Our Dracut Physical Therapy Staff
Lindsey Bokuniewicz, DPT
Lindsey joined the Dracut Physical Therapy team in May 2016. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Simmons College in 2009 after previously getting her Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a focus in Psychology from Simmons College in 2007. Since this time she has been working in outpatient orthopedics treating patients with neurological impairments and pediatrics, to sports injuries for higher level athletes. Lindsey has taken various courses to specialize in orthopedic manual therapy, to perform running assessments, and she is an advanced Graston Technique provider. Lindsey was a high level gymnast and track athlete, and enjoys working with various athletes.
Larry White, DPT
Larry graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2015. He joined the Dracut PT staff in 2016. While pursuing his degree, Larry had the opportunity to work with a diverse population of patients ranging from ankle sprains to patients with traumatic brain injuries. Larry’s empathetic and compassionate personality mixed with a passion for health care create an environment focused on recovery. Larry believes that recovery requires a mix of manual hands-on treatment with exercise to create a perfect fit for success. Larry’s personal interests include weight lifting, biking, hiking, and pretty much any outdoor activity. In his spare time he spends as much time as possible in Gloucester with his many aunts, uncles, and cousins with his wife and dog.
Nick Liuzza, DPT
Nick earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2016. In 2013 he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from UMASS Lowell. Nick joined the Scaccia Physical Therapy team in August 2016. He enjoys treating a variety of different diagnoses with a particular interest in treating athletes and postoperative orthopedic patients. In his free time, Nick likes to remain active by working out at the gym and going hiking.
Sonia Provost, PTA, CCCE
Sonia received her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Lasell College in 1995. She went on to pursue an Exercise Physiology degree in 1998, as well as attending Tufts University and obtaining her Masters degree in Nutrition in 2001. Sonia has spent many years working in various health care settings, including neuromuscular and medical non-profit, as well as outpatient orthopedics. Sonia strongly believes in a hands on approach combined with functional training to help patients maximize their recovery. She has pursued continuing education in functional training and rehabilitation for all ages, and is also Graston certified. Sonia has interests in travel, skiing, golf, cooking and reading and enjoys spending time with her family and her pets.
Dana Breeden, PTA
Dana attended the Hesser College PTA program and has worked primarily in outpatient therapy since his graduation in 2012. Dana also has a Bachelors in Clinical Health Studies from Ithaca College in New York. He has worked with a wide variety of patients and has certifications in Graston Technique and Kinesiotaping. As a therapist he has organized programs in Work Conditioning, Aquatics, and Run Gait Analysis.
In his free time he enjoys Triathlons, Running, and Cycling as well as any endurance events. He has completed 2 Ironman distance triathlons as well as 7 stand alone marathons. When he isn’t competing he also works and volunteers at local endurance events to give back to the same community he enjoys so much.
MICHELE FOX, DPT
Michele is currently the Associate Program Director of the DPT program and Associate Director of Clinical Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Biological Sciences from Cornell University and her Masters of Physical Therapy and transitional Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She has been working as an outpatient PT for the past 22 years and has worked in a variety of settings including occupational health, sports physical therapy, outpatient orthopedics and home care. In addition, she is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Michele joined Dracut Physical Therapy in 2012 as a part time physical therapist. Michele has been a competitive swimmer for over 40 years. She has focused on open water swimming the last 5 years with a preference for ocean swims. She also competed in triathlons for 15 years.
BOB SCACCIA, PT & FOUNDER
Bob Scaccia graduated with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell in 1994. He graduated from UMass Lowell with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology in 1992.
He earned his Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification in 1997 from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Bob worked in outpatient sports and orthopaedic clinics for 7 years before opening Scaccia PT&SC in 2001.
He has worked with a variety of physical therapy clients but has specialized in sports and orthopaedic patients throughout his career. Bob has attended multiple continuing education courses with a focus on manual treatments. He has trained college and high school athletes from all sports and specializes in training wrestlers and baseball players, with a focus on pitchers.
While at U-Lowell, Bob played football from 1988-1991 on a team that went 32-4 in that span. He was captain of the 1991 NEFC championship team, was a three year starter at defensive back, earning All-New England honors and twice earning All-Conference. He also holds the U-Lowell career record for interceptions.
ANDREA FORRESTALL, RECEPTIONIST
Andrea joined the Scaccia Physical Therapy team in November of 2015 as the receptionist in the Dracut location. She handles scheduling and checking in patients as well as collecting co-pays and helping patients understand their insurance benefits. When she is not working and assisting patients and staff, Andrea loves hiking, being adventurous, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends at her lake house on Lake Winnipesaukee.