BS, Russell Sage College, New York, 1980
Experienced in working with orthopedic, neurological and developmental injuries and disabilities; worked as a full-time therapist and administrator at Amoskeag Physical Therapy and then Health South Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation; currently serves as director of Apple Therapy Services Manchester, with clinical expertise in orthopedics with
a special focus in sports medicine and work-related injuries.
Associates degree in Science of Physical Therapist Assistant, Manchester Community Technical College 1999
Dawn has been working in an orthopedic setting since graduating in 1999. She enjoys working with post surgical patients including the high school athlete, adult weekend warrior and the geriatric population. Dawn is certified in the Graston Technique and has taken many continuing education courses over the years with one of her favorites being cranial sacral therapy. Dawn's spare time revolves around family time from camping with her husband, son and daughter to hosting family gatherings throughout the year. Dawn has also participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in 2011, 2012 walking 39 miles in NH and South Carolina.
BS, Physical Education, Keene State College, 1997; Associates degree in Physical Therapist Assisting, Hesser College, 2004
Deb has been working for Apple Therapy since 2004 and is certified in Graston technique. She enjoys working in the outpatient orthopedic setting with post-surgical patients and athletes She has experience working with a wide variety of conditions. She is committed to helping people restore their function and return to their life. In her spare time, Deb enjoys being active competing in road races as well as skiing and snowshoeing.
Associate's of Science degree in Physical Therapy, Hesser College
Has practiced in an orthopedic setting since receiving her license in July 2006; internship experience in a variety of settings including a rehabilitation hospital and skilled nursing facility; interested in orthopedics.
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Brandt is a 2000 graduate of Notre Dame College. He is a APTA board certified Physical Therapist and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Brandt offers 16 years of clinical orthopedic experience and has received extensive post graduate training in many advanced manual therapy techniques. Brandt is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and Graston Massage. Brandt is highly skilled in the evidence based application of spinal manipulation. He established "Active Back", an evidence based approach in the treatment of patients with back pain. Brandt specializes in sport specific training, golf fitness and the biomechanical analysis of the golf swing. Brandt received his golf fitness training under Paul Calloway's Body Balance for Performance program. Paul was the first director of Physical Therapy on the PGA tour. Brandt established his own golf fitness program, "Physical Golf Performance Enhancement", and has introduced this program to many clinics and gyms in northern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Brandt has 10 years of experience in the golf industry and is an accomplished amateur golfer. Currently, Brandt holds clinics in our Nashua and Manchester offices.
BS, University of New Hampshire, 1984
Has worked as an athletic trainer in high school and clinical settings; currently responsible for Apple Therapy Services' sports medicine outreach program; serves as the executive director of the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute; active researcher with 18 peer-reviewed publications.
BS in Athletic Training Education, University of New England, 2005; Masters in Global Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 2007
Served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Southern New Hampshire University's volleyball, hockey and baseball teams; worked one season with the Manchester Millrats ABA team; also assists in coordinating the Safe Sports Network program.
BS in Exercise & Sports Sciences with concentration in Athletic Training, Colby-Sawyer College, 2003
Experience: Worked with Colby-Sawyer basketball, soccer & volleyball; spent one season as head athletic trainer for the Manchester Wolves of Arena Football.
BA in Biology, Colby College, 2005; MS in Athletic Training, Plymouth State University, 2010
Experience: While at Plymouth State, completed rotations with the field hockey, men's basketball and football teams as well spent time at a local high school covering winter and spring sports.
BS in Athletic Training, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2010
As a undergraduate, served as a student athletic trainer for University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's football, volleyball, softball, men's basketball and track & field teams and at Onalaska High School in La Crosse, WI; completed summer internship with Marshfield Clinic.
BS, Athletic Training, Keene State College, 2013
Sam joined Apple Therapy after graduating from Keene State College in May 2013. In addition to working at Apple Therapy, she also provides her services at Memorial High School in Manchester as their Athletic Trainer. Throughout college, Sam had a lot of opportunities to work with all different types of sports and age groups, as well as different orthopedic settings. She has also done a lot of volunteering in medical and non-medical settings, including recently at the 2013 Boston Marathon and with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina relief.
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