Jonathan Locitzer, DPT, CFMT
Founder/Owner - 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 tennis, snowboarding and biking. Jonathan lives in Maplewood, NJ with his wife, and two young children.
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Nolan Gardner, DPT
Dr. Nolan Gardner received his doctoral degree in physical therapy from Hunter College and was the recipient of the Scott Elder Service Award, "given to a student displaying sincere concern for peers and the profession". Since completing his DPT, he has taken over 20 multi-day continuing education courses in order to learn as many techniques as he can. His primary goal is to help patients of all ages and maximize patient's potential.
Nolan has completed the requirements to be certified in Functional Manual Therapy thru the Institute of Physical Art and will sit for the certification in 2023. He specializes in using an integrative and holistic approach to the human body and helps patients discover the root causes of their problems. He believes in an interconnected system in which the painful part is not always the "problem" part.
Before becoming a PT, Nolan attended Bard College, completing a 5-year program, obtaining his MS in Environmental Policy. When Nolan isn't treating patients, he enjoys bike touring, running, ultimate frisbee, soccer, squash, rock climbing and yoga. His greatest hobby is an amateur ethnomusicologist, collecting and organizing from around the world. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter and their cat.
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Annie Neisen, DPT
Dr. Annie Neisen received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2013 and completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at University of Minnesota. She has completed advanced training in pelvic floor care, prenatal/postpartum care, treatment of spinal dysfunction, myofascial mobilization, and therapeutic neuroscience.
She has extensive experience in pelvic floor care and treating orthopedic conditions of the spine and extremities. Dr. Neisen has practiced at Mayo Clinic, where she was Staff Therapist and regularly collaborated with OB/GYNs to coordinate treatment. She has also practiced at Maiden Lane Medical, where she focused on treatment of pelvic dysfunction in addition to orthopedic issues.
She believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness that addresses stress, sleep, nutrition, mental and spiritual health, community, and movement. Using her area of expertise in movement, she aims to guide, educate, and empower people to make the changes they need to accomplish their goals.
In her free time, Dr. Neisen practices and teaches yoga, stays active with hiking and biking, and enjoys live music whenever she can.
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