Spine and Aquatic Center

905 N. Battlefield Blvd., Suite 105
Chesapeake, VA
spine-aquatic-center Phone: 757.410.3157 Click to call
Fax: 757.410.3861

Office Hours:

Monday : 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday : 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday : 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday : 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday : 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Directions
The Spine and Aquatic Center is conveniently located accross from Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and within 3 minutes walking distance of the HRT Battlefield & Knells Ridge Bus Stop.

This clinic provides land or water therapy or a combination of the two depending on your physical therapy needs. The pool at the Spine and Aquatic Center is kept at a comfortable temperature to assist with your rehabilitation. McKenzie Certified therapists work with patients to assess back, neck and extremity problems and develop treatment plans individualized to each patient at this location. This clinic also provides dry needling with a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist.

For more information about the McKenzie Method, visit: www.mckenziemdt.org.

Our patients are talking


“Physical Therapy sessions were always very specific to my injury. Staff was always willing to help and go the extra mile. I could not have been more impressed with Battlefield staff.”

“Planned my program based on physical evaluation, my goals, and my needs. Scheduling was superior to any care giver I have. Teamwork at the Battlefield facility was professional and personable. A+++ Service.”

Our Staff

Lauren Duffy

Lauren Duffy,
PT, DPT, ATC, Director
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Lauren Duffy
Lauren is a physical therapist who works at the Spine and Aquatic Center location. She received her undergraduate degree from James Madison University in Athletic Training and she continues to hold her athletic training certification. She received her doctorate in physical therapy from Shenandoah University. Lauren has experience working with patients in both an acute care and outpatient setting. She enjoys working with a variety of orthopedic conditions including geriatrics, sports injuries and pre- and post-operative. She has a special interest in treating patients with vertigo and balance disorders. Lauren enjoys assisting patients throughout the rehabilitation process and helping them achieve their maximum level of potential while in physical therapy.


Caitlin Giovanis
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Caitlin received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Shenandoah University in 2013 and Doctor of Physical Therapy form Shenandoah University in 2016. In 2017, Caitlin obtained her dry needling certification to provide her patients another intervention to treat their dysfunction and pain. Caitlin desires to continue her education to specialize in spine dysfunction by completing McKenzie Method.

Caitlin enjoys working with variety of outpatient orthopedic conditions and utilizing aquatic therapy and dry needling to return patients to optimal levels of function Caitlin strives to provide one-on-one treatment and tailors each treatment session to best fit the patients specific impairments. She believes education is the most valuable tool she can provide and knowledge is the key to continued recovery.

Joseph Ryan

Joseph Ryan,
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Joseph Ryan
Joseph is a licensed physical therapist assistant at the Spine and Aquatic Center. Joseph received his B.S. in Human Performance and Exercise Science from the University of Mobile in 2007 and his Associate degree in physical therapy from Bishop State Community College in 2010. Joseph has experience treating various orthopedic conditions and injuries, including pre/post surgical rehab, treatment of the spine, and sports injuries. Joseph enjoys treatment of the spine and extremites utilizing MDT principles and has sucessfully completed McKenzie courses A through D.