Our Mission

The mission for Center Rehab is to provide a personal touch with our professional skills. You will feel better with us as well as more comfortable. We bring considerable experience and caring to each treatment. It's important. It's what sets us apart.

 

 
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Brian T. Williams, M.S., P.T. graduated from Boston University’s Masters Program in Physical Therapy in 1992. He grew up in the Morningside area of Milford and has lived in town for over 45 years. He opened Center Rehab in 1999 with the important goal of providing high quality, patient-focused therapy services for Milford and the surrounding area. The practice has grown and remained strongly invested in the community. Center Rehab is operated fundamentally different than other area practices.  

Brian has worked extensively in the acute-care hospital setting as well as outpatient sports and orthopaedic therapy settings. Working with weekend athletes, elite athletes and household athletes, he has been able to bring the best of his experience to many different people to solve their problems. He regularly attends seminars and conferences to remain up to date with the latests innovations. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy section. Brian completed the New York City marathon in 2004. He enjoys working out, running, spinning, skiing, sailboat racing, travel and great food. He is here to stay in Milford.

 

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Kelly Gammage, P.T. earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland in 1982. She has been providing excellent patient care for over 30 years. Kelly has had the opportunity to provide physical therapy in a variety of settings. These include the critical care unit of Shock Trauma in Baltimore, MD., in-patient and outpatient rehabilitation of post traumatic, non traumatic orthopedic and neurological patients as well as aquatic and cardiac physical therapy. Her many years of experience have taught her to address patients' individual needs and design the best care plan for their needs. Kelly moved to Milford in 1992 and joined Center Rehabilitation in 1999. Since this time, she has enjoyed helping patients achieve their specific goals.

She participates in continuing education courses regularly in order to provide the most current treatment options. Assisting patients to achieve their optimal function while having fun continues to be her professional goal. Kelly practices Yoga, runs, cycles, hikes and weight trains to balance strength and flexibility of mind and body. In addition to physical therapy she has studied energy healing. Kelly is a certified Reiki 3 practitioner. 

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Christopher Oliveira has been involved in physical therapy since the age of 17 when he became a patient and had treatment. In 1999 he graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy and began specializing in orthopedics. He spent 10 years building his professional skills in Boston working with some of the best clinicians in the field. While in Boston he treated professional and college athletes, geriatric patients, pediatrics, as well as those with orthopedic and neurologic conditions.

Since moving to Connecticut, he has been practicing at Center Rehab providing quality care for his patients. He specializes in throwing athletes and those returning to sport, but also has a vast knowledge of the detailed evaluation and treatment necessary to return his patients to both work and play. Chris is an avid Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins fan. He lives in Milford with his wife and children. He is honored to be part of the community here. 

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Sara Riedel, P.T., originally a Floridian, graduated from the University of Florida’s Physical Therapy program in 1997. She has been practicing for 18 years in a variety of settings including acute medical/surgical care, neurology, and outpatient orthopedics. She also has a special interest in vestibular rehab and balance. Sara relocated to Connecticut in 2003 after four years of experience at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. There she worked in acute care as well as in the Spine and Rheumatology Department. She taught programs such as a specialized exercise class for patients with osteoporosis. She was also a speaker at professional continuing education courses and for the Hunter College Physical Therapy Department. She has been a physical therapist here at Center Rehab since 2005. Sara is an avid runner, and also enjoys spinning, swimming, yoga, skiing, and hiking. Her favorite past time is spending time with her family. She and her husband and two boys live in Milford and plan to stay.