Staff

Colleen McGloin

Colleen S. McGloin, PT

Colleen McGloin is a founding partner of Sport & Spine Physical Therapy. She is a Quinnipiac University graduate and has been practicing PT since 1988. Colleen enjoys taking continuing education courses and her background includes manual therapy, orthopedics, spine dysfunction, functional exercise, athletic training, vestibular rehabilitation and dry needling. She is a guest lecturer at CCRI, where she presents modules on Functional Lumbar Stabilization Training. In her free time, Colleen enjoys attending her sons’ sporting events, exercising, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
Elaine Crellin

Elaine Crellin, PT

Elaine Crellin is a founding partner of Sport & Spine Physical Therapy. After obtaining her PT degree from the University of Connecticut in 1984, Elaine had practiced in South Florida and California before returning home to RI in 1991. During those years Elaine took advantage of opportunities for studies in manual therapy, Functional Lumbar Stabilization Training and TMJ. In 1988, she earned her Certified Manual Therapist status from The Institute of Graduate Health Sciences. She has been an assistant instructor for Stabilization Training with a national continuing education company and guest lectured on the subject for 10 plus years at the University of RI. Elaine enjoys YOGA, winter sports, golf, and travel; returning her patients to a pain-free active lifestyle makes PT a very gratifying career.
Cathy Rooks

Cathy Rooks, PT, MSPT

Cathy joined Sport and Spine Physical Therapy in March 2013, bringing with her 20+ years of clinical experience in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. Cathy earned her Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Boston University in 1991 and her Bachelor of Science in biology from Bates College in 1985. Cathy enjoys participating in continuing education coursework to enhance her treatment skills. She has completed many courses in manual therapy. Most recently she has taken courses on sports rehabilitation including running. Cathy has also worked as an aquatic physical therapist. In her free time, Cathy enjoys horseback riding, tennis, skiing, and spending time with her family.
Jill Macaluso

Jill Macaluso, PT, DPT, CMTPT, OCS

Jill received her doctorate in physical therapy from the Richard Stockton College of NJ in 2008.  She received a certification in trigger point dry needling in 2016 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.  She has been an American Physical Therapy Association member since 2006.

Jill joined Sport & Spine in January of 2017 and she chose the profession of physical therapy because she truly enjoys working with people.  She wants to help patients achieve their goals whether it be to run a marathon or to easily get up from a chair. In her free time Jill enjoys going for walks with her husband and dog, traveling, knitting and reading.

Karen Manuzzi

Karen Manuzzi, PT, CLT

Karen earned her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College of NY in 1987. She has been an orthopedic physical therapist for 32 years. Karen has regularly participated in continuing education coursework including the fields of Craniosacral Therapy, Kinesiotaping, Vestibular Rehabilitation and Infant Torticollis. She became a certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2014.

Karen joined Sport & Spine in August 2018. She enjoys everything exercise related including running, hiking, swimming, cycling and kayaking. She received her black belt in Taekwondo in 2006. Karen also enjoys singing and playing handbells in her church choir.

Mary Gagnon

Mary Gagnon, PTA

Mary is originally from Vermont where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Exercise Physiology in 1987. After moving to Rhode Island, Mary went back to school and received her Associate’s degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1996. Mary has worked in Outpatient Orthopedics for 20 years. She continues to participate in continuing education courswork for manual therapy and orthopedics. In 2009, Mary achieved certification through the American Physical Therapy Association’s “Recognition of Advanced Proficiency for the Physical Therapist Assistant” in the area of Musculoskeletal criteria. In her free time, Mary enjoys walking, animals, reading and being outside. She lives in North Kingstown with her husband and two children.