Evolve Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation

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ABOUT

Experts in Physical Therapy for muscle and joint dysfunctions, injuries, imbalances, post op recovery, and sports performance

MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Greg Babiec

MSPT, SCS, MTC, CMP, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Greg Babiec received his master’s degree in physical therapy from Springfield College in 1996. He began his career working for the team physicians at the University of Rhode Island working with Division 1 athletes in all sports. After moving to New York City and practicing for 15 years, he cofounded Evolve Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation. He is certified in two advanced manual therapy concepts and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Greg specializes in all sports and orthopedic injuries, with a focus on a hands-on approach and exercise prescription to get people moving and feeling better. He recently became a Board Certified Sports Specialist, which is one of the highest honors in the physical therapy profession.

Jason Roth

PT, SCS, MCMT, TPI CERTIFIED

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jason Roth is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist and is a board certified sports specialist. He is a golf certified instructor through The Titleist Performance Institute and holds a mastery certification in manual therapy. Jason is a Graston technique provider and is co-owner and director of Evolve Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation. Jason earned his Bachelors degree in Health Sciences in 2000 and Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Touro college in 2002. He is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Jason sits on the board for the Syosset Baseball Association, acting as sports medicine advisor and is a Master Clinician for NYU’s doctorate in physical therapy program as well. He also participates in the United States Olympic Committee sports medicine volunteer program providing support at USOC training centers.

Jillian Chiappisi

PT, DPT, SCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Physical therapist specializing in sports rehabilitation, post-operative care, gymnastics, dance, sports performance, general rehabilitation, and gait / balance training.

Katie Cyrana

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Katie Cyrana earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York University. Katie is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a licensed Power Pilates mat instructor, and she specializes in the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related injuries, as well as post-surgical rehabilitation. Before pursuing her post-graduate education, she obtained a B.S. in human physiology at Boston University. In addition to being a licensed physical therapist, Katie is active in running clubs throughout New York City and enjoys competing in marathons and triathlons. As an avid runner herself, she specializes in treatment of running injuries, including biomechanical video running analysis and comprehensive movement assessment. Katie recently became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, which is one of the highest honors in the physical therapy profession.

David Garaffa

PT, DPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dave Garaffa earned his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University. Dave is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and worked as a personal trainer as he was earning his doctorate degree. Dave started swimming competitively at the age of four and has since then developed a broad approach to staying fit. Dave ran his first marathon in 2011 and enjoys competing in triathlons, other endurance events and lifting weights. Prior to pursuing his passion for helping people recover from injuries and enhance their performance, Dave worked in the music industry and still plays jazz guitar in his free time. Through his clinical affiliations and master clinician experiences, Dave has worked with a diverse range of patient populations ranging from children with autism to NFL athletes to weekend warriors and older adults. Dave stays current with continuing education courses and reading physical therapy, fitness, neuroscience and nutrition research. Dave focuses on orthopedic rehabilitation and combines manual therapy with functional exercises for injury recovery as well as injury prevention.

Olayi Oyekanmi

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Jim Crawley

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Eduardo Pereira

PT, DPT. RAC

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Pereira is an enthusiastic DPT, with expertise in Orthopedics, Sports Rehab and Geriatrics. His studies and experience encompass 2 continents and diverse cultures. He has accumulated scholarships and awards during his professional career and has published several scientific articles in multiple lines of research. He has extensive experience with sports injuries and has worked with a professional soccer team.

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