Michael Dow, MSPT, TPI certified
Michael Dow, MSPT is a licensed physical therapist and founder of Amity Physical Therapy. He has extensive training in orthopedics, pediatrics, sports consultation, manual therapy, vestibular dysfunction, and golf performance training. Michael graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT with a Masters in Physical Therapy.
In 2000, he was recognized by the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC for the development of his functional exercise class designed for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In addition to being the clinical director of Amity Physical Therapy, Michael continues to work with local high school and college athletes to reach their sports goals.
Michael is certified by the Titleist Performance Institute as a medical professional. This certification allows him to use the same distinguished evaluation and screening techniques that PGA players use to enhance performance and prevent golf related injury. Golfers of all ages and skill levels benefit from his Golf performance program.
Kyle Branday, MSPTKyle is a licensed physical therapist and a partner at Amity Physical Therapy. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where he earned his Masters in Physical Therapy. He has clinical experience working with acute orthopedic injury, neurological rehabilitation, and occupational rehabilitation. Kyle is an avid sports fan and works with our patients in our Sports Performance Programs.
Joel Paul, MSPT, CEAS
Joel is a licensed physical therapist and graduate of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. He is an active member of the APTA, as well as meeting the requirements to be a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist. Joel has extensive experience in manual techniques and developing multilevel back school programs. He has special interests in Parkinsonism, as well as a desire to establish strength and conditioning programs for local high school and college teams.
Michael Demetriades, DPT
Michael is a licensed physical therapist and certified personal trainer. He received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. He is dedicated to helping his patients get back to their previous activities, managing their pain, and function at their optimal level. Michael is experienced in evaluating and treating all orthopedic and neuromuscular injuries and diseases. His interests are in treating athletes as well as rehabilitating orthopedic injuries. Michael's experience also includes treating spinal conditions, fall prevention for the geriatric population, as well as rehabilitating the weekend warrior. Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and dog. He currently lives in Branford where he grew up playing ice hockey, golf and baseball.
Peter Geloso, DPT
Pete is a Connecticut licensed physical therapist. In 2006 he graduated from Elon University in North Carolina with his Bachelors in Exercise and Sport Science, and in 2009 graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He is an active member of the APTA. He has extensive experience working with various orthopedic populations and conditions. He is a local resident of Bethany and on his free time enjoys going to the gym, mountain biking, and skiing.
Lindsay Richard, DPT
Lindsay Richard, DPT is a 2007 graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University where she served as the Secretary of the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Student Special Interest Group. She was awarded the Victor Vaughan Legislative Service Award for Political Action. Lindsay has worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting in Fairfield County since graduating in 2010. She has special interests and training in concussion management, pediatric orthopedics, women's health, and female athletic rehabilitation. Lindsay also gained valuable experience while completing clinical rotations at Madison House in Madison, the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Bridgeport Hospital Burn Unit, and Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as exercising and cooking.
Lauren Primerano, DPT
Lauren is a licensed physical therapist and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. She has experience working with outpatient orthopedics, post surgical, neuroloigcal, vestibular and sports related injuires. She is an active member of the APTA. Lauren is an avid sports fan and in her free time, enjoys going to the gym, snowboarding and reading.
Philip Silverio, DPT
Phil Silverio, DPT, is originally from Middletown, CT and graduated from Franklin Pierce with his Bachelor's in Biology in 2010. Phil continued on to pursue his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Sacred Heart University where he graduated in 2014. Phil enjoys working with patients of all ages and ability levels with particular interests in orthopedics and post surgical rehabilitation. In his free time, Phil enjoys skiing, sports, and traveling to experience a variety of cultures and foods.
Kourtney Betkoski, PTA
Kourtney graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College in 2013 with a degree in Physical Therapy Assisting. She has experience working with a variety of orthopedic and sport injuries as well as pediatrics. She has special interest in working with children with neurological disorders. She is an active member of the APTA. She enjoys weight lifting, kayaking and hiking.