Piotr Kasprzyk, Physical Therapist
Piotr received a Master of Motor Rehabilitation degree from the Academy of Physical Education in Poland in 1994. Piotr also holds a bachelor degree in physical education. He worked for two years at a polish hospital before moving to the U.S.A. in 1996 to work in an outpatient clinic. He specializes in manual therapy, dealing with complex pains, movement dysfunction, and headaches. Peter uses various techniques like massage, joint mobilization, myofascial release, cranio-sacral therapy, and trigger point therapy to restore the well being of his patients. In his work, he emphasizes the influence of physical activity and structural balance to develop a pain-free life.
Marek Drzazga, Physical Therapist
Marek graduated from Academy of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland in 1994. He holds Master Degree in Motor Rehabilitation and Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education.
For years, Marek has been practicing physical therapy in variety of settings including pediatrics, in-patient hospital, long term care. Recently , he has been focusing on outpatient orthopedic physical therapy utilizing his knowledge and skills to treat patient with musculo-skeletal, neurological and sport related injuries.
Moby Samuel, Physical Therapist
Moby Samuel has been working for 10 years in various settings including Hospital inpatient, Long term care & Pain management centers. He started his career working with patients who have sustained injuries due to auto accidents & work related injuries. He has experience working with patients with foot & ankle injuries, rotator cuff injury & degenerative disorders of spine. He worked with post surgical patients in Joint care centers. His main interest is in manual therapy & therapeutic education including stretching.
Rafal Borowy, Physical Therapy Assistant
Rafal graduated form Macomb Community College in 2004 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He made the dean’s list. Rafal worked in NOMC (north oakland medical center) his first year out of school, after that he decided to focus on out patient care. He worked with a variety of patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. I trained in NMT (neuromuscular therapy), SCS (strain counter strain techniques), and MET (muscle energy techniques). Rafal spent the last 5 years treating patients with neck and low back injuries, as well as hip and knee injuries. He uses manual therapy, as well as stretching (mostly McKenzie) , and strengthening techniques to help reduce pain and restore function. Each patient treatment is individualized to the patient’s needs. He is also fluent in Polish .
Natalia Frazee, Physical Therapy Assistant
Natalia is a licensed physical therapist assistant and a member of the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association). She graduated with high honors from Macomb Community College in 2010 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science. She had several clinical rotations working in a variety of settings including treatment for the geriatric population, orthopedics, and some vestibular problems. Now Natalia is enjoying working in an outpatient physical therapy setting utilizing her knowledge and skills to help people improve activities of daily living and gain functional abilities.
Mike Golemba, Physical Therapy Assistant
Mike has lived in the Metro Detroit area all his life until he moved to Grand Rapids to attend Baker College of Muskegon in 2003.
He graduated Cum Laude in 2006 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He moved back to the Metro Detroit area in Sept of 2011. He has worked in an out-patient setting for the past 6 years. He has worked with patients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. He has attended McKenzie Part A, foot and Ankle along with hip, knee and shoulder courses as part of his continuing education. He likes to use manual therapy along with strength training, gait training and stretching to help patients achieve their goals of decreasing pain and getting back to there activities of daily living. He has worked on everything from sprains, strains, tears, edema, dislocations, repairs, muscle imbalance and balance issues. He believes each patient is different and should be treated according to their individualized needs.
Kurt Blakeley, Physical Therapy Assistant
Kurt Blakeley graduated with Associates degree as a PTA from Macomb Community College in 1998. He has experience in a variety of clinical/school/hospital settings working with pediatric, geriatric, and orthopedic patients, with the majority of my time being spent treating patients in an outpatient orthopedic environment. Kurt returned to school in 2013 and finished my Bachelors degree as a PTA, graduating in Aug, 2014 in preparation to apply to the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in Findlay, Ohio.
Michael Syska, Physical Therapist
Michael is an alumnus of Wayne State University, where he received his Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2002. For the past 12 years, he has worked in an outpatient clinic in the Macomb County area where he has treated patients with diagnoses varying from back and neck pain to CVA and Parkinson’s to post-surgical total knee and hip replacement. Michael incorporates a variety of techniques such as stretching, myofascial realease, muscle energy techniques, taping, exercise, and core stabilization into his individualized, patient-centered treatment sessions.
Leah Cameron, Physical Therapy Assistant
Leah graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baker College of Muskegon in 2012 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Since graduating Leah spent her first 3 years working as resource coverage for Spectrum Health Continuing Care. The first year she worked primarily at Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals, after that she branched out into outpatient care along the same continuum. She continued to work in acute care and outpatient care for Spectrum Health until December of 2015. She moved from Grand Rapids to Clinton Township in January of 2016. In 2012 she began taking courses in the John F. Barnes approach to Myofascial Release (MFR). She has taken 10 courses since then, to expand her knowledge and manual technique in MFR. Leah feels every patient’s dysfunction is unique, therefore, requires different techniques for comprehensive care. She is focused on her patient’s needs and care to help them reach their goals.
Piotr Szydlowski, Physical Therapy Assistant
Piotr S. graduated with high honors from Mott College with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as of Physical Therapist Assistant. Piotr is a member of American Physical Therapy Association. During his clinical rotations in different settings ranging from acute/ICU to inpatient and outpatient rehab he trained with the best in the field and he developed passion for manual therapy. He is trained in various techniques including Jones Strain/Counter Strain for Skeletal Muscle, Advanced Strain/Counter Strain for Smooth Muscle, Myo-Fascial Release, Advanced Myo-Fascial Release, Neural Tissue Tension, Cranio-dural Therapy, Muscle Energy, Advanced Muscle Energy, Non-Invasive Lymph Drainage as well as traditional PT. Piotr became a physical therapist assistant because it combined his desire to help people on a daily basis, his interest in the human body and his passion for healthy living. In his free time Piotr enjoys cycling, long distance running, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends .
Kodie Krzys, Physical Therapist
Kodie graduated from Oakland University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and later returned to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Kodie is passionate about using specialized techniques such as functional massage, manual muscle stretching, trigger point release, and joint mobilizations to achieve superior outcomes for patients experiencing pain and/or functional deficits. She is committed to research geared towards cancer survivorship and has co-authored a published FACT-sheet about chemo brain on the American Physical Therapy Association website. Kodie also strongly believes that involving patients in goal making and emphasizing patient education is the first step to recovery.