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Introducing the Higher Physical Therapy Team

Get to know the Higher Physical Therapy team better:
Julie Zapata

Julie is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. She has experience working in diverse settings, such as home, hospital and private practice. She is well qualified to work with children and adults with simple or complex problems. Chronic pain is a specialty of hers. Julie strives to understand the whole person and values the relationship between patient and therapist.

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Andrea Wolkenberg

Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, DPT, MA, CKTI, MCMT graduated from The University of Pennsylvania in 1979 with a BS in Physical Therapy and received her clinical doctorate (DPT) in Physical Therapy from The College of St. Scholastica in 2016. She also holds a Master’s Degree from The New School For Social Research in Medical Anthropology. In a career that spans more than 40 years,

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Angela McErlain

Angela McErlain was educated in Ireland graduating in 1986 from University of Ulster with BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy. Working at New York hospital she became licensed to practice Physical Therapy in NY in 1988, working primarily in orthopedic outpatients and sports medicine. She trained in Craniosacral therapy in the UK and in John Barne’s Method Myofascial Release therapy in the U.S.

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Diego Buen

Diego earned his doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the College of Staten Island after completing his undergraduate studies in Cognitive Psychology at Hunter College. He has focused on understanding complex conditions and providing simple solutions for them. He has gathered a diverse collection of rigorous clinical experiences treating a variety of individuals with post-operative, orthopedic, neurological, Read More

Edya Kalev

Is a MELT Master Trainer specializing in chronic pain relief, injury prevention and recovery, and helping people recover from surgery, trauma, childbirth, or just the day-to-day stresses that age our bodies. Edya began her MELT studies in 2006 with MELT Creator Sue Hitzmann, and is now one of the senior teachers of this unique method of “hands-off bodywork.”

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