Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers - Avon

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ABOUT

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers Avon is conveniently located right off of route 44 in Avon, Connecticut. We are committed to providing the very best physical therapy care in Avon and beyond. Our clinicians are highly skilled and ready to help you live pain free. We accept most insurances - please contact us directly with questions or to schedule an appointments. We offer a variety of hands-on services, along with flexible scheduling, and in most cases there’s no physician referral needed for PT!

MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Travis Lytle

PT, MSPT, OCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Master of Physical Therapy in 1996, Washington University School of Medicine Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Science, Gettysburg College Certifications Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist Graston Technique® Trigger Point Dry Needling Clinical Interests Travis has a strong background in musculoskeletal dysfunctions and imbalances, as well as extensive knowledge in Cyriax, McKenzie and Mulligan manual treatment techniques. Outside of the clinic… Travis enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children. He helps coach his son’s baseball team, works way too hard to improve his golf game without success and enjoys a night playing poker with the guys every now and then. Travis is also now officially a marathoner!

Emily Hansen

PT, DPT, Cert. MDT

imgEmily Hansen
PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2005, Russell Sage College Master of Physical Therapy in 2002, Russell Sage College Certifications McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis Graston Technique® Trigger Point Dry Needling Biomechanical foot assessment and orthotic management Honors & Awards Emily was named Avon BNI Member of the Year in 2015. Outside of the clinic… Emily currently serves as President of the Avon chapter of Business Network International. She loves to exercise and fuse her love of physical therapy and wellness with charitable organizations, such as leading PTSMC’s Hartford Marathon team to raise awareness and funds to support Healing Meals Community Project.

Laura Gallant

PT, DPT

imgLaura Gallant
PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2010, Ithaca College Master of Physical Therapy in 2002, Ithaca College Bachelor of Science in Clinical Science in 2009, Ithaca College Certifications Graston Technique® Trigger Point Dry Needling Outside of the clinic… Laura loves spending time at the beach and is the proud dog mom of her beagle, Brodie.

Kristin Gilbey

PT, MSPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Master of Physical Therapy in 1998, Ithaca College Bachelor of Science in Clinical Science in 1997, Ithaca College Certifications Graston Technique® Trigger Point Dry Needling Biomechanical foot assessment and orthotic management Clinical Interests Kristin has particular interest in the treatment of pre and post natal women. Outside of the clinic… Kristin loves to spend time with her family

Eric Horne

PT, DPT

imgEric Horne
PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015, American International College Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2011, Providence College Certifications Graston Technique® Clinical Specialties Musculoskeletal sports-related injuries, arthrokinematics and manual techniques. Outside of the clinic… Eric enjoys Crossfit and Olympic weightlifting, cooking, and the occasional lazy Sunday Star Wars marathon.

Michael Laviolette

PT, DPT

imgMichael Laviolette
PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Education Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2017, American International College Bachelor of Health Science in 2015, American International College Certifications Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency through Kaiser Permanente Northern California Physical Therapy Graduate Education Training in Spinal Thrust Manipulation through the Institute of Clinical Excellence Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training Certified through Owens Recovery Science Clinical Interests Michael specializes in orthopedics, as well management of the spine, headaches, and chronic pain. He also is interested in overall population health and wellness. Clinical Interests American Physical Therapy Association Connecticut Physical Therapy Associaton Outside of the clinic… Michael started studying classical and jazz piano at the age of 13 and obtained in his first degree in Music. He also taught piano for 11 years and helped his students win a piano championship at the ATAM New England Music Festival. He loves to travel and has done 2 cross country road trips. In his free time, he enjoys weightlifting, photography, clinical education, business and digital marketing. He’s also a big foodie, but his favorite thing to do is build relationships.

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WED
12/19
THU
12/20
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12/21