Keith Arcari, MSPT Practice Director
Keith has been working in the healthcare industry since 1995, more specifically as an orthopedic physical therapist since 2000. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2000 with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy. While at UConn, Keith was the President of the Physical Therapy class as elected by his peers. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and received a Leadership Award for his efforts. In 2005 Keith received his manual therapy certification from the Manual Therapy Institute, one of only seven APTA credentialed programs in the United States. Keith helps his patients recover from injury using a hands-on, manual therapy approach integrated with therapeutic exercise, patient education and movement modification. He specializes in treating orthopedic musculoskeletal injuries, most specifically work and sports injuries, neck and back pain but he is proficient in treating all areas of the human body. His injury prevention programs have significantly reduced workplace injuries and created safer, more productive work environments for our clients.
In addition to working in the healthcare industry, Keith has always been active in fitness and exercise. He has played in numerous hockey and basketball leagues throughout his life and exercises regularly. In 1999, he won the AAU Drug-Free Bodybuilding Competition for his class. In 2011 Keith competed in his first triathlon and continues to do so yearly! In 2012, he placed 89th overall in the Niantic Bay Triathlon and 2nd in the Clydesdale Division!
Keith resides in central Connecticut with his wife Candice and lovely daughters Olivia, Brooke, and Kaitlyn, and son Kyle!
Feel free to contact Keith at anytime via email if you have any questions or would like to inquire about the services offered by Symmetry, email@example.com
State of Connecticut license number 006717, physical therapy.
Kelly Coleman, DPT Physical Therapist
Kelly has been working as an orthopedic physical therapist since 2018. She received her doctoral degree in physical therapy in 2018 from the University of New England. Kelly believes it is important to treat patients as individuals and provide comprehensive care so they may progress towards their goals and return to the activities they enjoy best!
Kelly enjoys treating all types of injuries/conditions, but has a special interest in sports related injuries. Kelly is the all-time leading scorer of the Portland Highlander’s girls’ basketball team! She then played at the University of New England, where she was named an All-American! During her time in PT school, she worked closely with local high school and collegiate basketball teams to develop a feasible ACL Injury Prevention Program, which was published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.
Kelly returns to Portland after living and working in two of her favorite places: Maine and Cape Cod. In her free time she enjoys playing/watching sports, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.
Please feel free to contact Kelly at Kelly.Coleman@symmetryusa.net
State of Connecticut license number 12642, physical therapy.
Lisa McMahon, MSPT On-site Physical Therapist
Lisa has been practicing as a Physical Therapist for the past 15 years. She graduated from Springfield College in 2001 with her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Lisa graduated Cum Laude and began her career as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist, specializing in work related injuries. Lisa continued this work for the next 7 years, treating all different types of injuries, including post-surgical. During this time, she earned her Pilates Mat Certification and began incorporating these principles into her Physical Therapy treatments. This has proven to be a highly beneficial adjunct when treating back and neck injuries, which plagues ~ 80% of the population. In addition to orthopedics, Lisa has also been working for the last 7-8 years in a sub-acute rehabilitation setting, with emphasis on total joint replacements, stroke and cardiovascular disease.
Lisa's role at Symmetry is as an on-site physical therapist providing a variety of services for our occupational clients. From ergonomic risk assessments and workstation examinations to stretching programs and injury prevention, Lisa's interventions create safer, more productive work environments for our clients.
In addition to practicing Physical Therapy, Lisa has been teaching Pilates mat classes at a local health club for the past 10 years and other fitness classes for the past 4 years as a Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She has a passion for helping people of all ages and abilities achieve their fitness goals.
Lisa resides in central Connecticut with her husband, Philip and their 3 sons, Bryce, Tyler and Dylan and their daughter, Layla.
Please feel free to contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State of Connecticut license number 006925, physical therapy.