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About Us

About Us

About Us

Choosing a healthcare provider is one of the most important decisions you can make. You want someone who is caring, knowledgeable, and accessible. Someone willing to take the time to go over all of your options and treat you as a person, not just a patient. 

Since our founding in 2002, we at Recesso Physical Therapy have prided ourselves in our patient service. We are 100% Physical Therapist Owned and operated which is an important question to ask when looking elsewhere. We offer an extremely knowledgeable staff with over 60 years of combined experience. We provide high quality physical therapy in New Hampshire and offer our clients the latest in patient centered manual therapy and spine specialization medical expertise and technology.  We believe the best advertising is word of mouth based on patient and physician satisfactory RESULTS!

Recesso Physical Therapy is celebrating over 23 years of service thanks to our loyal customers and referring physicians!

Feel free to contact us or press the Book Now button above to schedule an initial evaluation 603-382-3336 

People of all ages and abilities can and do benefit from PT. Whether you're experiencing aches, pains, weakness, numbness, tingling, or seeking to regain function lost to disease or injury. 

  Call, Text, or Book Now to Schedule an Appointment    


Contact Us

11 Garden Road

PO Box 432

Plaistow, NH, 03865

Phone: 603-382-3336
Fax: 603-382-3633


143 State Street, Suite 3

Medical Professional Bldg

Newburyport, MA 09150

Phone: 978-604-5609

Fax: 978-655-7579

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Our Services

Physical Therapy


  • Pain & Swelling

  • Neck & Back Pain (Specialists)

  • Numbness & Tingling

  • Pre and Post Op Conditions 

  • Work Related Injury

  • Automobile Accident Injury

  • Fractured Bones 

  • Scoliosis

  • Vertigo, Dizziness

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Strength Training

  • Headache's

  • Sports Rehabilitation

  • Craniosacral Therapy

  • Concussion

  • Post Mastectomy/Lumpectomy

  • Pool/Aquatic Therapy

  • Dry Needling

  • Cupping

  • Instrument Assisted manual therapy


Dr. Tami Recesso, PT, MPT, DPT

Dr. Joseph Mac Nicoll PT, DPT

Dr. Brandon Chagnon PT, DPT

Kerry Camargo, PTA

      Our Plaistow NH

       Wellness Team

Allison Flanagan, LMT, CLT

My Soul and Body, LLC

  • Therapeutic Massage  

  • Oncology Massage

  • Lymphedema

  • Relaxation Techniques

  • Aromatherapy

     508.451.2758 (cell)

   Align Chiropractic

               &                               Wellness

      Plaistow, NH 


    Dr Melissa Marr, DC


  Our Newburyport Mass

       Wellness Team

          Squirrel Paws

     Muscular Therapy 

  • Deep Muscular Mobilization  

  • Reflexology


   Head To Toe Healing     


       Sheri Glover



       Peggy Hartman


Our Services

Our Therapists

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Dr.Tami J. Recesso

Owner of Recesso Physical Therapy for over 21 years, Dr. Recesso earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University in 2009. Graduated from Notre Dame College in 2001 with her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. Practiced outpatient orthopedics as a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant since 1995 after earning her Associates degree from North Shore Community College. She has over 27 years of extensive manual therapy and outpatient orthopedic experience.  Dr. Recesso is licensed and board certified in both NH and Massachusetts.  Her entire team is committed to providing the highest quality in manual therapy healthcare!  Specializing in orthopedic injuries from general sprains and strains to sport related injuries emphasizing manual therapy and osteopathic techniques.  Dr Recesso prides herself and her team in being spine specialists. Many physicians will send their most complex cases to Dr Recesso to deduce the hidden culprit of their pain and help alleviate it naturally without unnecessary pain injections, surgeries, and opiods.  

Dr Recesso's past experiences include volunteering for 3 months as part of the Olympic and Paralympic Medical Team in Sydney Australia at the 2000 summer games. She is passionate about manual Physical Therapy and feels blessed to have an incredibly competent and gifted team.  Quality care and superb customer service are their number one priorities!  All of our patients are treated like family!  

