Tamar Amitay MS, PT, Principal

Tamar Amitay PT, MS, Principal

Tamar utilizes a biomechanical and neuromuscular approach to treatment utilizing advanced clinical reasoning and the most current evidenced based research to identify the underlying cause of the patients dysfunction and pain. Tamar is passionate in returning her patients to their maximum potential quickly and safely and empower them with both knowledge and self treatment techniques tailored to meet their specific needs. (full bio)


Valerie Harris PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician

Each patient is unique and as such, Dr. Harris evaluates the entire individual and looks for the primary driver and compensations that may be the cause or result of the patient’s pain and/or dysfunction. Changing faulty movement patterns and postural habits are not only the goals to treat the imminent problem but to also prevent episodes of pain and dysfunction that may occur in the future. (full bio)


Duane Grell, PT, DPT, NCS, OCS, CMPT, MSCS, CSCS, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician

Dr. Duane Grell received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College, in New York City. Duane’s treatment approach is centered around driver assessment and movement analysis, addressing any underlying movement dysfunctions or arthrokinematic issues that may be causing the musculoskeletal dysfunction. (full bio)

Elizabeth D'Annunzio Shah Physical Therapist

Elizabeth D. Shah PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Elizabeth D’Annunzio Shah is a board certified orthopedic specialist who honed her skills in a bustling outpatient practice specializing in both orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation. She works with patients of all ages and abilities including recreational athletes, professional dancers and performing artists. She has a special interest in vestibular and balance disorders. (full bio)


Scott Teagarden, PT, SSPT

Scott is passionate about physical therapy and is continually inspired by the adaptive and restorative capacity of the body. He employs a dynamic, innovative and tailored approach in finding the root cause of dysfunction. Scott is a Schroth Certified Scoliosis physical therapist and has advanced training in spinal and extremity care. He has a BS from The Ohio State University and has had clinical concentrations in neurological, orthopedic and catastrophic illness based rehabilitation. (full bio)


Donny Chan, PT, DPT, MSCS, CKTP, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician

Dr. Chan's clinical experience involves working with patients with orthopedic and neurological dysfunctions. He utilizes a biomechanical assessment along with functional movement analysis to uncover faulty movement patterns in order to determine the root-cause of a client’s symptoms. (full bio)


Lauren Tadros, PT, DPT, Board Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist

Lauren Tadros is a board certified Women’s Health clinical specialist with experience treating both women and men with pelvic pain and incontinence. She is also a certified pregnancy and postpartum corrective exercise specialist and has a passion for helping both new and experienced mothers stay healthy during pregnancy and navigate the postpartum period. (full bio)


Morgan Locker, PT, DPT, MSCS, OCS, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician

Dr. Morgan Locker is a board certified Orthopedic Specialist, Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist, and LSVT BIG Certified Clinician for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease. She received her B.S. in Kinesiology from University of Maryland and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College where she received top awards for both clinical excellence and academic excellence. (full bio)


Regina Abalos Patient Coordinator

Regina Abalos, Patient Coordinator

Regina takes a genuine interest in ensuring that our clients have a positive experience from beginning to end by ensuring that their needs are met and questions thoroughly answered. She graduated from Pace University in 2011 with a degree in Biology. In her spare time she likes to travel.

Tammy Lewis Operations Manager

Tammy Lewis, General Manager

Tammy facilitates office operations and procedures. With a background in management, production, and design Tammy also functions as our in-house technology, social media and marketing expert. She is responsible for our website and has established an online presence for Thrive on social sites like Facebook (like us!), Yelp, Twitter and Instagram.