As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, & a Registered Yoga Teacher; Stefanie combines her many disciplines to prescribe extremely unique programs to her patients. Stefanie completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at The University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2007. She received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Northeastern University in 2012.
Stefanie brings an intimate knowledge of health & fitness to her treatment style, with her years of Personal Training experience. Stefanie has grown to love running after completing 15 Marathons including Boston (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017), Chicago (2013), Maine (2014), Philly (2014), NYC (2015), London (2016), Baystate (2016) & Berlin (2017), Maine (2018), Quebec (2018), & Tokyo (2019).
Stefanie’s passion for healthy living and first-hand knowledge allows her to specialize in rehabilitation of injuries. Stefanie also specializes in working with the elderly population. She enjoys treating a wide variety of patients, but her clinical interests include evidence-based treatment approaches, hands-on manual therapy, emphasis on posture, and ergonomics. Stefanie ensures to develop an individualized exercise program that incorporates each patient’s individualized needs and personal goals. She also owns and operates Boston Health & Wellness LLC for in-home Private Physical Therapy Services.
Stefanie also excels in educating her patients since she has teaching experience as a Teaching Assistant in Gross Anatomy at Northeastern University and Introduction to Exercise Science at UMass Amherst. Growing up, Stefanie was involved in competitive gymnastics and all-star cheerleading. Currently, in her spare time she enjoys running, yoga, cooking, spending time with her puppy/family/friends, and living a happy & healthy lifestyle.
Before completing her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Northeastern University, she earned her respective Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Allied Health Science and Sport Management from the University of Connecticut. Due to extensive injury, she was able to compete in six seasons of NCAA Division I women’s soccer for both the Penn State Nittany Lions and UConn Huskies.
Through injury and athletics, Julie has learned to embody qualities of cooperation, coachability, leadership, resilience, and empathy. It is her goal to now bring these qualities to the professional setting as a clinician at Athletic Evolution Physical Therapy. Julie believes in empowering her patients with the self-efficacy needed to facilitate recovery. While she enjoys implementing manual therapies like soft tissue mobilization, active release techniques, joint mobilization, and spinal manipulation, she particularly values the utilization of therapeutic and corrective exercise. She also appreciates staying current with the literature and applies evidence-based techniques to practice daily.
Julie aims to help people of all ages and abilities reach their rehabilitation and sport performance goals, but is particularly passionate about helping injured athletes return to sport after ACL reconstruction. She is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has acquired her certifications in Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Sport Performance, as well as Blood Flow Restriction Training. She currently owns and operates Just4Kicks Boston, LLC headquartered out of Athletic Evolution. Whether it be for mere pain relief or performance enhancement, come in and see Julie to make yourself a better you.
Maureen completed her Associate of Science (AS) in Physical Therapy at Baystate College in Boston in 2006. She then decided to attend Salem State College for another 3 years where she earned her Bachelors of Science (BS) in Athletic Training in 2010. Maureen has over 12 years of Physical Therapy experience in the orthopedic field.
Maureen grew up a dancer, and loved ballet, tap and lyrical dance. Her love for dance sparked her interest in the human body and ultimately lead her into the Physical Therapy field. Her clinical interests include Orthopedics, evidence based treatment approaches, and hands on manual therapy.
When not in the clinic, Maureen enjoys chases after her two young children, spending time with her family and friends, working out and baking.
Shannon Walton PT graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1995 with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy. Shannon brings over 20 years of experience treating orthopedic injuries through manual therapy, functional exercise, and patient education, including 12 years as owner of his own practice in Woburn.
Shannon completed a year long manual therapy residency program at the Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy with Martin Langaas. Shannon is also McKenzie and Graston certified. He also completed the lumbar and cervical MedX certification at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Shannon’s experience allows him to treat a wide variety of orthopedic injuries, working with children to the geriatric population, serious athletes to the weekend warrior. He has coached youth sports in soccer, basketball, and baseball.
Outside of work Shannon enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, hiking, and snowboarding.
Ally graduated from the University of Maryland in May of 2019, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Family Sciences from the School of Public Health. Ally is now acting as Office Manager at Athletic
Evolution Physical Therapy, where she oversees front desk operations. A
Winchester native, Ally grew up training at Athletic Evolution and was a
cheerleader all through high school. In her free time, Ally enjoys
cooking, traveling, and watching Friends.