Learn more about our staff in Boston.
Erik Holmes, PT
Erik Holmes, P.T. Graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor's degree in June of 1999 and a master's degree in June of 2000. Erik was first exposed to physical therapy as a member of the U.S. Development Ski Team and required treatment for various injuries. This initial exposure to physical therapy has lead Erik to pursue a career in the orthopedic/ sports medicine fields of physical therapy. Throughout his career Erik has focused on working with patients suffering from orthopedic related injuries. Erik's experience both as a therapist and patient has helped him to develop manual treatment skills and exercised based treatment programs.
Kristen DeStefano, PT, DPT
Kristen DeStefano, PT, DPT, graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelors in Clinical Health Sciences in 2010 and continued on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. She has clinical experience in both inpatient and acute care physical therapy, but has focused her career in orthopedic physical therapy. Her rehabilitation approach focuses on research and evidence based exercise and manual therapy. In her free time, Kristen enjoys boxing, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends
Michelle Danley, PT, DPT, graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Health Science in 2011 and then a doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013. She takes a hands-on approach to patient care, utilizing manual therapy techniques and progressive exercise to maximize her patient’s functional abilities and help them achieve their desired goals. As a former athlete, Michelle brings her own personal understanding of many of the injuries she helps her patients to overcome. Since earning her DPT she has been working in an outpatient orthopedic setting as well as a skilled nursing facility. Michelle is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, spending time with family and friends and traveling.
Elizabeth Smith, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Elizabeth graduated from Oregon State University in 2008 with her B.S in Exercise and Sport Science. She moved to Boston to work as an AmeriCorps member and worked in after-school programs with middle school students specializing in health and fitness education. Elizabeth went back to school to receive her Associates degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Bay State College in 2012. Since then she has been practicing as a licensed PTA in an outpatient orthopedic setting, as well as in a skilled nursing facility. In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys playing soccer, hiking, and other outdoor activities
Jessica began working at the Boston location in February of 2012 and loves it. She takes pride in putting her best effort in everything she does and enjoys being the first person our patients interact with!