Heather Jones, PT, DPT
Heather received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2010. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2013, and joined the staff of Advance Orthopedic and Sports Therapy in June of 2013.
Heather enjoys working with patients of all ages and diagnoses. She has a clinical background in:
- Outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine,
- Acute hospital care,
- Rehabilitation of stroke & Traumatic Brain Injuries,
- Amputations, pulmonary disease, wound care,
- Post-surgical, trauma, and intensive care patients.
Heather was the recipient of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Clinical Excellence Award in Exercise Physiology for her work in strength and conditioning at the Institute of Performance and Fitness in Andover, MA.
Heather was a competitive figure skater for 13 years, and took her passion for the sport to a professional level when she became a Boston Bruin’s Ice Girl for the 2006-2007 season. She has also been an assessor for the US Figure Skating S.T.A.R.S. Performed Fitness Assessment for competitive figure skaters.
She continues to enjoy the sport recreationally, and also enjoys running and competing in road races. In the summer, she takes any chance she can get to go to the beach in Cape Cod where her family lives.