TheraCare Physical Therapy

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TheraCare Physical Therapy

35 Kosciuszko St.
Manchester, NH 03101

Tel: (603) 644-5900

Office hours:
M : 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
T - Th : 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
F : 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*earlier/later appointment times available upon request


Our facility is handicapped accessible and has an elevator on-site.



Brian Lavigne, PT

Physical Therapist, Administrator
Education: BS, Physical Therapy, 1996 University of New England, Biddeford, ME
Experience: 1996-1998, Lowell General Hospital. Inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation. 1998-2009, Derry Sports and Rehab. Treated Outpatient orthopedic conditions including total joint Replacement and other post surgical cases, work injury, sports injury, chronic pain. June 2009-present: Administrator of Theracare Physical Therapy. Continues to treat on a full Time basis in an outpatient orthopedic setting.
Continuing Education/Certifications: APTA certified Clinical instructor. Extensive continuing education in the Area of orthopedic rehabilitation including sports medicine, spinal Stabilization, strength-conditioning, joint mobilization techniques, Therapeutic modalities.

Jean Cotton, PTA

Education: Associates in Science, Hesser College, Manchester, NH
Experience: As a cum laude graduate of Hesser College, Jean joins Theracare with a strong commitment to quality patient care and customer service. Her clinical experiences have prepared her in both outpatient and inpatient setting, for orthopedic, neurologic and geriatric patients to provide personalized physical therapy services.

Karen Shields, OTR/L, CHT

Education: BS, Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire, 1977
Experience: Has worked in a variety of orthopedic practices, specializing in hand and elbow injuries; became a Certified Hand Therapist in 1991; is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and the New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association.

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