Our specialties include evaluation and treatment of the following conditions:
*Spinal conditions including low back and neck pain
*Post operative care including total knee/hip replacement, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, shoulder arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, ankle surgeries, spinal surgeries, and others
*Upper extremity conditions including shoulder, elbow, and wrist/hand pain
*Lower extremity conditions including hip, knee, and foot/ankle pain
*Neurological conditions affecting balance, gait, or generalized deconditioning
*Vestibular conditions causing movement-relating dizziness
We also offer the following services:
*Direct Access Physical Therapy (no referral required)
*Aquatic Physical Therapy
*Gait and Sport Video Analysis
We participate with most major medical insurance plans including but not limited to:
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicaid/Husky (for patients under the age of 21 years old)
Scott Cross, PT
Scott is the Center Manager for the Storrs office. He has been evaluating and treating patients in the Storrs area since 2004 after two years in the Danbury area. Scott is a University of Connecticut graduate and currently oversees both Tolland and Storrs Select Physical Therapy offices. He is board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, specializing him in orthopedic care. He is also trained in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy by the McKenzie Institute. He enjoys treating patients of all ages with varying orthopedic conditions for conservative and post-operative care. In his free time Scott enjoys playing the guitar and playing golf.
David A. Hoyle, PT, MA
David is a Physical Therapist for Select Physical Therapy's Storrs, CT outpatient physical therapy center. He has achieved success in the treatment of a wide range of orthopedic conditions from headaches and neck pain to plantarfascitis and numerous conditions in between. In addition to maintaining a clinical practice in Storrs, CT since 1997, he also holds national teaching responsibilities and manages the industrial product line for Select Physical Therapy's parent company, Select Medical. Dr. Hoyle is active in scholarly work and has published in several physical therapy journals.
Dr. Hoyle earned his BS with a major of Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut in 1987. He then study Exercise Physiology and received an MA from the University of Connecticut in 1999. As the American Physical Therapy Association went to a vision of a doctoral profession for Physical Therapists, Dr. Hoyle embraced the vision and returned for a post entry Doctoral of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, CO which he achieved in 2013. In addition to his academic degrees, Dr. Hoyle has been recognized as a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists since 1996, recertifying again, in 2006. He also has been recognized as a specialist in Manual Therapy, receiving a Certification in Manual Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, FL in 1994. He has completed hundreds of hours continuing education courses both as a student and an instructor including:
* The treatment of neck pain, an evidence informed approach.
* The treatment of back pain, an evidence informed approach.
* Muscle Energy of the lumbar spine and pelvis.
* Orthotic intervention for lower extremity dysfunction.
* Treatment of the Multi-event athlete.
Dr. Hoyle's Vision: As a health care professional I seek to impact the patients I treat in a positive way with regards to their neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions through a patient centered evidence based approach of the highest ethical standard.
Dorinda Miller, PT
Dorinda, local to Mansfield, graduated from the University of CT in 1997 and brings 15 yrs of clinical experience to Storrs Select. Dorinda works 5 days/wk clinically with a manual and exercise-based approach, as well as 2days/wk with aquatic therapy emphasis.
Kathleen Levesque, PT
Kathy is a 2009 graduate of the University of Connecticut earning a Master of Science degree in physical therapy. She treats patients with all musculoskeletal conditions and has a special interest in foot and ankle biomechanics and orthotics. In her personal time, she enjoys running, reading, and traveling.
Cathe Close, Physical Therapist Assistant
Cathe is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who works primarily in the Storrs office. She received her Associates degree from Naugatuck Community College in 2000 and has been with the company for 15 years. She enjoys treating patients under the direction of a variety of skilled Physical Therapist.
Michael Distefano, Certified Athletic Trainer
Mike has been the head athletic trainer at EO Smith High School for the last two and a half years. He also trains athletes of all ages to prevent injuries and improve athletic performance.
Amy Sieczkowski, PT
Amy is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from the University of St. Augustine in Florida in 2007. Prior to coming to Select Physical Therapy she worked in a hospital based outpatient physical therapy facility in RI for 4 years. She is excited as she is currently studying to take the Orthopedic Certified Specialist exam this coming spring. In her free time she enjoys running road races and adventure races such as the Tough Mudder.