Health Referral Network
Paul M. Ghostlaw
Paul M. Ghostlaw, PT graduated from Ithaca College in 1990. After becoming board certified in New York, he moved to Boston and has since focused his entire career in orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy. In 2001, Paul started Beantown Physio, Inc. in Brookline. In 2006, the West Roxbury location was opened. As a high school athlete, Paul realized his professional goal was to be a part of the athletic arena in any way possible. Subsequently, he directed his education at the collegiate level towards a profession that would allow him to assist those individuals who were anxious in returning back to their sport. Since then, Paul has been able to assist individuals of all professions and ages back to work, activities, or sports. Paul’s clinical interests are the rehabilitation and management of post-surgical and non-surgical knee, shoulder, spine, ankle, and hip dysfunction. Having endured multiple open knee operations himself, he understands what patients are coping with as they attempt to rehabilitate back to full function.
In addition to his practice, Paul enjoys giving back to the community and his profession by means of charities and educational presentations, both here in the U.S. and abroad. Paul resides in Walpole with his wife Beth and their two boys, Bruce and Cayden. Tikka, the 9-year-old Vizsla, is the canine anchor of the homestead. As for hobbies, Paul is an avid sports fan and a travel enthusiast.
Josh Obeiter is the Executive Director & Owner of Seniors Helping Seniors, a non-medical home care agency that provides companion and caregiver support to seniors, by seniors. Its unique model provides meaningful employment for older adults who have an intrinsic desire to help and make a difference in the lives of seniors in need. Seniors Helping Seniors’ relationship-based model is focused on the social-emotional connection between caregiver and client, and is intentional with all of the matches that are made.
For the past 20 years, Josh has been intimately involved with volunteering with seniors, primarily providing intergenerational programming at local nursing homes and assisted living communities; he is well versed in the challenges that seniors and their families face when it comes to providing care and combating social isolation.
Marissa Tedischi is a physical therapist at Joint Ventures in the Kenmore and Liberty Square offices. She obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University. Marissa is also an Orthopedic Certified Specialist from the American Physical Therapy Association and is Dry Needling Certified. She specializes in manual therapy, post-operative and sports rehabilitation, and the treatment of various neck, back, shoulder, knee, and ankle injuries.
Marissa enjoys her active lifestyle which includes running, biking, hiking, skiing, yoga, and daily gym sessions. She enjoys traveling, watching Boston sports teams dominate, and playing with her dog.
617-536-1161 ext. 522
Dr. Sara Morrissey Posner
Dr. Sara Morrissey Posner is co-founder and owner of Khalsa Chiropractic Back Bay. Her office is located at 376 Boylston St – suite 301, Boston MA.
Dr. Sara obtained her B.A. with honors in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, in Canada. Here, she had the privilege of serving on the Sports Medicine Team for Varsity Women’s Rugby. The team won the CIS National Championship that year. She then earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College, graduating with honors as a member of the Phi Chi Omega honor society. Her post-doctoral studies include training in the fields of women’s health, nutrition, the chiropractic management of pregnancy, and functional soft tissue and rehabilitation. As a Chiropractic Physician, Dr. Sara has a passion for working with the athletic population. She was involved with the National Women’s Soccer League, and served as the team Chiropractor for the Boston Breakers from 2012 to 2017. She has also served as a Chiropractor for varsity track and field, volleyball, lacrosse, soccer, rowing, squash, and baseball athletes from many local colleges and universities. She also works with elite level runners and triathletes providing care and training for their rehabilitation. She is Graston Technique® certified and uses Graston, as well as other myofascial release techniques to enhance soft tissue and joint mobility. Dr. Morrissey also enjoys working with the pregnant population. She is a member of The International Pediatric Association and is Webster Technique certified. This gentle technique effectively provides greater comfort for women during pregnancy, as well as creating an ideal in utero environment for the baby.
In her free time she enjoys running, skiing, and spending time with her husband and two daughters. Dr. Sara is a native of Toronto, Canada.
Ali Cisto is a physical therapist at Joint Ventures in the Kenmore office. She obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and is Dry Needling Certified. Ali specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, dry needling, lumbar stabilization, postural retraining, and shoulder and knee rehabilitation.
Ali enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, weight lifting, watching and attending sporting events, and spending time with her husband and dog.
617-536-1161 ext. 166
David Cobb is a licensed massage therapist who sees clients in his office in Downtown Crossing. He obtained his training from the Bancroft School of Massage and the Guild for Structural Integration. David’s structural integration approach combines myofascial bodywork and movement awareness to improve your body’s biomechanical efficiency. His focus is to improve posture, enhance athletic performance, decrease chronic discomfort, de-stress, and improve overall health and wellness. Clients consistently leave his office feeling better, looking better, and moving better.
“Jay is a high-energy, creative, challenging personal trainer. Anyone who hires him is lucky to have his enthusiasm and expertise. I strongly recommend Jay.“
~ Lisa S, Professor