Physical Therapist, MSPT
Michelle is a graduate of The University of Miami with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy and has been a licensed physical therapist since 1995. She received her Bachelor's degree in Science from Penn State University in 1992. Michelle has been a part of the Long Trail Physical Therapy family since 2006. She specializes in outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation but has worked in all areas of physical therapy which gives her a wide range of skills. Michelle lives in Richmond and loves the community where she lives and works.
Michelle is married and has 3 daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family while camping, skiing, paddle boarding, biking, and all things outdoors.
Athletic Trainer, MS, ATC
Sarah is a graduate of Weber State University where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Therapy and then a Master of Science in Athletic Training degree. She has been a licensed Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers' Association- Board of Certification since April 2020. She works at Burlington High School and specializes in sports medicine and kinesiology taping techniques.
Sarah is married and has two dogs. She enjoys reading, researching, walking her dogs, swimming, weightlifting, hiking, clam digging, and being near large bodies of water whenever possible.
Liza is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design and moved to Vermont 17 years ago from New York. Liza is the newest member of the Long Trail family, starting in the Summer of 2020.
Prior to joining the Long Trail PT team, Liza was a business owner on Church Street. She comes to us with years of business management and entrepreneurial experience and is enjoying working in the beautiful community of Richmond.
Liza paints in her spare time and enjoys spending time with her son and her dog Steve.
Physical Therapy Assistant, PTA
Jess is a graduate of Maria College with an Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has been a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant since 2001. Prior to Maria College, she received a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Castleton University.
Prior to joining the Long Trail PT team, Jess had extensive experience in the Acute hospital and Sub-acute rehabilitation settings. This experience gives her a wide range of skills.
Jess specializes in outpatient orthopedic patients of varied age and skill levels. She is interested in post-operative orthopedics and sports medicine. Jess likes to use Swedish massage, Graston, and Kinesiotaping in her treatment approach.
Jess has enjoyed being a running buddy for a Vermont City Marathon kids team. Her personal interests are road tripping, hiking National Parks (9 completed to date), running, and playing volleyball.