EXCEL THERAPY & CONDITIONING
From outstanding one-on-one physical therapy, to therapeutic massage, to strength and conditioning programs for the individual looking to better their game, all the way to the team that doesn’t want to settle for less than the best - EXCEL Therapy & Conditioning has it all. We are here to help you EXCEL on whatever field you want to play on.
EXCEL THERAPY & CONDITIONING BELIEVES:
- in caring for every body. Whether you are pre/post operative, in need of rehabilitation, desire preventative strength and conditioning, want to improve your body dynamics, want to improve your overall athletic performance or simply want to work towards a healthier and stronger you, everyone is welcomed at EXCEL Therapy & Conditioning.
- in ensuring that everyone is treated as skillfully and thoroughly as we would expect to be treated ourselves, regardless of background, injury, diagnosis, or method of payment.
- that each person deserves to be treated as a whole, and not just the sum of their injured parts. Taking a person’s whole body and story into account allows us to be able to treat them in a much more effective and efficient manner, ensuring lasting results.
- in being a resource for the community. While we work to heal clients, we also work to educate them; making each person as independent as possible to help them to discover and reach their highest level of potential.
MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Sara Hulseberg, DPT, MSPT, CSCS, CSYI
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Certified Sports Yoga Coach, Owner
EXCEL Therapy & Conditioning is owned and operated by Dr. Sara Hulseberg, DPT, MSPT, CSCS, CSYI. Dr. Hulseberg is a graduate of Minnechaug Regional High School. She completed her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Physical Therapy locally at Springfield College and went on to obtain her Doctorate from Northeastern University. She is also a mentor with the Level Up Initiative, and an administrator of the #P4520 Foundation.
She is practiced in various fields of Physical Therapy; with a focus in orthopedic, sports injury, and manual therapy. Dr. Hulseberg is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, making her uniquely qualified in the treatment and strength training of athletes; from novices, to weekend warriors, to D-1, and Olympic level athletes.
Franco Tilli DPT, LMT
Doctor of Physical Therapy & Licensed Massage Therapist
Franco is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Lowell Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Additionally, he is also a licensed massage therapist, using the manual skills learned in both fields when applying techniques to help facilitate patient recovery. As a physical therapist Franco strives to educate and motivate patients to be an active part in their recovery process to ensure the best possible outcome. He is also certified in Active Release Therapy and utilizes that technique when appropriate for both clients and patients. In his free time Franco enjoys hiking, running, strength training, and golfing.
Scott Provost CSCS, L1KAC
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Scott Provost is a graduate of Springfield College’s Applied Exercise Science program, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was awarded the Senior Excellence Award. He holds a CSCS Certification and is a Level 1 Kettlebell Athletics Coach. His coaching experiences have included training professional baseball and hockey players, collegiate, high school and middle school athletes from nearly every sport, Olympic hopefuls, Tactical athletes and general population. Scott has a background of 10 years training athletes from professional and elite levels from around the country. While at school, Scott completed four separate internships ranging from collegiate settings, baseball and hockey specific private facilities, and published academic research. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for Manchester Community College’s Exercise Science program in the specialty of Strength and Conditioning, and regularly serves as guest speaker for multiple colleges.
Preston Davis CPT, L1CNC, L2SI
Group Exercise Coach
Preston graduated from UMass Amherst. He attained his CPT through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is currently working toward a degree in Exercise Science. He is also a Level 1 Certified Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition and Level 2 Spin Instructor through Madd Dawg Athletics. He has worked as a Personal Trainer/Group Exercise Coach for 4 years and is very experienced in leading large groups of people through functional movement at a high intensities, stimulating growth and progression towards fitness goals. Preston’s hobbies include cycling, running, attending live music events, and generally anything that involves high energy.
Front Office Manager
As a fellow MRHS graduate Patty also has a deep sense of pride in working for a company committed to educating and bettering her hometown and surrounding communities. She brings with her several years of management and customer service experience throughout various fields of the service industry. In blending her skillsets gained from previous positions and experiences, she successfully manages our front office operations here at Excel to ensure our patients and clients have the most accessible and smoothest experience possible.
Sports Yoga Coach, Front Office Assistant, & Weight Room Supervisor
Maddie is a graduate from Chicopee Comprehensive High school, and a former high school athlete. She discovered a love for therapy and conditioning while in college, and is now a Certified Sports Yoga Instructor. She combines her love for the fields with her work experience in customer service in her duties at Excel, thus providing the best possible experience to our patients and clients. In her free time she enjoys soccer, hiking, and music.
Weight Room Supervisor
Trevor is another local, as a graduate of Holyoke Catholic High School. He is currently training to become a Massachusetts State Police Officer. He has coached track and field at Baystate Academy for 4 years and he himself has competed in the sport at both the high school and collegiate level. He is passionate about working out and is excited to assist the clients of Excel with all he has come to learn over the years.