Both of my parents were teachers, and my original plan was to become a math teacher myself. However, I developed a passion for learning about the human body, injuries, and performance during my senior year of high school after a running injury ended my cross‐country career early. I switched from running to weightlifting but encountered repeated shoulder and back injuries that limited my ability to make progress. Through these experiences, I learned that the way your body feels can profoundly impact the rest of your life, for better or for worse. The summer before starting college, I switched my degree plan from math education to exercise science and pre‐physical therapy, and the rest is history. The best part is that I still get to be a teacher, because teaching others how to feel better is the most rewarding part of my job.
My priority for each patient is that they feel heard and respected. Nobody knows your body better than you do, and your input is of utmost importance throughout the physical therapy episode of care. I work hard to provide individualized and holistic treatments to each patient, and to serve primarily as a guide on the journey of healing.
My wife and I moved to Maine in May of 2021 because we love spending time outdoors and wanted to live somewhere that felt like a community. We are always looking for new trails and places to explore around Maine, as well as new activities and events. Some of my favorite activities include running, hiking, weightlifting, and recreational sports such as pick-up basketball and disc golf.