David Chu, MD, CAc

Dr. David Chu is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is certified to provide acupuncture as an alternative pain treatment. He is also certified to perform electrodiagnostic testing.

Dr. Chu completed a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Chu received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and he is a graduate of Penn State University's prestigious 6 year accelerated medical program.

Dr. Chu is a member of a number of professional associations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Vivek Mehta, MD

Dr. Vivek Mehta is a Board Certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is Fellowship-Trained in Interventional Spine Medicine at The Orthopedic Clinic Association located in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. Mehta completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He has provided team coverage from high school to the professional level for various sports including football, basketball, hockey and baseball. He had the opportunity of being a Spine Consultant for the NBA Phoenix Suns, WNBA Phoenix Mercury and Arizona State University Football team.

Dr. Mehta is a member of professional associations including North American Spine Society and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.


Carolita Contreras, PT

Carolita works one on one with her patients through therapeutic, pain reduction and movement disorder exercises to reduce pain and improve functionality in the shortest amount of time possible.

Carolita is a hands on physical therapist who cares deeply about her patients and utilizes a team approach in her care; developing a unique treatment plan for every patient.

Carolita expands her clinical knowledge through continuing education courses and staying current with evidence based practice and techniques. Carolita's passion for patient care not only ensures a full and timely recovery, she also strives to make the process an individualized and enjoyable experience.

Carolita attended Lyceum Northwestern University in the Philippines and has over 10 years experience as a physical therapist. She has extensive knowledge in orthopedics and the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Carolita has worked with patients of all ages and backgrounds.


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Maria Yabut-Sarmiento, PT

Maria is experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions such as sports injuries, neck and low back pain, pre and post surgical rehabilitation, and many other Orthopedic conditions and diseases.

Maria is a highly knowledgeable Manual Therapist who delivers one-on-one service to her patients using trigger points, joint and soft tissue mobilization, strain and counter strain techniques, and muscle energy techniques.

She also incorporates modalities such as therapeutic ultrasound, electric stimulation, Positional Release Techniques for the spine and pelvis, and Comprehensive Manual Therapy Techniques for the hips, knees, and feet.

Maria graduated from City College in Manila, Philippines and has worked with thousands of patients who have benefited from her dedication to getting them back to their active lifestyle. She focuses on exercise progression and works with her patients to develop customized home exercises to maximize progress.


Rainegale Pesidas, DPT

Rainegale Pesidas is a caring and mindful Doctor of Physical Therapy serving the community of New York, NY. Raine attended Far Eastern University, where she earned her bachelor’s in physical therapy. Patients see her for a variety of reasons, including foot pain, wrist problems, mobility therapy, massage therapy, and occupational injuries.

Raine understands the fears and sensitivities her patients face, and she works hard to help her patients overcome their health challenges. Patients rely on her expertise because she consistently provides high quality care that leads to positive and lasting health outcomes.