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Jorge Luis Battilana, MPT

Jorge L. Battilana, PT, DPT, Cert MDT Doctor of Physical Therapy/Owner

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jorge relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1992 and has resided in Naples, FL since 2000 where he has continued practicing physical therapy. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina 1989 and furthered his education completing his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2007 at the University of St. Augustine, FL with emphasis in manual therapy. Jorge and his partner started Performance Physical Therapy of Naples in 2004. Jorge is a McKenzie Certified Therapist having a clinical certification for the treatment of the spine and extremities from the internationally recognized McKenzie Institute. Jorge has also completed Graston/IASTM training at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, Indiana and has extensive manual therapy training for the treatment of orthopedic dysfunctions. Jorge has had the opportunity to provide Physical Therapy services in the competitive sports arena internationally. He served as Physical Therapist for the Argentina National Lacrosse team (Lacrosse Copa America- Mexico 2015 and Men's FIL Lacrosse World Championship - Israel 2018). While in Argentina, Jorge served as the team Physical Therapist for a First Division Rugby team (Hindu Club). He is also fluent in Spanish and conversational Portuguese.
Christopher Newell, PT

Christopher S. Newell, MSPT Physical Therapist/Owner

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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Patricia M. Barral, PT Physical Therapist

Patricia was born and raised in Buenos Aires and completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of El Salvador/Buenos Aires. She moved to Chicago in 1995 and worked with cardiac and neurological patients. Relocating to Indianapolis, she practiced for eight years before settling in Naples in 2006. Patricia specializes in orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Lorena Bolanos

Maria Lorena Bolanos, PT Physical Therapist

Lorena was born in Maipú, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Cordoba National University in Cordoba, Argentina and relocated to the United States in 1997. Lorena worked with a pain management clinic in New York for 5 years before she relocated to Naples Florida, where she now specializes in Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy. She is a Licensed Physical Therapist in NY and FL. Lorena is fluent in English and Spanish, as well as conversational in Russian.
Tina Buttino

Tina Buttino, MSPT Physical Therapist

Originally from New York, Tina received her Master's in Physical Therapy in 1988 graduating Magna Cum Laude from Long Island University. She has gained experience in a variety of settings and has dedicated her practice to Outpatient Physical Therapy since coming to Naples in 1994. Tina's special interests are in orthopedics, post surgical orthopedics, arthritis management and outpatient care. In 2012, after dedicating 12 years to the NCH Healthcare Group, Tina received the Key Contributor award and was nominated for leader of the year for the Rehabilitation Department. She is also a member of The American Physical Therapy Association.
Craig Foxhoven

Craig A. Foxhoven, MPT, CHC Physical Therapist

Craig was born in Denver and grew up in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado. He received his Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Arizona State University in 1998. He earned his MPT degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 1993. Craig has been practicing physical therapy in Naples for 30 years. Craig owned and operated his own private practice, Triumph Physical Therapy for 7 years and was the Director of Rehab services at Anchor health Centers for 9 years. Craig is a Licensed Physical Therapist in Pennsylvania and Florida.
Craig Foxhoven

Gabrielle Arrigo, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Gabrielle was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. After high school she went on to pursue her interest in healthcare where she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from SUNY Fredonia. From there, she continued onto graduate school at D'Youville College, where she graduated with her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Gabrielle relocated to Bonita Springs, Florida in 2016. For the past 2 years she has been working as a licensed physical therapist in the Naples area, specializing in outpatient orthopedics.
Cameryn Schultz, DPT

Abigail Vivonetto, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Abigail was born and raised in Naples, Florida. She attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. In 2019, Abbie and her husband moved to Springfield, Missouri where she attended Southwest Baptist University’s Physical Therapy program. She graduated in May of 2022 with a Doctorate’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Since then, Abbie has been working as a Florida licensed physical therapist that is passionate about improving the lives of others through physical therapy. When she is not treating patients, Abbie can be found at a coffee shop, taking a walk on the beach or spending time with her family.
Cavy Joseph

Cavy Joseph, PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

CJ is a native of Naples, Florida. He graduated from Naples High School in 2014 and went on to complete his Bachelor's of Science Degree at The University of South Florida in Tampa, graduating with Magna Cum Laude Honors. CJ then continued his education and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree at AdventHealth University in Orlando, Florida. CJ's passion for the field of physical therapy comes from a history of being a multi-sport athlete at Naples High School, and from his own experiences with receiving physical therapy. He specializes in orthopedic conditions, and plans on becoming a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist in the near future. Outside of work, CJ is a certified National Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer, a health coach, an avid traveler, and volunteer's in the community. CJ is also a proud member of The American Physical Therapy Association.

