Physical Therapists

Jamie L. Rockwin, PT, DPT

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.

Awards and Accomplishments

  • 1993 awarded case study award from the Long Island Chief Physical Therapist's Forum for her case study of cold laser therapy
  • 2008 Trailblazer of the New Millenium
  • 2017 The Woman of Distinction of the Year
  • 2008 Merrick's Professional of the Year
  • 2018 Merrick's Woman of the Year"
  • Education

    • 1986-1990 SUNY at Stony Brook
    • 1990-1993 Touro College MS, PT (Magna Cum laude)
    • 2009-2010 Rocky Mountain University t-DPT


    • Orthopedic Excellence of the Spine
    • Precision Nutrition 1
    • Applied Movement Neurology (pending)
    • Craniosacral Therapy (pending)

    Community and Teaching Services

    • Clinical Instructor for Calhoun, Mepham, and Kennedy High Schools for Senior Experience
    • Adjunct Professor Hofstra University Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Fundraiser at The Annual Merrick Fall Fest for charities including but not limited to the Long Island Crisis Center, American Cancer Society,The Alzheimers Foundation, The Feal Good Foundation, Safe Haven, Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, and Sensory Beans (for special needs children)


    President, Director and Lead Physical Therapist of THERAPEUTIC SOLUTIONS PHYSICAL THERAPY established in May of 2002 and expanded her company three times since its inception. She provides current evidence based physical therapy with passion and "magic".She has a special place in her heart for the community as she lives here and knows the needs and wants of its residents. Dr. Rockwin is intricately networked and well-established in the community and is referred to by many Doctor's, particularly for the needs of complicated cases.

    President and Director of The Annex Wellness and Fitness Center March 2011. Dr. Rockwin established this company to help her patients achieve full optimal health. The Wellness Center encompasses Massage Therapy for relaxation and medical massage, personal training by Exercise Specialists who have college degrees in Exercise Science, Nutrition, and Positive Psychology for a positive healthy outlook in life. The Annex is a medical gym that people with injuries can join to achieve optimal health and decrease the likelihood of injuring themselves.


    • "no pain, NO PAIN!"
    • "We know how NOT to hurt you, or your pocketbook!"

    Dr. Rockwin feels that treatment should be holistic and not just focused on one body part. Humans are bioelectric complex organisms and are to be treated as such. Dr. Rockwin and her team provide physical therapy at a higher level to the community of North Merrick and its surrounding towns. We only staff our clinic with providers that hold minimum of 4 year college degrees in a science based program.Our clinical staff is well-educated, experienced mostly over 20 years, and participate as a team in our community services annually.


    • Member of The Merrick Chamber of Commerce
    • Merrick of The Merrick Kiwanis Club
    • American Physical Therapy Association- Private Practice Section and New York State Chapter

David Marcello, PT

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 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 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.

Stephanie Blomquist, PT

Stephanie Blomquist, PT

Dr. Stephanie Blomquist is a compassionate, devoted physical therapist providing patient-centered care. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Downstate in May 2016 where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Her experience has been focused on orthopedics ranging from musculoskeletal disorders and post surgical rehabilitation to neurological disorders and chronic pain management. She considers herself a life long learner and enjoys continuing ed courses to further her knowledge and practice of physical therapy. Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys being a mom, cooking, exercising and traveling.

Esperanza Scrivano

Esperanza Scrivano, PTA

“Epy” earned her A.A.S. degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Nassau Community College and have been working in the field for over 35 years. In her extensive career, she has accumulated experience with developmental disabilities in both the pediatric and adult populations; with geriatrics in both inpatient and outpatient settings; and with a wide variety of orthopaedic and neurological disorders in outpatient private practice settings. Most recently, she received her certification in tool assisted soft tissue mobilization (TSTM-1) and has completed professional enhancement courses in shoulder disorders and yoga & pilates for older adults. 

Hannah Fitzpatrick, Lead PT Aide

Hannah Fitzpatrick

Lead PT Aide

Joshua Kompancarilt

Joshua Kompancaril

PT Aide

Josh graduated Hofstra University with a health science degree. He interned with Therapeutic Solutions in his last year of his program with a concentration on Exercise Science and Physical Therapy. Josh’s experience as a Physical Therapy Aide also makes Josh skilled in working with training clients with a history of injuries. Josh continues his education to obtain a Master's Degree in Public Health.

Giaccomo La Corte

Giaccomo La Corte

PT Aide