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Our mission at Core Chiropractic & Physical Therapy is to serve you and your needs.


Kelly Cornell, DC

Owner-Founder / Chiropractor

About Dr. Cornell,

Dr. Cornell graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Providence College before going on to receive her Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in 2012. During her clinical experience, she learned and utilized many different chiropractic techniques, including Activator, Flexion-Distraction, and Diversified adjusting. Dr. Cornell also has experience in different muscle, ligament, and soft tissue techniques, such as Graston and myofascial release, and likes to incorporate rehabilitation into the patient’s care. Dr. Cornell’s clinical experience includes many different settings such as private practice health centers, outpatient clinics, chronic health care facilities, and in a hospital setting. Since starting her professional career, Dr. Cornell has worked with many patients in the local community including pregnant and postpartum women, pediatrics, and professional athletes competing in the NHL, NFL, and MLB.

Dr. Cornell has a passion for chiropractic and helping others. She utilizes an evidence-based approach, and likes to look at the patient as a whole to discover the cause of the patient’s complaint, rather than simply treating the symptoms. A chiropractic patient herself since the age of ten, Dr. Cornell knows the importance of high-quality care and how beneficial chiropractic can be for a variety of musculoskeletal complaints. As a runner and former track coach, Dr. Cornell understands the demands of competitive sports and the importance of injury prevention and maintenance.

Amanda Gianfelice, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

About Amanda,

Amanda is a 2011 graduate of Quinnipiac University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Health and Science Studies. She then earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Quinnipiac University in 2015.

Amanda has been working in the outpatient sports and orthopedics setting for over 5 years. She has been exposed to a wide range of complex musculoskeletal and neurological patient cases. She enjoys treating a variety of patients, from children to an 88 year-old with balance deficits. Amanda utilizes a patient-centered approach to care and works with her patients to develop their own plan of care to optimize their potential. She has also been trained in dry needling techniques by Integrative Dry Needling.

As a former competitive athlete herself, Amanda understands the importance of the rehabilitation process in returning to sport and preventing future injury. Whether it’s returning to the soccer field, running a marathon, getting back to the gym, or just trying to get through the day without back pain she will help you achieve your goal and fit physical therapy into your daily routine and life.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys running, yoga, being outdoors, and spending time with family and close friends.

Kara Gulla, PT, MSPT

Physical Therapist

About Kara,

Kara is an experienced physical therapist with 15 years of patient-centered health service. She has followed a childhood passion for healthcare and healing and graduated from Springfield College in 2017 with her Bachelor’s degree of Pre-Physical Therapy, and following additional studies obtained her Master’s degree in 2018.

She has extensive experience with orthopedic, neurologic and pediatric patients and enjoys treating many different diagnoses amongst many different age groups. Kara has built her practice around patient-centered care with a great focus on regaining flexibility and mobility through manual work, and establishing individualized progressive strengthening programs to maximize patient strength and endurance for functional and recreational activities.

She has also grown her interest and rehabilitation skills in in aquatic therapy, as well as in vestibular therapy, TMJ treatment, general pelvic floor strengthening, orthotic and prosthetic assessment and adjustment. When she is not pursuing her passion for physical therapy and health services, Kara spends her time with her husband, children (ages 8, 10 and 17), two dogs, extended family and friends. She enjoys coffee, cooking, camping and hiking; and also volunteers for her local church.

Alicia Silva, PT, MSPT

Physical Therapist

About Alicia,

Alicia earned her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1998. She has worked at teaching hospitals, cardiac rehab, and for over 20 years in outpatient practice.

She is a Certified Cardiac Rehab Professional and a 200 hour registered yoga teacher. She takes a holistic approach to guiding patients to optimal health. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, yoga, hiking, and relaxing at the beach.

Ellie Cook

Front Desk Aministrator

About Ellie,

Ellie Cook has been the front desk administrator with Core Chiropractic & Physical Therapy since May 2022.  She graduated from Bristol Community College with a degree in Complementary Healthcare. 

Ellie has a background in the fields of sports medicine and massage therapy.  As the “nice front desk lady,” Ellie welcomes patients to the clinic, answering phones, schedules appointments and much more.  When she is not in the office, Ellie enjoys spending her time with her husband, two children, and their dog. 




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969 Main Street Unit 7
Millis, MA 02054

Daily 7 am – 5 pm



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