Lea earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts. Her clinical experiences in outpatient orthopedics, school-based pediatrics, and inpatient rehabilitation all strengthened her appreciation for the rehabilitation process across a wide range of conditions and ages. She also graduated from Providence College, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
Lea has treated patients with a conditions ranging from orthopedic and post-surgical issues, to neurologic/neuromuscular, cardiac, complex medical, and sports-related injuries. Her passion for physical therapy stems from years of athletic experience as a child up through her current participation in recreational sporting leagues and other outdoor activities. Lea is an advocate for holistic, individual-centered care, and has volunteered with therapeutic horseback riding programs as well as adaptive alpine skiing groups. She focuses on integrating current literature and evidence-based research into her treatment approach.
In addition to playing field hockey, running, and skiing, in her spare time, Lea enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with family and friends, and exploring all that New York City has to offer.