Raymond N. Cecora PT, DPT, MS is the founder of Raymond N. Cecora PTPC DBA, Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa, NY. He graduated from Downstate Medical Center in May of 1992 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy. He then continued his education at Touro College, receiving his Advanced Masters Degree in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in June of 2004. Following his Master’s degree, he completed his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in May of 2005. He has a unique perspective in the field of physical therapy. In September of 1983, he sustained a severe spinal cord trauma that left him critically injured and paralyzed. Consequently, he attended four years of physical therapy to learn how to walk again. It was at this time that he developed a great respect for the field of physical therapy. As a patient and clinician, he has developed a deep understanding of physical dysfunction that has enabled him to help thousands of people recover from injury, illness, and surgery.
Travis Tennie, DPT is a licensed physical therapist. He graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College in 2016. Travis played four years of division one soccer at Adelphi, prior to Physical Therapy school, and has a strong background in sports physical therapy as an athlete and a clinician.
Joseph Cannisi, DPT, ATC, CSCS is a NY licensed physical therapist, athletic trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and Graston Technique provider. Dr. Cannisi is originally from Island Park Long Island and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Sacred Heart University with a BS in Athletic Training and Stony Brook University with a Doctorate of physical therapy.
Dr. Cannisi’s specialties are in the treatment of orthopedic and sports related injuries as well as in sports performance training. Joe has managed the treatment and performance training for intramural, club sports, and professional athletes at Clemson University, Stony Brook University, Farmingdale State College, and for many of Long Island’s elite hockey players.
Joe served as a clinical instructor for doctorate students from across the country and was a mentor for students at Clemson University with interest in the professions of physical therapy and athletic training where he also directed the healthcare program for Clemson University club and intramural athletes.
Louis Mastrangelo, PTA, graduated from Nassau Community College where he earned his Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy. His areas of interest include sports physical therapy and post-operative care in addition to having eleven years of experience treating patients who suffer from balance and gait dysfunction.
CHOI SUNG MIN (KYLE), DPT is a licensed physical therapist. He graduated from SahmYook University in South Korea with a BS in Physical Therapy and Touro College with a Doctorate of physical therapy. Prior to practicing at Park Physical Therapy, he began his career in private practice with young athletes. He played futsal and multiple water sports; scuba diving, surfing, fly boarding that brought him into physical therapy field after many injuries. Besides the experiences in young athletes, he has a wide knowledge of primary and secondary frozen shoulder, geriatric exercise, STR(soft tissue release), ART(active release technique), IPA, mckenzie treatment techniques.
Nora Bolin PTA, ATC graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a bachelor degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine in which she gained professional experiences working with athletes to prevent and treat injuries. Nora then graduated Summa Cum Laude from Nassau Community College with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
Nora has a deep knowledge of on and off the field injuries from her years of experience as an Athletic Trainer. She has a wide array of manual interventions and she has a passion for helping patients restore their ability to return to leisure activities such as walking, running and athletic activities. She is also experienced in aiding in fall prevention and balance tasks.
Matthew Lago DPT, ATC worked at Park Physical Therapy while earning his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training at Northeastern University in 2013. During his time at Northeastern, his love of athletic training led him to cover all care to all athletics at sporting events nationally. After graduation from Northeastern University, Matt worked as an Athletic Trainer throughout the Long Island area and at local high schools throughout Queens and Nassau County. It was from that experience Matt decided to take his education to the next level and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020 from New York Institute of Technology. Matt has treated various types of patients from the competitive collegiate athletes, pediatrics, weekend warriors to the geriatric populations. Matt is experienced in treating all orthopedic conditions but has an extra interest in treating those patients that suffer from hip and shoulder injuries. As a Titleist TPI certified instructor, Matt also has a special interest in working with golfers of all levels. He has aided both in the return to course for that post injury golfer as well as aiding in improving their swing by analyzing and retooling golfer’s mechanics. Park Physical Therapy is thrilled to have had Matt rejoin our team.