Meet the Nashoba Sports and Physical Therapy Team
Gary Donia, MSPT
Gary Donia, MSPT, has been a physical therapist since 2001. Prior to coming to Nashoba Valley Medical Center in 2007, he worked at Boston Medical Center for seven years. Donia has worked in various settings during his career, including inpatient, acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, aquatics, and outpatient rehab. His therapy style can be best described as functional movement based using manual techniques and corrective exercises to achieve better movement with less pain and dysfunction.
Donia’s areas of special interest include sport specific rehabilitation, throwing and overhead athletes, general orthopedic rehabilitation, manual therapy (Graston/cupping/ banding), aquatic therapy, and functional movement screens.
He attended The Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology followed by the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he earned a Master of Science in Physical Therapy.
Peter Brouillard, DPT, CSCS
Peter Brouillard, DPT, CSCS, is a licensed physical therapist and works with individuals who are recovering from injury or in need of general rehabilitation. His therapeutic foundation is grounded in manual techniques and functional exercises centered on the restoration of dysfunctional movement. Brouillard is passionate in the use of nutrition and exercise to facilitate health and performance for a lifetime. He has an interest in working with athletes of any age as well as individuals looking for sports-specific performance programming.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Massachusetts Lowell. Brouillard is also a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Christopher Urato, DPT
Christopher Urato, DPT, has been a physical therapist since 2010 and started at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in 2013. Prior to this, he worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient, acute care hospitals, and home health care in both the North and South Shore. Urato is highly involved with Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Aquatics Therapy program, developed a Vertigo program, and continues to work with the general orthopedic population. He enjoys working with athletes of all sports and takes pride in developing sport specific rehab to help them return to the game they love.
Urato earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University.