Meet Our Staff
Jamie L. Rockwin, PT, DPT
"2008 Merrick's Professional of the Year"
THERAPEUTIC SOLUTIONS PHYSICAL THERAPY is owned and directed by Jamie L. Rockwin, PT, DPT. Jamie established her company in May of 2002 and has expanded three times since its inception. Dr. Rockwin has been exposed to the dynamics of healthcare since 1986, when she started out as a Physical Therapist's aide. She worked her way through college, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and received her Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Touro College in 1993. Her undergraduate studies were performed at Stony Brook University, where she was decorated on the Dean's List. Dr. Rockwin has also been recognized by the Long Island Chief Physical Therapist's Forum for her case study of cold laser therapy. Her experience as a Physical Therapist ranges from home and acute care, in-patient rehabilitation to outpatient services. Dr. Rockwin holds her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy after completing the Executive Program in Private Practice Management in 2010. With the added knowledge and experience Dr. Rockwin has gained from completing EIM's EPPPM/Doctorate Program, Dr. Rockwin can now provide physical therapy at a higher level to the community of North Merrick and its surrounding towns. Dr. Rockwin is active in the community through her membership in the Merrick Chamber of Commerce as well as the Merrick Kiwanis Club. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, private practice section and is a patient advocate in Albany through healthcare of the residents of New York State.
David Marcello, PT
Dave graduated in 1992 from Daemen College in Buffalo, NY. He concurrently holds the position of Director of Therapy Services for Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Physical Therapist at Therapeutic Solutions Physical Therapy. Dave also held the position of Director of Rehabilitation for Schneider Children's Hospital.
Dave specializes in the treatment of sports related injuries from pre-teen to adults. Areas of particular strengths are soccer, football and baseball. Dave is also trained in the use of muscle energy techniques in the treatment of pelvic / sacroiliac dysfunction.
Dave is well known in the community for coaching travel soccer, baseball and softball teams.
Emmanuel Jonnakuti, MS, PT
Emmanuel graduated from Christian Medical College & Hospital Vellore, India. He also holds an advanced Master's degree in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Touro College of Health Sciences in Bayshore, N.Y. Emmanuel has experience in outpatient, orthopedics and inpatient rehabilitation experience. He concurrently holds the position of Physical Therapist at Nassau University Medical Center.
Emmanuel specializes in treating musculoskeletal disorders emanating from the spine. He also has experience with total hip, knee, and shoulder replacements. He possesses outstanding manual therapy skills and is furthering his education to obtain a t-DPT degree.
Donna Martino, MA, PT
Donna graduated from Touro College in 1993 with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. She is experienced in orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries and specializes in pain management and pediatrics. She is well known for her hands on skills.
Elwood Norman, PTA
Joanne Danzer, PTA, LMT
Joanne is a great addition to our staff as she holds two degrees in the health care field. She graduated from Suffolk County Community College in 1994 and completed her massage therapy degree at The New Center in Syosset in 1996. Joanne also holds her PTA license in California. She continues to further her education in the PT and the massage therapy field and excels in manual therapy skills. She also posses advanced skills in Oriental and European massage. Joanne has the innate ability to put patients at ease and encourages them to achieve their fullest potential.
Patient Care Coordinator
Managed Care Coordinator
Nicole Hubbard received her Bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. She was then accepted to graduate school at Touro College of Health Sciences and graduated with her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. During her time at Touro, Nicole participated in a clinical affiliation here at Therapeutic Solutions Physical Therapy. She joined our team as one of our Physical Therapists in 2013. Nicole has experience in outpatient, orthopedics, and inpatient sub-acute rehabilitation. In addition to Therapeutic Solutions, she concurrently works as a Physical Therapist at The Stern Center for Extended Care and Rehab in Manhasset, NY.