Gateau Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine - Lusby



The vision of Gateau Physical Therapy is to be recognized as a community leader in physical therapy rehabilitation, providing superior quality of care with current, evidence-based practices and dedicated staff. Our company’s entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our uncompromising focus on the patient experience. Our team is dedicated in its pursuit of clinical experience, personal growth, and progression of the body of rehabilitative knowledge. Our skilled, licensed therapists are dedicated to providing the most effective and efficient therapy and equipping patients with the knowledge to help understand their condition as well as provide individual strategies to help them return to maximum functional level. Our clinicians and support staff work to make patients feel welcome from their first interaction and throughout the treatment experience, creating a fun environment in a family atmosphere that ensures patients are pleased with their choice of Gateau Physical Therapy.


Bonnie Gateau


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Bonnie Gateau attended the University of Maryland at Baltimore and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1983. She founded Gateau Physical Therapy in 1987, which grew from a 400 square foot facility to a 4000 square foot facility in Lusby. A second office opened in St. Mary's in 1993 and is now located in California. Bonnie is experienced in treating the pediatric population, has strong manual skills including myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation and strain counter-strain. She is proficient in treating orthopedics, sports and occupational injuries. She emphasizes one-on-one treatment and strives to build strong relationships with every patient.

Lindsay Lavato


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Lindsay is a Physical Therapist on staff at Gateau Physical Therapy's Lusby office. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences with a minor in Biology from Daemen College in Buffalo, NY in 2005. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Daemen in May 2007. She has enjoyed working in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, pediatrics and skilled nursing facilities. She is a Women's Health specialist and treats a variety of diagnoses including urinary incontinence and pelvic pain. Lindsay works full time in our Lusby Office.

Danielle Leclerc


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Danielle is a licensed Physical Therapist at Gateau Physical Therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Health Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1993. Danielle started her career in Physical Therapy as a Contract Therapist traveling across the USA and working in a variety of settings including Outpatient Orthopedics, Inpatient Stroke Rehab, Home Health, Acute Care as well as Skilled Nursing Facilities. Upon returning to Maryland in 2000, she has continued to build her skills in, but not limited to, Orthopedics (neck, back, shoulder and joint replacements), Vestibular Rehab/BPPV, as well as Manual Techniques including Strain-Counterstrain and joint mobilization. Danielle works full time in our Lusby office.


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