More recently Dr Recesso has been creating a medical platform to help patients and providers deduce the culprit of their pain @  Join for live videos with verbal and visual exercise instruction.  Tips and Self Treatment Techniuqes for the highest quality pain free living possible! Online assessment and treatment suggestions are also available to purchase on

"I love what I do and I am blessed to have loyal patients, amazing referring physicians, and an incredibly gifted team!"

Dr. Joseph Mac Nicoll 

Dr. Mac Nicoll is a NH licensed board certified Physical Therapist.  Joe is a 2018 graduate of Franklin Pierce College where he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  His Undergraduate degree is from the University of New England in 2015 where he earned a BS in Applied Exercise Science.  He went on to earn the prestigious Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification.  Joe's vast experience includes working with Stella Strength who work with top tiered athletes from prep schools such as Belmont Hill and Roxbury Latin School.  Joe has been an athlete his entire life having played football, lacrosse, ice hockey, power lifting, and mixed martial arts.  Not only does Joe have a passion for movement but his is also very skilled in manual therapy techniques including osteopathic strain-counterstrain, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, dry needling, cupping, PNF, and soft tissue mobilization techniques. 

Dr Nicole Brennan
Dr Nicole Brennan PT, DPT

Dr. Nicole Brennan is a licensed board-certified physical therapist. She is a 2024 graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has since been inducted into the National Physical Therapy Honor Society which was established to recognize graduates in the top 25% of their class who demonstrate excellence, integrity, and professionalism. Nicole's undergraduate degree is from Syracuse University Honors College where she earned a BS in Nutrition Studies and Psychology. Nicole grew up on the north shore where she was involved in many sports and currently stays involved in recreational ice hockey and running as she is passionate about keeping the body moving and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Nicole is excited to be a part of the Recesso Physical Therapy team and demonstrate her skills in manual soft tissue mobilization techniques, strength training, vestibular rehab, post stroke/neuro rehab, and many more. Nicole is passionate about her work and committed to providing unique and personalized care to each person she treats. 

Dr Brandon Chagnon

Dr Brandon was born and raised in New England most of his life.  He has always had a passion for health and wellness.  Being an avid weight lifter, personal trainer, and a former professional MMA fighter he wanted to enhance his education with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Brandon completed his undergraduate degree in Exercise physiology at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.  He completed his graduate degree at the prestigious A.T. Still University in Mesa. Arizona.  After being in the desert for three years he set his sights on moving to Alaska with his family and treated the underserved pediatric population in beautiful Alaska.

With the birth of Brandon's daughter, he and his wife chose to move home to be closer to family.  Brandon is excited to be the newest addition to the Recesso PT team! 

Kerry Camargo

Kerry Ann Camargo is a licensed board certified Physical Therapist Assistant .  She graduated with her PTA Associates degree from North Shore Community College in 2015.  She joined the Army Reserves in 2008 and worked as a Master Fitness Trainer for soldier readiness.  She brings Outpatient Orthopedic experience with treating athletes, post operative clients, spinal cord injury, and manual therapy.   She enjoys making physical healing transformations and connecting with her clients. 

During her leisure time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, dancing, and working out at the gym.  

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Directions Plaistow Location:

Conveniently Located behind the Great Elm Plaza across from Kohls and Market Basket. 

From the South: From route 495 in Haverhill take the Route 125 North Plaistow exit.  Continue straight on 125 north.  Take a right on to Chandler Avenue after Bank of America.  Take your first left on to Garden Road.  We are number 11 mustard yellow building. 


From the North: Route 125 South.  At the Walmart entrance lights STAY IN THE FAR LEFT LANE and take a U TURN at the lights.  You will then be on route 125 North, take your first right on to Garden Road.  We are number 11 just past Coco & Early Realty 
(the road Behind TD Bank)

Directions Newburyport Location: 

From the South: Take US-1 to State Street, We are located at 143 State Street ground floor Unit 3. There is parking in the front of the building, on the street, or behind the building.

From the North: Take I-95 S to 110-E/Macy St in Amesbury. Take Exit 58 from I-95 S. Take a right on Merrill Street, At the roundabout, take the third exit to Merrimac St. Take a right onto State Street at the Newburyport square.  We are located on upper State St. 143.

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