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Michael Brigandi PT, MS

Michael is a NYS licensed Physical Therapist. He graduated from Mercy College and has over 15 years of clinical experience in orthopedics and sports medicine. Michael has specialized training in the McKenzie treatment of spinal disorders as well as Maitland and Mulligan manual techniques for the treatment of extremities and the spine. He has worked with patients ranging from adolescence to geriatrics, high school, collegiate and professional athletes.

His experience on the professional sports level includes working with athletes from the NFL, MLB, NHL, MLL, US Men’s National Soccer Team, NYHRA Jockeys, Long Island Rough Riders soccer, and the US Junior Olympic Gymnastics team.

Michael continues to learn new and current techniques by attending continuing education courses.

 

Chris Kimball PT, MS, CSCS, ART Certified

Chris Kimball is a NYS licensed Physical Therapist. He graduated in 2000 from CUNY, College of Staten Island.
Chris has extensive experience in training for strength and conditioning and treating orthopaedic and sports related injuries.

His clients/patients have ranged from adolescent to geriatric and from the amateur to professional.
He is a certified USAW Sports Performance Coach, NSCA strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Certified in Active Release techniques.Chris is  a WNBF professional body builder and has been featured in several magazines.

 

Mary Larkin PT, MS, CSCS

Mary Larkin is a New York State Licensed Board Certified Physical Therapist, and the Director of All-Star Physical Therapy of Seaford.  She has over thirteen years of experience in the field of physical therapy, treating a wide range of post-operative, non-operative, neurological, pediatric, geriatric, and orthopedic conditions.

Mary received her undergraduate degree from St. John’s University and her Graduate degree in Physical Therapy from Dominican College in 2003.  She has worked with a diverse group of patients, specializing in athletic and sports medicine injuries, ranging from little league to professional athletes.

Mary is certified by the USA Weightlifting Coaching Certification Program as a Sports Performance Coach, and has extensive experience returning athletes to play following sports related injuries and surgery.  Mary is also the Physical Therapist for a local Long Island school district.

 

John Catricala PT, DPT

John is a licensed physical therapist with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Dominican College.  John also has a Masters Degree in Athletic Training from Long Island University.  John played Division I baseball at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus.
John has completed internships in acute care and pediatric settings. He has over 10 years of experience in the outpatient clinical orthopedic setting working as an aide, athletic trainer, and physical therapist.  John has also worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer providing emergency medical care for various different high schools and colleges across New York City and Long Island.