Providers of Advanced Physical and
Josh Roylance, PT, MBA
Josh has been a Physical Therapist for 20 years and has had extensive training in advanced osteopathic manual therapy techniques. When he graduated from Physical Therapy School, he began to study with manual practitioners throughout the country. He has applied these techniques to a variety of patients including orthopedic, sports performance, and chronic pain individuals. By applying a variety of treatment techniques, he is able to develop an individualized treatment plan that takes into consideration unique aspects of you. Josh has studied with multiple advanced manual practitioners including Dr. Rex Loren, Dr. Ed Stiles, and Dr. Stanley Paris.
Brittany Tuene, DPT, PYTc
Brittany is a physical therapist with 7 years of orthopedic experience. She graduated from Franklin Pierce University with her Doctorate Degree. Brittany treats a wide variety of orthopedic conditions with special focus areas in medical yoga therapy and women's pelvic floor therapy. She values partnering with and empowering her patients as they actively engage in their rehab journey. Aside from her work as a PT, Brittany is highly invested at home with her husband and young children.
Mickaela Richardson, DPT
Mickaela has been a Physical Therapist for 7 years graduating with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of New England. She has showcased her skills in a variety of settings including outpatient, skilled nursing and pediatric therapy clinics in Maine and Vermont. Mickaela's passion for helping others is clear when you see her interacting with patients of all ages. Mickaela lives in Killington with her husband, Chad, and her 3 kids and their Goldendoodle puppy.
Meg Roylance, OTR/L
Meg has been an Occupational Therapist for 20 years working in a variety of settings. Meg grew up in Woodstock and is delighted to give back to her community. Meg began her career working in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a focus on helping those with neurological conditions. After a short time in hospital management Meg returned to what drove her into the field, working with kids. Meg is driven to help people of all ages helping gain skills to be able to participate in home, school/work and community activities.
Nic Choren Pavick, DPT
Nic offers a unique approach to physical therapy treatment through guided, hands-on sessions addressing specific physical limitations from a holistic perspective. She draws from a wealth of experience practicing as a doctor of physical therapy with a background in fitness competition, dance performance, yoga, personal training, and clinical scientific research. She is a nationally certified strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA-CSCS), mat-based Pilates instructor (Power Pilates), and a pelvic health specialist. Her goal is to provide highly customized treatments designed to heal, balance, and empower her clients to restore health and embody the life they are meant to live.
Andrew Neff, PTA
Andrew graduated from River Valley Community College with an Associates of Science degree in 2019. He is a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant and Certified Personal Trainer. Before coming to UVR, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of New England in 2013 and has trained in wide variety of settings ranging from post rehab, sports performance, as well as group fitness instruction.
Gena Lundquist, Office Administrator
Gena was born in South Dakota and raised in Rhode Island. She moved to Vermont in May of 1983 and has worked in the hospitality business for 15 years at the Woodstock Inn and Resort as a supervisor in the front office. She joined Upper Valley Rehab in October 2008 and has enjoyed her time here with the most wonderful staff and patients. She is married to Erik Lundquest and has one son Hunter. They share a home in Windsor, Vermont and she enjoys bike riding, gardening, hiking, and skiing when she can and loves living in the upper valley.
Ajay Bhatt, PTA
Ajay has been licensed as a PTA since October 2019, after 15 years of experience in health and wellness. He has led individualized as well as group therapeutic and corrective exercise programs nationally and internationally, including in a chiropractic wellness center, a psychiatric care facility, sports teams, hospice care, and retirement homes. Prior to moving to Vermont, he worked as a Wellness/Fitness coordinator in two popular continuing care retirement communities in North Carolina, The Forest at Duke and Carolina Bay. He is also trained in mindfulness movements, yoga, tai chi, meditation, and pranic (energy) healing. In April 2019, he interned at UVR. He really liked the work environment and strongly believes in its philosophy, so he has decided to join the UVR team. He finds great satisfaction and meaning in helping people achieve their therapy and wellness goals, whether as a PTA or as a health coach. In his free time, he loves to play and teach tennis, go mountain biking, practice martial arts, cook Indian meals, and meditate.