At Back in Motion Physical Therapy, our focus is to change people’s lives by providing pain relief and improving their quality of life.
Tristan graduated from Husson College with both a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has been with Back in Motion® since 2011 and loves helping people get better. He has treated all manner of conditions including vestibular and TMJ. He is also certified in dry needling. Tristan enjoys working out, as well as hiking, and kayaking in the great outdoors.
Paul graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He has been with Back in Motion since 1998. Paul loves working with the community he lives in and helping people cope and recover from injury. Paul has been on the Beach to Beacon Race organization committee for over 20 years and has been directing Boston Marathon hydration stations at mile 14 and 18 for quite a few years as well. He hopes to become involved in more major New England road races.
Auburn graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Northern Colorado. She has experience with work related injuries, chronic pain, acute hospital patients, and even animal physical therapy. One of her greatest joys is being able to see her patients return to their lives happier and healthier than when she met them.
When not at work, Auburn can be found out on a trail mountain biking, at a hockey game, or on an overseas adventure. Auburn was born and raised on the Western Slope of Colorado and has recently moved to Maine to experience all the state has to offer.
Kristen LePagePhysical Therapist
Sonja was born in Maine, but grew up in South Carolina; she lived there for 13 years before moving back. She has an Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assisting from Kennebec Valley Community College and has been with Back in Motion® since we came to the Newport/Newport area in 2017. Sonja takes great pride in having a small part in the fight against the opioid crisis by helping patients reduce their pain with conservative treatment options that don't include pain medication or surgery. She loves treating orthopedic patients, especially shoulder diagnoses, and Parkinson's Disease with the LSVT BIG program. She is also responsible for molding young minds by being a clinical instructor.
She loves spending time with family and friends and has a healthy obsession with University of Maine hockey and David Nails.