Performing Arts

Neuro Tour

 

"The Leader In Performing Arts Physical Therapy"

 

NEURO TOUR is a unique team of elite practitioners specializing in the art of providing physical therapy services to National and International theatrical productions, concert tours and film productions.

        

 

On-Site Coverage

NEURO TOUR's therapists specialize in providing on-site treatments during workshops, production, rehearsals, and performances. NEURO TOUR prides itself on providing the consistency of one therapist dedicated to a production.  Our goal is to reduce the number and severity of injuries, keeping performers Happy, Healthy and On Stage. 

Services Provided:

  • Physical Therapy
    • Soft Tissue Mobilization
    • Joint Mobilization/Manipulation
    • Dry Needling
    • Cupping
    • Active Release Technique (ART)
    • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Massage Therapy
    • Poultice
    • Deep Tissue
    • Myofascial Release
  • Athletic Training
    • Emergency First Response
    • Sports Taping
    • Movement Screening
    • ImPACT Testing
  • Fitness
    • Functional Training
    • CrossFit Training
    • TRX Training
    • Core Conditioning
    • ​Plyometric Training
    • Cardio Endurance Training

Performance Screenings

NEURO TOUR will evaluate each performer, identify any movement inefficiencies, rotary instabilities, postural asymmetries or mobility restrictions. The therapists will then provide corrective exercises and create an individualized program. 

      

Injury Prevention Workshops

NEURO TOUR therapists will observe choreography, paying particular attention to challenging stunts, fight scenes, acro and tumbling, aerial silks and flying. The therapists will also examine wardrobe, including headpieces, shoes and props. Therapists will then conduct an injury prevention workshop addressing areas of concern and will review proper warm up, core conditioning, therapeutic exercises and instruct in self treatment. 

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NEURO TOUR is excited to work alongside Dr. Aneesh Garg of Chicago Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine for care of Aladdin and STOMP. Click here to learn more about Dr. Garg. 

Present Shows

Broadway

A Bronx Tale

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2016 - Present

Groundhog Day

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2017 - Present

Natasha Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

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2016 - Present

Hello Dolly

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2017 - Present

Bandstand

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2017 - Present

The Lion King

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2005 - Present

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

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2017 - Present

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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2013 - Present

In Transit

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2017 - Present

School of Rock the Musical

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2015 - Present

Waitress

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2016 - Present

Hamilton Chicago

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2016 - Present

Off-Broadway

Sleep No More

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2011 - Present

Cagney

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2016 - Present

STOMP

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8/2013- Present

Tours

Book of Mormon’s 1st National Tour

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2012 - Present

Beautiful: Carole King Musical

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2013-Present

A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder

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Wicked: Munchkinland Tour

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2009 - Present

Cabaret

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The Bodyguard Musical

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2016 - Present

An America in Paris

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2016 - Present

The Lion King

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2005 - 3.2.2008

Finding Neverland

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2016 - Present

The King & I

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2016 - Present

Phantom

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2013- Present

Stomp - Tour

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2016

ONCE

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2013 - Present

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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2016

Hamilton - Tour

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2017 - Present

Dirty Dancing-Musical

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2014-Present

Shaping Sound

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2016

Riverdance

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2017 - Present

Kinky Boots

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2014 - Present

Concert Tours

Duran Duran

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2016

Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

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April 2014 - Present

Films

Empire

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2017

Past Shows

Broadway

Arthur Miller's The Crucible

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2016 - 2017

Puss in Boots

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2014 - 2015

The Last Ship

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2014 - 2015

Sister Act

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Hedwig & The Angry Inch

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2014 - 2015

Allegiance

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Bring It On the Musical

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2010 - 2012

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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2014 - 2016

Disaster! A Musical

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2015 - 2016

Ghetto Klown

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2011 - 2012

Shuffle Along

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2015 - 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It

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2012 - 2015

The Royale

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2015 - 2016

Falsettos

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2016 - 2017

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

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2011 - 2012

The King and I

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2015 - 2016

One Man, Two Guvnors

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2012

Tarzan

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2005 - 2007

Amazing Grace

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2015

iluminate

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2016 - 2017

Constellations

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2015

Off-Broadway

Traces

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2011 - 2012

Queen of the Night

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2013 -2015

Tours

Bring It On: The Musical

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2011 - 2012

Mary Poppins

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2009 - 2012

Wicked: Emerald City Tour

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2006 - 2015

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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2015 - 2016

Memphis

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2013

Bullets Over Broadway

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2016

Cats

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2011 - 2012

Movin' Out

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2004 - 2007

Beauty and the Beast

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2013 - 2017

We Will Rock You

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2013 - 2014

The Bridges of Madison County

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2017

Come Fly Away Tour

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2011 - 2012

Evita

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2013 - 2014

Fela!

