Physical & Occupational Therapy
Outpatient Office and Homecare

(718) - THERAPY

856 46th Street Brooklyn, NY 11220
Sun – Fri: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Physical & Occupational Therapy
Outpatient Office and Homecare

(718) - THERAPY

856 46th Street Brooklyn, NY 11220
Sun – Fri: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Physical & Occupational Therapy
Outpatient Office and Homecare

856 46th Street Brooklyn, NY 11220
Sun – Fri: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Our Dedicated Team

We are proud to have a diverse team of quality therapists who will NOT waste your time getting you feeling better fast with unmatched care and compassion!
Our staff is fluent in Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Yiddish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Hindi.
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ABE KOPOLOVICH

DPT, MBA, JD-IP

Physical Therapist
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Abe graduated Long Island University with a BS/MS in physical therapy with Honors Distinction in 2003, Clinical Doctorate (DPT) in 2007, MBA-Healthcare in 2010, and completed an Advanced Orthopedic Residency from Touro College in 2013 He has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2000. Dr. Kopolovich specializes in torticollis therapy, orthopedic injury & surgery, vertigo, and geriatric impairments such as arthritis. Dr. Abe grew up in Boro-Park, Brooklyn and has been an active part of the community for over 30 years. He is fluent in Yiddish, Russian, and Hebrew. Dr. Abe is an educator and a lifelong learner. Currently Dr. Abe is in Law School and is excited to combine healthcare and law in the future.

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RIKKI KOPOLOVICH

OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Supervisor

Rikki Kopolovich is a graduate from Touro College where she earned a BS/MS in occupational therapy with honors in January 2008. She has been an active member of the Occupational Therapy Association since 2010 Her family is three generations in Boro Park and a staple reputation as community leaders. Rikki is the conductor in the office making sure that all things run smoothly. She enjoys painting and meteorology.

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ALAN FRIEDMAN

MD, FAAPMR

Physiatrist
Medical Director

Dr. Friedman graduated from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in 1993, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation. He is a specialist in diagnosing nerve pathologies using EMG analysis and is an expert in treating spinesports and rehabilitation issues. Dr. Friedman grew up in West Orange, NJ and currently lives in Israel. He manages both practices in Israel and NY treating patients with unsurpassed one-on-one quality.

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DANIELLE SALMAN

Chief Operations Officer

Danielle was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. She comes from a middle eastern background and is fluent in Hebrew. She is currently an EMT and volunteers in BCEMS during the school year. She is pursuing her dream to become a physical therapist with the hopes of changing peoples’ lives. She enjoys the challenge and loves tackling them with a smile. Her enthusiasm and demeanor encourage the patients to progress and get well.

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DAVID GOLDBERGER

Billing Coordinator

David runs the billing department with an experienced team from Lakewood New Jersey for the last 17 years with honesty, integrity, and compassion for every individual’s financial situation. Please feel free to reach out to him directly with any billing questions at (732) 987-4430

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JASON RAMDEEN

DPT

Chief Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity Officer

Dr. Jason Ramdeen, DPT is currently the program director of physical therapy at NYU Langone Hospital where he has been for the last 15 years. He has over 16 years of experience in adult physical therapy rehabilitation including neurologyorthopedic and many other geriatric impairments. Jason graduated from Long Island University in 2004 with a combined BS/MS in physical therapy and completed his clinical doctorate in 2005. Jason has an advanced orthopedic degree in physical therapy from Touro College. He is a member of the Academy of Traumatic Brain Injury Specialists and is an APTA Certified Instructor for physical therapy students.

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BETTY

Human Resources

& Community Outreach

Betty is our community liaison whose networking abilities and dynamic personality is an invaluable asset. She is fluent in Spanish.

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SALIM FAOUR

Marketing Director

Salim is the Marketing Director whose skill, expertise, and creativity continue to drive the message of Therapy-In-Motion through various online mediums, print, & social media. His professional team is an integral part of the team. Salim is the owner of Webterior Designs.

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JANE GEORGE

PT

Physical Therapist

Senior Lead Outpatient PT

Jane is originally from India and is fluent in English and Hindi. She graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a Master’s degree in physical therapy. Jane enjoys being a physical therapist and loves making a difference in peoples livesevery day by lessening their physical ailments. She is a simple and honest person who prioritizes the safety and well being of all her patients. In her free time, Jane likes to read books and listen to music. She loves to travel and tries to visit a new place every year. Jane loves meeting new people and loves cheering them up.

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ESTHER KASSIN

DPT

Physical Therapist

Esther was born and raised in Brooklyn. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in May 2020 and is practicing as a physical therapist in an inpatient rehabilitation facility. She specializes in working with a wide variety of patients, including those with neurological and orthopedic impairments. Esther is very passionate about physical therapy and takes a holistic approach when treating her patients, focusing on more than just their physical ailments. She takes pride in providing the highest quality of care to all of her patients in order to ensure their success during the rehabilitation process.

