Laurel attended Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY where she received her bachelor’s degree in clinical health studies in 2013 and went on to receive her doctorate in physical therapy in 2015. During her time at Ithaca College, Laurel played tennis for IC for four years and continued on as the assistant coach of the men’s and women’s team for two years during her graduate studies. She also studied in Ohio and Connecticut for her clinical education, experiencing a variety of clinical settings and types of patients.
After graduating, Laurel began her career as a physical therapist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. As part of the acute care inpatient staff, she gained experience in the medicine/general surgery, cardiovascular, and orthopedic services.
As a part of the Somersworth Physical Therapy team, Laurel is excited to bring the knowledge and experience she has gained. Laurel is currently working towards earning her certified strength and conditioning specialty (CSCS), dry needling certification, and spinal manipulation certification to further assist patients in reaching their goals.
In her spare time, Laurel enjoys being outdoors, hiking, playing tennis, horseback riding, and watching New England sports teams.