Janet Carscadden graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1995. She completed her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals. Dr. Carscadden has been a certified yoga instructor since 2006. She provides treatment with evidence-based physical therapy and eastern-based yoga therapy methods.
Early on in her career, Dr. Carscadden developed an interest in the treatment of the spine and pelvis. She is board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics from the American Physical Therapy Association. From 1998 – 2006 Dr. Carscadden treated patients at the Spine Institute of New England. During this time she developed treatment protocols for orthopedic spine post-surgical patients. She has worked as a clinical researcher by providing treatment as part of the University of Vermont clinical trials directed by Dr. Sharon Henry comparing treatments for low back pain.
Dr. Carscadden specializes in the treatment of lumbar and pelvic instability resulting in back and hip pain. She has advanced training in treating back pain during pregnancy and closing diastasis recti. Since 2005 Dr. Carscadden has been using biofeedback to assist clients with whiplash learn to reduce their pain through re-education of their neck and back muscles. As she is also a yoga instructor, she incorporates yoga postures into her treatment sessions and develops tailored yoga programs for her clients.
Dr. Carscadden is not currently accepting new patients.