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2012 - 2013

Ghost The Musical

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2013 - 2014

Leap of Faith

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2010

High School Musical Tour

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2007 - 2008

Cinderella on Broadway

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2014 - 2017

Little House on the Prairie

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2009 - 2010

Shrek The Musical

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2010 - 2011

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

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2016

CONTACT 2nd National Tour

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2002 - 4.2003

Annie the Musical

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2014-2017

Porgy and Bess

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2013 - 2014

Sinatra: Dance With Me

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2010

CONTACT 1st National Tour - Where it all began for NEURO TOUR!

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2001 - 6.2002

Sister Act Tour

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2013 - 2014

So You Think You Can Dance

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2012

Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions

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2016 - 2017

42nd Street

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2015 - 2016

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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2012 - 2013

War Horse

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2012 - 2014

iluminate

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2016 - 2017

Anything Goes Tour

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2012

West Side Story

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2010 - 2012

Motown the Musical

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2014 - 2017

Elf on Tour

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2013 - 2017

Disney's NEWSIES

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2016

Billy Elliott the Musical

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2011 - 2013

101 Dalmatians: The Musical Tour

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2009 - 2010

Wizard of Oz

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2013-2016

Flashdance

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2013

Concert Tours

BEYONCE’ World Tour: The Mrs. Carter Show

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2013 - Apr 2014

P!nk: The Truth About Love Tour

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Feb 2013 - Jan 2014

On The Run Tour: Beyonce' and Jay Z

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May 2014 - Dec 2014

U2360° World Tour

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2009 - 2010

Lady Gaga World Tour - artRave: The ARTPOP Ball

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Apr 2014 - Dec 2015

Bette Midler Divine Intervention Tour

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2015

Films

The Change-Up

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The Playboy Club Series

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Southpaw

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2015

Neuro Tour Staff

Please meet the unique and talented staff of Neurosport Physical Therapy and NEURO TOUR Physical Therapy. Make the Ultimate Connection!

  • Carolyn M. Lawson, PT, FOC, ART-Cert

    President & Founder Neurosport & NEURO Tour Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist

    Carolyn’s philosophy of “No Challenge Too Great” is the cornerstone and driving force of Neurosport Physical Therapy and NEURO TOUR Physical Therapy. This philosophy continues to be her passion, whether in patient care, in business or in her personal life. Carolyn understands the importance of a strong and dedicated team, without which the growth of the company would not be possible. She is very blessed to be the mother of two beautiful children and enjoys spending time with her supportive husband and watching them on the soccer field. She looks forward to the new opportunities that the future has in store.

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    Education:
    Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy-Daeman College
    Certifications:
    Functional Orthopedic Certified (FOC), Active Release Technique (ART-Cert) Full Body – Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, and Spine, Certified from Dry Needling Institute, Cross FIT Level I Certified Trainer (CF-L1), STOTT Pilates Trained, Emergency First Responder, Fundamental & Advanced (KT1 & KT2) Kinesio Taping Certified, N.S.C.A. Tactical Strength & Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC)
    Specialties:
    Outpatient Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, Performing Arts Medicine, Manual Therapy
  • Leah Cozzo, PT, MPT, ART-Cert, OCS

    Vice President of Operations, Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Leah found her love for dance at the age of three.  She has studied a wide variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary. Her knowledge of dance allows her to understand the intricate movements of the body. Leah incorporates her experiences while treating current patients, as well as educating new Physical Therapists that will be joining NEURO TOUR. Her commitment to her own well-being drives her passion for helping others reach their optimal level of physical fitness, health and wellness. Leah is a proud wife and mother to a beautiful little girl and boy.

