Melanie is the Clinical Manager of Bay State Physical Therapy’s Weymouth clinic, located at the Weymouth Club. She attended Northeastern University where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy as well as her B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences. Her clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, home care therapy, and inpatient orthopedic trauma.
Melanie treats patients of all ages and ability levels both on land, and with aquatic therapy in Weymouth's warm water therapy pool, in an effort to maximize patient outcome. Melanie has ten years of cheerleading and coaching experience and uses this to aide her functional approach to orthopedic rehabilitation with an emphasis on patient education.
Jackie is the Aquatics Coordinator in Weymouth and has a passion for combining aquatic therapy, manual techniques and functional exercise to maximize patients’ healing and help them achieve their goals.
Jackie’s clinical experience ranges from outpatient orthopedics working with young competitive athletes, postoperative patients, and occupational rehabilitation to inpatient spinal cord and cardiac rehabilitation. Jackie is trained in the Graston technique, a clinical massage technique that helps a variety of diagnoses.
Laura is from Dedham, Massachusetts and graduated from Northeastern University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012 after receiving her B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences in 2011. Laura's clinical experience allows her to work with patients of all ages and diagnoses, ranging from outpatient orthopedics, to nursing home care, to infants/pediatrics. Laura is very active and played both soccer and track for Dedham High School. As the Dedham Track Captain she lead her team to win the State Championship in 2006. She uses her strong athletic background and manual therapy techniques to restore function and enable her patients to return to the activities they love. Look for Laura at your local road races two of her favorites are The Color Run and Tufts 10K!
Lauren is originally from Rochester, NY. She has recently moved to the Boston area from Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008 after completing her B.S. in Exercise Science. Her clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, sports medicine, post-operative orthopedic care, work conditioning, and acute/inpatient hospital care. She has experience treating a broad spectrum of patients from young athletes getting back to competitive play to geriatric patients whose goals are to restore their daily function.
Lauren played Division I soccer for the University at Buffalo and continues to participate in recreational athletics to maintain fitness level. She enjoys working with an active population to restore function, return to prior level of activity, and achieve personal goals.
Darryl Elliott is a physical therapist and partner at Bay State Physical Therapy in Weymouth, Boston, and Scituate. He graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1990. He has practiced in out patient orthopedics over the past 20 years as well as teaching at Northeastern and Boston University. Darryl now enjoys incorporating his clinical expertise and passion for teaching into mentoring his staff in order to provide the best possible physical therapy experience for each patient.
Darryl is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 1991, and Rotary International since 2002. He is the President of the Northeastern Physical Therapy Alumni Association. He also participates in many other community fundraisers such as the Milton Foundation for Education’s Celebration for Education, the Milton Monster Dash, the Norwell Muscular Dystrophy Lock Up, Hearts for Histio, St. Mary’s Women and Infant’s Center’s Dancing for Hope and Prayers for Charlotte just to name a few!
Darryl’s other areas of interest include: Golf, skiing, basketball, cooking, and coaching his two active sons in many sports such as hockey, basketball, soccer, and baseball.