At Therapydia Rutland, we believe in personalized, one-on-one treatments based on your unique body and individual goals. Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, we’re here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.
The sun-lit, boutique environment at Therapydia Rutland offers a physical therapy experience that is both encouraging and casual; because why shouldn’t treatments be fun? Our physical therapists are highly-trained in a variety of physical therapy and wellness practices, including Yoga and TRX, and selected based on their higher education and extensive clinical experience. With a strong belief in patient satisfaction, we want to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be. Therapydia Rutland is the top rated physical therapy clinic in Rutland with a 4.9 out of 5 patient satisfaction rating across 450+ patient surveys.
Learn more about our physical therapy team and how they can start you on your path to lifetime wellness today:
Meet our Rutland physical therapy team
Darci Whitehorne, MSPT, E-RYT
Darci received her Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1998. As a triathlete, she was drawn to the academic nature of orthopedic diagnosis and treatment. In 2003 she became full body certified in Active Release Techniques and continued to focus on manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. Darci’s study of movement led her to the study of yoga and its therapeutic value. She completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training with Kim Valeri from YogaSpirit Studios and continued her study with Barabara Benagh by completing her intensive Art of Teaching training. While continuing to focus on outpatient orthopedics, Darci also served as adjunct faculty at the Community College of Vermont teaching Anatomy and Physiology I and II and at Castleton State College in the Exercise Science Department.
Ronna Davine, MSPT
Ronna Davine is a 1988 graduate from the University of Vermont’s School of Allied Health Sciences. For the past 27 years, her focus has been on outpatient orthopedics and she has worked with a varied clientele from weekend warriors to Olympic hopefuls. She comes to the Therapydia team with extensive experience and a comprehensive approach to treatment, utilizing manual therapy as well as therapeutic exercise. Ronna’s manual therapy skills are eclectic, using muscle energy techniques, strain/counter strain and Mulligan methods. Ronna’s physical therapy treatment philosophy aligns with Therapydia’s core values of one-on-one care and individualized treatment plans. With her diverse skill set and extensive experience, she helps her patients reach their goals. Ronna is a Rutland native and stays very active with her 3 sons.
Dena Goldberg, MSPT, CSCS
Dena graduated from University of Connecticut with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2006. During her last year of school she completed her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), which increased her interest in developing her practice in orthopedics, with a strong interest in Spine care. During the past 10 years of practice, she completed all of The Mckenzie Institute course work associated with McKenzie Method (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy). Although Spine care has been a main professional focus and interest, Dena has also brings a diverse therapeutic experience in balance assessment/treatment, Sports Medicine, Gary Gray, various manual techniques, work-related injuries, and general orthopedic diagnoses. Dena enjoys working in a clinic environment that allows for collaborations between different clinicians, who provide various schools of thoughts and integrations of many therapeutic methods, with primary focus on optimal patient care, patient empowerment, and lifelong wellness.
Sarah Thabet, DPT
Sarah Thabet completed her undergraduate studies at Mercyhurst University, earning her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training in 2010. After graduation, she accompanied the women's rowing team to California as they went on to win the Division II National Championship. Further pursuing her passion for rehabilitation, Sarah attended SUNY Stony Brook University where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Upon graduating, Sarah began working in Long Island, NY at an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy facility. Sarah has worked with a diverse patient population, ranging from post-operative joint replacement to balance and vestibular rehabilitation. Sarah is now continuing her passion for outpatient orthopedics here in Vermont. In her free time, Sarah enjoys yoga, the outdoors, and spending time with her husband Dan and dog, Shea. Sarah enjoys practicing physical therapy in an environment that allows her patients to be an active participant in their recovery and emphasizes a treatment approach that focuses on getting patients back to doing the things they love to do.
Cody Parker, ATC, CAFS
Cody earned his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Castleton State College in 2013. After graduation, he completed an internship at the University of Vermont working with their club sports teams in addition to assistant teaching in two Athletic Training Education Program classes and a CPR for the Professional Rescuer class. Cody brings his extensive experience with collegiate athletics and orthopedic injuries to the Therapydia team offering Athletic Training services consisting of multi-stage rehabilitation, strength and conditioning for all levels, sport specific strengthening, and TRX Suspension training.
Parvati Lina Hanson, E-RYT 500
She started her own yoga practice in her early teens and began teaching in the greater NY metropolitan area in 2001. Yoga has been her main profession ever since. Lina finished the professional level Kripalu training in 2010 and received her Sanskrit name Parvati.She offers group classes on all levels, private yoga sessions, prenatal yoga, meditation technique, Pranayama, guided meditation, chair yoga, yoga workshops and theme classes for special occasions/celebrations. Lina feels passionate about teaching Yoga whether it is in larger groups or in private sessions.In addition to being a Yoga teacher, her experience as a group fitness instructor spans 15 years in the general fitness industry. She has taught a variety of classes such as Body Sculpting, Kick Boxing, Step up and stretch classes etc. Her own physical training background also includes many years of dance and Shotokan Karate. Lina moved to Vermont from Jersey City with her husband and their young son in 2008. While in the greater NY metropolitan area she also studied and performed as an actress /singer /dancer. Lina came to the US from Sweden in 1997 to pursue her acting career. Singing is still a big part of her life and is something she can bring to Yoga by Chanting.Currently Parvati is offering most of her classes at Therapydia, but she also offers Pranayama and Meditation in West Haven at The Studio at Roots and Wings Academy. In Proctor she offers wellness yoga twice a week. She is available for private sessions by appointment. For more info. www.YogaPranaShakti.com
Michelle has administrative experience in health and educational settings. She enjoys working with the public and prides herself on providing friendly, caring and efficient service to our clients. Michelle enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, snowshoeing, good books and movies. She and her husband Jerry, have a daughter and a son, and currently live in Brandon, Vermont.
Hear from our physical therapists
Our physical therapists have treated a variety of conditions including neck pain. Learn how our physical therapists assess the neck and spinal area to determine the source of the pain.