Dave Donnelly, PT, DPT
Northeastern University, Physical Therapy 2000
Evidence in Motion, Executive Management Program Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2016
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
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.
Amanda Kell, DPT
Quinnipiac University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science, 2013
Quinnipiac University, Doctorate in Physical Therapy 2016
Specialized Training and Certifications:
Trigger Point Dry Needling Level 1
Mulligan Techniques for the Lower Quarter
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Trained
Areas of Interest:
Knee and Hip Replacements
Dr. Kell graduated Summa Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science in 2013, and went on to continue her education at Quinnipiac University, graduating with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May of 2016. Amanda joined our team after finishing her last contract in travel physical therapy, allowing her the unique ability to provide a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to each client’s care. Outside the clinic, Amanda volunteers her time in adaptive sports, with special interests in wheelchair basketball and adaptive rock climbing. You can also find her on the soccer field or with her head in a book. Amanda joined Advanced Physical Therapy in 2020 and is one of our managers in the Prospect Office.
William Miller, PTA
Naugatuck Valley Community College, Physical Therapy Assistant 2014
William Miller, PTA is a licensed physical therapist assistant. He graduated Naugatuck Valley Community College with his PTA degree in 2014. He has had a variety of great experiences over the past 6 years and has developed a unique set of skills to better serve his patients. Outside of work, Bill enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children, and competing in triathlons and obstacle racing.
Abby McGuirrin, MS, LAT, ATC
University of South Alabama, Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science, 2018Gannon University, Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training, 2021
Abby attended the University of South Alabama and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2018. While attending South Alabama, Abby worked closely with the sports medicine department as a student athletic trainer, mainly working with the football team. After graduation, Abby moved back to Massachusetts and took a year off of school to work in various health care settings. Abby then moved to the Tampa Bay area where she attended Gannon University to pursue her Master’s degree in Athletic Training. Abby completed her clinical rotations with the University of South Florida football and softball teams, as well as Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida. Abby is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the Board of Certification and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.