Laura has been a physical therapist for over 25 years joining the staff at CMPT in 2012. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 1993 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Laura prides herself in working with patients of all ages and she takes GREAT pride when she helps a patient achieve an outcome that they did not see possible. Her clinical specialties include treating musculoskeletal dysfunctions of the spine and extremities, manual therapy and designing challenging exercise programs. She has certifications in the Graston Technique, Functional Dry Needling and cupping, and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) to name a few.
Laura is known by her patients and the CMPT staff for her sense of humor and she enjoys a good hug to go along with her love for people. Her kindness exudes as soon as you meet her. Laura appreciates health and exercise. She is a lifelong athlete (including hiking, swimming, biking, running, triathlons) competing in numerous local events each year including the Pan Mass Challenge and the Jimmy Fund Walk. Laura prides herself in helping her patients return to a healthy lifestyle which includes regular exercise for a lifetime. She is married with 2 children, Nicholas and Julia, all of whom love to camp and hike and be outdoors.