THE TEAM

Robin Reiter, DPT, ATC

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Dr. Robin Reiter is the owner of Reiter Rehabilitation and a New York State licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy,  NATA Certified Athletic Trainer, and certified Mat Pilates instructor. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology, and then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2002 from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Robin began her career in orthopedics and sports medicine as a student athletic trainer at the University of Michigan in 1996. Her professional experience includes working with athletes on the collegiate level at Purdue University and Hunter College and on the professional level with players in the NBA and WNBA.  Robin is a contributing author to the text book Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine (Editors Altchek D, Dines JS, Positano R) for which she wrote the chapter “Rehabilitation of the Foot and Ankle.” She was also appointed to the Department of Academic Orthopedic Surgery with the rank of Assistant Professor.  Robin is an avid Pelotoner, rock climber, mountaineer, and skier. She frequently works with clients who want to improve their power and performance in sport-specific activities. Using her 30+ years of intense skiing experience, Robin is the creator of SkiStrong, a program that helps skiers of all levels improve their strength, endurance, and form while preventing ski-related injuries.

Ross Pirowkin, DPT

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Dr. Ross Pirowskin is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Mercy College. After graduation from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, he earned an Associates of Science Degree from Union County College as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Ross immediately began gaining hands on experience in the field of orthopedics at Healthsouth Physical Therapy and was accredited with a Certificate of Massage. Ross worked for six years as Physical Therapist Assistant at Rusk Institute at NYU Medical Center with extensive concentration in orthopedics and acute care, while going to school to achieve his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy. Further advancing in his studies, Ross completed his Doctorate program at Mercy College in January 2011. Ross has worked with a diversity of patients including weekend warriors, marathoners, tri-athletes, pediatrics, geriatrics, collegiate and professional athletes. Ross is active in athletics with special interest in basketball, golf, tennis, and was voted best athlete in his college intramural leagues 3 years in a row. His active lifestyle has contributed to his passion for guiding others on their road to recovery so that they can return to their everyday life. 

Gabriel Manzon, MPT

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Gabriel graduated summa cum laude from Rutger’s University/UMDNJ Master’s Program in 1998.  His sports medicine experience began with a graduate school clinical at the University of Michigan’s Medsport, where he worked closely with Division I collegiate athletes and realized his interest in sports medicine.  Following graduate school, Gabriel worked at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey in an inpatient and outpatient setting, gaining  experience in neurological and vestibular rehabilitation.  While at Kessler, he treated patients with amputations, strokes, spinal cord and head inuries, as well post-operative orthopedic patients.  In his almost 15 years of practice, Gabe has worked with a variety of orthopedic patients including NYC marathon runners, tri-athletes, Broadway performers and professional athletes.  He is certified in McKenzie spinal techniques, and working towards becoming an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist . His clinical interests include shoulder injuries, cervical spine injuries, lumbar spine injuries and treating amputee patients (prosthetic training).

Stephen Chambers, PTA, CSCS

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Stephen Chambers has spent the past 2 decades specializing in physical therapy, sports performance, and fitness optimization.  Since completing degrees in kinesiology at the University of Delaware and the PTA program at New York University,  Steve has worked in orthopedic sports physical therapy  and  sports medicine.   He also works privately with professional athletes to help them rehabilitate injuries and enhance performance.  Steve is certified by the United States Olympic Committee as a Sports Performance Coach, and by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as  a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.   Steve is also a Functional Movement Systems certified specialist, as well as a licensed Dry Needling practitioner.  Steve has years of experience working with patients of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric