Owner and founder of C.H.O.O.S.E. Physical Therapy.
Amy has over 40 years of experience as a physical therapist and is the onsite owner/manager. She has extensive experience with all types of orthopedic injuries, seeing patients from 21 days old to 101 years young. She is a certified manual therapist through Maitland (MAPS), and an orthopedic certified specialist.
Bachelor of Science Physical Therapy from Temple University (B.S.P.T.) in 1981.Master of Science (M.S.P.T) in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Temple University. Board Certified in Orthopedics (OCS) from the APTA (1995-2021) Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) from Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars.
Enjoys working with a variety orthopedic conditions including EDS, osteoporosis and vestibular issues and athletes of all ages including golfers, baseball, and softball players. She has previous experience with the Philadelphia Phillies and as a fastpitch softball pitching instructor and coach
Amy W. Welsh - Owner and founder of C.H.O.O.S.E. Physical Therapy
Director of C.H.O.O.S.E Physical Therapy
Martin has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and a certification as a manual therapist through the Ola Grimsby Institute. He also pursued and obtained certification with Kinesio taping techniques. He has a strong background in research-based exercise programs and has previous experience as a personal trainer. He is a credentialed clinical instructor through the APTA.
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science in 2007. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida International University in 2011. Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) from Ola Grimsby 2012 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) 2012 Kinematic Taping Concepts Certification (KTCC) 2014
Gravity fit program, weight training, and all aspects of exercise. Experience with cross-fit training and rehabilitation and personal training. He enjoys working with athletes and post-surgical individuals.
Tracy is a licensed physical therapist, with over 25 years of experience and a comprehensive background in orthopedics and sports medicine. Tracy has a Masters and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has been a Certified Manual Physical Therapist since 2002.
Tracy graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Iowa state University in 1992, a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa in 1994, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2002. She obtained her certification as a manual therapist through the University of St. Augustine in 2002 and as a Professional Certified Life Coach, though the Guerrette Institute in 2021
SI joint dysfunction, spinal stabilization, shoulder and knee injuries and Gravity Fit program. She has experience in and enjoys treating runners, dancers, and athletes of all ages, for both preventative, post-operative and post injury She has worked backstage with Broadway Performers, contracting with Neurotour.
Cera has her Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a certification as a Sports Certified Specialist. She is currently pursuing her certification as a manual therapist through St. Augustine. She performs gait and running analysis and our annual physical therapy program for custom exercises and injury prevention.
Bachelor of Science from the University of Dayton. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Dayton. Evidence in Motion Certification 2017. Board Certified Sports Specialist in 2018 from the APTA. Current part-time instructor at Nova Southeastern Physical Therapy Program
Running and gait analysis program, Designing and/or modification of custom orthotics and educating runners as to choice of shoe wear. She works with assessing functional movement patterns and specializes in designing programs to return to sport and /or maximize performance. She has an interest in foot and ankle injuries. She enjoys working with injured athletes who are looking to get back on the field, or even athletes that are looking to improve their current physical condition.
Michael is originally from new Jersey. He has his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and is currently pursuing certification as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. He has an interest in developing programs for injury prevention, including screening programs for athletes.
Education: Michael completed a year-long Orthopedic Residency at Nova Southeastern’s Physical Therapy Program at Tampa Bay/Clearwater Campus. During that year he completed certifications in Blood Flow Restriction Training (PBFR) through Owens Education, Dry Needling (CIDN) through IDN, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage. During his time at the University of Miami for his Doctor of Physical Therapy, he worked with the University of Miami Baseball team to lead and develop the annual pre-season assessment screening for injury-prevention and data analysis for each player. With two previous experiences in Division I and II collegiate sports settings
Interests: Michael has a passion for all orthopedic and sports conditions with a emphasis on having his patients work towards their goals. His focus is on providing evidence-based practice with a patient centered plan of care to optimize treatment plans and outcome results. Michael is an avid baseball fan who enjoys spending his free time watching the New York Mets, working out, playing recreational baseball, and keeping up to date on the newest topics within the field.
Ron brings an extensive amount of education to the practice for all different types of orthopedic injuries and conditions. He has been studying manual therapy and treating patients for more than 40 years. He has held his manual certification since 1990.
University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL. B.S. in Physical Therapy June 1981. B.S. Psychology Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, June 1979. Ola Grimsby Institute, Level 1 Certification in Norwegian Manual Therapy, 1990
Ron really likes working with all different spinal injuries, including, neck and back injuries. He enjoys working with cyclists, golfers, and athletes of all aged. He has experience with providing customized golf performance and fitness programs and has provided on-site coverage of golf tournaments throughout the season including the RI Open and the U.S. Amateur in 2005
Jaclyn has been a teaching instructor for a good part of her career with a strong background in anatomy, radiology, and general orthopedic evaluation and treatment She has an underlying background in orthopedic and neuralgic conditions.
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2014. Completed a 1-year residency treating patients with underlying neurological conditions in 2015. Clinical Instructor at the University of South Florida and the University of Southern California.
She likes working with a variety of orthopedic conditions. She has previous experience with gunshot wounds, spina cord injuries, other trauma injuries as we as patients with chronic pain and PSD,
Jaclyn Spirtos PT, DPT, OCS
Patrick is a personal trainer at our facility, assisting the therapists with designing, and implementing treatment programs. He provides personal training and most importantly a "step down" program to transition patients from traditional therapy back to the gym, sports, or activity of choice
NASM Certified Personal Trainer 2020. B.S. from the University of South Florida in 2019. Masters of exercise. from the University of South Florida in 2019, with a focus on strength and conditioning Student at the University of St. Augustine physical therapy program.
Patrick enjoys teaching and working with patients with a variety of conditions, including balance, strength and conditioning
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