Serving the Community Since 2008
One-on-One Physical Therapy for Pain Relief
Natural Solutions to Get You Back to Normal

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in 24-48 Hours

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Insurance Accepted

Welcome to Catamount Physical Therapy
in South Burlington, VT

We are committed to promoting a healthy, vibrant lifestyle to our patients by improving their overall physical health, fitness and quality of life.

Our highly trained physical therapists use their hands-on skills and knowledge to restore function and reduce pain.

Dedicated to recovery and Healing

Did You Know Not All Physical Therapy is the Same?

We’ll Listen to You

We Provide Thorough Initial Evaluations

You'll Receive a Custom Treatment Plan

Each Patient is Different so You get a Personal Plan of Care

We'll Empower You to Heal

Understand What’s Causing Your Pain & How to Recover Your Strength & Mobility

You'll Learn How to Stay Healthy

We can Transition You to a Safe & Effective Fitness Program

Getting Started is Fast & Easy

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with Your Therapist

Experience What Truly Personalized Care is Like

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(802) 864-0015
The Catamount Team We have extensive backgrounds in all orthopedic treatment...
for hips, knees and ankles, as well as treating other chronic pains and injuries!
  • Physical Therapy South Burlington VT

    Shaun O'Connor


    Dr. Shaun O'Connor is a Diplomat of the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial and Cervical Therapeutics (PTBCCT). He is among only a handful of Board Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapists in New England.

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  • Physical Therapy South Burlington VT

    Aimee Hayes

    MSPT, Cert. MDT

    Aimee Hayes is a physical therapist who specializes in the treatment of back pain. She is one of only a few certified McKenzie therapists in Vermont. Aimee leaves every patient feeling heard, respected, and understood.

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  • Physical Therapy South Burlington VT

    Jack Frawley

    PT, DPT

    Jack Frawley is a physical therapist and a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics. His areas of focus include the treatment of those with chronic and persistent pain, endurance athletes like runners and cyclists, and post-concussion rehabilitation.

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  • Physical Therapy South Burlington VT

    Kelsey Barklund

    PT, DPT

    Kelsey Barklund, DPT completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at The University of Vermont. During her education, Kelsey completed four clinical rotations where she was exposed to a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions.

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Conditions We Treat

We’ve successfully treated discomfort in almost every area of the human body.

Explore What We Treat

Expert Services We Provide

Our Patients Are Feeling Great!
  • I am not sure that I would still be able to do a lot of what I do on a day to day basis if it weren't for Shaun assisting me moving and functioning. I am forever grateful for what he is able to do for me and would recommend him to anyone for all their physical therapy needs.


  • Shaun O'Connor, PT, CCTT, is brilliant at not only his specialties (Orofacial, TMJ, headaches), but orthopedic physical therapy as a whole. I highly recommend him for anyone who is seeking physical therapy services in the Burlington, Vermont area!

    Kayla H

We are In-Network with Most Insurance Plans

No Referral No Problem
We Can See Patients Without a Physician’s Referral

If you don’t see your plan listed, please call us at (802) 864-0015. We make every effort to verify your insurance benefits before your first visit with us.

Experience What Truly Personalized Care is Like

Call Today
(802) 864-0015
Why You Should Consider Catamount Physical Therapy
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First Visit in 24-48 Hours Yes
Doctor of PT Yes
Family Owned Clinic Yes
Warm/Caring Office Yes
McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment Yes
One-on-One Care Yes
Hands-on Care Yes
Fitness Services Yes
Most Affordable Yes
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Doctor of PT Maybe
Family Owned Clinic No
Warm/Caring Office No
McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment Maybe
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Fitness Services No
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Doctor of PT Maybe
Family Owned Clinic No
Warm/Caring Office Maybe
McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment No
One-on-One Care Maybe
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Fitness Services No
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The Recovery Process

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  • Combined Exercise Program Benefits Patients With Chronic Neck Pain

    May 10, 2022
    As we explained in our last newsletter, myofascial pain syndrome is a common condition that can affect any muscle in the body, but the muscles of the upper back, neck, and shoulder are most likely to be involved. The deep, aching pain and stiffness that r…

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  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome Can Be A Common Cause of Upper Back Issues

    May 3, 2022
    The spine is possibly the most problematic area of the body. From the base of the spine up to the upper back and neck, there are various ways in which pain can manifest and produce disability. Although pain is most common in the lower back, several issues…

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  • Physical Therapy Leads To Both Direct & Indirect Benefits

    April 26, 2022
    In our last post, we summarized a meta-analysis that investigated the use of spinal manipulation and found ample evidence from numerous studies that it was effective for chronic low back pain. But spinal manipulation is just one of many interventions that…

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  • Hands-On Therapy Technique Is Just As Effective For Low Back Pain

    April 19, 2022
    As we explained in our first newsletter, physical therapy is strongly recommended as one of the best treatments for most causes of low back pain, and there’s an abundance of research showing that it leads to a variety of improvements. One intervention phy…

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  • Our Top 4 Exercises For Low Back Pain

    April 12, 2022
    If you have low back pain, you’re far from alone. Tens of millions of Americans are affected by it, some of which are only bothered by it occasionally and others who are burdened on a nearly constant basis. Regardless of where you fall along this spectrum…

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  • Most Back Pain Can Be Treated By A Physical Therapist

    April 5, 2022
    Low back pain is incredibly common. Nearly one-half of all working Americans notice painful symptoms in the lower back at least once each year, and roughly 31 million individuals are affected by it at any given point in time. Thus, low back pain is essent…

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  • Physical Therapy Can Give Patients Better Results After Surgery

    March 22, 2022
    Physical therapy frequently produces notable and lasting improvements that allow patients to lead more mobile lives and participate in activities that they were once unable to complete. As such, it can also help reduce the need for opioids and other pain …

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  • Physical Therapy Can Reduce Medications For Hip Osteoarthritis

    March 15, 2022
    As we discussed in our first newsletter, physical therapy is the best option available for the vast majority of hip pain cases because it empowers patients to regain their lost abilities with their own targeted movements. There’s also large and growing bo…

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  • These 4 Simple Exercises Will Lower Your Risk For Hip Pain

    March 8, 2022
    As we saw in our last newsletter, several conditions can develop in the hip and can go on to cause pain and dysfunction. These problems can strike at any age, but are more likely to develop later in life and in females, with the highest incidence of hip p…

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  • For Hip Pain, A Physical Therapist Could Be Your Best Bet

    March 1, 2022
    The hip is a resilient joint that can sustain repeated strain and a significant amount of wear and tear. This durability is due to the joint’s complex and multifaceted anatomy, which includes a robust architecture that is built for stability. The hip is a…

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