Weymouth

     
Address and Hours
Address 

75 Finnell Drive
Weymouth , MA 02188
At Weymouth Club
P:781-335-1151
F:781-335-7851

weymouth@baystatept.com

Hours 

Mon - Thurs:  7 am- 7 pm
Fri: 7 am - 6 pm
Sat: 8 am - 12 pm

Meet Our Team 
Name 
Melanie (Erickson) Snyder
Graduate 
Northeastern University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Melanie is Regional Clinic Manager at Bay State Physical Therapy. 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.   She is certified in the Graston Technique, which is a patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables her to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal function.  She is an A.C.E, Aline Certified Expert, skilled in assessing and fitting semi-custom orthotics that focus on aligning the body.  Melanie is also an APTA credential Clinical Instructor, and takes her passion for teaching to the next level working with doctorate level students from many schools around New England.  Her own quest for knowledge is relentless as she constantly seeks out continuing education always striving to learn the newest cutting edge techniques in the field.  Besides managing and treating she also sits out Bay State’s Continuing Education committee and Compliance committee.  

Melanie believes in treating the whole person, not just the impairment.  She works closely with our interdisciplinary team including chiropractors, personal trainers, nutritionists, and massage therapists here at the Weymouth Club.  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.  In her free time she enjoys staying healthy and active, volunteering, and playing with her 3 rescue dogs. 



Name 
Dave Clarke
Graduate 
Northeastern University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Dave is Weymouth’s Lead Physical Therapist.  He graduated from Northeastern University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving his B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences.  Dave underwent physical therapy after sustaining an injury in high school, which sparked an interest in the profession of physical therapy.

Dave’s interests range from orthopedic sports injuries to neurological conditions.  He enjoys working with people of all ages and loves seeing his patients return to their prior level of function using a combination of manual therapy and functional exercise.

Dave played varsity hockey and baseball for Hingham High School, and club baseball for Northeastern University.  Dave continues to follow his passion for baseball by playing in an amateur league in Boston.  Dave enjoys spending time with friends, trying new restaurants with his wife, and at the end of the day coming home to their rescue pup, Rawley.



Name 
Danielle Miller
Graduate 
Northeastern University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Danielle grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  She graduated from Northeastern University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving her B.S. in Movement Science and Sport Leisure Studies with a concentration in Sports Medicine from Westfield University. 

Danielle loves working with a diverse array of patients of all ages and from all walks of life.  One of her most enriching professional experiences stems from a two-week trip to Ecuador, where she partnered with several orphanages, to teach aquatic therapy and techniques in early childhood development. Her clinical experiences include inpatient and outpatient orthopedics where she has served patients with all kinds of diagnoses. Danielle practices active listening when working with her patients and takes pride in incorporating their needs into treatment plans.  

When not at work, Danielle stays active and loves to cook, ski, and watch the Patriots.

 



Name 
Jordan Beguerie
Graduate 
Northeastern University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Jordan grew up in Hanson, Massachusetts.   She graduated from Northeastern University with her B.S. in Rehabiliation Science, where she also received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.  She became interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy after first-hand experience at a young age being a patient herself. 

Jordan’s clinical experience includes a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, acute care, and sub-acute rehab.  She’s gained experience working in clinics and hospitals around the state.  She also has experience having affiliated on the Spinal Cord Injury Unit at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital prior to joining the Bay State team.   Jordan enjoys working with a variety of patients, blending her background and experiences to work on helping her patients of all ability levels get to their fullest potential!

Jordan played basketball, soccer, and was a cheerleader.  She is interested in further developing her orthopedic and manual skills through a constant pursuit of continuing her education.  Her interests outside of work include staying active, spending time with friends/family, and watching the New England Patriots!

Name 
Jonathan Kahane
Graduate 
Quinnipiac University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Jon graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving a B.S. in Health Sciences. Jon’s clinical experiences encompass both outpatient orthopedic and acute care inpatient settings. He has worked with a wide range of clinical conditions, including orthopedic, neurological, and cardiopulmonary diagnoses. Jon has a special interest in sports medicine and orthopedics, specifically injury prevention and post-surgical treatment. At Quinnipiac, Jon was part of a research team that conducted a study to examine the link between limited hip mobility and low back pain in amateur golfers. 

