James Collins, PT, OCS, CSCS
- Bachelor's Degree, Physical Therapy, SUNY Buffalo (Magna Cum Laude)
- Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
- Working with all populations including amateur and professional athletes
Jim graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and is certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the APTA. He has 21 years experience as a NY/NJ State Board Licensed Physical Therapist in outpatient orthopedics and maintains committed to his professional development using evidence-based research and knowledge acquired through ongoing continuing education courses. Through his professional experience, Jim has gained expertise and honed his management skills including coaching, facility planning and strategy, decision-making, process enhancement, mentoring and managing staff, and quality management.
Meera Bajaj, PT
- Bachelor's Degree, Physical Therapy, India
- Physical Therapy
- Evaluation & treatment of Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal disorders.
Meera Bajaj, PT received her license to practice Physical Therapy from the State of New York in 2010 and from the State of New Jersey in 2015. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and has over nine years of experience in handling orthopedic, musculoskeletal and other sport related injuries. Her experience in this field is vast and has enabled her to achieve immense knowledge and expertise in providing comprehensive Physical Therapy care. Since joining Professional Physical Therapy, Meera has evaluated and treated a wide range of cases that include low back aches, cervical spondylitis, altered bio-mechanics of peripheral joints and post-operative joint replacements and rotator cuff injuries. She spends the time needed to discuss in detail the rehabilitation plans in order to help the patients achieve their functional goals. Meera is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and keeps herself abreast with the latest techniques for effective patient treatments by spending a significant amount of time dedicated to continuing education in the field of Physical Therapy. In her free time, she likes to do gardening, biking and explore local farmers market.
Deana Swanson, OTR/L, CHT
- Master's Degree, Occupational Therapy, Quinnipiac University
- Occupational Hand Therapy
- Manual Therapy
- Kinesiotaping (CKT)
- ASTYM treatment
- Sports related injuries,
- Wound care
- Rehab for musicians
I studied at Quinnipiac University receiving my Master's I Occupational Therapy in 2009. Since then have devoted the last 10+ years to practicing in the specialty of hand therapy. Receiving an additional certification in 2014 for hand therapy. In my career I have worked with athletes ranging from professional to school aged. I have also been credited for working with musicians from the Philharmonic while treating in NYC. Now I continue to train and manage staff at Professional Physical and Hand Therapy as the Multi-site clinical director of hand therapy.