Meet the Physical Therapists

As owner and director of Preneta Physical Therapy, Richard Preneta is extremely proud of his highly experienced physical therapy staff.

Working as a caring, energetic team, each Preneta PT physical therapist comes with years of knowledge and the passion to get patients back to their life’s activities!

Richard Preneta, PT, Physical Therapist and Clinic Director

Richard Preneta, PT, Owner Richard Preneta is the owner and director of Preneta Physical Therapy. A graduate of Quinnipiac University, Richard has been treating patients in Fairfield and the surrounding area for 25 years. Through the years he has successfully directed staff physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise specialists and has personally treated thousands of patients at the 2119 Post Road address since the clinic doors opened in 1996.

Richard's continued education course work includes a number of manual therapy courses; muscle energy, myofacial release, and plyometric and core stabilization techniques as well as balance and vestibular rehabilitation. He specializes in hands on treatment, sports medicine and geriatric care. Recent coursework includes training with the Hospital for Special Surgery for Conservative Management of Knee Osteoarthritis and coursework specific to the shoulder where he furthered his joint mobilization and manual therapy techniques.

Richard lives in Milford with his wife, Shay, and twin children, Kevin and Bella. He enjoys a variety of hobbies including wine making, gardening, and bee keeping.


Andrea Krollman, PT, Physical Therapist

Andrea Krollman, PT Andrea Krollman attended the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT and graduated with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1995. Andrea has provided physical therapy services to a wide range of orthopedic and neurological diagnosis. She is also proficient with McConnell taping techniques, manual treatments including myofascial release, muscle energy, craniosacral, yoga therapies, massage and energy work. Andrea provides high quality and compassionate care while helping patients to maximize their functional potential.

In addition, Andrea's continued education course work includes Integrated Structural Therapy courses, Lumbar Function and Cervical Thorasic Stabilization training and Restorative Yoga to name a few.

Andrea lives in Fairfield, CT with her husband and two sons, Aidan and Cole. She enjoys yoga, hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family.

Marilyn McQuade, PT, Physical Therapist

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Marilyn McQuade, BS, PT, is a manually based Orthopedic Physical Therapist who specializes in movement therapy with 25+ years of experience. She has a BS in Dance Therapy and worked as a Kinesiotherapist in the VA and as a PTA for seven years before getting her PT degree from NYU in 1997. She is interested in all forms of bodywork and has been working for the past 19 years in outpatient orthopedics in the Fairfield area. Her most recent coursework includes Kinesio taping which is often used as a therapy in relieving pain of muscles and helps to overcome skeletal injuries.

Marilyn lives with her family in Fairfield and enjoys Yoga, Biking, Skiing and Gardening as well as all outdoor activities.

Patricia Martschenko, MS, PT, Physical Therapist

Patricia Martschenko, MS, PT

Patti Martschenko graduated from New York University with a BS in English and Economics and Long Island University with an MS in Physical Therapy.

Patti has been providing physical therapy services for more than 15 years to a wide range of orthopedic and neurological diagnosis across hospital, sub-acute, home health and outpatient rehabilitation settings. Patti provides high quality, compassionate and educational care promoting the ability to move and reduce pain, while helping patients maximize their functional potential.

In addition, Patti's most recent continued education course work includes Telehealth, Infection Prevention and Control, Primary Diagnosis, and Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Management to name a few.

Patti lives in Fairfield, CT with her husband and two sons. She enjoys F45, volunteering for school activities and spending time with her family.

Joseph Gelose, DPT, Physical Therapist

Patricia Martschenko, MS, PT

Joseph Gelose graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BS in Biology and Sports Nutrition and Daemen College with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Joseph has been providing physical therapy services, including outpatient orthopedics and acute care across a range of settings, most recently at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Joseph lives in Milford, CT with his fiancé, Katie and his new puppy, Charles. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring restaurants and outdoor activities across Connecticut.

Preneta Physical Therapy

2119 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-259-7177
Fax: 203-256-9217

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