Jim has 20 years of experience in treating orthopedic, sport and work related injuries. His interest in spine care lead him to attend a two year residency in orthopedic manual therapy from The Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Jim's passion lies in the areas of spine and post-operative shoulder rehabilitation. He believes that active patient participation, sound biomechanical principles, and thorough patient education are the keys to successful functional outcomes.
Jim enjoys teaching and has served as a lab instructor at Boston University in the Physical Therapy Department and is a frequent lecturer at North Shore Community College’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program.
He also trains in various forms of Martial Arts, enjoys Home Brewing beer and golf. He, his wife and 3 children are also very active in their local church and its community outreach activities.
Alison graduated from Boston University with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. For the past five years, she has treated primarily orthopedic and sports-related injuries with an interest in post-operative rehabilitation, joint replacements, and high school athletics. As a former professional dancer, including the Boston based hip-hop company Rainbow Tribe, and with nearly thirty years of classical ballet training, Alison specializes in the evaluation and treatment of dance-related injuries and surgeries. She has studied at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries in New York, one of the most prestigious physical therapy clinics specializing in dance medicine, and stays current with continuing education courses. Alison is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS), and Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA). In her spare time, she is also on the board of directors and co-dance instructor at The STUDIO, a dance and fitness center located in Melrose, MA. She is the Assistant Clinical Manager at the Malden clinic.
Nick earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University. Prior to completing his graduate work, Nick received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. As someone who has participated in sports throughout his life, Nick’s primary interest in physical therapy is outpatient orthopedics with an emphasis in sports injuries including both non-surgical and post-surgical rehabilitation. Nick enjoys staying current on the latest treatment techniques and increasing his knowledge and skill set through continuing education courses. In his spare time, you can find Nick at a Patriots game or playing hockey.
Hannah is a two-time graduate of Boston University, receiving her Bachelor's degree in Health Science, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She has experience treating patients in a variety of clinical settings, however, her passion lies with outpatient orthopedics. She utilizes a combination of manual therapy techniques, exercise, and patient education to help patients achieve their goals and return to optimal function. She has a special interest in treating dancers of all ages, as she grew up as a ballet dancer herself. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring new places, and staying active!
Kim graduated from Northeastern University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program where she gained experience in a variety of settings including sports medicine, acute care, short-term rehab, and hospital based outpatient physical therapy. Through these experiences she has treated a variety of orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular conditions, and also has performed wound care. She also won an award at Northeastern’s Research Innovation and Scholarship Expo for her thesis on Standardization of Cardiopulmonary Skills: Measures of Aerobic Capacity. She and her classmates developed educational videos for future generations of PT students. Kim has always been interested in unique forms of therapy and is thrilled to be an Aquatic PT here at Bay State Physical Therapy. You will often see her in the water, helping her patients get moving and feeling better.
She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Health Science from the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she was an active member of the Honors Program, and had unique opportunities such as representing her school in the New England American College of Sports Medicine Quiz Bowl. She also has participated in therapeutic horseback riding to facilitate improvements in strength, flexibility and coordination of children with disabilities, and has acted as an exercise coach for adolescents with Down’s syndrome as part of a research study. It was during her time at UMASS where she discovered her love of PT.
Kim is a Boston native who enjoys spending free time with her friends and family. She also likes to ice skate, read, and walk outside when the weather is nice.