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DayHours
Monday7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Thursday7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Friday7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
SundayBy Appointment

Meet the Team

Ithamar Jotkowitz - Founder and Clinical Director

Dr. Ithamar Jotkowitz, PT, DPT, CAMT has been a licensed physical therapist for over a decade. After earning his physical therapy degree in Melbourne, Australia, he pursued his clinical doctorate in New York and received the Certification in Advanced Manipulative Therapy, the only physical therapist in Massachusetts to have obtained this accreditation.

Ithamar has treated a wide variety of orthopedic, sports, and post-surgical conditions. His experience includes managing and supervising a number of large rehabilitation clinics and departments in Australia, New York City and Boston. Additionally, Ithamar has lectured at national conferences; been published in peer reviewed journals; mentored PT students in clinic; and is a part-time faculty member at Northeastern University. Ithamar has worked with professional and amateur athletes, as well as “weekend warriors” and is committed to rehabilitating each of his patients to his/her specific goals, whether that be returning to work, sports or the regular activities of daily living.

He lives in Boston with his wife and 3 young children. In his free time, Ithamar can be found running along the Charles river or another local trail as he prepares for his next Marathon.

Adam Izzicupo - Senior Physical Therapist

Dr Adam Izzicupo, PT, DPT, a Boston area native, attended Northeastern University where he received his BS in Rehabilitation Sciences and Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Upon graduating, Adam immediately began working in an outpatient orthopedic setting, and continues to pursue additional examination and treatment approaches in an effort to give his patients the best possible treatments and outcomes. He also works in acute care physical therapy, giving him a unique perspective in the rehabilitation process, and an understanding of the broad spectrum of physical therapy.

Adam’s interest in orthopedics stems from a long history in athletics, particularly ice hockey, field hockey, and distance running. He was part of the 2008 Northeastern University field hockey National Championship team, and ran his first marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, in October of 2013.

Cara Dewey - Senior Physical Therapist

Cara Dewey, MSPT has been a physical therapy practitioner for over a decade. Before joining the Outback team she worked as a staff physical therapist for 12 years at a large state-wide medical facility where she earned several awards, most notably, “physical therapist of the year.” In 2011, she worked to obtain a sizable Foundation grant to implement  a fall prevention program for seniors. Cara has extensive experience with treatment of various orthopedic diagnoses as well as pre- and post-natal care. She is proficient  in instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and has undergone training in several manual techniques, including pre-clinical training in Australia where she was first exposed to the Australian manual therapy philosophy.

Cara is a graduate of Boston University where she received her BS in Health Studies in 2000 and MS in PT in 2002. A Massachusetts native, Cara lives in Boston with her husband and twin boys. In her spare time she enjoys running with her hound mix, Darby.

Susan Correia - Patient Care Manager

Sue joins the team after an extensive career in the customer service and medical front desk world. Most recently she was the office manager of a large physical therapy practice. She joined Outback Physical Therapy to enhance our experience and continue the highest level of customer service. Sue handles all of our billing and insurance verification in house. In her spare time, Sue enjoys cooking, and is an avid reader and collector of British novels. She also loves gardening and enjoys the great outdoors





Cindy Velasquez-Patient Care Specialist

Cindy is local to Somerville. She lives with her husband and boxer dog, who love to be active together in their spare time. At UMass Boston, she recently completed coursework for a bachelors degree in Social Psychology.

Cindy's professional and volunteer experience has made her passionate about social services and customer care. She brings her positive attitude to Outback Physical Therapy in an effort to provide the highest level of patient care.





Angelica Andrade - Patient Care Associate

Angelica is a proud Somerville High School student who enjoys competing in mock trials around the district with her classmates. Her competitive and determined nature makes her eager to explore the criminal justice and medical fields. By joining this team, she hopes to gain office and patient care skills, along with an insight of the physical therapy practice. She believes in rehabilitation and the motivational journey that accompanies it. In her spare time, Angelica enjoys walking her Shiba Inu and playing Ultimate Frisbee.

Why Choose Us?

  • Highly Experienced
  • Strong Manual Therapy Skills
  • One On One Treatment With Doctors Of Physical Therapy
  • Individualized Treatment Programs Tailored Specifically To Your Needs

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