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Therapists


Ke
th Havemeyer MS, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Keith is the founder of Peak Physical Therapy and a Licensed Physical Therapist since graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1992. In 1999 Keith received his Masters of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University and also became board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy.  Focusing on continued clinical development Keith attended the Manual Therapy Institute and in 2008 became a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.

Prior to launching Peak in 2011, Keith held senior positions with a major healthcare provider, overseeing clinics from Virginia to Maine while at the same time continuing hands-on treatment of patients.

Keith has been invited to teach clinical courses for professional organizations including the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association, Rhode Island Physical Therapy Association, VT Physical Therapy Association, Athletic Trainer Solutions, as well as dozens of nursing and payer organizations. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Frances M Tappen Award for Excellence from The University of Connecticut and the  Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from Quinnipiac University.

To hear Keith's story first hand, watch the following video.


 


Lyndsey Thompson, DPT

Lyndsey attended Quinnipiac University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and then her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2019.Lyndsey developed an interest in physical therapy after experiencing a knee injury during high school softball. Since then she’s attained experience working with veterans in the outpatient clinic at the VA Hospital in West Haven and in Yale New Haven Hospital- Milford Campus Rehabilitation and Wellness, with a cardiopulmonary and neuromuscular focused patient population. Lyndsey’s primary focus has and continues to be, assisting patients during their recovery journey to achieve their goals and improve their overall function.


Thomas Baker, DPT

Tom attended Slippery Rock University in western PA where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and then his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Tom grew up playing soccer and basketball and found physical therapy as a profession that could keep him working with the active population. He completed internships in a variety of outpatient clinics as well as CT Children’s Medical Center where he had the pleasure of working with kids of all ages. Tom is motivated by the joy of helping his patients get back to doing what they enjoy most.


Tyler Sheld
on, DPT

Tyler attended Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Health Studies and then his Doctorate of Physical therapy in 2020.

Tyler is a long-time hiking and running enthusiast and became interested in physical therapy to help people stay active in what they enjoy. He has developed skills during internships in several outpatient clinics including Geneva General Hospital in NY where he gained experience with post-surgical and neurological populations. Tyler’s goal is to help his patients take charge of their health and strive to reach their potential.


Amanda Thomas, PTA

Amanda earned her Associate’s degree for Physical Therapist Assistant from Naugatuck Valley Community College, after earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Exercise Science from Southern Connecticut State University.

Amanda was an accomplished collegiate swimmer and began her post collegiate career as a fitness instructor. She wanted to further expand her knowledge and her love of Exercise Science by attaining her license as a PTA. She joined our Peak Physical Fitness team in 2020 as a certified fitness instructor teaching HIIT classes. Now Amanda is excited to also bring her drive and dedication as a PTA to Peak Physical Therapy, ready to impact the lives of many.

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