Licensed Physical Therapists

The caring physical therapists at Carol Frazier & Associates Physical Therapy in Towson, Maryland, provide attentive treatment.  Several of our therapists have been practicing for over 30 years and our staff has amassed over 110 years of experience - which transforms our clinic into the area's leading treatment center. Our highly educated staff will blend both conventional and alternative approaches to treat your condition.  Our therapists believe that it is vital  for the patient to take an active role in their health and rehabilitation.  So, to achieve this goal, we integrate education, exercise instruction, postural awareness and body mechanics into the treatment program.

Director of Physical Therapy

Carol Bedwell Frazier, D.P.T. graduated in 1982 from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from the A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. She has a background in sports medicine, inpatient orthopedic physical therapy, and outpatient orthopedic therapy. She has a special interest in working with patients with spine related disorders and pediatrics.

Dr. Frazier is fluent in American Sign Language.

She has advanced manual therapy training in:

• Craniosacral Therapy

• Craniosacral Pediatric Therapy

• Visceral Manipulation

• Functional Technique Work

• Muscle Energy Therapy

• Myofascial Release

• Vestibular Rehabilitation
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Our Team of Physical Therapists

Frances T. Tassone, P.T. is a 1977 graduate of the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She spent the first 17 years of her career gaining valuable experience in many diverse areas - orthopedics, trauma, geriatrics, neurological dysfunction, burn and wound management, but her primary clinical focus has been working with patients with orthopedic dysfunction.

Fran has been with the practice since 1995, where she has gained further expertise with orthopedic and musculoskeletal dysfunction. Ms. Tassone specializes in alternative approaches to traditional physical therapy such as Zero Balancing, muscle energy therapy, vestibular rehabilitation and craniosacral therapy.

    Frances T. Tassone, P.T.

Ted Ellquist, P.T., Cert MDT gained his physical therapy degree from Loma Linda University in southern California in 1990.  Since graduating he has worked in a wide variety of outpatient orthopedic settings and in 2003 became certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy using the McKenzie Method for evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. 

Ted has experience in the areas of pain management and is skilled in the Graston Technique -  an innovative, evidence-based form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to detect and effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions, as well as maintain optimal range of motion.

In his free time, some of Ted’s interests include cycling, running, hiking, traveling, gardening, and sampling Baltimore’s diverse cuisine.

Ted Ellquist, P.T., Cert MDT

Chelsea Bushby, P.T., D.P.T. is a motivated and outgoing individual with a personality to compliment nearly every type of patient. Chelsea graduated from D'Youville College, New York, with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Noted as an enthusiastic therapist, treating patients with both spinal and extremity orthopedic and neurologic injuries, she is also completing a Master’s of Science in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy through Daemen College, New York.

Chelsea is a former collegiate rower with extensive knowledge of sport related injuries.  Chelsea also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst College, Pennsylvania.  With nearly a decade of Physical Therapy experience, her knowledge and abilities are proven with patient oriented goals and positive results as a primary focus.

Chelsea Bushby, P.T., D.P.T

Dedicated Clinicians

For more than 30 years, our therapists have spent considerable time learning craniosacral therapy, zero balancing, and osteopathic techniques. They have experience in many areas, including:

• Orthopedics
• Musculoskeletal Dysfunction
• Neurology
• Pediatrics

• Home Care
• Wound Care

• Alternative Approaches

Positive Testimonials - Here's what some of our patients have said:

Our patients rave about our friendly and compassionate staff.

"No one compares to Carol and her fantastic staff."—M.D., Timonium, MD
"Our whole family has been treated by Carol. First, it was me, then my parents and children, and now my husband. We just love her."—B.N., Baltimore, MD
"Fran has helped me through a very difficult recovery. Her gentle touch was very comforting."—T.W., Reisterstown, MD
"I truly appreciate the quality of care that Chelsea showed to me during my treatment. I certainly recommend her to family and friends."—J.W., Pikesville, MD

"Ted has been so wonderful to me.  He has helped me with an issue that I thought would never be resolved"—M.R., Glen Arm, MD
"I now see why the area's top doctors refer their patients to Carol and staff."—J.D., Towson, MD

Contact us to learn more about our caring family of physical therapists.