Who we are

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    Robin Reiter DPT, ATC, CFT

    is a New York State licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, ISSA certified Fitness Trainer, and NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology, and then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2002 from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Robin began her career in orthopedics and sports medicine as a student athletic trainer at the University of Michigan in 1996. Her professional experience includes working with athletes on the collegiate level at Purdue University and Hunter College, as well as on the professional level with players in the NBA and WNBA. In 2000, Robin was certified as a Pilates Mat Instructor, and has developed the Dynacore program to focus on core/ back strengthening and postural alignment.

    Robin is a contributing author to the text book Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine (Editors Altchek D, Dines JS, Positano R) for which she wrote the chapter “Rehabilitation of the Foot and Ankle.” She was also appointed to the Department of Academic Orthopedic Surgery with the rank of Assistant Professor at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

    Robin is an avid rock climber, mountaineer, and skier. She frequently works with clients who want to improve their power and performance in sport-specific activities. Using her 25+ years of intense skiing experience, Robin is the creator of SkiStrong, a program that helps skiers of all levels improve their strength, endurance, and form while preventing ski-related injuries.

  • Frederico-Moura

    Frederico Moura, CFT, CES

    is a Licensed Massage Therapist,  NASM Certified Fitness Trainer,  and Corrective Exercise Specialist. He also holds a certification in Precision Nutrition.  Drawing on his 10-plus years of experience as a rock climbing and mountaineering guide in Brazil, as well as a Brazilian martial artist,  Fred’s training style combines balance exercises, core strengthening, and overall conditioning to produce maximal results. He helps clients reach all types of goals, including weight loss, sports-specific strengthening, and agility. As a Corrective Exercise Specialist, Fred specializes in post-rehabilitation training for clients who are recovering from orthopedic injuries and/or surgeries.  He is also Pre- and Post-Natal certified and helps women stay fit throughout their pregnancy (and lose the stubborn baby weight after)!

  • Ross-Pirowskin

    Ross Pirowskin, DPT

    is a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Mercy College. After graduation from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, he earned an Associates of Science Degree from Union County College as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Ross immediately began gaining hands on experience in the field of orthopedics at Healthsouth Physical Therapy and was accredited with a Certificate of Massage. Ross worked for six years as Physical Therapist Assistant at Rusk Institute at NYU Medical Center with extensive concentration in orthopedics and acute care, while going to school to achieve his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Further advancing in his studies, Ross completed his Doctorate program at Mercy College in January 2011. Ross has worked with a diversity of patients including weekend warriors, marathoners, tri-athletes, pediatrics, geriatrics, collegiate and professional athletes. Ross is active in athletics with special interest in basketball, golf, tennis, and was voted best athlete in his college intramural leagues 3 years in a row. His active lifestyle has contributed to his passion for guiding others on their road to recovery so that they can return to their everyday life.

  • Gabriel Manzon, MPT

    Gabriel graduated summa cum laude from Rutger’s University/UMDNJ Master’s Program in 1998.  His sports medicine experience began with a graduate school clinical at the University of Michigan’s Medsport, where he worked closely with Division I collegiate athletes and realized his interest in sports medicine.

    Following graduate school, Gabriel worked at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey in an inpatient and outpatient setting, gaining  experience in neurological and vestibular rehabilitation.  While at Kessler, he treated patients with amputations, strokes, spinal cord and head inuries, as well post-operative orthopedic patients.

    In his almost 15 years of practice, Gabe has worked with a variety of orthopedic patients including NYC marathon runners, tri-athletes, Broadway performers and professional athletes.  He is certified in McKenzie spinal techniques, and working towards becoming an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist . His clinical interests include shoulder injuries, cervical spine injuries, lumbar spine injuries and treating amputee patients (prosthetic training).

  • Kristen Tomlinson, MSPT

    Kristen graduated summa cum laude from Long Island University’s Physical Therapy Master’s Program in 1995.  She began her career with a prominent sports physical therapy practice that specialized in orthopedic injuries of both professional and amateur athletes.  While her focus is mainly orthopedics and sports medicine, Kristen has also worked in a hospital out-patient department and in the home care setting to expand her scope of practice. Her orthopedic interests also include women’s health issues pertaining to pre- and post-natal care.

    Kristen played competitive rugby for over 10 years, lending to her experience with on and off field sports injuries.  She is an avid golfer and has taken courses on injuries pertaining to golf as well as the biomechanics of the golf swing.  She also enjoys tennis, skiing and any activity that takes her outdoors.