    Education:
    Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Georgia State University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University
    Certifications:
    Active Release Technique (ART-Cert) Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, and Spine, Level 2 Dry Needling Certified: Kinetacore, STOTT Pilates Certified (Reformer), CrossFit Level I Certified Trainer (CF-L1), CrossFit Level 2 Certified Trainer (CF-L2), NEURO TOUR Fellowship, Emergency First Responder
    Specialties:
    Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Performing Arts Medicine, Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Cheerleading, Tumbling, Acrobatics, Musical Theatre
  • Laura Baeumel, PT, DPT, ATC

    Director of Education & Doctor of Physical Therapy - Hello, Dolly!

    Laura’s extensive background in competitive cheerleading and dance gives her a perspective on treating patients within the performing arts. Her passion and warm personality are encouraging to all of her patients. When Laura isn't educating new physical therapists in Atlanta, she can be found on tour. Previous tours include, "Bring It On," "West Side Story," "Bette Midler Divine Intervention Tour," and Shaping Sound's "Dance Reimagined." 

    Education:
    Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Bachelor of Sports Medicine & Athletic Training, Georgia Southern University, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
    Certifications:
    Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Dry Needle, Level 2
    Specialties:
    Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Performing Arts, Cheerleading, Acrobatics, Tumbling
  • Cecilee Fleming, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Wicked National Tour

    As a competitive dancer for over 15 years, in a variety of dances including, contemporary, pointe, jazz,  among others, Cecilee brings her passion to the team. After sustaining injuries through a car accident and dance, Cecilee found the physical therapy was the only thing helped her return to dance and the things she loved. She chose to become a physical therapist because it combines all of her passions and allows her to positively change the lives of those she works with. When she is not treating patients, Cecilee can be found dancing, singing, reading, watching sports or spending time with her family.

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, The University of Florida, Bachelor of Health Science, The University of Florida
  • Jennifer Gallegos, PT, DPT, CSCS

    Doctor of Physical Therapy Hamilton First National Tour

    Jennifer brings to NEURO Tour 15 years of dance experience, classical ballet, modern, and theatre jazz. It has been a lifelong dream of Jennifer’s to provide physical therapy to performing artists.  After completing the fellowship at NEURO TOUR, Jennifer was excited to join the cast and crew of the Tony Award winning musical production “WICKED”. When she is not treating or dancing she enjoys quilting, sewing, and spending time with her family and friends.

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy – New York University
    Certifications:
    CSCS, CPR
    Specialties:
    Performing Arts Medicine, Certified Sports and Conditioning Specialists, Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Angelica Davison, MS, ATC, LAT

    Certified Athletic Trainer, The Bodyguard National Tour

    Angelica brings her backstage experience to NEURO TOUR, as she was the athletic trainer responsible for treating cast and crew of BLAST and Lord of the Dance. Angelica has a passion for working with members of the performing arts. After completing the fellowship with NEURO Tour she found her way to the award winning theatrical production of “War Horse”. Angelica loves the Pittsburgh Steelers, the artist Prince, and working out.

    Education:
    Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training – Slippery Rock University, Master of Science in Athletic Training – West Virginia University
    Certifications:
    NEURO Tour fellowship, Emergency First Responders, CPR
    Specialties:
    Performing Arts Medicine, Sports Training, Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Krysten Malcolm, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Shaping Sound

    Krysten grew up a ballet dancer and completed her undergraduate honors thesis exploring how the dancer’s body responds differently to balance activities compared to their non-dance counterparts. Krysten brings a unique approach to rehab, combining physical therapy with her understanding of the dancer’s body and requirements of their job. In her spare time she rides and shows American Saddlebred horses, once placing third in a National Championship and fifth in the World Championships in her division.

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy from George Washington University , B.S. in Exercise Science from Elon University (Cum Laude & Honors Fellow)
  • Brien Lee, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, An American in Paris

    Brien was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia. Growing up, he required physical therapy for injuries he sustained playing sports, which inspired him to become a physical therapist. Brien remains very active, playing golf and tennis, running, and working out.

