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The Center for Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

at Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers 

480 Maple Street Danvers, MA 01923 978.304.8700 978.304.8016 (TTY)

Melinda Adam, PT, MS OCS
Title:
Director of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Master of Science in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 1991 Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1983
Certifications: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) 1992
Special Interest Areas: Manual therapy, sports medicine, foot and ankle dysfunction
Year Joined AGH:
1993

Nancy Davis, PT, MS, DPT
Title: Rehabilitation Site Manger
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2007; MGH Institute of Health Professions, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1998; University of Vermont, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1988
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics, manual therapy, spine
Year Joined BH: 2007

Nicole Bahlin-Short, PT, DPT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2010
MGH Institute of Health Professions, Master of Science in Physical Therapy,
Year Joined BH: 2013

Jowita Barbeau
Title: Rehabilitation Technician
Professional Education: Northeastern University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2011
Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 2010
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics, Women's Health, Lymphedema
Year Joined BH: 2007

Cynthia Carver OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Title: Staff Occupational Therapist
Professional Education: Tufts University, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 1983
Certifications: Certified Hand Therapist, 1992; Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Special Interest Areas: Upper extremity rehabilitation, fracture and trauma care, Tendon and nerve injuries, arthritis care
Year Joined BH: 2010

Nancy DeMuth, PT, DPT, M. Manip. Ther
Title: Clinical Team Leader
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2007
Curtain University, Advanced Masters in Manipulative Therapy, 1997
Boston University, Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, 1987
Certifications: Manual Therapy
Special Interest Areas: Manual therapy and spine care
Year Joined BH: 2010

Susan DiRocco, PT, MS, OCS
Title:
Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: Boston University, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 1982
University of Massachusetts Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, 1979
Certifications: Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) 1992
Special Interest Areas: disorders of the spine, shoulder, hip and knee. Arthritis management - post-operative rehabilitation following joint arthroplasty
Year Joined AGH: 2012

Laurie D'Orlando, PT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: Russell Sage College, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1985
Special Interest Areas: General orthopedics, gait and balance disorders
Year Joined BH: 2007

Stephen Evitts, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Certifications: Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)
Special Interest Areas: Spine, manual therapy, vestibular, sports medicine
Year Joined BH: 2016

Caitlin Fitzgerald, PT, MS, DPT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: AT Still University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2008
Boston University, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 2003
Boston University, Bachelor of Science in Health Science, 2001
Special Interest Areas: Neurology, pediatrics, education
Year Joined BH: 2008

Hannah Fonti, PT, MS, CLT, WCS
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: University of Massachusetts, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, 2001
University of Massachusetts, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, 1998
Certifications: Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) 2007; ABPTS Women's Health Clinical Specialist
Special Interest Areas: Women's and Men's Health, Lymphedema
Year Joined BH: 2007

Beth Ann Hayes, PT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1993
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics and sports medicine, foot and ankle dysfunctions, orthotic management
Year Joined BH: 2010

Scott Hebert, DPT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac Univeristy, 2012   Bachelor of Science in Health and Science Studies, Quinnipiac University, 2009 
Special Interest Areas: Evaluation and treatment of spinal, shoulder and knee pathologies. Manual Therapy, Functional strength training, Development of innovative technology to improve clinical practice
Year Joined BH: 2013

Marilyn Lee, MS, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Title: Occupational Therapist
Professional Education: Drexel University, MS in Upper Quadrant Rehabilitation, 2000, Downstate Medical Center, SUNY, BS in Occupational Therapy 1976
Special Interests: Hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, certified hand therapist since 1991,  complete decongestive therapy, certified lymphedema therapist since 2010
Year joined BH: 2014

Steven Mahoney, PTA
Title: Staff Physical Therapist Assistant
Professional Education: North Shore Community College, Associate of Science in Physical Therapy, 1989
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics
Year Joined BH: 2012

Roxanne Rochna, LATC, PTA, LMT, CSCS
Title: Staff Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer
Professional Education: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Cardiovascular Fitness & Health, 1989
North Shore Community College, Associate of Science in Physical Therapy, 1983
Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning specialist (CSCS)
Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)
American Heart Association Certified BLS Instructor
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Year Joined BH: 2007

Marjorie J. Talacko, OTR/L, CHT
Title: Staff Occupational Therapist
Professional Education: University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 1974
Certifications: Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) 1993, American Society of Hand Therapists member, New England Hand Society member, Bay State Hand Therapy Group member, Salem State University External Advisory Board
Special Interest Areas: Hand Therapy, Edema Management, Use of therapeutic modalities to promote healing and function, Rehabilitation of stroke, treatment of peripheral nerve injuries of the upper extremity
Year Joined BH: 1990

Alice Marolla, PT, DPT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: MGH Institute of Health Professions, Doctorate in Physical Therapy; University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics, vestibular, neurology
Year Joined BH: 2015

Rena Walsh-Noring, PT, Cert. MDT
Title: Staff Physical Therapist
Professional Education: Ithaca College, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 1980
Certifications: McKenzie Institute Certification 1992
Special Interest Areas: Orthopedics and spinal dysfunction
Year Joined BH: 2013