MPT opened in August of 2007. As a private practice, MPT greatly appreciates the relationship it has with the members of the local community. It is this very relationship that has helped us consistently grow over the years. MPT’s core business values embrace a client centered approach through consistent customer service excellence and clinical treatments that are medically sound and based on advanced clinical research. MPT provides clients with structured, diagnosis specific, personalized manual treatment and exercise programs. It is these essential components that enable our clients to heal in an effective and efficient manner. In addition, MPT educates their clients in an ongoing manner which empowers each individual through the use of a comprehensive home program. This program, which is updated regularly, emphasizes the use progressive exercises for strengthening and flexibility as well as education on pain management.
The physical therapists at MPT take post graduate, continuing education coursework on a regular, annual basis to offer their clients the most clinically relevant, evidence based information that the physical therapy field has to offer. The owner, Joseph Montalto, is licensed for more than 18 years and has a diverse skilled background in orthopedic manual therapy as well as neurologic physical therapy. Each member of the staff takes pride in their role at MPT and in serving you, the members of our local community. Thank you for your ongoing support and patronage!
Meet the Staff
Joseph Montalto, P.T., M.S.P.T.
Joseph Montalto graduated from Touro College with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998. He has a diverse clinical background which has included inpatient hospital and rehabilitation care as well as home care. For the last eightteen years he has specialized in outpatient orthopedic manual therapy. He is well versed in the treatment of individuals across the lifespan from children and adolescents to adults and seniors. In 2007, he opened Montalto Physical Therapy with the intention of providing the highest level of clinical care possible to the members of the local community both in the outpatient orthopedic and home care settings.
Brandee Montalto, H.L.C.
Co-owner of Montalto Physical Therapy
Holistic Lifestyle Coach
Brandee Sans is a certified holistic lifestyle coach through the C.H.E.K. Institute as a lifestyle coach she has over 26 years in energy medicine studies as well as nutritional coaching. She is also a Reiki master and medical Qigong practitioner. Brandee designs personalized lifestyle programs and teaches each client how to manage the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual facets of his or her life, while supporting each individual on a journey of optimal health and well-being.
Jonathan Pavlica, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Jonathan is a graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the New York Institute of Technology. Jonathan has spent the majority of his continuing education studying the Functional Manual Therapy® approach through the Institute of Physical Art. Jonathan has a strong interest in Orthopedic Manual Therapy and has experience treating a diverse caseload in the areas of orthopedics, geriatrics, sports, post-surgical, neurological and pediatrics. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys playing soccer, basketball and cycling.
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