Dr. Diamond is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons and his Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Touro College.
Jon is one of a select few physical therapists who is certified in teaching the Schroth technique and has a special interest in treating patients with scoliosis in both nonoperative and postoperative patients. He continues to pursue continuing education and is certified to practice the Active Release Technique in the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine. Additionally, he has taken multiple courses in the selective functional movement assessment (SFMA), the functional movement screen (FMS) and continues to maintain his certification as an orthopedic certified specialist (OCS). He served on the Medical Team for the 2012 New York City Ironman Triathlon and was able to treat numerous amateur and professional athletes thereby helping them maintain their ability to compete at their highest level.
Jonathan takes a hands-on approach to treating his patients, blending manual therapy with therapeutic exercises to optimize patient recovery .
Dr. Schultz is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist.
He received his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Touro College and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. His specialty is rehabilitating orthopedic and sports injuries with a particular interest in treatment of concussion and athletic hip injuries. Pete is certified in ART (Active Release Techniques), Graston Technique, and many other advanced manual therapy techniques. He has educated hundreds of fitness professionals, has lectured on Anatomy and Physiology and Musculoskeletal Systems at New York University. Pete served on the Medical Team for the 2012 New York City Ironman Triathlon where he was able to help treat amateur and professional athletes compete at their highest level. Pete is also a certified Medical Provider through the Titleist Performance Institute and has trained and rehabilitated golfers at every skill level. Pete has an interest in the treatment of BPPV/ Vertigo and has taken advanced course work in vestibular rehabilitation. Using vestibular rehabilitation techniques, vision therapy, and other treatments, he has successfully rehabilitated patients with dizziness as it relates to post concussion syndrome. In addition to treating patients at Dynamic Sports Pete sees patients at all stages of recovery from concussion at The Hospital for Special Surgery as part of a multidisciplinary concussion team.
Iwalani is a graduate of New York University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005. She subsequently received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree with honors from New York University in 2009.
As part of her Doctorate degree, Iwalani completed clinical rotations and observations treating a variety of orthopedic, pediatric, acute, cardiopulmonary, integumentary and neurological conditions in inpatient/hospital, outpatient/private practice settings located in Hawaii, West Africa, and New York City.
Prior to becoming a member of the Dynamic Sports physical therapy team, Iwalani was a therapist for 3 years at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, NY. While at Burke, Iwalani was involved in the multi-disciplinary management of patients in the Subacute/Nursing Home facilities, Single/Double Joint replacement and Amputee Unit, Cardiopulmonary Unit, and Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury/Stroke Units. In addition to her experience at Burke, Iwalani has a comprehensive pediatric background from working in the NYC public and special education school systems through the Board of Education, and at outpatient Sensory Integration Gyms through Keep Children Moving. Recently, she has taken courses through Herman & Wallace for the evaluation and treatment of both male and female pelvic floor dysfunction.
Iwalani’s versatility in conjunction with her educational background equips her to holistically treat a variety of conditions, patient populations and age groups. Notably, she is Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) and First Aid, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Beginners Pilates Mat Certified.
Bridget received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Hunter College, and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Middlebury College with a major in Bio-Psych and Spanish. She is certified in Active Release Technique (ART) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and has her Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) from the Gray Institute. While at Hunter Bridget performed research on specific gait training for people with multiple sclerosis, which she presented with colleagues at a national PT convention. Bridget also has her yoga teacher training certification, which she received in India.
Bridget combines manual therapy with corrective and functional exercises in order to optimize movement and decrease pain. Having experienced multiple knee surgeries herself, she understands first hand that there’s an emotional aspect of physical injuries, and she seeks to empower her patients so they can confidently return to their active lifestyles.
Bridget played team sports through college, has practiced Capoeria for over 10 years, and competes in running and triathlon events.
Mila holds a Master of Science degree in Acupuncture. Her specialties include Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. Mila treats a comprehensive patient population, which includes athletes, dancers, pre and post-surgical conditions, chronic pain patients and the general population who may require her skills to achieve complete recovery and return to optimal health.
Mila utilizes Systemic Dry Needling, Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM)/Trigger Point Acupuncture, Neuro-Functional Acupuncture, Japanese (KM) and Chinese Styles (TCM) of acupuncture in her treatment approach. In addition, she uses Vacuum Therapy, Western Herbology, Medical Aromatherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Dietary counseling according to Chinese Medicine principles to achieve maximum results.
Mila is a big advocate in the field for an integrative approach to patient care. She strongly believes that combining therapies and techniques provide the most thorough and well-rounded approach in addressing a broad spectrum of patient needs. She collaborates with doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors and massage therapists to maximize outcomes.
Mila has worked with several Corporate Wellness Programs. She has also contributed to several publications on the topics of Chinese Medicine and Stress Management.
Above all, Mila’s clients regard her as a compassionate, kind, caring and knowledgeable professional.
Ashli Bottino received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with minors in Strength and Conditioning and Coaching Science from the University of Delaware. While at UD, Ashli was a McNair Scholar and a proud player on the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee club team.
Ashli’s clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, women’s health, pediatrics and acute care. Her current clinical interests include orthopedics, pelvic health and sports rehabilitation. Ashli specializes in pelvic health physical therapy and continues to take courses through Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation.
Ashli has a unique understanding of her patients, as she herself required physical therapy for stress fractures in both shins. She returned to ultimate frisbee stronger and faster as a result of dedication to PT. Ashli enjoys all sports, especially weight lifting, golfing and snowboarding. Her passion for health and physical activity is evident in her care for patients. Her goal as a physical therapist is to improve the quality of life for her patients, while making PT both productive and fun.