Dennis Gattoni graduated from New York University in 1994 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He began his career working at Sports Training Physical Therapy. Here he developed a solid foundation in various manual therapies such as strain counter strain, muscle energy technique, myofascial release and craniosacral therapy.
In 1998, Dennis was promoted to site coordinator and was responsible for supervising support staff, daily business operations as well as treating a full patient case load.
From 1999 to 2004, Dennis spent the next five years of his career working closely with some of the leading Orthopedic surgeons at Columbia Presbyterian. He became proficient in treating patients with sport specific injuries, post surgical conditions such as rotator cuff repairs, capsular shifts, SLAP repairs, ACL reconstructions, total joint arthroplasties, and knee meniscectomies. In 2000, Dennis was promoted to senior Physical Therapist and Clinical Coordinator for student affiliations.
In 2004, Dennis established Innovative Approach Physical Therapy where he continues to treat a wide variety of diagnosis like migraines, neck and lower back disorders, muscle and tendon strain/tears, patella femoral dysfunction, post surgical cases like rotator cuff repairs, SLAP repairs, meniscectomies, ACL reconstructions, total hip and knee replacements.
Suzanne Puhalovic-Gattoni graduated New York University in 1994 and earned a Bachelor's of Science in Physical Therapy. She began her career at Sports Training Physical Therapy. She continued at Sports Training Physical Therapy for 3 years when it was acquired by Health South. In 1998, Suzanne was promoted to Site Coordinator. She was responsible for treating a full case load as well as supervising staff and marketing the office. Suzanne treated a wide variety of patient's including rotator cuff repairs, meniscectomies, ACL reconstructions, chronic neck and back pain and repetitive stress injuries.
In 2003, Suzanne left Health South and began the next phase of her career working at Eveline Erni Physical Therapy. It is here that Suzanne became proficient with her manual skills such as strain counter strain, myofascial release and muscle energy technique. She also received extensive training in rehabilitative Pilates and treating patient's with TMJ joint disorders.
In 2007, Suzanne left Eveline Erni to help her husband Dennis Gattoni with his practice at Innovative Approach Physical Therapy.
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