Text Box: Certified
Text Box: Physical Therapy

Text Box: All Physical Therapists Are NOT Created Equal!!

Text Box: Our Staff
Vicki Schuppe, PT, CHT, CEAS
Vicki is a co-owner of Certified Physical Therapy. A 1991 graduate of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, she is also a certified hand therapist.  Vicki has been providing hand treatment since the mid 1990's and is certified by the Hand Therapy Commission (www.HTCC.org), the internationally recognized accrediting board for hand PT & OT specialists.  Vicki is one of only 5,572 CHT's worldwide.  She is also a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (www.ASHT.org) and she has been designated an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS) by the renowned Back School of Atlanta. 
Vicki has continued her professional development by completing over 600 hours  of continuing education course-work  in hand surgery and rehabilitation, manual therapy,  functional rehabilitation, advanced shoulder and knee techniques, ergonomics, sports therapy, spine care, headaches, balance dysfunction, canine rehabilitation, golf conditioning and rehabilitation, managed care essentials, pharmacology, cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive strain injury and more.  
Vicki has been the owner of Fit 4 Golf, a personal golf fitness and injury prevention company which has now been rolled into the full scale golf rehabilitation program here at Certified Physical Therapy.  Vicki is an avid golfer.  When not at work or on the golf course, she can be found on long walks with her dog, Callaway.
 
Mary Quinn, PT, MS, OCS
Mary is a co-owner of Certified Physical Therapy.  A 1989 graduate of SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, she continued on the post-graduate path to earn the degree of Advanced Masters of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Touro College in 1999.  In 1999, she also received advanced professional certification from the American Physical Therapy Association and was designated an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.  Currently Mary is one of only 5,592 individuals nationally recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (www.APTA.org) who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in a specialty area of orthopedic physical therapy.  Merely 18 of these specialists practice in Nassau County. 
Mary has an extensive continuing education curricula having taken over 600 hours of professional course-work in areas such as manual and manipulative therapy, sports, spine, joint replacement, TMJ, functional rehabilitation, advanced neural tension treatment, lumbo-pelvic integration, cervico-thoracic integration, baseball medicine, balance disorders, postural dysfunction, foot/ankle biomechanics, advanced sports rehab and many other advanced musculoskeletal treatment topics.  She is also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (www.APTA.org)
Mary lives with her husband, Mike and our other mascot, Bella all of whom can likely be found fishing on their boat most weekends.
 
Margaret Haller, MS, PT
Margaret has been with us since April 2009, as a part time staff physical therapist.  She received her B.S. in physical therapy from SUNY Stony Brook in 1983 followed by her M.S. in physical therapy from Long Island University in 1987.  She has worked in various aspects of the field since 1983 particularly pediatrics and adult orthopedics.  She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (www.APTA.org), and her spare time is spent with her family or participating in community activities/councils.
 
Beverly Ransen-Gardner, Office Manager
Beverly started with us in March 2008 and has since earned the nickname, “Bev the Bulldog” thanks to her extraordinary  talents taming the insurance companies. She "tames" the staff too and oversees almost every detail coordinating patient flow in BOTH our offices.   A former travel agency owner and school bus driver,  Bev is like a ray of sunshine behind the front desk and a fine job she is doing too!  She spends her free time in the garden or on day treks with her husband John and our third canine mascot, Brie.  
 

Text Box:  136 Glenwood Rd, Glenwood Landing, NY 11547  ·  516.676.1445  · fax 516.676.1449