Jorge L. Battilana, PT, DPT, Cert MDT Doctor of Physical Therapy/OwnerOriginally 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 S. Newell, MSPT Physical Therapist/OwnerOriginally 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.
Patricia M. Barral, PT Physical TherapistPatricia 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.
Maria Lorena Bolanos, PT Physical TherapistLorena 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, MSPT Physical TherapistOriginally 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 A. Foxhoven, MPT, CHC Physical TherapistCraig 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.
Gabrielle Arrigo, DPT Doctor of Physical TherapyGabrielle 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.
Abigail Vivonetto, DPT Doctor of Physical TherapyAbigail 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, 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.