Concierge private pilates instruction and physical therapy services for the modern athlete. Whether you are recovering from an injury or simply looking for an extra edge to enhance your performance, let an expert help you do what you love to do, better

 

All of our services are customized and designed specifically for you, with your lifestyle in mind, and provided by a Doctor of Physical Therapy with over a decade of training in rehabilitation and pilates.

 

We provide premium, evidence-based wellness care to keep you strong, healthy and active across the lifespan.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

HEAL

Physical Therapy Consultation & Treatment

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REFINE

Private Pilates Instruction

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COLLABORATE

Corporate Consultation

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CONDITIONS WE TREAT

  • Orthopedic and sports injuries

  • Pre and post-operative rehabilitation

  • Low back pain

  • Disc problems

  • Spinal stenosis

  • Rotator cuff tendonitis

  • Sciatica

  • Hip labral tears

  • Muscle strains

  • Ankle sprains

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Stress fractures

  • Scoliosis

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Pre and post-partum pain

  • Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction

  • Diastasis recti

 
 

ABOUT US

Dr. Allie Duffy, PT, Founder

Allie Duffy is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, an expert in movement analysis, and a certified Pilates instructor, comprehensively trained by Polestar Pilates. She graduated from the University of Connecticut as a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015, before moving to Boston to practice physical therapy with a specialization in outpatient orthopedics.

After finding many limitations with traditional exercise programs for herself, and her patients, Allie turned to Pilates for a new approach. She began training with the Polestar Pilates program as a rehabilitation provider, and has been teaching group classes and private lessons since 2016.  She has worked with clients ranging from “weekend warriors” to professional athletes and has seen the transformative powers of Pilates in their movement efficiency.

After publishing a research paper on the importance of physical activity and fitness throughout the lifespan, Allie has continued to expand her clinical skills through advanced training in manual therapy, spinal manipulation techniques, and the importance of mindfulness in healing. Allie has taught numerous workshops to other healthcare providers on the applications of Pilates for Sports Medicine, including the Harvard Medical School Sports Medicine Conference.

After 5 years of practicing in the traditional healthcare setting, Allie decided to open The Pilates Rx to allow for more personalized attention with her clients, and to integrate the brilliance of Pilates for the modern athlete.

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Dr. Jessica Forgione, PT, CSCS

Jessica received both her Bachelor of Science, Rehabilitation Science and then Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015 from Northeastern University, Boston MA.

 

Jessica started her career working in outpatient orthopedics and advancing her clinical skills in manual therapy. She was first introduced to therapeutic Pilates within the rehabilitation setting, and went on to complete her comprehensive training through Balanced Body. Her movement training background has enhanced her understanding of the importance to look beyond pain and pathology and delve deeper into assessing and retraining the movement system. Jessica uses the combination of physical therapy and Pilates to encourage mindful movement, address habitual faulty posture and movement compensations, and optimize overall movement health and efficiency.

 

She enjoys treating a diverse population of varying orthopedic diagnoses, having grown up playing ice hockey Jessica in particular enjoys working with skaters. Jessica recently completed Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist certification and discovered firsthand the benefits of Pilates during her first pregnancy. She is excited to offer specialized physical therapy and Pilates services catered specifically to your prenatal and postnatal musculoskeletal needs. 

 

Jessica works one on one with clients through open communication, incorporates an evidenced-based treatment approach with emphasis on posture and ergonomics education, utilizes manual therapy, Pilates methodology, and therapeutic exercise intervention tailored to each client’s individualized needs to resolve pain, prevent injury, and achieve performance goals. 

 

Dr. Sarah Casali, PT, CLT

Sarah received both her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology with a minor in nutrition, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston, MA

 

In graduate school, she completed a clinical internship in pelvic floor physical therapy, which sparked her passion for focusing on women’s health and wellness, including but not limited to: pregnancy related pain & dysfunction, blocked milked ducts, postpartum wellness, urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, painful intercourse, bowel dysfunction, and impairments related to breast cancer.

 

Once graduated, she started out splitting her time between general orthopedics and pelvic floor physical therapy. She then moved out to San Francisco, California where she practiced at a renowned pelvic health clinic, where she gained experienced treating pelvic health issues in all genders. She has presented at Partners at Perinatal Health Conference, lead & spoke at many postpartum support groups, as well as consulted for different women’s health projects.

 

Sarah believes in using evidence-based treatment approaches and has taken many pelvic floor courses through Herman & Wallace. She is very passionate about treating the whole person, which is what fueled her love for Pilates. She was given extensive training through Club Pilates, which she integrates regularly into her PT practice. She is also a certified lymphedema therapist, and uses lymphatic techniques in her treatments as well as corrective exercise, myofascial release techniques, and visceral manipulation.

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TESTIMONIALS

"The Pilates RX has quickly become my favorite virtual workout and PT resource. Virtual sessions with Allie will have you feeling like she is right there in the room with you! With her flexible scheduling and recorded classes I have been able to utilize The Pilates RX resources all the way from California."

- Amy

"Allie is amazing. Her classes move at just the right pace for me; her instructions are incredibly precise, and she always finds the perfect metaphor that helps you click into place. Most important, I getting stronger and more fluid in my movements. My posture, gait and balance are improving and I'm happier with the look and feel of my body. This is state-of-the art stuff. Nothing sloppy or woo woo about it. I had no idea that so many muscles comprise the core! "

- Leslie

"I could not recommend this place more! After suffering from a running injury for more than half the year (and seeing other PT's, doing therapy, etc.) without much success, I decided to see Allie for another evaluation. She took the time to really listen to my concerns and came up with recommendations that involved tweaking my running technique and identified a low back issue that I had never been told before from any other PT! Within a week I was already seeing results, and today I am out running 5+ miles without pain. DREAM COME TRUE! Speaking as a fellow medical professional, Allie is incredibly knowledgeable and a MUST to go see!! "

- Alexi

"I had the best PT session of my life! I have EDS and have experienced pain with basic movement since I was 8 years old. Allie Duffy uses a wholistic approach (not just focusing on 1 body part at a time) combining aspects of physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments, massage, pilates and an overall understanding of how nerves, muscles and joints function/move together to treat patients. She went the extra mile to educate me on the why and how each step of the way. Today I started relearning body movement and, for the first time in 30 years, moved without pain. I cried with joy and hope. "

- Sara

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