Meet Our Owners…
32 years ago Linda and Ira fell in love, got married and decided to merge their dreams of creating a physical therapy practice that would be the type of office where they would want to send their family and friends. They imagined a warm, friendly and fun environment combined with a group of therapists immensely talented and smart with unique clinical skills and devotion to their patients.
Well almost 32 years later and 30000 patient names in our database we are still embracing and appreciating our patients every day, cultivating the skills of our therapists and trying to stay one or two steps ahead of the business of healthcare. So many of our patients are husband and wife, parents and kids, friends of friends and family of physicians.
Try us out, join our extended circle of patients, multigenerational families coming in when their bodies hurt or are having trouble doing the things they like to do in their daily or recreational lives. We are committed to exceeding your expectations and making your therapy a positive experience.
IRA M. FIEBERT, PT, PhD
“It is a great feeling to help patient’s alleviate pain and disability and resume their chosen functional activities. With this goal in mind, Linda and I, have cultivated PTI to be the # 1 venue to enhance the quality of thousands of patient’s lives.”
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LINDA J. ZANE, PT, MPA
“PTI represents the merger of my professional and personal dreams… to work side by side with my life partner providing physical therapy services that would meet the highest standards that I would want my family members to receive.”
Read Linda’s bio
Meet our Staff,
the Best and the Brightest…
DR. KRYSTAL L. SCHOCH, PT, DPT
“My passion of helping people in a family style environment has helped me thrive and come to love my role at PTI.”
Read Krystal’s bio
DR. REBECCA FORSTER POTOK, PT, DPT, ATC
“A Long Island native, I came to PT Institute to fullfill my goals to combine my sports background and growing knowledge of various manual therapies to help patients to achieve their best results from rehabilitation.”
Read Becky’s bio
DR. MICHELLE C. KELLY, PT, DPT, CSCS
“Having worked for PTI before and after having my two girls, my focus has changed to promoting a healthy lifestyle through exercise, strength, balance and improved flexibility in my patients.”
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ZDRAVKO OTSETARSKI, PTA
“Compassion and my love for helping others is what drives me as a member of the Physical Therapy Institute team. I believe in a personal approach, which incorporates hands-on treatment with exercise to help patients have the best outcomes.”
Read Ziv’s bio