Jorge L. Battilana, PT, DPT, Cert MDT
Doctor of Physical Therapy/Owner
Originally from Buenos Aires Argentina, Jorge relocated to Indiana in 1992 and has resided in Naples, FL since 2000 where he has continued practicing physical therapy. While in Argentina, in 1989 he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Buenos Aires. He further continued his education and in 2007, he completed his Doctorate degree from the University of St. Augustine, FL. In addition, he has a clinical certification for the treatment of the spine from the internationally recognized McKenzie Institute. Jorge has also completed Graston/IASTM training at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, Indiana.
While in Argentina, Jorge served as the team Physical Therapist for the First Division Rugby team in Buenos Aires. He has also served as the Physical Therapist for the National Lacrosse team for Argentina (Copa America – 2015). Jorge has also attended manual therapy courses for the treatment of orthopedic dysfunctions. He is fluent in Spanish and conversational Portuguese.
Christopher S. Newell, MSPT
Originally from the Boston area, Chris completed a B.S. in Health and Physical Education at Utah State and an M.S.P.T. at the University of Miami. He interned at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tufts University in Boston and Sports Medicine in Honolulu. Chris has been practicing physical therapy in Naples since 1990. He served as a physical therapist for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. His areas of expertise include orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. Chris has been a mentor to other physical therapists and has assisted local physicians in developing protocols for post-surgical care.
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