Chris Dukarski, PT

is the owner of both OrthoWell Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy and WalkWellFoot Orthotics in Beverly,MA.  He has over 25 years of experience treating all spinal and extremity orthopedic and sports conditions with an emphasis in comprehensive bio-mechanical evaluation and the fabrication of custom foot orthotics. He graduated summa cum laude from Wayne State University in 1990.  He completed a one year residency program in Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1996 with emphasis in the mobilization and manipulation of the spine and extremities.  He trained directly with David Graston in his Indiana clinic.  He has also become advanced certified in the Graston Technique.  Chris is full-body certified in ART (Active Release Technique) for the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, and Spine.  He has also become certified in an effective hands-on pain management technique called Pain Reflex Release Technique and has been trained in Total Motion Release. Chris performed an independent and comprehensive review of the literature on the conservative treatment of heel pain with intention to perform clinical research to validate his physical therapy treatment protocol for plantar fasciitis.  He has attended dozens of the nation’s premier orthopedic, sports, and foot orthotic seminars and he continues to investigate orthotic, biomechanical, and treatment challenges through self-study and continuing education. His passion for sharing his insights and educating his patients is evident in his blog postings and website at www.orthowellpt.com. His enthusiasm and expert knowledge has enabled Chris to create a team of therapists that will maximize your results in minimum time.

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Ivan Velev,DPT

graduated from Boston University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 and currently lives in Everett, MA. Ivan has wide experience in treating individuals across the lifespan with a variety of orthopedic injuries, but his passion lies with treating those with chronic pain. Also, Ivan’s interest and passion for sport and exercise stands out in his patient and sport specific treatments. In his spare time, Ivan loves spending time with his family as well as playing the ukulele. Above all, Ivan is excited about helping people get back to what they enjoy doing through compassionate and evidence based care. He is looking forward to developing his skills as a Physical Therapist at OrthoWell PT.