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Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy of Cape Cod
Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy of Cape Cod About Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy of Cape Cod Staff

Meet Our Staff

Richard Qualter, MSPT, ATC Richard Qualter MSPT, ATC

Rich graduate of Quinnipiac College in 1991 with a BS in Physical Therapy. He subsequently returned to Quinnipiac to complete his advanced Masters of Science in Physical Therapy with specialization in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Rich has been a practicing physical therapist for over 20 years and serving the Cape Cod community since 1996. He has advanced certifications and training in manual therapy and mobilization including competencies in spinal and extremity thrust techniques. He also has strong history of lower extremity biomechanics, orthotic prescription and fabrication which he continues to use in his everyday practice.

As a physical therapist, athletic trainer and strength & conditioning specialist, Rich has also served high level athletes in many roles including highlights such as the 1996 Olympic Games, US National figure skating and the PGA tour. He continues to work with local athletes of all ages and levels in a sports performance and Rich is the founder and co-owner of orthopedics & sports physical therapy of Cape Cod.

Dina Qualter, MPT, CHT, ATC Dina Qualter MPT, CHT, ATC

Dina is a 1990 graduate of University of New Hampshire with a BS in Athletic Training. She worked in multiple roles as an Athletic Trainer before returning to the University of St Augustine and completing her graduate degree in physical therapy in 1996. She returned to practice physical therapy on Cape Cod in 1999, has served the greater Cape area since that time. Dina has strong manual skills and a focus on functional exercise progression in her physical therapy approaches.

Dina has also completed a certificate in advanced graduate studies in upper extremity and hand therapy from Drexel University in 2004. Completing her national certified hand therapy requirements (CHT) in 2005, she remains one of the few CHT options on Cape Cod today.

Dina is an original partner and co-owner of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy of Cape Cod.

Robert Reed, Jr. PT, MS Robert Reed, Jr. PT, MS

Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University's Boston Bouve College in 1975 and his Master of Science Degree from Boston University in 1979. Bob has practiced Physical Therapy for over 35 years; including 10 years as on owner of Challenge Physical Therapy in West Springfield, MA. Bob has also served for over 20 years as an Adjunct Professor of Anatomy in the Physical Therapy Department of Springfield College in Springfield, MA. Bob relocated to his current residence in Harwich in 2003 and has served the Cape Cod community since that time.

Bob has a strong background in: orthopedic Physical Therapy, the management of Temperomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), assessment and treatment of the injured worker (FCE's, Work Conditioning/Work Hardening, return to work planning), and spine conditioning in close association with the New England Baptist Hospital Spine Center.

In addition to maintaining his license to practice Physical Therapy in Massachusetts, Bob also holds a current certification as a Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is co-owner of Challenge Total Fitness in Northampton, MA with his son Brandon.

Linda Horn PTA Linda Horn PTA

Linda is a 1997 graduate of Cape Cod Community College with an Associate's degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Linda has practiced as a physical therapist assistant on Cape Cod since her graduation, and over 15 years of experience in outpatient orthopedic settings, has a strong base of orthopedic manual skills and functional exercise progression, and a passion for youth sports conditioning and parents' physical fitness.

Linda continues to reside in Chatham with her husband John who runs Cape Horn Maintenance, and her sons who are actively involved in lower cape youth hockey.

Patricia Thompson

Patty has over 20 years of medical billing and business management experience. She has an Associates degree and a certificate as a medical assistant from Newbury College. Since relocating to Cape Cod she has served the local medical and physical therapy communities for over 15 years. Patty has strong passions in accounts receivable, billing & collections, and prides herself on the customer service that guarantees patients are able to receive their physical therapy benefits without a hitch. Many times she will be the first face and last experiences that a patient will have with our OSPT staff.

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