MPT's TEAM OF PROVIDERS

With continuous training and education, our team of therapists are committed to providing you with the best, research-based care offered.

Kathy Metzger

PT, PRC, CPI

"I have had the good fortune to work in a variety of settings; outpatient clinics, nursing home, acute care and Director of Rehabilitation at a community hospital."

  • Graduate:

Bachelors of Science, Physical Therapy, Ithaca, NY 1977

  • Professional Organizations/Certifications 

Certified by the Postural Restoration Institute in 2011

Certified Pilates Instructor with the Professional Health and Fitness Institute

Member American Physical Therapy Association 

  • Advanced Training:

Following years of learning many approaches to treatment, Kathy achieved  the designation of Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) in 2011 as a result of advanced training, extraordinary interest and devotion to the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns, and the influence of muscles on the body as defined by the Postural Restoration Institute™.

 

Professional training with the Postural Restoration Institute includes :

Myokinematic Restoration, Pelvis Restoration, Postural Respiration, Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration, Impingement & Instability, Advanced Integration, Interdisciplinary Restoration, PRI Integration for Fitness and Movement, as well as a variety of Annual Symposiums on different topics. 

Additional training includes Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Disorders: Evaluation and treatment of patients with incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse and other pelvic floor dysfunction, osteoporosis and Movement System Impairment Syndromes.

  • Manual Therapy:

Strain-Counterstrain with Dr. Jones, Muscle Energy, Total Body Balancing 1& 2, as well as Body Talk with Kerry D'Ambrogio, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Myofascial Release and Somato-emotional release with John Barnes, Mulligan Concept  as well as others.

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Sarah Thabet
DPT

"I care for my patients by forming a partnership to help them improve and maintain their health and wellness."

  • Graduate:

Bachelors of Science, Athletic Training from Mercyhurst University 2010

Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University 2013

  • Graduate:

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  • Advanced Training:

Postural Restoration Institute: Pelvis Restoration

Orthopedic Post-Operative

Parkinson's Disease

Special Treatment Considerations: Shoulder, Neck, and Spine

Core Strengthening for Injury Prevention, Wellness, and Stress Management

Fall Prevention in the Aging Population

  • Manual Therapy:

Myofascial Release, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Muscle Energy Techniques, as well as other complementary therapies.

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Nick Voci 
DPT

“Learning, helping, and teaching is my passion, not a job. I am fortunate enough to do something I love, and I strive to provide patients with the tools and education they need to meet their goals.”

  • Graduate:

Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Professional Organizations/Certifications:

Member American Physical Therapy Association

  • Advanced Training:

Advanced training on evaluation and treatment techniques for the spine, pelvic girdle and ribs utilizing Nordic approach, Australian lumbar and pelvic stabilization concepts. Training on orthopedic current concepts and best evidence programs including Orthopedic Excellence: The Spine, Current Concepts in Joint Replacements, and Shoulder Rehabilitation

  • Manual Therapy:

Manual therapy skills and techniques from the Nordic approach such as graded joint mobilizations including high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) thrust techniques, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, muscle energy, and an understanding of the various theories behind the McKenzie, Mulligan, IASTM and myofascial concepts.

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Liz Sargent

ATC, LMBT

"My education, work experience in private PT clinics for over 10 years, and active lifestyle has given me the knowledge and tools to evaluate and treat a wide variety of patients. I enjoy working with patients to obtain their active lifestyle goals and to assist them in their rehabilitation."

As a certified athletic trainer, Liz is able to evaluate and treat patients in the state of Vermont under a licensed physical therapist. 

  • Graduate:​​

​          Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at Wingate University

           Certificate in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy at Southeastern Institute

  • Advanced Training:

          Postural Restoration Institute:

                 Postural Respiration

                 Pelvis Restoration

                 Myokinematic Restoration

                 Cervical Revolution

                 Integration for Pediatrics

           Concussion Treatment and Management 

           Boston Children's Hospital Female Athlete Conference

           Kinesio Taping

  • Manual Therapy:

          Graston Technique

           Sports and Myofascial Massage

           Compression-Contract-Relax Technique

           Arvigo Abdominal Massage Self Care Training

 

Heather Toupin
PTA

"I enjoy being part of a team that centers on patient care and recognizes the importance of treating the whole person. I thoroughly enjoy meeting new patients and working together towards achieving their goals and improving their health and function through physical therapy."

  • Graduate:​​

​          Associate of Applied Science

           Physical Therapist Assistant from Community College of RI 2018

  • Advanced Training:

           Postural Restoration Institute: Myokinematic Restoration

           Kinesiotaping

           IASTM

  • Manual Therapy:

          Myofascial Release, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Muscle Energy Techniques, as well

            as other complementary therapies.