Dr. Sotir Roba PT, DPT, CSCS
Having possessed a lifelong passion for sports and helping others, Dr. Sotir Roba opened Roba Physical Therapy and Wellness in 2022 with the goal of empowering people to re-gain their physical freedom. Tired of seeing people avoid their favorite activities or athletes sidelined due to nagging injuries, Sotir wanted to provide an atmosphere where athletes could feel at home.
Sotir graduated from Springfield College in 2020 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Sotir currently holds a Strength and Conditioning certificate (CSCS) which he frequently utilizes as part of his treatment philosophy. Through a series of continuing education seminars, Sotir is also certified in dry needling, active release technique (ART), blood flow restriction training, and much more!
At Springfield College, Sotir was a part of the men's soccer team and stays involved in the soccer community by playing in various leagues and helping youth athletes excel on and off the field.
Dr. Matt MacDonald, PT, DPT
Matt developed a passion for health and wellness at a young age. Through this, he learned the importance of discipline and gained the confidence to take on anything. He chose to pursue a career in physical therapy because he wanted to be able to share the gift of movement and active lifestyle with others.
He graduated from University of Connecticut in 2020 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He currently holds level 1 and level 2 certifications in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and a level 1 certification in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). He is also certified in dry needling and has completed multiple manual therapy courses through the University of Hartford. He is a veteran of the United States Navy.
When he is not at work Matt enjoys spending time with his family. Despite no longer competing, Matt enjoys powerlifting. He likes to find creative ways to integrate this into his treatment.
Dr. Alyssa Englert, PT, DPT, CSCS
Alyssa embodies a lifelong love for sports and serving her community. She graduated from the University of Hartford in 2014 with a Bachelor of Health Science playing on the Division I Women’s Basketball team all 4 years. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Hartford from 2014-2017. She is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSCS) and has worked as an outpatient sports & orthopedic PT for the past 6 years. Through her continuing education series, Alyssa is certified in dry needling, blood flow restriction therapy (BFR), and The Functional Movement System (FMS, SMFA Level 1, FCS, YBT).