brand ambassadors.

The extension to our brand and the inspiration to our patients.

Our Brand Ambassador team consists of a handful of exceptionally talented and hardworking folks from various departments within the Professional Physical Therapy organization. They are passionate, sociable, patient-focused and great communicators. They know first-hand, what our patients’ needs are, what they’re interested in, and they consistently strive to stay connected to the communities in which they work. Our Ambassadors embody our corporate identity and have had great success in the representation of ProPT and continuously help to bring forth fresh and engaging content to both patients and prospects.

They are great at what they do! From Physical Therapy in office to at-home exercises, tricks and tips. Follow our Brand Ambassadors on their respective social media channels to see how they incorporate ProPT through their professions and their daily lives.

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Kristin Westover, PT, MPT, CIMT

Specialty: Orthopedics, Manual Therapy
Education: Masters of Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University

“Kristin earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT in 2007. Since graduating, Kristin has earned the title as a Certified Integrated Manual Therapist (CIMT) through Great Lakes Seminars, which distinguishes her ability to take a more advanced approach to evaluate dysfunction and provide hands-on intervention. Her method of treatment is eclectic, using a variety of manual therapy techniques such as joint and soft tissue mobilization, muscle energy, and functional exercise. Kristin has an extensive background of continuing education that focuses on orthopedic intervention using manual therapy techniques.

Kristin says, “I became a physical therapist because of my interest in the human body and wanting to gain an understanding of how things worked. I take a ‘whole body approach’ and truly enjoy the challenge of determining the driver of a client’s dysfunction rather than just treat their symptoms.””

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Sheena Pasricha, OT, CHT

Specialty: Occupational (Hand) Therapy, Certified Hand Therapist, Kinesio Taping (CKT), Work Conditioning
Education: Bachelors in Science NYIT, Advanced Certification in Upper Extremity Injuries from Drexel University

Sheena is an experienced OT, hand therapist for 20 years and has worked with renowned hand, orthopedic and plastic surgeons all throughout the tri-state area. She is extremely knowledgeable and well versed in all aspects of the Upper Extremity and performs the latest manual techniques and fabricates a wide array of advanced splinting required to maximize patient outcomes. She is a guest speaker for college universities and provided continuing education to licensed healthcare professionals.

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Anthony Lombardo | PT, DPT, CPT, USA-W, USA-PL, Pn.1

Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University

Focusing my career on evidence-based practice and the advancement of physical therapy among the general public. I’m looking to apply my leadership experience from my career in physical therapy to new opportunities in healthcare education. I hope to network with PTs, MDs, DOs, and other healthcare providers to achieve these goals and improve patients’ outcomes and experiences. My research focus is on Weightlifting, Powerlifting, BodyBuilding, Crossfit, Tactical athletes and Mixed Martial Arts Kinesiology and advancement.

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Anthony Walsh, DPT

Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Rutgers University

Physical Therapist with interest in Orthopedic conditions and sport specific rehabilitation. Enjoys weight lifting and pick-up sports as preferred forms of physical activity, but believes it is important to expose oneself to all types of exercise occasionally for optimal physical [and mental] well-being. Anthony is recently married and has been treating in Wyckoff since summer of 2020, looking to reside in the area in the near future.

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Nicholas Licameli, PT, DPT

Specialty: Telehealth, blood flow restriction training, strength and physique sport athletes
Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Rutgers University

Dr. Licameli believes in giving himself to others to help improve quality of life and inspire healthy living. First and foremost, he is a husband as well as a father of two girls. He is also a doctor of physical therapy and professional natural bodybuilder. Dr. Licameli graduated summa cum laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey with his bachelor’s degree in biology, then furthered his education by completing his doctoral degree in physical therapy from Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (previously the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) at the age of 24. Nick started competing in natural bodybuilding in 2013 and has since earned professional status in the NGA and PNBA. Nick writes for various health and fitness publications, appears on various podcasts, is an educational speaker and researcher, and has his own Youtube channel.

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Tobias Bartosiewicz | PTA, CPT, SFMA

Tobias Bartosiewicz is a physical therapist assistant and personal trainer currently practicing at Professional Physical Therapy in Medway, MA. His mission is to empower others to be the best version of themselves in order to heal and grow in the face of life’s adversities. Within his therapy he incorporates a variety of manual techniques and emphasizes patient education and lifestyle modification in order to ensure long-term success. He also draws on knowledge gained from over ten years of personal training and incorporates concepts learned from kettlebell training and Olympic weightlifting to help patients restore functional mobility and excel with activities of daily living. Tobias graduated with a 4.0 GPA and is a proud husband and father of two amazing children who help him learn to appreciate the simple things in life. Outside the clinic, he’s also been known to display his sweet disco moves.

