Our Highly Skilled, Board Certified Physical Therapists Provide:

  • Personal Attention 
  • Private examination and treatment rooms
  • Education to help you learn how to avoid re-injury
  • Individually designed treatment programs
  • (Hands-on) Manual Techniques
  • Functional Training to expedite return to activity
  • A wide range of physical therapy and rehabilitation services

Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Colleen Mrowka, P.T., D.P.T. - Founder

Colleen received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapyfrom Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT in 1986. She received a Master of Science in Human Performance and Exercise Physiology from Southern Connecticut State University and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Marymount University.

Colleen is committed to clinical excellence and professional growth. She regularly attends continuing education and has received post-graduate certifications in Sports Physical Therapy, Orthotic Fabrication, Ergonomic Analysis, KinesioTaping, Selective Functional Muscular Assessment, and Exercise for the Elderly. She teaches post-professional programs on Posture Analysis and Strengthening, and ScapuloCore Synergy, and Functional Ergonomics. She is a frequent public speaker on Injury Prevention Techniques and Workplace Analysis.

Colleen lives in Cheshire with her husband, children, and with Jack the Dog.

Published Research

Strength Training for High School Baseball Players: A Kinesiological and Physiological Basis

Hip Rotation Asymmetry in Participants with Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Colleen is a member of the following professional organizations:

- The American Physical Therapy Association
- The Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Association
- Women’s Health Physical Therapy Association
- The American College of Sports Medicine
- The National Strength and Conditioning Association

Photo Credit:  Mitya Ku

Jack, The Dog

Originally rescued from Tennessee, Jack has been a steadfast member of our staff since May 2007. As our Canine Communicator, Jack provides an eager smile, wiggle, and wag to all who come to visit. His gentle demeanor and quiet nuzzle provide a calming effect for the young and old alike.

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Toni D"Aquila

Toni D'Aquila has spent 20 years as office administrator for private medical practices.. Toni updates our insurance contracts, and oversees our billing and collection procedures. She enjoys working with clients to help make their physical therapy experience as comfortable as possible.  Her hearty laugh and quick smile helps to create a pleasant physical therapy experience.

Born in New Haven, CT, Toni has called Cheshire her home for more than 40 years. When not working, Toni loves to spend time with her family, especially grandchildren. She is an avid gardener and decorator, and our resident chef extraordinaire.