Rehabilitation Services

Andrew Casey, DPT
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH

03743

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Andrew graduated from Husson University in Bangor, ME with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, where he was also captain of the ice hockey
team. Andrew enjoys working with patients of all ages, but has a special interest in sports and orthopedic conditions. He specializes in triggerpoint
dry needling, which helps to relieve myofascial pain.

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603.542.1878
603.542.1813
Bryan Briggs
Cardiac & Pulmonary Fitness Center
241 Elm Street
Claremont, NH 03743
03743

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Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Services
603.542.3458
603.542.7881
Cathy M. Shidlovsky, CCC-SLP
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH
03743

Speech/Language Pathologist
Cathy earned her BS in Speech Pathology from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Bowling Green State University. She has been a speech therapist for over 30 years and provides services to adults and children with a wide variety of diagnoses including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, cleft palate, voice and swallowing disorders. Her expertise with children includes speech sound disorders and language delays and disorders. She also works with the Radiology Department to complete Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies.

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603.542.1878
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Cindy Largess, PTA
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH
03743

Physical Therapist Assistant
Cindy has an associate’s degree in allied science and has over 30 years of experience in acute care and skilled nursing rehabilitation. Cindy provides therapy on our inpatient floor and is involved in education in our “Joint School” class. Her interests include SNF rehabilitation, orthopedic, amputee and balance rehabilitation.

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603.542.1878
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Cynthia Weinberger, OT/L, CHT
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH

03743

Certified Hand Therapist
Cynthia graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Boston University’s Sargent College of Allied Health Professions in 1989. She received her Certification in Hand Therapy (CHT) through American Society for Hand Therapists (ASHT) in 2010 and began HandHealth, a private hand therapy clinic in 2011, which became part of Valley Regional Hospital in 2014. Cynthia continues to spearhead the growth and development of HandHealth at Valley Regional in Newport and Claremont, NH. She has special training and certification for treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow conditions.

Articles
Weinberger, Cynthia, All about distal radius fractures, Eagle Times, December, 21, 2016

 

HandHealth Web Page
603.542.1878
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Danielle Addonizio, DPT
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH

03743

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Danielle graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University in 2016. She has experience treating patients ranging
from pediatric to older adults, but has specialized experience working with individuals with developmental delays, chronic illness and in aquatic
therapy. In the past, Danielle has been a community Head swim coach/Swim instructor, and has led a unique Yoga Program for Preschoolers while at Drexel University. Outside of physical therapy she enjoys swimming and recreation running.

Rehabilitation Services Web Page
603.542.1878
603.542.1813
Debra Fitzpatrick
Cardiac & Pulmonary Fitness Center
241 Elm Street
Claremont, NH
03743

For more information on our program please call.

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Service
603.542.3479
603.542.7881
Felicia Gilcris, DPT
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH
03743

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Felicia graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The College of Graduate & Professional Studies at Franklin Pierce University in 2013. She has had special training in sports Injury and Prevention in both the adult and pediatric age groups. Felicia enjoys treating athletes and youth orthopedic injuries as well as providing aquatic therapy at the CSB Community Center.

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603.542.1878
603.542.1813
Jessica Lawler, MS, OTR/L, CLT
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH

03743

Occupational Therapist
Jessica graduated with a master’s degree from UNH in 2005. She works in inpatient acute and sub-acute rehabilitation as well as the outpatient clinic at VRH. She holds a certification in lymphedema therapy and developed this program at Valley Regional Hospital.

Rehabilitation Services Web Page
603.542.1878
603.542.1813
Judy Thackaberry, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEA
243 Elm Street
Claremont, NH
03743

Physical Therapist, Geriatric Certified Specialist, Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult
Judy received her MPT degree from Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH in 2001 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in 2014. She has been an active member of the NH chapter of APTA since 2003. Judy is board certified as a Geriatric Specialist. Judy is also a Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult, and a certified instructor of Tai Ji Quan: Movement for Better Balance. She specializes in balance and fall prevention.

Rehabilitation Services Web Page
603.542.1878
603.542.1813