Paddy Jarit, MS, PT, SCS, ATC
With a long history treating the athletic population at the highest levels, Paddy has worked with MLB Cleveland Indians, NHL Anaheim Mighty Ducks, NBA Indiana Pacers, U.S. National Teams, plus NFL and NCAA athletes. Through his Fairfield-based Sports & Orthopaedic Physical Therapy practice that was started in 1999, Paddy provides personalized rehabilitation care to get you back to your sport, hobby or vocation as soon as possible after injury. Now through PHYtness 4U gym, Paddy can help you achieve your fitness goals in both a safe and professional environment.
Noël DeGray, MSPT, ATC
Noël holds a Bachelors degree in Human Movement Sports Science and a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University . She is a Certified Athletic Trainer, active member of the NATA and frequent lecturer at Sacred Heart University’s PT program. Noël lectures regularly in the Physical Therapy program at Sacred Heart University on various topics including women’s health and lymphedema. She’s an active member in the Connecticut Physical Therapy Association, as well as the American Physical Therapy Association and is a section member in Women’s Health, Oncology, Sports and Orthopedics, & Kineostaping.
Juan Soto, MSPT
Juan holds a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University. While working on his degree, Juan was integral in developing and maintaining a Wellness Program for patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Of significant note is Juan’s advanced training in the McKenzie approach to neck and back care. Juan is also bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English.
“As a former professional soccer player and intercollegiate athlete, I have been on both sides of the therapy/patient relationship. I invest a great deal of myself in a patients rehabilitation because of my professional training as well as personal experience recovering from reconstructive knee surgery.” -Juan
Ivan joined our team in 2011 and was originally in school to teach Philosophy, but now is exploring the opportunity of becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant. Using his creativity and high spirited attitude in the gym atmosphere he strives to make everyone feel welcome. Trained and educated by the PT’s on staff, using their skills as a Health & Wellness Coach helping people build on the injury preventative techniques we advocate here at PHYtness 4U.