Located in the Adirondack Club

800 Chestnut St 

Franklin MA 02038


Sports & Wellness Physical Therapy 

Michele Crerar, PT 

Michele graduated from Northeastern in 1993.  She brings 27 years of experience to our team.  She has worked with a variety of patient populations and settings including orthopedic, sports related injuries, work conditioning and pediatrics.  Michele has a special interest in biomechanical issues of the foot and ankle.  She has experience with running gait analysis and custom orthotics.  Michele also works as a Certified Canine Rehab Practitioner ( CCRP) helping to assist dogs with their recovery after an injury. 

siusi remondi, dpt

Siusi graduated from Northeastern University in 2014 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a minor in Psychology. She swam for Northeastern Varsity Swim Team for 2 years and then became interested in running marathons. Siusi has run 11 marathons, including 3 Boston Marathons. Siusi is certified in dry needling. 
Special Interests: swimmers, runners, and post surgical patients

Paula hopkins, Pt/OWNER          

Paula is a 1988 graduate of the University of New England. She founded Sports & Wellness Physical Therapy in 2011. Her expertise is in orthopedics and sports injuries.  She has acquired advanced training in manual therapy, myofascial release, Graston Certified, Dry Needling Certified and Functional Movement Screen Certified.   

Special interest: sports injuries, orthopedic injuries, total joint replacement, frozen shoulder, plantar Fasciitis, post surgical, dance and baseball injuries.   

Morgan Lowey, DPT 

Morgan graduated from Northeastern University in May 2014 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During her studies at Northeastern she completed several internships and clinicals in various medical setting including pediatrics, inpatient, and outpatient orthopedics. Morgan started dancing at a young age, was trained in ballet from FSPA and continued to dance throughout college by assisting with the creation of the largest dance group on campus.  She understands the physical demands on a dancer and enjoys working with Dancers.  She runs injury prevention classes at local studios and is a vital part of Sports & Wellness Dance Rehabilitation Therapy Team.  She is a certified Pilates instructor and is Dry Needling Certified.  She has also volunteered with the BAA at the Boston Marathon finish line for the past 3 years.  

Special Interest: dancers, pediatrics and post surgical patients.

Brittany Lowey, DPT, OCS

Brittany graduated from the University of Delaware with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, having previously earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and a minor in Strength & Conditioning. After a brief stay in New England, Brittany moved to California and broadened her physical therapy treatment approach and knowledge base. During that time, she completed training in various manual therapies focusing on the spine and shoulder complex.  In 2016, Brittany and her husband Drew, relocated to Walpole to be closer to family.

Brittany is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) and is also certified in dry needling, Rocktape application, Level 1 pelvic floor evaluation and treatment and blood flow restriction. Her clinical experience includes work with the University of Delaware's Strength & Conditioning program, Boston College Athletics, various collegiate athletes and individuals with a vast array of orthopedic injuries. Brittany also has experience working with the Crossfit population, focusing on using various mobility and stabilization techniques to improve performance and decrease risk of injury. This experience, along with her soccer career and multiple personal injuries, has provided the groundwork for the highly skilled and passionate therapist she has become.

Physical Therapists

Brian Labelle, DPT, ATC 

Brian received hi Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of RI where he took interest I working with orthopedics and sports related injuries.  Prior to becoming a Physical Therapist Brian worked as an Athletic Trainer for 4 years with high school and collegiate level athletes.  

Karen Rovani, DPT

Karen graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2006 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  

Karen's skills include Vestibular Rehab, Balance training, Cupping, IASTM, and she is dry needling certified. Karen has extensive experience with orthopedic injuries and enjoys treating all ages. 

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Jessica Patalano, DPT

Jessica received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of RI where she took interest in orthopedics and sports injuries.  She was a personal trainer prior to becoming a Physical Therapist and an assistant Coach for a girls varsity basketball team.  Jessica loves working with orthopedic sports injuries.  

Lindsey Chelotti, DPT, cscs

Lindsey is a graduate of Simmons College with her Doctorate degree.  She went to undergraduate school at Lasell College where she graduated Suma Cum Laude with a B.S. in Exercise Science.  She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a certified Pilates instructor and is Dry Needling Certified.  

Special Interest: sports orthopedics, manual therapy, vestibular rehab and aquatic therapy.