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Manchester - Tolland Turnpike


Monday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday:8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Service Lines

Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Work Health
Prosthetics & Orthotics
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During this time, we are keenly focused on your safety while helping you feel better. Our center is open and here to serve those in need. The Department of Homeland Security and state governments have deemed physical therapy an essential component of health care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are taking extensive preventative measures, guided by the CDC, to protect our patients and employees who enter our center. Should you not feel comfortable visiting our center at this time, we are also offering telerehab services so you can easily connect with one of our licensed therapists through web-based technology that is HIPAA compliant. Contact us today for more information.

Select Physical Therapy's highly trained staff will design a specialized plan of care that is just right for you. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery. We offer a wide range of orthopedic services, dedicated to treating patients of varying age groups and activity levels:

Orthopedics: Whether you've sustained a mild strain or had a major surgical procedure, our physical therapists will work with you in a goal-oriented program to regain maximal pain free function.

Sports Medicine: We provide sport rehabilitation services for multiple local high schools and universities, both onsite and in our center. The goal of our physical therapists and athletic trainers is to return injured athletes to their optimal performance level in whichever sport they participate.

Industrial: We are focused on returning injured workers back to their place of employment in a timely and safe manner. We will provide highly focused functional rehabilitation programs that ensure ideal return-to-work status. We also provide screening procedures designed to ensure safety in the workplace.

We are proud to serve your community and are committed to providing each person an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call or request a visit and experience the power of physical therapy today.

Our Team

John F. Knecht, M.A., P.T., ATC, SCS

John has achieved success in the treatment of all orthopedic surgical and non-surgical injuries and specializes in sports medicine with an emphasis in biomechanics. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1985 from Central Michigan University, a bachelor's degree in 1991 from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in 1992 from the University of North Carolina. John has completed CPR and SCS certifications and numerous continuing education courses.

Shawn M. Nash, DPT

Shawn is a physical therapist at Select Physical Therapy in Manchester. He earned a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology in 2013 from Washington State University and doctorate in physical therapy in 2018 from Washington University. His experience in kinesiology and biomechanics allows him to effectively treat individuals with orthopaedic conditions ranging from traumatic injuries to overuse syndromes. Shawn is also active in the running community of Connecticut, both participating in races and performing assessments for injured runners.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Spine Program
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Management

Work Health

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Work Conditioning
  • Work Hardening

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Spinal
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