Bristol Staff

Dave donnelly

Dave Donnelly, PT, DPT

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Northeastern University, Physical Therapy 2000
Evidence in Motion, Executive Management Program Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2016

Board Certifications:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Specialized Training and Advanced Certifications:
Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner, KT 1, 2 & 3
Graston Technique Practitioner

Areas of Special Interest:
Shoulder and Elbow

Professional Memberships:
American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedics Chapter Member
Connecticut Physical Therapy Association

Dave graduated from Northeastern University’s Physical Therapy program magna cum laude in 2000. He has participated in extensive continuing education courses with a focus on orthopedics and sports physical therapy. In 2006, Dave began a quarterly sports medicine and orthopedic journal club to discuss current topics in our field with some of our area physicians and rehabilitation professionals. Dave has served as a part time instructor at Naugatuck Valley Community College in the Physical Therapy Assistant program. In addition to his work as a physical therapist, Dave is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has worked with recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes to improve their sport performance through core strengthening and sport-specific flexibility, strength, and balance training.


Laura Frechette, DPT

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University of Connecticut, Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2020

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists Member

Dr. Frechette graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 2017, and went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut in May 2020. While pursuing her DPT, Laura spent time conducting research on ACL reconstruction recovery, including motor control and psychological factors affecting return-to-sport. She has also had the opportunity to take several elective courses in geriatric physical therapy, and enjoys working with individuals of all ages. Laura joined Advanced Physical Therapy in 2020 at the Bristol office.

Pat Teevan, DPT  

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University of Connecticut, Exercise science and nutrition, 2017
University of Delaware, Doctor of Physical Therapy; MS in Anatomy and clinical health science 2019

Special Interests:

Athletes and weekend warriors
Post-operative care

Pat earned his doctorate of physical therapy degree from the University of Delaware in 2019 along with degrees in anatomy and health sciences. He has completed clinical experiences in outpatient sports and orthopedic clinics in Delaware and Connecticut, as well as an acute care hospital in New Jersey. Patrick has experience working with patients across the lifespan with a variety of sports and orthopedic injuries and diagnoses. His favorite thing about working with patients is meeting people from all different backgrounds and helping them to accomplish their goals. In his free time, Patrick is an avid soccer player and referee, runner and Boston sports fan. You can also find him on a hike with his best hiking partner, his pet husky!