  • Logan Lefler, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, CATS, South Korean Tour

    Working at NEURO TOUR brings Logan's two passions together: musical theatre and physical therapy. With a background in performance, Logan brings an outgoing personality and an understanding of the arts to NEURO TOUR. When he is not working with clients, he enjoys singing, traveling, being active, and spending time outdoors. Logan feels extremely blessed to be a part of the NEURO TOUR family and can't wait to see what the future has in store! 

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Evansville , B.S. in Exercise & Sport Science from the University of Evansville
    Certifications:
    NEURO TOUR Fellow , CPR/AED , Dry Needling (DN-1): Craniofacial, Cervicothoracic & Upper Extremities
  • Melvin Varghese, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Lion King Broadway

    Melvin has been dancing competitively since he was six years old. As an adult, he went on to become a principal dancer and choreographer for the internationally acclaimed show “Mystic India: The World Tour.” Among many other dancing accomplishments, Melvin is also a teacher of classical Indian dance. Melvin has always been driven by dancing, but knew he wanted to do something in the medical industry. He enjoys being a physical therapist because it doesn’t feel like a job to him at all. And his favorite thing about what he does is hearing patients say, “I feel so much better now because of you.” Melvin is very kind-natured and energetic and is dedicated to learning and being the best physical therapist he can be.

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy from Mercy College , B.S. in Health Sciences from Mercy College (Magna cum Laude, Alpha Eta Honor Society)
    Certifications:
    NEURO TOUR Fellowship, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED)
  • Haley Weber, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Haley joins NEURO TOUR with over 20 years of experience in performing arts in dance, theater, music and acappella. She has danced her entire life, since she was just three years old, and has been in nine musicals. Haley loves to travel to new places, and even completed a 10-week clinical in Florence, Italy. Since starting at NEURO TOUR, she has improved her manual skills and ability to treat creatively.

    Education:
    Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Georgia, Doctor of Physical Therapy from Georgia State University
  • Annie Hadley, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time National Tour

    Bio and photo coming soon! Welcome to the team Annie!

  • Elyssia Primus, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Lion King Gazelle

    Elyssia is committed to holistic, patient-centered care and is highly experienced with a wide range of dance forms. While at NEURO TOUR she has learned new approaches to effectively address common injuries for performers and ways to encourage and educate performers to take steps to improve their own health and performance abilities. What she enjoys the most about being a physical therapist is helping people regain the joy and health through movement and is inspired by having the opportunity to help performers share their talents and art. Her interest in becoming a physical therapist began in high school, while being worked on by physical therapists backstage during dance concerts. Outside of her passion for performing arts medicine, she enjoys prosthetics research and development and also likes to dance contemporary and Flamenco.

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy & B.S. in Health Sciences from Nazareth College of Rochester
  • Danielle Borglum, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, On Your Feet

    Danielle has danced her entire life, starting at a young age in a local competitive company and into college as a University of Florida “Dazzler.” She entered the field of physical therapy because she believes that “Life is meant to be lived in motion.” At UF, she was the president of the Student Physical Therapy Association Class of 2017. Now at Neurosport, she loves being surrounded by people who share a passion for the performing arts. Her bubbly, optimistic personality and her enthusiasm for premier physical therapy is what makes her such a wonderful addition to the team. In her down time, she loves eating Thai food, watching HGTV and traveling the world.

    Education:
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Florida, Bachelors of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Matthew Baird, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Aladdin

    Matthew graudated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts at Marymount, with a doctorate in physical therapy. He has a strong background in performing arts, with an undergraduate degree in Dance. He is licensed in four states and continues to expand his manual therapy techniques. Having had a personal experience with ankle injuries and surgeries himself, he understands how important physical therapy is for performing artists, not just for healing injuries but in preventing injuries altogether. In his spare time, he enjoys playing softball, going to the theater and traveling.

    Education:
    BFA in Dance and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina at Marymount
  • Brittany Remole

    NEURO TOUR Accounts Manager

    Brittany grew up practicing ballet, jazz and hip hop until the age of 13. She has a passion for playing sports, being creative and staying active. In her down time she is often found reading or playing with her dogs. Her enthusiasm and friendly nature are valuable to NEURO TOUR Physical Therapy.