Melanie Erickson, PT, DPT
Melanie is Regional Director at Bay State Physical Therapy and has treated patients at Weymouth Club since 2008.
Her clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, home care therapy and inpatient orthopedic trauma. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and BS in Rehabilitation Sciences from Northeastern University.
Melanie believes in treating the whole person, not just the impairment. She works closely with Bay State’s interdisciplinary team of chiropractors, personal trainers, nutritionists and massage therapists here at the Weymouth Club. She has 10 years of cheerleading and coaching experience and uses this to aide her functional approach to orthopedic rehabilitation with an emphasis on patient education.
Melanie treats patients of all ages and abilities on land and through aquatic therapy in Weymouth Club’s warm-water therapy pool. She is certified in the Graston Technique for instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, which enables her to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal function. An Aline Certified Expert, she is skilled in assessing and fitting semi-custom orthotics to align the body. She is also certified in AquaStretch therapy.
Melanie is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor and works with doctorate-level students from schools around New England. She herself is constantly seeking continuing education to learn the newest, cutting-edge techniques. She also sits on Bay State’s continuing education and compliance committees.
In her free time, she enjoys staying healthy and active, volunteering and playing with her three rescue dogs.
Jordan Beguerie, PT, DPT
Jordan grew up in Hanson, Massachusetts. She graduated from Northeastern University with her B.S. in Rehabiliation Science, where she also received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She became interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy after first-hand experience at a young age being a patient herself.
Jordan’s clinical experience includes a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, acute care, and sub-acute rehab. She’s gained experience working in clinics and hospitals around the state. She also has experience having affiliated on the Spinal Cord Injury Unit at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital prior to joining the Bay State team. Jordan enjoys working with a variety of patients, blending her background and experiences to work on helping her patients of all ability levels get to their fullest potential!
Jordan played basketball, soccer, and was a cheerleader. She is interested in further developing her orthopedic and manual skills through a constant pursuit of continuing her education. Her interests outside of work include staying active, spending time with friends/family, and watching the New England Patriots!
Dave Clarke, PT, DPT
Dave is the Lead Physical Therapist at Bay State Physical Therapy at Weymouth Club.
He graduated from Northeastern University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and BS in Rehabilitation Sciences. His interest in the helping people was sparked by his personal experience with PT after sustaining an injury in high school.
Dave’s clinical strengths range from orthopedic sports injuries (especially concussions) to neurological and cardiac conditions. He enjoys working with people of all ages, helping them return to their prior level of function using manual therapy and functional exercise. Dave also works as an aquatic therapist and uses Weymouth Club’s warm water pool to help his patients. In addition, he is a credentialed clinical instructor who takes pride in mentoring students.
Dave plays amateur baseball in the Yawkey League in Boston and coaches Northeastern’s club baseball team.
Erin Dewey, PT, DPT
Erin studied Advanced Orthopedic Practice and Manual Therapy which provided her with an in-depth learning experience focused in function-based assessment and treatment of a multitude of musculoskeletal impairments. In addition to orthopedics, she enjoys treating patients with neurological conditions. Her previous experience includes outpatient orthopedics, as well as pediatrics, and an intensive rehabilitation hospital. Erin is one of our aquatic therapists.
Erin has her B.S. in Biology from The State University of New York, at Geneseo and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nazareth College.
Erin is originally from Albany, New York. While attending Geneseo, she competed for the collegiate varsity swim team, and in her senior year was named Captain. She served as the Chair of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Outside of the clinic, Erin has spent a lot of her time as a swim coach for kids. She enjoys sailing with friends on Boston Harbor, and exploring the New England coastline on the weekends. She has run multiple marathons and aspires to complete an Ironman triathlon. Although she now proudly lives in New England, she will forever believe that “No one circles the wagons like the Buffalo Bills”.
Steve Hooley, PT, DPT
Steve is a graduate of Saint Louis University. He grew up in Natick, Massachusetts before his family moved to Kansas City when he was in high school. He then went on to spend the next 6 years in Saint Louis pursuing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. After graduation he moved back to Massachusetts to work for Bay State Physical Therapy and is thrilled to be back and doing what he loves.
Steve’s past clinical experience includes work in the ICU of a large hospital in Saint Louis, a spinal cord unit at a VA hospital, and working with professional athletes for an MLS team. Steve loves working with patients of all ages but he has a special interest in orthopedic and sports, which makes Bay State the perfect place for him. Steve is one of our aquatic therapists. He is certified in the Graston Technique and FMS as well.
Steve has a deep love of sports, playing football, lacrosse, and swimming. He played on the club lacrosse team at SLU, and often still enjoys basketball and golf with friends. When he is not working with patients Steve loves to travel and is always looking for an adventure.
Jonathan Kahane, PT, DPT
Jon graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving a BS in Health Sciences. His clinical experience encompasses outpatient orthopedic and acute care inpatient settings. He has worked with a wide range of clinical conditions, including orthopedic, neurological and cardiopulmonary diagnoses.
Jon is committed to providing exceptional, individualized care to help his patients achieve their goals and reach an optimal level of function. His treatment approach places a strong emphasis on manual therapy, functional therapeutic exercise, and patient education.
Jon has a special interest in sports medicine and orthopedics, specifically injury prevention and post-surgical treatment. At Quinnipiac, he contributed to a research team examining the link between limited hip mobility and low back pain in amateur golfers.
When not in the clinic, Jon fulfills his passion for sports by playing basketball, golf and tennis and cheering on all of Boston’s teams. He also enjoys spending time at Cape Cod and trying out new restaurants.
Matt Lough, PT, DPT
Matt grew up in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Boston University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy after receiving a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, also from Boston University. Prior to starting PT school, he worked for at a geriatric research center as a Bioengineer/Research Associate on research studies involving gait, balance, cardiovascular measures, functional outcomes, and falls. This experience, along with exposure to physical therapy from a variety of sports injuries throughout his life, led to his desire to pursue a career in physical therapy.
Matt’s interests range from orthopedics and sports rehab to geriatrics and vestibular rehab. His clinical experiences include outpatient orthopedic, outpatient neurological, and acute care inpatient settings. He enjoys working with patients of all ages and blending skills from his background and experiences to help patients optimize their overall functional abilities.
Matt grew up playing competitive soccer and continues to participate in amateur soccer leagues throughout the Boston area. Although originally from the state of NY, he is a dedicated Boston sports fan. He also enjoys skiing, golfing, reading, volunteering with dog shelters, and going on adventures with his wife and rescue dog.
Danielle Miller, PT, DPT
A native of Plymouth, Danielle earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and her BS in Movement Science and sport leisure studies with a concentration in sports medicine from Westfield University.
Danielle loves working with a diverse array of patients of all ages, including children, and from all walks of life. One of her most enriching professional experiences stems from a two-week trip to Ecuador where she partnered with orphanages to teach aquatic therapy and techniques in early childhood development. She also is a credentialed clinical instructor mentoring physical therapy students.
Danielle’s clinical experience includes inpatient and outpatient orthopedics. She practices active listening when working with her patients and takes pride in incorporating their needs into treatment plans.
When not at work, Danielle stays active and loves to cook, ski and watch the Patriots.