Orthopedic Physical Therapy 

OPT Athol Staff

 14 Grove Street
 Athol, MA 01331

R. Jeffries Anderson

Jeff graduated from the University of Maryland in Baltimore in 1974.  He is a licensed physical therapist who specializes in geriatrics and orthopedics, with experience in both in-patient and out-patient settings.  Jeff is Co-Owner of Orthopedic Physical Therapy as well as The Body Shoppe Health and Fitness Center where he is an indoor cycle instructor.

Specialties include:   
                                Cyriax techniques 
ports injuries from an “aging baby-boomer’s” perspective


Susan Piro P.T.

Susan graduated from the University of Lowell in Massachusetts in 1984.  She has also taken courses to utilize Pilates and Tai Chi to enhance physical therapy techniques.

Specialties include:    McConnell

                                   Mulligan, Barnes’ Myofascial Release 
                                   Advanced use of Therapeutic Modalities
                                   Foot and ankle injuries including orthotics fabrication
                                   Hand injuries 


Laura Shaw P.T.A.

Laura graduated from Mount Wachusett Community College as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She also be graduated from MWCC's Exercise Science program and continues her education in Exercise Physiology at Westfield State University. She enjoys working with a variety of patients of all ages.

Her skills include:    Postoperative diagnoses including rotator cuff repairs
                                Total Joint replacements including hip, knee, and shoulders
                                Kinesio taping
                                Soft tissue and joint mobilization
                                Instructing patients on returning to exercise and activities safely

Paula Moura-Conlon P.T

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