amherst location staff

Karin Biskovich, MPT

Education:

Master's of Physical Therapy, University of Washington, 2002, Bachelor's of Science Biology, Cornell University, 1996

 

Experience:

Karin started with Apple in 2003 after moving back to the area from Seattle. Since then she has worked with an array of orthopedic conditions including post-surgical, sports injuries, and overuse injuries. She uses her Pilates certification with the rehabilitation of low back and neck pain clients. Her goal is to return her patients to their prior level of function whether it is

recreational, competitive, or daily life activity. Outside of Apple, Karin enjoys golfing, competing in triathlons, and being active with her family. She is a member of the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Laura Jackson, DPT, ATC

Education:

Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2011. Bachelor’s of Science, Athletic Training, Endicott College, 2008.

 

Experience:

Laura joins Apple Therapy after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in May 2011. In addition to being a physical therapist Laura is a Certified Athletic Trainer and has worked with various sports and athletes. She enjoys the challenge of getting athletes and patients of all ages active again.  Since graduating Laura has been certified in the Graston® Technique and is a Functional Dry Needling® provider.  Laura utilizes these tools to specifically treat soft tissue disorders and musculoskeletal dysfunction.  Outside of work Laura enjoys skiing, biking and running 5K’s as well as being active with her family and golden retriever Bailey.

Carol Lewis, OTR, OT/L, CHT

Education:

BS, Occupational Therapy, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 1981 Board Certification: National Registration by the National Board of Certification of Occupational Therapy, 1981. National Registration by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, 1991. Licensed in the state of New Hampshire. Current board member, NH Occupational Therapy governing Board. Member of the American Society of Hand Therapists.

 

Experience:

Carol is an experienced hand therapist with in-depth knowledge of rehabilitation of the upper extremity. She is able to care for those with acute operative or non-operative needs and chronic conditions. Skilled in the custom fabrication of orthoses for the upper extremity, wound care, manual edema mobilization and rehabilitation for tendonitis and nerve impingements. Carol will provide the care you need.

Heather Comstock, DPT

Heather Comstock, DPT

Education:

Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2016. Bachelor’s of Science, Nutrition and Wellness, University of New Hampshire, 2013

 

Experience:

Heather excitedly joined the Apple Therapy team after graduating this past spring from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In addition to experience treating orthopedic and neurological conditions, she has a keen interest in concussion and vestibular rehabilitation becoming an ImPACT trained physical therapist in May. She has a passion for educating others on how to become active members in their journey towards improved health, functional mobility and quality of life. Outside of Apple, Heather enjoys taking beach trips with friends and family, in addition to staying fit by participating in soccer, running, and hiking, with plans to incorporate her previous passion of ballet back into her life.

 

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