Jon is committed to providing exceptional individualized care to help his patients achieve their goals and reach an optimal level of function. His treatment approach places a strong emphasis on manual therapy, functional therapeutic exercise, and patient education.

When he’s not in the clinic, Jon fulfills his passion for sports by playing basketball, golf and tennis and cheering on all of Boston’s teams. He also enjoys spending time in Cape Cod and trying out new restaurants. 



Name 
Matt Lough
Graduate 
Boston University
Credentials 
PT, DPT

Matt grew up in Syracuse, New York.   He graduated from Boston University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, also from Boston University.   Prior to starting PT school, he worked for at a geriatric research center as a Bioengineer/Research Associate on research studies involving gait, balance, cardiovascular measures, functional outcomes, and falls. This experience, along with exposure to physical therapy from a variety of sports injuries throughout his life, led to his desire to pursue a career in physical therapy.

Matt’s interests range from orthopedics and sports rehab to geriatrics and vestibular rehab. His clinical experiences include outpatient orthopedic, outpatient neurological, and acute care inpatient settings.   He enjoys working with patients of all ages and blending skills from his background and experiences to help patients optimize their overall functional abilities.

Matt grew up playing competitive soccer and continues to participate in amateur soccer leagues throughout the Boston area. Although originally from the state of NY, he is a dedicated Boston sports fan.  He also enjoys skiing, golfing, reading, volunteering with dog shelters, and going on adventures with his wife and rescue dog.

Name 
Erin Dewey
Graduate 
Nazareth College of Rochester, State University of New York at Geneseo
Credentials 
DPT

Erin is originally from Albany, New York. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from The State University of New York at Geneseo in 2013. While attending Geneseo she competed for the collegiate varsity swim team, and in her senior year was named Captain and served as the Chair of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Erin then attended Nazareth College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, earning her DPT in May 2017.

During her studies at Nazareth she chose to study Advanced Orthopedic Practice and Manual Therapy which provided her with an in-depth learning experience focused in function-based assessment and treatment of a multitude of musculoskeletal impairments. In addition to orthopedics, Erin really enjoys treating patients with neurological conditions and spent one of her clinical rotations caring for people at an intensive rehabilitation hospital.

Outside of the clinic, Erin has spent a lot of her time as a swim coach for age-group kids. She enjoys sailing with friends on Boston Harbor and exploring the New England coastline on the weekends. She has run multiple marathons and aspires to complete an Ironman triathlon. Although she now proudly lives in New England, she will forever believe that “No one circles the wagons like the Buffalo Bills”.

Name 
Shannon Cantwell
Graduate 
Boston University
Credentials 
DPT

 Shannon grew up in Marshfield, MA. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Shannon then went on to pursue her dream of becoming a physical therapist and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University.

Shannon’s clinical experience includes working with a variety of patient populations in multiple outpatient orthopedic settings as well as sub-acute rehab. Shannon first came to BSPT as a student on a clinical affiliation and knew this was where she wanted to be after graduation.  Shannon is one of our aquatic therapists. She combines aquatic and land therapy to help her patients attain their fullest potential.

In her free time Shannon enjoys traveling, going to the beach and spending time outside with her Bernedoodle!

Name 
Emily Clipston
Graduate 
DPT
Credentials 
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Emily is originally from Cazenovia, a small town just outside of Syracuse, NY. She received a B.S. in Biology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and returned to Syracuse to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Emily has clinical experience in outpatient and rehab settings in Syracuse NY, and in the hospital setting in Dallas, Texas. During her time at Upstate, Emily chose to learn more about current topics Sports PT from physical therapists that are employed by the MLB and the NFL. Emily was also a member of a research team that completed a study which examined the feasibility of the use of virtual exercise applications on google glass devices with individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Emily enjoys working with patients across the age spectrum and has diverse clinical interests ranging from sports related injuries to neurological conditions.

 Emily’s fitness interests include yoga, running, and strength training, and she enjoys incorporating elements from her own exercise habits into her treatment sessions when applicable. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring restaurants around the Boston area, and rooting for the Syracuse Orange.