Carol Pietromonaco Murfin PT, MBA Physical Therapist, Owner
With over 20 years of experience in Physical Therapy, Carol Pietromonaco Murfin opened Back to You Physical Therapy in 2011. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, in 1996. She received her Masters in Business Administration, from Babson College, in 2005.
Carol was the narrator of the “Ask the Therapist” podcast and the “Ask the Therapist” column in the South Shore Senior News and Boston Seniority Magazine. She also authored a blog in the south shore’s Patriot Ledger. She speaks English, French, Italian and some Spanish. She has taken many post-graduate courses, most recently in spinal manual therapy, lower extremity orthopedic injuries and shoulder injuries. She actively practices Pilates. She is a certified Pilates teacher.
In addition to Carol’s expertise in general orthopedics and sports injuries, she is a back care spinal specialist. Various studies have proven Yoga and Pilates to be highly effective in the treatment of low back pain. Carol incorporates Yoga and Pilates’ core strengthening exercise principals with Physical Therapy’s manual techniques and deep tissue massage to effectively treat your spine. She analyses your functional movement to determine the source of your orthopedic pain. She is a patient advocate. She coordinates your care with your physician and other healthcare providers.
Particular areas of interest: Fibromyalgia, TMJ, Spine Specialist, SI Joint dysfunction (equestrians, pregnancy, post-partum), hip dysfunctions (dancers) orthotics
Courtney Brown PT, DPT , Physical Therapist
Dr. Courtney Brown received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in 2013. She also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology in 2009 from University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Courtney has worked in a wide variety of physical therapy settings, but her interests are focused in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. Courtney believes physical therapy is essential after injury to correct dysfunctions that translate into inefficient movements, which would otherwise compromise athletic performance. Courtney is passionate about keeping up with current research studies to maximize her patients’ outcomes. She is a foot specialist. She has worked with various dysfunctions such as plantar fascitiis, cuboid syndrome, achilles tendonitis. Courtney enjoys running as a healthy form of exercise.
Particular areas of interest: Sports rehabiltation, Shoulder injuries, Spine care specialist, Pelvic instabilities, Foot specialist, Running/Gait analysis.