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SOFIA VASQUEZ

OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Senior Lead Outpatient OT

Graduated from LIU in 2006 with a BS/MS in Occupational Therapy. A 1st generation American of parents who immigrated from Dominican Republic and is fluent in English and Spanish. As an OT she enjoys communicating with patients and developing a treatment plan to increase patients function and independence for living a healthy lifestyle. Sofia has 13 years of experience as a school based OT with the pediatric population and in an Skilled Nursing Facility with the geriatric population. In her spare time she enjoys traveling.

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CHAYA UHR

OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Chaya graduated from New York Institute of Technology in 2015. Chaya was born and raised in Brooklyn loves working together with her patients to create a holistic treatment plan. In the last seven years Chaya has worked with the pediatric and geriatric population. In her spare time she enjoys exercising and reading.

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HUIFANG LI

PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Assistant Clinical Director

Huifang Li graduated from LaGuardia Community College in 2018 and is a Physical Therapist Assistant. She believes that there will be a great sense of happiness and accomplishment when she does something for others to improve theirquality of life. She was born and raised in Guangdong, China and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. She is an outgoing and friendly person who likes reading, singing, and photography.

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BEN MILLER

PT AIDE

Ben was born and raised in Brooklyn. He aspires to become a physical therapist and is currently in college taking the prerequisite course for graduate school. He enjoys nature, working out, and playing basketball. Ben brings a sincere appreciation for the profession and enjoys talking and listening to every individual on a personal level.

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STEFANIE MOREIRA

PT AIDE

Stefanie was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and a minor in Psychology from Hunter College. Stefanie loves working with children and geriatrics. She plans on continuing her studies as a Physical Therapist.

Carmen Ortiz

CARMEN ORTIZ

PT AIDE

Born and raised in Brooklyn and Florida. Carmen graduated with a certificate as a Certified Medical Assistant. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys spending time with her family & reading a good book.

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YONI KOHEN

PT AIDE

Yoni joins our team after completing a year of religious studies in Israel he aspires to become a Physical Therapist. He has a passion for orthopedic physical therapy and enjoys helping others. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, boating and playing basketball.

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LEOR DARMONI

PT AIDE

Leor grew up in Staten Island and is in his pursuit of becoming a physical therapist. He speaks Spanish and Hebrew and loves helping others. In his spare time, Leor likes to spend time at the gym.

Selena Suquitana

SELENA SUQUITANA

PT AIDE

Selena graduated with a BS in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College and aspires to become a physical therapist. She is fluent in Spanish and loves making a difference.

Adriana Wiacek

ADRIANA WIACEK

PT AIDE

Born and raised in Brooklyn. Adriana is currently enrolled at Stoney Brook University studying Psychology. She is fluent in Polish and enjoys helping patients overcome any obstacle.

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RAFAL GRABOWSKI

PT AIDE

Rafal is fluent in Polish and is a senior in Brooklyn College aspiring to become a physical therapist. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and playing soccer.

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ANDREW LIU

PT AIDE

Andrew is an aspiring physical therapist born and raised in NYC as a third-generation Asian-American. He is in the process of completing a Human Biology degree at Hunter College with a minor in psychology. Fluent in English and Chinese but studying Korean, he hopes to one day become an advocate for the field of Physical Therapy.

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IDOWU BELLO

PT AIDE

Was born and raised in Brooklyn. He has a bachelors in biology and aspires to become a physical therapist. Idowu enjoys working out and is a tremendous athlete. The name Idowu comes from Yoruba culture and means born after twins.

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ELIZABETH AYALA

PT AIDE

Elizabeth graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a BA in Sociology. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Elizabeth is extremely patient and loves kids to work with kids. In her free time, Elizabeth loves to travel, go out with friends and create new artworks. She aspires to one day work with children of all ages.

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WESLEY BROOKS

PT AIDE

Wesley Brooks was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He has always had an interest in health sciences, specifically patient care and rehabilitation. He really enjoys helping people and tries hard to assist in anyway possible. Pursuing a degree in Human Biology, he hopes to one day have a career in rehabilitation or become a physical therapist.

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SUSANNA GEVORGYAN

PT AIDE

Susanna is originally from Armenia. She hopes to become a Physical Therapist and has volunteered/worked in the field for over two years. Susanna enjoys helping others and is very patient with people; she brings a calming feel to everything she does.

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VINCENT BUENSUCESO

PT AIDE

Vincent was born in the Philippines and raised in Brooklyn NY. He graduated with a BS in Health & Nutrition Science and is pursuing a Physical Therapist Assistant degree. In his free time, Vincent loves playing basketball, hiking, and playing guitar. Vincent is fluent in English and Tagalog (Philippines).

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KATTIA APPULLO

PT AIDE

Kattia was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. She graduated from Hunter College with a BA in Psychology. She hopes to pursue a career in the health sciences. In her spare time she enjoys painting, crocheting, and playing the ukulele.

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MONA MAHMOUD

PT AIDE

Mona was raised in Brooklyn, NY and is fluent in Arabic. She graduated with a bachelors in biology and aspires to become an Occupational Therapist. She tutors children part time and has a passion to help others regain movement and life skills.

Amber

AMBER

THERAPY DOG

Four year old German Shepherd Amber is our amazing therapy dog. Her infectious smile and warm personality brings joy and smiles to all of our patients.