Ariel Hovland

ariel hovland

Ariel Hovland, PT, DPT, CSCS

Physical Therapist and Fitness Consultant



Ariel is a licensed physical therapist (PT) with a speciality certification in strength and conditioning (CSCS). She graduated from Northeastern’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2016 with a minor in psychology. During her time at Northeastern, Ariel built her knowledge of global health and wellness issues in South Africa, Ecuador, and Oahu. Ariel’s work history includes personal training at Northeastern’s Marino Center, teaching group fitness classes in boutique studios located in the Boston area, as well as providing rehabilitation and injury prevention in the outpatient orthopedic setting. Ariel has become certified in several specialty areas including Functional Dry Needling, NAIOMT, and Graston Technique. Ariel has a passion for helping her clients and patients achieve their fullest potential both physically and mentally. 

Interests: Golf, tennis, weight lifting, reading, hiking, taking group fitness classes, finding a good brewery with friends 

Education and experience

Northeastern University

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Bachelor’s of Science – Rehabilitative Science
Minor in Psychology
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Functional Dry Needling Specialist
Certified Graston Therapist

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