Meet Our Staff
Julia Leblanc, PT, DPT, Cert.SMT, CIDN, RYT
Clinical Manager - Northborough
Registered Yoga Teacher
Julia is a native of Shrewsbury (graduate of Shrewsbury High School) and completed her physical therapy degree from Simmons College in Boston in 2005. She has been practicing physical therapy for the past 17 years in a few local clinics and is well known in the community. She has experience in working with athletes of all ages from recreational to professional, including dancers. Julia has a strong dance background, previously working with the Boston Ballet while she worked at Boston Sports Medicine, where she developed a dance medicine program. She has continued to develop similar dance rehab programs in the area.
She enjoys working with patients with spinal dysfunction as well as helping post-surgery patients recover to their full function. She has strong focus on manual therapy and holds certifications in dry needling, spinal manipulation, and the Graston technique. She recently completed a Level 1 Pelvic Health course through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and is currently establishing a program.
She is also a certified Yoga instructor who teaches at her own company, Arise Yoga and Wellness. She previously taught at MetroWest Yoga and Training Center in Westborough. Julia has experience as a bodybuilding competitor and competed 5 times in 2011-2012. She has a background in dance, gymnastics, and martial arts. She enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, baking and doing outdoor activities.
Julia accepted the position of Clinic Manager at FPT in Northborough in 2020. She strives to create a level of clinical excellence for herself and the staff through mentoring and training programs.
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