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Allison Stringer | MS,PT, FAAOMPT, CHA

Education: Masters of Physical Therapy

Allison Stringer, Physical Therapist, is the Clinic Director for Professional Physical Therapy in the Salem, MA location. Allison received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in 1993. In 2000, she achieved the status of a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists after completed the Institute of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. She currently is a Mentor for IOMT and she continues to treat in the Salem, MA location and specializes in manual Physical Therapy for patients with orthopedic injuries to the spine and extremities, sports medicine, and wide range of Women’s Health issues including incontinence. During her tenure at Professional Physical Therapy, Allison joined the Legal and Compliance Team and became Certified Health Care Auditor though the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance. As a Compliance Specialist, she assists with Internal Audit and Medical Necessity Reviews. Allison has managed and treated in multiple locations including Woburn, Arlington, and North Andover.

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Angelo C. Marsella, MA, ATC, USAW

Specialty: Director, Athletic Training Services
Education: Masters in Applied Psychology, Fairfield University

Angelo C. Marsella is a BOC certified and NYS licensed Athletic Trainer and USAW Certified Weightlifting Coach. He graduated Cum Laude from Hofstra University where he received his degree in Athletic Training. He received his Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology from Fairfield University where he also worked as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer.

Angelo joined Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy in May 2001 and served as the Head ATC for Roslyn High School for 3 years. Angelo served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for the New York Dragons, Arena Football Team in 2007. In 2010 he served as the Head ATC and Strength & Conditioning Coach at Manhasset High School.

Angelo currently assists in the treatment of the St. John’s University Student Athletes. Angelo currently serves as the Sports Medicine Director, overseeing the athletic training and clinic-outreach programs.

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Thomas Maybury | PT, DPT, OMT

Education: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Creighton University

Collegiate runner with injuries’ that led myself to physical therapy once or twice; after graduating from undergrad, found myself in the Mid-west for a master’s in Biomechanics due to the interest in how the body moved; further interests led myself to continue to educate myself about how the body works and how I can help others to better understand the stressors of everyday life and improve their own abilities to care for themselves.

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Sally Lombardi | PT, RMA

Specialty: Aquatic Therapy, Work Conditioning, PACER Program, Creative Therapy, Clinical Instructor
Education: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Northeastern University

Sally Lombardi, Physical Therapist, is the Clinic Director for Professional Physical Therapy in the Taunton, MA location. Sally received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 1996.

Sally has over 25 years’ experience in physical therapy in a variety of rehab settings and patients. She has worked in the public schools, acute care, long term care, homecare, short term rehab, outpatient rehab, therapeutic riding and as an independent ergonomic consultant. She is trained and experienced in work conditioning, transitioning recovering workers back to their jobs without restrictions, and is trained in the PACER Program for post COVID-19 patients.

She has developed a comprehensive aquatic program for patients of different ages, diagnoses and abilities focusing on function, movement and fun – “Exercise doesn’t have to be a dreaded word! In water, movement, ANY movement, is supported and resisted so make it enjoyable. Stretch, glide, dance or yoga, it is adaptable to any ability or disability and allows balance, gait and movement when these cannot be performed on land. Sports injury? Aquatic Therapy is not all floating and fun – I can safely challenge and recondition an athlete back to fitness.”  She often incorporates creative art expression and music as part of her treatment plans.

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Sally Elsakary, PT, DPT

Specialty: Orthopedics
Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Sally Elsakary is an orthopedic physical therapist in New York City. Her interest includes orthopedics, pediatrics, physical therapy education, global health, and human rights. Her knowledge and experience have evolved through her participation in conferences such as the APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Global Health & Innovation Conference, and the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. Both inside and outside of work, she is a strong proponent of improving both the physical body and mental health through exercise, mindful practice, and spending time with family and friends.

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Winnie Tsui, OTR/L, CHT, MBA

Specialty: Hand Therapy & Occupational Therapy
Education: BSc. in Occupational Therapy, Master in Business Administration

Winnie is a Certified Hand Therapist with specialties in Hand Therapy, Ergonomics and Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). Her hometown is Calgary, Alberta Canada where she trained in OT at the University of Alberta. She then moved to New York City for 21 years where she acquired her Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) certification and MBA at New York University. After being a Clinical Specialist of Hand Therapy in NYU Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation for 10 years (1999 – 2009), she then moved on to develop technology for healthcare. Collaborating with tech developers in Silicon Valley, Johns Hopkins University, NYU, Columbia, and Washington University. Since 2011, Winnie has been an adjunct professor of upper extremity orthopedics at Long Island University. In her spare time, Winnie loves to travel, cook, try new restaurants, skiing and hiking, including summing Mt. Kilimanjaro and all the highest peaks on the east coast.

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Toby Hartog | MS OTR/L

Specialty: Occupational (Hand) Therapy, PAMS
Education: Occupational Therapy, University of Scranton

Received my Bachelors Degree in Science from the University of Scranton in 2018 and my Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2019. Completed my last Fieldwork rotation with Professional Physical therapy and started as a full time Occupational Therapist the day I received my License.

What got me interested in Hand Therapy was a baseball injury in HS that sidelined my playing career for the year. I received Hand Therapy and was able to return the diamond. I loved the aspect of recovery and now get to treat those same injuries and return patients back to their activities of daily life.