Staff Spotlight: Kate Simone

Staff Spotlight: Kate Simone, MPT Kate Simone received her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 2001.  . She worked at Copley Hospital in Morrisville, VT for 22 years with inpatients, outpatients, aquatic therapy and cardiac rehabilitation on prior to moving to St. Johnsbury with her family in August of 2023. She

Staff Spotlight: Morgan Wood

Staff Spotlight: Morgan Wood Morgan grew up in St. Johnsbury and after living in Burlington for 10 years moved back to the Northeast Kingdom to be closer to family and her 3 nephews. Morgan is a huge fan of live comedy and concerts and one of her bucket list items is she wants to travel

Staff Spotlight: Megan Lynch, PTA

Staff Spotlight: Megan Lynch, PTA Megan has been employed as a Physical Therapy Assistant at Dan Wyand, PT & Associates since October, 2005. She graduated from River Valley College in 2004 with an Associate’s degree in Allied Health Science. Her clinical interests include lymphedema and pulmonary rehabilitation. Megan’s hobbies include spending time with her family,

Staff Spotlight: Brigitte Brosseau-Berry

Brigitte Brosseau-BerryAdministrative Manager, Lyndonville  Brigitte is a Physical Therapy Aide at Dan Wyand, PT & Associates and has been with the business since 1985.  Currently, she can be seen buzzing around the Lyndonville clinic in her managerial role but also as a  Rehab Aide. Brigitte graduated from Lyndon State College with a BS degree in

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Wilkins

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Wilkins, MPT Kelly has been employed at Dan Wyand, PT & Associates since December 2003. She graduated from the University of New England in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science and went on to complete her Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2003. She has continued her education through multiple courses geared towards

Creasing your Hips in Squat

Creasing your Hips for Better Squats I always want to make sure clients are initiating the correct joints and muscles throughout a movement, and with the squat I always look at where the hips are at the beginning of the lowering phase.  I verbalize ‘crease the hips’ and what I mean by that is to

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Hemond

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Hemond, MPT Jennifer has been employed as a Physical Therapist at our clinic since June, 2007. She graduated from Lyndon State College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and from the University of Vermont in 2007 with a Master’s in Physical Therapy (MPT). Jennifer continues to further her

Knee Replacement Therapy: A Quick Reference Guide

Today Physical Therapy Assistant, Megan Lynch has a step by step process of the therapy process of recovering from Knee Joint Replacement. If you are thinking about a knee replacement or your doctor has mentioned this procedure, this can be some very helpful information. When looking at a knee joint replacement or any significant surgical

Staff Spotlight: Mike Matteis

Staff Spotlight: Mike Matteis Mike is the familiar face in our Lyndonville clinic, doubling as clinic manager as well as physical therapist. Mike received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2012 from the University of St. Augustine with a concentration in Manual Therapy. Mike’s 10+ years of experience have been concentrated on outpatient orthopedics, specializing

All is Not Well: Living with Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive abnormal accumulation of fluid in the subcutaneous (below the skin) tissue resulting from inadequate transport capacity of the lymphatic system that leads to disfigurement of one or more body part(s) involved.  It can affect the limbs, the trunk, the genitalia,   and the head and neck.  Edema is the more acute