Angela LaBella, PT, DPT
Angela LaBella, PT, DPT graduated from Russell Sage College in 1978 and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2012. She worked in a variety of settings until starting her own practice in 1985. She is committed to life-long learning- not just in her profession but in all aspects of a full, involved life. She was Past-President of the Connecticut PT Association and the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce. Presently she is active in a variety of community and professional advisory boards. Manual therapy and Muscle Energy Techniques are specialties of hers. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, gardening and cross-word puzzles.
Dominick Deslauriers, PT
Dominick Deslauriers, PT has over 23 years of experience in PT, all in outpatient orthopedics. His main objective is always to treat the patient in a comprehensive and holistic manner. Over the years, he has developed a passion for the foot and ankle complex. This interest led him to Atlanta, Georgia where he trained for a year with an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. Dom currently coordinates the Orthotic Program at CPT&W, which now offers Rx24 Quadrastep System. He has a BS in Physical Therapy from the Univ. of Connecticut and a BS in Biology from Western New England College. In his personal time, he enjoys home remodeling, coaching basketball and is an avid golfer and soccer player.
Jane Reinsch, PT, CLT-LANA
Jane Reinsch, PT, CLT-LANA has 39 years of experience as a physical therapist treating adults and children with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. She specializes in the use of manual techniques such as trigger point therapy, myofascial release and muscle energy technique. Jane is also a Vodder Certified Lymphatic Specialist. In addition to treating lymphedema- she enjoys using these lymphedema techniques with her post-surgery patients to reduce the effects of post-operative swelling. Jane is active in her church where she sings in the choir and plays hand bells.
Catherine Watso, PT, MA
Catherine Watso, PT, MA graduated from UMass Lowell’s PT program in 1989. She has worked in hospital, skilled nursing, outpatient and homecare settings. Along the way, she received a Master’s Degree in Special Education from St. Joseph’s College and taught 2nd grade for a few years. Her first love was helping people rehab from injury or illness and she returned to PT. She believes that knowledge is power and the more we know about the human body, the better we can care for it. As she likes to say “none of us entered this world with an owner’s manual”. Cathy is grateful to work one-on-one with clients to provide strategies for recovery and healing. Neurological problems, balance and walking problems and geriatrics are specialty areas of hers. In her spare time, she enjoys researching her family genealogy.
John Leard, PT, EdD, ATC
John Leard, PT, EdD, ATC got his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at Northwestern University and then his Doctorate in Education from West Virginia University. John’s clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of sport’s medicine and musculo-skeletal patients. He teaches “Examination and Intervention of Musculoskeletal Pathologies” at the University of Hartford as well as the Scientific Inquiry series to graduate students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum. John also engages in research related to the lower kinetic chain and clinical reasoning in musculoskeletal dysfunctions. He brings a special knowledge of “researched based PT care” to our team. John loves sports and roots for the NE Patriots, Northeastern Huskies and the West Virginian Mountaineers.