexico and California. Originally from Indiana, Tricia moved to New Mexico in 2004 to begin her career in physical therapy. While in New Mexico she worked in a busy outpatient clinic treating a wide variety of patient conditions and managing an aquatic therapy program. In 2005 Tricia's husband was relocated to California where she continued her physical therapy career working in a private outpatient clinic and developed a very successful aquatic therapy program.
Tricia graduated with honors from Saint Louis University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science and a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Tricia has a special interest in aquatic therapy, which includes training in Bad Ragaz, and enjoys working with the community on wellness and prevention. In 2008 Tricia continued her pursuit of clinical education thru the Ola Grimsby Institute receiving her Certification of Manual Therapy.
Patty Devine, PT
Patty holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts - Lowell and has been practicing PT for over 20 years. Although she specializes in outpatient sports medicine, she has also worked in short term rehab, acute care, skilled nursing, and home health care. She has focused her continuing education on manual therapy techniques for spinal and joint mobilization, as well as, therapeutic exercise.
Jennifer Raymond, PT, DPT
Jennifer graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2012 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree as well as completed her undergraduate studies at Westfield State University in 2008, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Movement Science and a concentration in Sports Medicine. Additionally, she obtained her personal training certification in 2008 from the American College of Sports Medicine. Her clinical interests include sports medicine, orthopedic rehabilitation and injury prevention. In her past time, she enjoys all outdoor activities including kayaking, mountain biking and hiking.
Cathy Durose - Billing Director
Cathy Durose is the Billing Director at Physical Therapy Innovations. She has worked at Physical Therapy Innovations since March of 2003. Prior to working at PTI Cathy managed Gymnastics Training Center in Holliston, Massachusetts for seven years. Athletically, Cathy was a nationally recognized softball player in Canada. She is in the Canadian Hall-of-Fame for softball.