Janet Carscadden PT, OCS, Cert MDT
Owner, Evolution Physical Therapy and Yoga Studio, Physical Therapist and Yoga Instructor
Janet Carscadden graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1995. She has been a certified yoga instructor since 2006. Janet provides treatment with evidence based physical therapy and eastern based yoga therapy methods. Early on in her career, she developed an interest in treatment of the spine and pelvis. Janet is board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics from the American Physical Therapy Association and board certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine from the McKenzie Institute USA. From 1998 – 2006 Janet treated patients at the Spine Institute of New England. During this time she developed treatment protocols for orthopedic spine post-surgical patients. She works as a clinical researcher by providing treatment for low back pain as part of University of Vermont clinical trials directed by Dr. Sharon Henry.
Janet specializes in treatment of pelvic instability resulting in back and hip pain. She has advanced training in treating back pain during pregnancy, post-partum pelvic pain, diastasis recti and incontinence. Since 2005 Janet has been using biofeedback to assist clients with whiplash learn to reduce their pain through re-education of their neck and back muscles. As a yoga teacher, Janet will incorporate yoga postures into her treatment sessions and develop yoga therapy programs for her clients.
Please call our office at 802-864-9642 to schedule an appointment. We direct bill most major insurance companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, MVP, Great West, Catamount, FAHC Apex, Worker's Compensation, Motor Vehicle, and medicare. If your plan is not listed here, you may still becovered if you have an out of network benefit on your insurance plan. Give us a call to find out if you are covered.
Physical Therapist & Yoga Instructor
Alison Aiken graduated from the University of Vermont in 1998 with a degree in Physical Therapy. She completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Aiken worked at Alice Hyde Medical Center in upstate New York before returning to Vermont in 2001. There she began a career at Fletcher Allen Health Care where her practice focused on treating patients with muscle and joint injuries, chronic pain, neuromuscular disorders and post-surgical rehabilitation. For several years she specialized in running injuries, knee and foot pain and shoulder injuries. Since joining evolution she has recieved training in pelvic instability, mechanical treatment of low back pain and restoring abdominal function after pregnancy due to diastasis recti and muscle imbalances.
After obtaining her yoga teaching certification in 2005 from The Yoga Institute, she began to integrate yoga therapy techniques into her physical therapy practice to help her patients attain body awareness, pain free movement and proper breathing patterns. Since then, she has taught courses in mat and chair yoga and has led a successful program for people seeking to manage their back pain through yoga.
Alison is a distance runner and rock climber who understands the importance of fitness, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, and she has given lectures on the importance of exercise for patients with cardiac disease and Diabetes. As an endurance athlete, she understands the passion and desire that people have to return to sport – and to their regular daily routines - after an injury. It is important to her that physical therapy treatment and yoga therapy are tailored to meet the individual’s needs, style and comfort level.
Physical Therapist and Yoga Instructor
Meagen received her Master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000 from Simmons College in Boston, MA. Combining over 12 years of PT experience in acute care, rehab, and outpatient settings with the application of yoga therapy, she offers an integrated healing approach. Her unique perspective integrating PT and yoga helps support clients with movement and pain challenges. She has focused on acute and chronic movement and pain disorders, specifically back pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. She welcomes individuals seeking a fresh, grounded approach to effective evidence-based methods for improving comfort and function.
Meagen began her exploration into yoga following a back injury in 2005. This experience redirected her life path to focus on bridging the gap between healthcare and complimentary alternative approaches to medicine. In 2006, she completed a 250-hour yoga teacher certification in Hatha yoga with a focus on Vinyasa yoga, and is currently working toward her 500-hour certification of therapeutic yoga.
Meagen teaches our Yoga for a Healthy Back 6-week series.
In 2008, Meg took to the road where various travel opportunities enabled her to work and study as a physical therapist and yoga teacher and student in Northern California, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Mysore, India and now at Evolution Physical Therapy and Yoga. Following her path to merge the science and art of healing has been an intensive study both professionally and personally. Approaching every interaction as an opportunity to listen and to learn, these cumulative experiences have exposed her to new ideas and approaches in solving complex health and movement puzzles encountered in clinical and life situations.
Creating an environment for learning, practicing and sharing with those who cherish the process continues to be a humbling experience. Meagen gratefully dedicates her practice to her teachers.
Physical Therapist & Yoga Instructor
Andrea Averill Trombley graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 1997, after completing her undergraduate work at the University of Vermont in 1990. Andrea’s career began at Copley Hospital, in Morrisville, VT, where she treated orthopedic inpatients as well as outpatients, and served as the pediatric PT in the area schools. In 1999, Andrea moved to the Burlington area and began working at Fletcher Allen Healthcare, working with the orthopedic outpatient population. Andrea’s practice increasingly moved toward treatment of patients with back and neck pain, and she spent 5 years working with a multidisciplinary team specializing in this area. In 2007, Andrea decided to make the leap from clinician to clinical researcher, taking a position at the University of Vermont with Dr. Sharon Henry, to study low back pain in more depth. Andrea specializes in treatment of the pelvis including pelvic pain, dyspareunia, stress urinary incontinence, pre and post-natal back pain, hip pain and sexual dysfunction. She has advanced training in pelvic floor therapy including internal evaluations, biofeedback and manual therapy. She teaches our Belly After Baby Class and Happy Hips, Healthy Pelvis 6-week series.
Andrea has been exploring Anusara Yoga for the past 2 years, and has completed a 200 hour Anusara Inspired Yoga Teacher Training program. She enjoys blending her physical therapy background with yoga philosophy, and finding creative ways to help her patients overcome physical challenges.
Andrea is also a mom to two active and inquisitive tween boys. She spends her days exploring alternative education methods, taking long walks, preparing green smoothies and raising chickens.
Please call our office at 802-864-9642 to schedule an appointment. We direct bill most major insurance companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, MVP, Great West, Catamount, FAHC Apex, Worker's Compensation, Motor Vehicle, VHAP, medicaid and medicare. If your plan is not listed here, you may still be covered if you have an out of network benefit on your insurance plan. Give us a call to find out if we can direct bill your insurance.
Insurance Billing Specialist
Jen Labie takes care of evolution's front desk and billing services. She received her B.A. in Studio Art from the University of Vermont. She studied pottery, batik and majolica painting in Florence, Italy and continues to be inspired by Mediterranean designs in her own work. Currently she has a studio in Ferrisburgh and teaches both batik and pottery. Her yoga practice has always complimented her artistic endeavors. Naturally, she was drawn to this unique setting of yoga studios combined with a medical office. Jen joined the Evolution staff in April 2008 and works in the Physical Therapy Department. Have a question about your bill?
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