Jonathan Locitzer DPT
Founder, Healing Motion Physical Therapy
Dr. Jonathan Locitzer received his Clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Columbia University, graduating with honors. He received the Excellence in Adult Orthopedics Award for the Class of 2007. After graduating, Jonathan continued his pursuit in orthopedics and manual therapy with over 450 contact hours of continuing education classes. Classes included myofascial release, joint mobilization (spine/extremity), craniosacral therapy, manipulative therapy, peripheral nerve mobilization and various other evaluative and therapy techniques.
In 2011, Jonathan began working at Integrate NYC Physical Therapy where he was exposed to Eastern Medicine, collaborating with Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners. As a former partner at Integrate NYC, Jonathan worked to create a true holistic approach to physical therapy combining the best of both western and eastern medicine philosophies. Jonathan uses elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine such as Qi Gong, Tui Na (traditional Chinese massage), cupping and external application of herbs, poultices and liniments.
Jonathan keeps very active in his free time with playing soccer, snowboarding and biking. Jonathan lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, son and daughter.
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Vilma Wong PT, DPT, OCS, ACCIP
Dr. Vilma Wong studied biology at St. John's University and graduated with honors as summa cum laude prior to obtaining her doctorate of physical therapy from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
She has received advanced training in functional manual therapy from the Institute of Physical Arts (IPA), pelvic floor training at the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and visceral manipulation through the Barral Institute. She is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) as well as an Advanced Certified Clinical Instructor (ACCIP) by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). An avid learner, Vilma is working toward her advanced certification as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist through the IPA as well as to enhance her skills in visceral manipulation through the Barral Institute.
Vilma's areas of specialty and clinical interest include optimizing function and performance through a biomechanical analysis of gait, running and movement. Her approach combines east and west, utilizing cupping, liniments and oils. She is also an expert in foot and ankle conditions and in casting for custom orthotics.
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Sarah Whiteside PT, DPT, CIYT
Dr. Sarah Whiteside is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist, with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Sarah has with over 8 years experience focused on orthopedic and manual therapy.
She has received advanced training in functional manual therapy from the Institute of Physical Arts (IPA) and is working towards their advanced certification as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT). She continues her professional education in movement reeducation and manual therapy through Maitland joint mobilization techniques, Myofascial Release and A.R.T. (Active Release Technique), peripheral nerve mobilization, and many other courses. She is also trained in BASI Pilates.
Sarah is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor (CIYT) and has been teaching yoga since 1995. She earned her B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she started her journey in the practice of yoga almost 30 years ago. She got her start teaching at Methodist Hospital in Park Slope where she worked in their Yoga and Art Therapy program for 2 years.
Her yoga expertise informs and enhances her ability to help physical therapy patients gain the strength, balance, flexibility, and awareness that are central to lifelong activity and well-being, beyond recovering from injury.
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