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Staff

JC Kovolyan MSPT, OCS, CSCS

JC received his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island in 1996, after completing his undergraduate course work at the University of Rochester. He has spent his career in the outpatient orthopedic setting, choosing to work with the active patient population often seen in an outpatient clinic. His interest and expertise in the orthopedic setting is evident through his confirmation as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He particularly enjoys treating injuries of the knee, shoulder, and back. JC has accumulated a wealth of experience in his career, and takes pleasure in helping his patients get back to their previous active lifestyle. His interests also include spending time with his family, golfing, surfing, and wood working.

Andrew J. Going, MS, PT

Andrew J. Going, MS, PT has been a locally practicing physical therapist since graduating from the University of Rhode Island’s Physical Therapy Program in 1995, with an undergraduate degree in Human Sciences and Services. Over the years, he has gained experience and advanced skills through work in a variety of treatment settings, including home care, skilled nursing, industrial rehabilitation and outpatient clinics. Working exclusively in the outpatient setting since 2004, he specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, treatment for balance, gait and vestibular disorders, and the management of chronic and acute conditions that impair comfort, mobility, and function. Andrew employs his advanced training in numerous manual treatments including Jones Technique, Muscle Energy Techniques, Mulligan Technique, and osteopathic interventions to assist his patients’ rehabilitation.

As a lifelong Rhode Islander, Andrew grew up in Newport and maintains close ties to the “City By the Sea.” From an early age he has been shaped by his appreciation for the ocean and coastline. He is an avid surfer and is active in local community and environmental organizations.

Lori DaCosta, PT

Lori joined Bristol County Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation in September of 2014, with her sixteen years of experience in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. She earned her degree in Physical Therapy at The University of New England in 1998, where she enjoyed playing varsity basketball.

Lori has taken many continuing education courses by renowned people in the field such as, Paris, McKenzie, Mullin, Gary and Maitland.

She has developed programs focusing on balance assessments, fall prevention, prenatal and headache patients. Lori brings years of clinical experience, advanced training, and a hands on approach to treating the orthopedic patient population. Lori is a very family oriented individual and enjoys golf and basketball.