Somersworth Physical Therapy, was opened 2011 by Dr. Dan Lombardi, DPT, OCS. We are delighted to provide optimal physical therapy care for new and existing patients. They are located at 7 Works Way, Suite 205 ~ Somersworth, NH 03878 with plenty of easy parking. (at Salmon Falls Family Healthcare Bldg in front of The Works)
Daniel Lombardi, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN, Cert. VRS Doctor of Physical Therapy Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certified in Dry Needling firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel, Somersworth PT's Owner/Manager is a graduate of Franklin Pierce earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. Daniel chose to become a Physical Therapist while pursuing his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of New Hampshire where he realized a passion for sports medicine. During his Doctorate Studies, Daniel worked with patients throughout the seacoast area focusing on individuals recovering from total joint replacements, orthopedic injuries, spinal injuries as well as chronic and acute conditions.
Daniel opened Somersworth PT to create a collaborative approached environment to allow patients to receive the most up to date treatment. At Somersworth PT Daniel looks forward to utilizing his skills working with patients with spinal dysfunction through mobilization/manipulations (adjustments) and progressive resistive strengthening which targets the individuals’ pathology. Daniel takes a full system approach in the treatment of all patients by including a biomechanical assessment of the feet, lower extremities and at times making foot ware recommendations along with custom foot orthotics if necessary.
Daniel is a certified provider of the Graston Technique utilizing patented instruments allowing him to detect and treat scar tissue which prohibits healthy soft tissue mobility. This technique has been found extremely effective in the treatment in both acute and chronic conditions including: neck pain, headaches, lower back pain, hip pain, knee pain, elbow pain (including tennis/golfers elbow), plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis.
Daniel is one of the leading therapists certified in Dry Needling (DN).
DN is a treatment which utilizes small filament needles (acupuncture needles) to deactivate or eliminate trigger points (knots) in muscles which are associated with decreased flexibility and muscle function. This treatment has been highly successful in the treatment of patients with chronic headaches, neck and lower back pain as well as sciatica symptoms.
Daniel Lombardi is Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) awarded through the American Board of Physical Therapy
Only 1% of all physical therapists hold this prestigious Board Certified Orthopedic Specialization (OCS). Dr. Lombardi is one of only 70 orthopedic clinical specialists in New Hampshire.
Daniel looks forward to helping all his patients meet their individual recovery goals whether it’s returning to sports, taking a daily walk or just waking up pain free.
Daniel is a proud member America Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in both the Private Practice and Orthopedic sections.
Daniel resides in Stratham NH with his wife and two young children.
Lucas Martin, PT, OCS Physical Therapist Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Lmartin@Somersworthpt.com
Lucas is a native of Bangor, ME who landed in the seacoast area to start a family. He graduated from Husson University in 2003 with masters in Physical Therapy and a minor in Psychology. His thesis work involved researching methods to improve the gait in patients with Parkinson’s Disease. The research was published in 2006 in the Journal of Physical Therapy. He has spent the last 11 years in outpatient orthopedic practice helping patients get back to their lives pain free. Lucas has a special interest in foot and ankle injuries as well as improving running biomechanics. Other areas of focus include shoulder and neck pain.
Lucas is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) signifying his dedication to one of the highest levels of certifications in the outpatient setting. OCS physical therapists are put through rigorous testing to show their comprehensive knowledge of the skeletal system. Currently less than 1% of physical therapists hold this level of certification.
In his free time he can be found trail running, skiing with his two boys, hiking, fishing and just being in the outdoors as much as possible.
Jim Kennedy, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Certified in Dry Needling Jkennedy@Somersworthpt.com
Jim Kennedy was born and raised in the Southern Maine, and spent much of his childhood in Seacoast NH region, originally a native of York, Maine. As a lifelong athlete, he recognized the importance of staying healthy and on the field which led him to pursue Physical Therapy. He graduated from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and later from Franklin Pierce University in 2017 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
He spent the first 3 years of his career practicing in Northern Colorado treatment a wide variety of orthopedic conditions including complex surgeries, sports injuries, joint replacements, and work injuries. As a former collegiate baseball pitcher, he has a special interest in conditions of the shoulder. He is also Level 1 Dry Needling certified treating all types of tissue conditions. He is passionate about providing elite, one-on-one care through a hands on approach in order to help patients achieve their goals of pain free function.
He lives an outdoor lifestyle and can often be found running, hiking, paddle boarding, working out, camping, and skiing.
Alisha Wrobleski - PT Coord
Alisha, our Patient Coordinator is always happy to assist patients with their scheduling needs or insurance questions. When not in the clinic Alisha enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies include reading, cake decorating, and skiing.