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Lidia Green, PTA Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Lidia was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Naples, Florida in 1984. She has become a native to our seasonal city. Lidia graduated from Hodges University and received her Associate of Science as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Her main area of interest within outpatient physical therapy is that of Orthopedics. Lidia is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Florida and a member of the Florida Physical Therapy Association. She is an avid runner and a fitness enthusiast.
Scott Frost

Scott Frost BS, PTA, CSCS Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Originally from the Boston area, Scott relocated to Naples FL in 1997. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts. After working as a rehabilitation technician for three years he returned to school earning an Associates degree in applied science in the curriculum of Physical Therapy Assistant from Newbury College. He continued with his education obtaining a certification as Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Scott has been a licensed therapist for 25 years specializing in Orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, disorders of the spine, strength and conditioning and balance disorders. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Scott has also been an active member of the Naples community spending many years as volunteer coach to many of the local youth sports programs.
Denys Malay, PTA

Denys Malay, PTA Physical Therapist Assistant

Denys moved to the Sunshine State in August 2022 from a northwest suburb of Chicago. She has been a licensed therapist for over 30 years. She graduated from Oakton Community College and received her Associate in Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She got her start at Marianjoy Rehabilitation where she gravitated towards helping patients with traumatic brain injuries. She also became a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, consulting families on accessible home solutions and home modification to allow for safe and independent living. The last 15 years she has been providing care and education to a variety of patients in an outpatient rehabilitation setting ensuring the best outcomes for each patient's individual needs in a positive and supported environment. She looks forward to continuing her passion of helping people and being an instrument in their healing here in Naples.
Kathryn Campbell

Kathryn Campbell Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Kathryn is a true native Floridian, born and raised in South Florida. She attended Florida State University where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science in 2009. After graduation, she worked as a physical therapy aide in Plantation, FL. Kathryn returned to school to further her education at Herzing University in Orlando, FL. She graduated in 2012 earning her Associates Degree with honors as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Kathryn is excited to begin her career as a Physical Therapist Assistant here in beautiful Naples, Florida.
Scott Frost

Tim Byers, OTR/ L,CHT Occupational Therapist Certified Hand Therapist

Tim is from Northeastern Michigan, served in the United States Air Force and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio in 1992. He has been a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) since 1997. Tim worked as a clinical specialist in upper extremity rehabilitation in Evansvlle Indiana before moving to Naples, Florida in 2002. He developed the hand therapy department for Medical and Sports Rehab and worked as its lead senior hand therapist for 16 years. He has been a clinical instructor to numerous occupational therapy students over the years. Tim enjoys running, biking, playing hockey and spending time with his family.
Russell Jaffe, OTR/L

Russell Jaffe, OTR/L Occupational Therapist

Russell was born and raised in New Jersey, where he received his bachelor's degree from Drew University. He relocated to southwest Florida in 2018 and earned his Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University. He is passionate about improving his patients' quality of life by helping them maximize function of their upper extremities. Aside from working with his patients, Russell enjoys playing soccer, cycling and spending time with his family.
Yusi Sanchez

Yusi Sanchez Billing Manager

Originally from Havana Cuba, Yusi came to Miami in 1980 with her family. In 1996, Yusi relocated to Naples and worked for NCH Healthcare in admissions. She was also utilized as a translator. In early 2001, Yusi took on the roll of Business Development and Marketing Director for All Saints Eye Center. During the inception of Performance Physical Therapy of Naples, Inc., In July of 2004, Yusi joined the practice and was instrumental in the start up and success of PPT. Yusi is the Billing Manager for all of the PPT clinic locations.