Heather Romanelli, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Phone: (941) 375-8183
Heather graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1992, with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science/Sports Medicine & went back to school to complete the Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 1998.
Born and raised in New England, Heather has always been an avid sports fan and student athlete. She became interested in Sports Medicine while working as the equipment manager of her high school football team. She enjoyed the team atmosphere as well as assisting the head coach/trainer with first-aid on the field, and preventative measures such as icing and taping ankles. After High School, Heather graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1992, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science/Sports Medicine. She went back to school to complete the Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 1998.
Heather moved to Southwest FL to be closer to her parents, who have retired to Punta Gorda. She has been with her college sweetheart, Eric, and has two amazing children; Kasey Lynn, 18 and Daniel Rocco, 13. Heather is a passionate animal advocate (has a dog and two cats) and loves to spend time with her family at the beach. She continues to play in multiple adult softball leagues in Englewood and Venice.