Physical Therapy Staff

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Matthew J. Tibert, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy - Owner

Matthew is the owner of Franklin & Marshfield Physical Therapy which was founded in 2003 and 2016 respectively. He received his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2010. Matthew received his Master's degree in Physical Therapy in 2000 and his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology in 1997 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Matthew's professional goal is to maximize every patient's functional mobility in the safest and most effective way possible. Matthew enjoys spending time with his family and playing recreational basketball and running.

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Lisa Walters, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Lisa graduated from Simmons College with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012, and received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science/Kinesiology, with Spanish minor, from UMass-Amherst in 2005. She has worked in the outpatient PT setting since graduating from Simmons, and loves specifically tailoring treatment to each patient’s individual needs and goals, and providing patient education to maximize each treatment session. In her spare time, she loves being with her young children and husband, traveling, finding new restaurants, cooking/baking, and reading.

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Sidra Ethier, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Sidra grew up in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (2016) and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (2018) both from Boston University’s 6 year accelerated program. Sidra has clinical expertise in orthopedics, post-operative rehabilitation, as well as fall and balance prevention for the geriatric population. Additionally, she is certified in dry needling. In her free time she enjoys spending time at her lake house with family, traveling to new places, and exercising.

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Sarah Laudone, DPT, OCS, CMTPT  

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Sarah grew up in North Attleboro, Ma and graduated from RIC in 2008.  While at RIC, Sarah participated in varsity basketball where she played point guard for all four years.  After graduating from RIC with an exercise science degree, she went on to graduate from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.  Since starting her career Sarah has become trained in The Graston Technique, emergancy medical responder, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), dry needling, and Sportsmetrics.  She recently became board certified as an orthopedic specialist.

Sarah currently resides in Cumberland, RI where she lives with her husband, two rescue dogs: Reese and Mookie, and two cats: Chubs and Chesney.  She has a passion for helping and working with people as well as animals. Sarah is an advocate against animal cruelty and currently fosters dogs for the Friends of Homeless Animals.  

During her free time Sarah enjoys golf, traveling with her husband, going to concerts (Kenny Chesney!), and sporting events, as well as spending time with family and friends.

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Cheryl Betterton, PT

Licensed Physical Therapist

Cheryl Betterton graduated from Boston University Physical Therapy program in 1992. Cheryl has had a variety of experiences from working with the in-patient acute care setting, in-patient short and long term rehabilitation with a focus on post joint replacement and neurologic disorders and over 11 years in the orthopedic out-patient setting. Cheryl is certified in Graston Technique and in myofascial techniques. With almost 28 years of PT experience, Cheryl can recognize dysfunction and treat the whole individual for maximal recovery and allow her patient’s to resume their prior level of function.

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Cheryl O'Malley, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Primary Location: Marshfield
Cheryl received her Associate degree in Applied Sciences at Lasell College in Newton in 1999. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Bridgewater State College in 1996. Cheryl's professional goal is to allow for functional gains for each patient by using both hands on techniques along with specific exercises. Cheryl enjoys spending time with her family, friends, skiing, biking, kayaking and anything outdoors.
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Jessica Martin, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Primary Location: Marshfield

Jessica received her Associate degree in Applied Sciences at the Community College of Rhode Island in May 2010. She graduated with highest honors and received The Academic Achievement Award. She received her Physical Therapist Assistant Licenses in July 2010. Jessica's professional goal is to take the process of rehabilitation, which can cause discomfort at times, and make it as enjoyable as possible with the focus of getting every patient back to where they physically need to be. In Jessica's free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and friends.

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Vannak Ou, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
Vannak received his Associate's degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program from New England Institute of Technology in September, 2019. He received his license in January, 2020. Some of his professional goals are to improve with manual therapy, as well as getting certified in Myofascial Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy. Vannak loves fitness, helping people and having good conversations as he performs his treatments. Some of his hobbies include anything physically active, such as: volleyball, basketball, hiking, ultimate frisbee and much more.
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Jackie Bonney

Patient Services Coordinator Physical Therapy Aide

Primary Location: Marshfield

Bio coming soon

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Nicole Norton

Patient Services Coordinator Physical Therapy Aide

Primary Location: Marshfield

Nicole graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Bridgewater State University. She enjoys getting to know the patient while helping them reach their goals. In her free time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with family and friends.

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Hana Caster

Patient Services Coordinator,
Physical Therapy Aide

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Katheryn Kenny

Physical Therapy Aide

Primary Location: Marshfield

Bio Coming Soon!

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Physical Therapy Aide

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