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Marcus Bacon is originally from Orange, Massachusetts and now resides in Berlin, CT. He graduated from Springfield College in 2002 with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy. With specialization in advanced orthopedic injuries, Marcus decided to fulfill his dream of opening his own physical therapy clinic. His vision is focused on quality of care and improving functional needs.
Steve DeFrancesco is a Berlin native. He grew up in town and attended Berlin High School. Steve attended the University of Hartford, and upon graduation in 1997, he returned to his hometown for permanent residence. Steve has spent the last 22 years developing his physical therapy skills in a number of different capacities. He has his Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from UHart along with his MBA from Troy University. His dream was to one day own his own practice. In 2008 that dream came true. Steve specializes in outpatient orthopedics, sports medicine, and pilates based rehabilitation. His focused dedication to his craft separates him from the competition.
Michael Johnson (DPT) is a Berlin native. He graduated from Berlin High School in 2005. He earned a Bachelors in Health Science Degree (2009) and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (2012) from the University of Hartford. Michael is also credentialed as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He specializes in sports medicine as well as concussion rehabilitation. He is a provider of the Graston technique and has also spent time performing injury assessments and is trained to perform on-site ergonomic evaluations. Michael joined the Focus team in January 2015 and will be a valued asset in the company's future endeavors.
Kari Callahan currently resides in Wallingford . She has focused on orthopedics in her last 10 years of practice. Kari's undergraduate work was in Athletic Training with a degree from Castleton State College in 1999. She earned her Master’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 2005. Her sports background coupled with her proximity to a ski resort for 8 years has allowed her to excel in the treatment of various sports related injuries. Kari has also taken post-graduate courses in Postural Restoration (a whole body approach to the assessment of muscle chain imbalances that cause functional pattern limitations), along with Dr. Ma's Integrative Dry Needling Foundation Training course (an approach that considers the systemic neurological relationship of pain and tissue dysfunction as well as sensory nerve modulation and physiology)
David Reindl DPT - Bio coming soon
Dallas Peery DPT - Bio coming soon
Diana Smead is a Berlin native. She graduated from Berlin High School in 2006. She earned a Bachelors degree in Communication from Central Connecticut State University in 2010. Upon her graduation from CCSU she first began her career with Focus in 2011 as our front office receptionist. She held this position for 1.5 years before pursuing her dream of driving cross country to move to California. Nearly five years later, she returned to Connecticut and Focus to become the Billing Supervisor and eventual Office Manager.
Laura Fragione is a Berlin native. She graduated from Berlin High School in 2006. She earned a certification in Cosmetology in 2007 and began a five-year career in hair styling and makeup before transitioning to banking and loans. These job evolutions furthered her social skills and helped her hone in on her passion of person to person communication. Laura is your first contact with our office and her jovial personality is sure to make you feel right at home.