Mary brings 30+ years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy with a BS in PT from Ithaca College and an advanced masters degree in orthopedic and sports physical therapy from the University of Indianapolis. She has worked at Stony Brook University as a TA in the PT department sharing her knowledge and experience with future physical therapists. Mary brings to the table a wide berth of experience in the world of orthopedic physical therapy with an emphasis on manual therapy, patient education, and exercise prescription with her patient-focused treatments. She has worked extensively in the outpatient clinical setting and has addressed injuries that are both acute and chronic in nature. Mary has also worked in the home setting where she managed acute post op rehabilitation of total joint replacements and surgical management of fractures and spinal surgeries. Mary is an avid outdoor enthusiast, and while she no longer runs in marathons, she can be found on her bicycle or the trails. These life experiences spill over into her work and her compassion for the patient striving to return to a higher quality of life.
Robert Mosca, DPT, Clinic OwnerRobert received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Albany, where he studied human biology. Following his undergraduate education, Rob received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Stony Brook University. After completion of the Doctorate program he has concentrated his focus on orthopedic physical therapy. He specializes in hands on treatment of orthopedic and post surgical conditions and has a true passion for sports related injuries. Rob is certified through the Titleist Performance Institute as a medical professional which makes him a great fit for managing golf related injuries and performance. Rob also has extensive experience working with various balance and vestibular disorders including positional vertigo, Ménière's disease, post concussion syndrome and more. Robert is also an avid runner who has now completed five full marathons with his eyes set on many more. With this passion comes an extensive knowledge base when treating running based injuries and analyzing runner's strides.
Kate Byrne, DPT, OCSKate received her Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University, where she double majored in Biology and Spanish. Kate then went on to attend Stony Brook University where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She most recently became a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Orthopaedic Clinical Specialists are experts in evaluating and treating musculoskeletal conditions, a distinguished honor that is shared by less than 5% of all physical therapists in the United States.During this time, Kate completed clinical rotations in the acute care setting, outpatient orthopedics with an emphasis on treating the athletic population, and manual outpatient orthopedics. While at Stony Brook, Kate also volunteered with the program Fit Kids for Life. This is a program designed to help kids maintain an active lifestyle and prevent childhood obesity and cardiovascular disease. Kate aspires to take continuing education courses that focus on treating the pediatric oncology population as well as courses from the Institute of Physical Art. In her spare time Kate enjoys playing tennis and going on hikes.
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Mary Chatterton PT, MHS