Clinical Staff

Vickie Dills

Vickie Dills, PT, DPT, CSAC

Director of Clinical Services

E-Mail:
vdills@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Vickie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 1999 and later completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Simmons College. Vickie embraces the concept of evidence-based rehabilitation. In treating physical therapy patients, she draws upon current research to incorporate scientifically validated methods into her daily practice. In March 2016, she co-authored an article titled “Return to Play Following Sports Hernia Surgery”, which was published in “Clinics in Sports Medicine”. Vickie is also a licensed private pilot and a certified SCUBA diver. Prior to pursuing a career in Physical Therapy, she worked in a trauma center operating room under the direction of the anesthesia department. Vickie served as an active duty Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy.

Certifications:

  • Certified ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT)
  • Certified Strength and Agility Coach (CSAC)
  • Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Sport Performance
  • Functional Movement Techniques Basic and Performance
  • Graston Technician
  • FAKTR Technician
  • Functional Movement Systems
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Pending
  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) pending

Recent Continuing Education:

  • Functional Movement Techniques Performance
  • Function Movement Techniques Basic
  • S&F Dry Needling
  • ACL Rehabilitation: Athletes and the Rest of Us
  • Back on Their Feet: Rehab Techniques for Common Foot/Ankle Injuries
  • Differential Diagnosis for Musculoskeletal Assessment of the Spine
  • Micheli Lecture: Throwing Injuries in the Young Athlete: Diagnosis, Treatment, Rehabilitation & Prevention
  • A Total Approach for Treating Neck and Scapular Disorders

Dave Marsh

Dave Marsh, PT

E-Mail:
dmarsh@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Dave is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston and has been practicing in Central Massachusetts for over 20 years with the majority of that time spent working in outpatient clinics. He has held certifications with North American Sports Medicine as a Performance Enhancement Specialist and as a Core Strengthening Specialist. He also holds certifications in the Graston Technique®, FMT Basic & Performance and Rock Tape. Dave has volunteered his time with the Boston Marathon and with the Quabbin Regional School District and has had the privilege of working with elite athletes such as runners, dancers, and gymnasts as well as the Boston Red Sox amongst other sports teams in the Central Massachusetts area. His particular interests are in orthopedics and sports medicine. A former athlete himself, Dave is an avid supporter of injury prevention and the educating of coaches, trainers, athletes and parents about optimum performance and injury prevention.


Dawn Myers

Dawn Myers, PT

E-Mail:
dmyers@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Dawn graduated from Simmons College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1984. She is experienced in a variety of physical therapy settings including out-patient therapy as well as acute and subacute rehabilitation. Dawn’s clinical areas of interest are in manual physical therapy and muscle re-education with particular interest in out-patient orthopedics, lumbar dysfunctions, acute musculoskeletal injuries and postoperative rehabilitation.


Jason Hantavis

Jason Hantavis, MSPT, OCS, CSCS

E-Mail:
jhantavis@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Jason graduated with distinction from Northeastern University with a Master’s 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.


KC Meloni

KC Meloni, PT, DPT

E-Mail:
kcmeloni@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

KC graduated from Boston University in 2014 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and from Colgate University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Art majoring in geography. She is a Certified Graston Technician. KC has completed her clinical rotations in inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient neurology and orthopedics. She performed a yearlong project on reducing fall risks in older adults and has clinical interests in sports medicine as well as vestibular rehabilitation. In her off time KC and her family enjoys hiking, camping, and taking their dog for walks.


Mark Howard

Mark Howard, PT, DPT

E-Mail:
mhoward@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Mark earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University after earning his Bachelors of Arts in Communications from Westfield State College. While at Westfield, he was a member of both the football and track and field teams. At Northeastern, Mark’s clinical experiences ranged from acute care joint replacement rehabilitation to outpatient orthopedics. Mark enjoys treating a wide variety of outpatient conditions with a passion for sports medicine; he utilizes a blend of manual techniques, patient specific exercise and functional training to ensure his patients return to their optimum level of functioning. In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons, participating in the Highland games and other strength activities and of course rooting for all Boston based sports teams.


Sam Cleary

Sean Cleary, PT, DPT

E-Mail:
scleary@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Sean graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy after earning his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at UMass Amherst. While attending UMASS Lowell, Sean completed internships in athletic training and strength and conditioning. Sean’s interests lie in orthopedic rehabilitation and sports medicine. His clinical interests are in rehabilitation of athletic injuries of the hip and shoulder.


Brianna Sullivan

Brianna Sullivan, PT, DPT, ATC

E-Mail:
bsullivan@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Brianna graduated from Sacred Heart University with a doctorate in physical therapy in 2016 and a bachelor’s degree in athletic training in 2013. Brianna is a certified athletic trainer as well as physical therapist with clinical experiences varying from high school and college-aged athletes to acute and inpatient rehabilitation.  She is also certified Graston Technician.  Brianna’s clinical interests include manual therapy and treatment based around functional training and performance.


Alexandra Capozzo PT, DPT, CMTPT

E-Mail:
acapozzo@physicaltherapyinnovations.com

Alex graduated from Boston University in 2014 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She completed her academic practicum on educating local gymnastics facilities on injury prevention for competitive gymnasts. Alex is certified in dry needling through Myopain Seminars, and she has completed continuing education courses in manual therapy. Her interests include injury prevention and facilitating athletes return to sport. As a previous competitive gymnast, she enjoys working with dancers, gymnasts, and cheerleaders.


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