Torrington Staff

Kevin smith

Kevin Smith, DPT, CMTPT, CSCS, TPI    

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University of Connecticut, Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2011

Specialized Training and Advanced Certifications:
Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Titleist Performance Institute Certified Medical Professional

Kevin graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences in 2012.  Kevin went on to complete his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Connecticut in May 2015.  Kevin is a certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist, as well as a Conditioning Specialist.  He enjoys treating sports related injuries and holds a certification through the Titleist Performance Institute as a level 2 medical professional.  Kevin ran Division I track and field as an undergrad at UCONN and went on to be a part of the coaching staff while in graduate school.  Kevin is a Level 1 coach through USA Track and Field and enjoys treating runners with a variety of injuries.


Samantha Chasse, DPT

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Bachelor of Science in health administration, 2019
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2022
University of Hartford

Areas of Special Interest:  
Foot and ankle 
Post-operative care 

Dr. Chasse graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in health Sciences in 2019. She went on to complete a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Hartford in May of 2022. Sam’s areas of interest include the foot and ankle and post-operative rehabilitation. Outside of the clinic Sam loves spending time hiking, kayaking, and baking. Sam joined Advanced Physical Therapy in 2022 at the Torrington office and is eager to help patients achieve their goals.

Amanda Hotlzman, DPT

Siena College, Bachelors in Psych and Minor in Biology
UConn, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Dry needling

Areas of Special Interests:
Sports related injuries

Dr. Holtzman graduated from University of Connecticut with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2023. While on her last clinical rotation with our Torrington office, she knew Advanced Physical Therapy was the place to begin her career. Dr. Holtzman is an accomplished soccer athlete with multiple accolades as a student-athlete for Siena college. It was throughout her career that she was inspired to work in the healthcare field and found Physical Therapy gives her the opportunity to help people meet their goals through individualized care plans and provide education about how their body works to assist them in their day-to-day lives. Dr. Hotlzman enjoys building relationships with her patients and the community and learning how she can utilize her skillset and foundation of knowledge to help others.