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)
Dr. Jari Haile’s treatment approach is the perfect blend of movement analysis, neuromuscular retraining, and skilled manual therapy to produce optimal results. Dr. Haile is able to pinpoint faulty mechanics and movement patterns that contribute to pain. She incorporates skilled manual therapy to elongate shortened tissues, stretch tightened muscles, align the spine and decrease compression on the body’s joints. (full bio)
Amy is dedicated to her patient’s optimal well being , and pain free function. She works closely with physicians who are specialized in the use of tissue regeneration injections such as the PRP and prolotherapy and monitors their progress as they continue with their rehab program while receiving these treatments. (full bio)
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 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)
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)
Deb specializes in health and sports performance enhancement through an integrated approach that includes education, counsel, and exercise to foster physical strength and injury prevention. As part of a development team at the United States Olympic Education Center, she assisted in the creation of sport specific exercise programs for Olympic level athletes. (full bio)
Philippe has worked in a variety of settings and has treated patients with neurological, orthopedic and sports injuries. These experiences led him to his specialty in sports and orthopedic injuries. For the past five years, he has worked extensively with professional athletes on the US Women’s Rugby team, and the Harlem Wizards as well as collegiate and recreational athletes. (full bio)
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!), Google+, Yelp, Twitter and Instagram.
Kathy Fazio, Billing Coordinator
Kathy is responsible for assisting patients with billing, scheduling and understanding their insurance benefits. In addition to coordinating the clinical and office staff to best meet the needs of our patients, Kathy is proficient in DAQ Medical Billing, Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks. She attended Berkeley Business School, in Manhattan.
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.