Sports & Wellness Physical Therapy

Colin mccullough, ATC 

training specialist            Adirondack Club

Master Trainer, Colin McCullough, holds a BS degree in Kinesiology from UMass Amherst and a Master's degree in Athletic Training from Bridgewater State University. He is the Director of Fitness at the Adirondack Club and participates in our PERFORMANCE THERAPY PROGRAM program.   Colin is also NSCA Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer.  Colin is the Fitness Director at The Adirondack Club. Prior to joining the Adirondack Club, Colin was a Resident Assistant Athletic Trainer at Boston College for the football and swim/dive teams.  He also has experience as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Bridgewater State and as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach at Lasell College.  Colin has been serving as a volunteer coach for the Medfield High School Girls Lacrosse team for the last 3 years working specifically as the goalie coach.  He enjoys martial arts and holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jui Jitsu. Colin specializes in Rehab/Prehab, Corrective Exercises, and sports performance training.  He works with all age groups and is passionate about helping his clients to safely achieve their goals.

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.  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.

Amy winkler 

training specialist          Brand New Ballgame

Amy has always been passionate about sports, wellness and leading a healthy, active lifestyle.  Amy is NASM certificate course and received her CPT in July of 2013.  As a former special education teacher,  Amy is pursuing her passion to work with others as a trainer.  Amy is an avid runner who has run one marathon and several 1/2 marathons. She has successfully completed the Tough Mudder Obstacle Course, The FireBreather Challenge, Sharon Triathlon,  Festivus CrossFit Competition, Spartan Race and The 26.2 Jimmy Fund Walk.  She will be working with the Athletes in our PERFORMANCE THERAPY PROGRAM at Brand New Ballgame.
Credentials:
NASM Personal Trainer , Level 1 CrossFit Trainer, CrossFit Mobility Certified, CrossFit Kids Certified Trainer
Keiser Cycle Certified, CPR/AED Certified, AAAI/ISMA Primary Aerobics Instructor, AAAI/ISMA Step Aerobics Instructor

Lisa Sawyer 

training specialist              Team Fitness Franklin

Lisa holds her degree and certification as a NASM Personal Trainer and also has the title of Director of Personal Training at Team Fitness Franklin and participates in our PERFORMANCE THERAPY PROGRAM. She has over 10 years experience working with clients from ages 13-80+ ranging in all levels and abilities. With weight loss clients she focuses on behavior change and with performance based clients she starts with building a strong foundation that is the prerequisite for better movements and strength.  She received her Bachelors from Keene State College in Health Science with a concentration in Health Promotion and Fitness.  Lisa is a Level 1 PN1 Precision Nutrition Exercise Nutrition Coach, TRX Suspension Training Qualified and CPR/First Aid Certified.  She enjoys coaching clients with any goal and starting at varying levels. Her passion is changing lives with a coaching style that consists of a science based approach giving clients the right tools to achieve success.

Physical Therapists

Dance Technique Specialist 

Training Specialists 

Micheala Knyf

Dance technique specialist 

Michaela Knyff is a seasoned member of the dance community who is extremely passionate about dance education and dance-injury prevention. She grew up dancing and performing at the Patti Eisenhauer Dance Center where she was trained in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, Hip-Hop and Gymnastics. She graduated Cum Laude, earning her Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Art from the Five College Dance Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. While in school, she was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Talent Scholarship, which was awarded to her in recognition for her technique and choreographic skill. She performed in various student and faculty pieces, and collaborated with company members from Alvin Ailey, Parsons Dance, and The Jose Limon Dance Company, among many others. She also has worked with numerous professionals such as world famous Modern and Jazz Dance Icons Idan Cohen, Reggie Wilson, and Tony Award Winner Bill T. Jones.  Currently she is a dance instructor and choreographer at  Patti Eisenhauer Dance Center and with various other studios and workshops in the area.  Michaela has been focusing on creating a variety of injury-specific rehabilitation programs to safely return dancers back to class and help prevent further re-injuries through exercise and safe technique practices. 


Michaela is available for private lessons by appointment for technique, turns, jumps and choreography 

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Janeen Kovacevic, DPT

Janeen is a graduate of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy.  She attained her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Adapted Physical Activity from Slippery Rock University as well.  During her college career she played collegiate soccer and ice hockey.  After graduation, Janeen was a traveling physical therapist taking 3 months assignments traveling all over the country for 4 years and has since settled in Massachusetts.    

Special interest: sports orthopedics, pediatrics, and concussion rehab.  

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.  

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

Marie Tarentino, MSPt    

Marie is a physical therapist with over 15 years of experience.   She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from The Sage Colleges, in Troy NY in 1998/1999.  She has developed a wide array of experiences ranging from acute care hospital therapy to acute, subacute and chronic rehabilitation, ultimately finding her passion in outpatient physical therapy for the past 12 years.  These experiences have enabled her to more deeply understand a client’s progression through the rehabilitation process, treating each client uniquely, allowing for a whole body,  holistic approach to her treatment sessions.   Marie is a Certified Strength Training Specialist and highly trained in KinesioTaping techniques.  She has traditional training in muscle energy techniques, strain-counterstrain, positional release, soft tissue mobilization, integrated structural therapy, biomechanics and functional exercise.  In addition, she is trained in osteopathic manual therapy techniques, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation and somatoemotional release.  She integrates these various techniques in order to maximize the potential of healing in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders/dysfunctions of the neck, back, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles and feet.  She also has a special interest in treatment of headaches and women’s health.