Andy is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Massachusetts and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He graduated from Boston University in 2001 with a master’s degree in physical therapy and has been practicing in Plymouth since 2002. He has many years of experience with all types of injuries and has worked with patients of all ages, but his special interests include shoulder injuries and joint replacements. He was a Cape & Plymouth Business ’40 Under 40 Award Winner’ in 2013. Andy has been residing in Plymouth with his wife and family since 2004 where he enjoys being a member of the community he serves.
BrianFaghan, PTA, CCCE
Long Pond Physical Therapy is a practice established in 2004 in Plymouth, expanding to Pembroke in 2011 dealing with orthopedic injuries, disorders and dysfunctions. Long Pond has a long history of excellent clinical results as well as an impeccable reputation that is unquestioned in the community in which it serves.
Brian is a Massachusetts Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and has been practicing in the Plymouth area since 2000. His experience makes him an expert in treating any diagnosis, but his interests include post-operative rehab, sports injuries, and musculoskeletal dysfunctions.
He is a certified Core Conditioning Specialist and a Sports Injury Specialist. Brian has also worked in the role of Clinical Instructor to many collegians in pursuit of their PTA degrees and professional licenses. Brian is an active BNI member, has served as his group’s Treasurer as well as on the membership committee. He is a South Shore Young Professional member, and an active member of both the Pembroke Chamber of Commerce and Plymouth Area Chamber. Brian has served on the Plymouth area Chamber of Commerce board of directors for the past 6 years and the Pembroke Chamber’s board of directors for the past 5 years. In 2014 Brian was awarded the “Business Man of the Year” by the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce. He was also the recipient of the Cape and Plymouth Business Magazines “Small Business Difference Makers Award,” given to those in the south shore and Cape Cod, that have made a positive impact in their communities as well as in their professions. Brian loves his work and the effect it has on people’s lives. When not working, Brian can be found spending time with his family.
“limp in…walk out!”
Jen joined the Long Pond Physical Therapy team in 2004. Before being employed with us Jen was also a patient. She has been a resident of Plymouth since 1997. She was an active member of the Plymouth North High School Booster Club when her 2 kids were students there. She spearheaded the drive to establish the local “Tournament for Chad” memorial fundraiser. Jen enjoys interacting with our patients and seeing them progress towards recovery.
Timothy A.Kaufman, PT, DPT, OCS
Pembroke Clinic Director
Tim is a licensed Physical Therapist in the state of Massachusetts and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He has extensive experience treating patients of all ages with all orthopedic issues from sports and spine injury to post surgery rehabilitation. The hallmark of his practice is providing the best care by combining evidence based research with advanced manual therapy and extensive sports and spine rehabilitation experience. He holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree from Boston University, where he was trained in evidenced based best practice, by top faculty. He won a prestigious residency at Champion Sports Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama where he worked under world-class physical therapists and orthopedic surgeons.
While at Champion Sports Medicine, he gained valuable experience in orthopedics and sports medicine including participating in the care of professional athletes coming from the NFL, MLB, PGA and more. During his undergraduate at Tufts University he earned his Bachelor’s in Biology while excelling as a two-sport athlete in football and lacrosse. He is a lifelong Duxbury resident, with many connections and a reputation as a former athlete. This education and experience gives Tim the ability to excel in treating his patients by relieving pain, restoring function, address the underlying source of the problem with thorough evaluation, and using patient education to provide skills for independent management of their condition to prevent re-occurrence. When he is not caring for patients, Tim can be found biking, skiing, at the beach or spending time with his wife and family.
Licensed Physical Therapist
Lori is a Massachusetts Licensed Physical Therapist who has practiced in a variety of clinical settings since 1999. She received her Bachelors in Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University where her clinical work included inpatient acute care at The Massachusetts General Hospital and Pediatrics / Complex Medical Care at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. After graduating she worked in Boston as an outpatient sports physical therapist. She worked alongside both a certified manual physical therapist, as well as a clinical specialist in sports medicine. To this day she loves the “hands-on” aspect of her patient care. When she became a mom for the first time she transferred to Partners Home Care where she worked until moving to the South Shore in 2010.
Her personal experience with sports injuries and love for the outpatient setting has brought her to our clinic. When not at work she leads an active lifestyle including running, some crazy insanity classes and keeping up with her four boys. She also serves on the board of Wicked Good Cause, a local non-profit helping families throughout the South Shore.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Meghan graduated from Bay State College’s physical therapist assistant program with an Associates in Applied Science in May 2013. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011. Her clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility care. Before becoming a PTA, Meghan served in the United States Army reserves for 8 years and is an Iraq war veteran. She can be found working at both the Plymouth and Pembroke clinic and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Her specific interests are injury prevention and sports specific rehabilitation, as she is also a certified fitness instructor. She resides in Plymouth with her daughter.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Allison is a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant and has been practicing in the outpatient orthopedic setting on the South Shore since 2000. She has a Bachelor’s in Science from University of New Hampshire and her PTA degree from Cape Cod Community College. She uses a hands on approach in her treatments as well as incorporating yoga into patient’s core rehabilitation programs. Allison is also certified in the IASTM Technique, a very effective soft tissue mobilization method using specialized tools. Her clinical interests include Low Back Pain, SI Joint dysfunction, and postural corrective training. She grew up and still resides in Hanover where she is currently raising two awesome Hanover athletes!
Cheryl will most often be the first face you will see when you enter our Pembroke office. You can be assured that she will always greet you with a smile and warm welcome. Her energy and sunny attitude helps her to keep each day running smoothly. Her responsibilities encompass many aspects of our office including scheduling, billing, office management, marketing and customer service. Her incredible organizational skills help keep our team and office running smoothly and our patients smiling.
A former patient – Cheryl joined our team in 2013. After raising their family in Norwell for 20 years - Cheryl and her husband moved to Plymouth where they currently reside. Friends, family, golf and the Pats are her off-hour go to’s!
Providing Physical Therapy services to the Towns of Plymouth, Pembroke, Kingston, Carver, Plympton, Halifax, Duxbury, Marshfield, Norwell, Scituate, Rockland, Hanover, Whitman, Hanson, Bourne and surrounding communities.