Jamie L. Rockwin, PT, DPT, Pn1
"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. Dr. Rockwin has been awarded by the County Legislator in 2008 with the "Trailblazer of the New Millenium" and in 2017 for "The Woman of Distinction of the Year". Her experience as a Physical Therapist ranges from home and acute care, in-patient rehabilitation to outpatient services. She continues her post graduate education, achieving her certification in orthopedic excellence of the spine. Dr. Rockwin holds a Doctorate 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, PT, DPT
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, NY and he obtained his Doctorate degree from Touro College in 2013. Emmanuel has experience in outpatient, orthopedics and inpatient rehabilitation experience. He concurrently holds the position of Physical Therapist at Nassau University Medical Center.
Emmanuel possesses outstanding manual therapy skills. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal disorders emanating from the spine. He also has experience with total hip, knee, and shoulder replacements.
Karey Galanoudis, PT
Karey graduated from the University of Scranton in 1995 with a Bachelor's degree in Health Science. She then went on to complete her Master's degree in Physical Therapy in 1996. Her experiences include multiple orthopedic settings with an interest in lumbar/sacroiliac and shoulder conditions. She has had recent success in treating a variety of vestibular patients as well.
Christopher Fitzpatrick, Exercise Specialist, PT Aide
Chris graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. He interned at J.P. Verdisco Exercise Health and Fitness along with Sports and Fitness Performance where he applied medical fitness and functional movements to create individualized exercise programs At The Annex, Chris works with a wide variety of populations. He focuses on empowering others and helping them achieve results with functional movement. By identifying movement dysfunction, lifestyle demands and goals of the client, Chris helps them reach their goals safely and efficiently through exercise science, corrective and functional exercise, and coaching. His target populations are pain relief, degenerative disorders, and athletes. Chris has a zest for health himself and loves to stay active whether it's going to the gym, surfing or playing sports, basketball being his favorite.
Karl Arabian, SPT
JT Elsasser, Exercise Specialist, PA-SJT graduated from Hofstra University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. He was just accepted to Hofstra's Physician Assistant Program and will be attending in the Fall of 2018. He has been with TSPT for 3 years helping patients achieve their rehabilitative goals. JT loves working with the patients and making them feel welcome and part of our "family".
Brian Wilson, SPTA
Exercise Specialist, PT Aide
John Preputnik graduated from Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and started his time with us in the Spring of 2017. John was a former 2nd Varsity Crew Coach at Chaminade High School where he and his crew made it to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship in 2015. Besides rowing, John also enjoys playing basketball in his spare time. He is hoping to go back to school and receive a degree in Nursing in the near future.