Getting you back to what you love!
The Green Room Physical Therapy aims to be a fun and relaxing, yet professional place that you can go to improve the pain and mobility restrictions that have been holding you back from living your life to its fullest potential. In addition to recovery, we aim to educate our patients to prevent future re-injury and promote health and wellness to be able to continue doing what you love in life.
Dr. Ashley Bertorelli has been a Physical Therapist for over a decade, working in a variety of settings, including outpatient orthopedics, outpatient cardiopulmonary, hospital acute care, and subacute rehabilitation. She has experience with patients ages 8 to 102. No matter what your level of health or fitness, she can identify your source of pain and limitation, establish an appropriate treatment plan, and tailor it to your life goals whether they are to be able to walk across a room, return to golf and tennis, or to run your first marathon.
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Located in Rensselaer / North Greenbush / Defreestville and also serving the surrounding areas of Albany, Troy, East Greenbush, Sand Lake, Wynantskill, Averill Park, Brunswick, Poestenkill, Menands, Colonie, Schodack, Nassau, and Castleton.
Dr. Irene Somerville graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a Bachelor's of Science in Human Biology and continued her education at The Sage Colleges, where she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. As part of her education, she completed clinical rotations in outpatient settings specialized for chronic pain and sports rehabilitation and in a hospital rehabilitation unit, where she worked with patients from total knee replacements to neurological disorders. Irene decided to become a physical therapist to share her love for movement with others. She loves being active herself, having completed 16 marathons, instructing group fitness classes during her college education, and is recently learning to swing dance. Irene's favorite part of her job is working with a wide variety of injuries and educating others about their bodies as they return to what they love to do.
What happens to your body when you are in The Green Room? In the presence of the color green, your pituitary gland is stimulated. Your muscles are more relaxed, and your blood histamine levels increase, which leads to a decrease in allergy symptoms and dilated blood vessels, aiding in smoother muscle contractions and an easier time executing specialized exercises. Being in the presence of green is calming, stress-relieving, and invigorating all at the same time. At The Green Room PT, we strive to think of everything to aid in your recovery.