Piotr Kasprzyk, PT
Piotr received a Master of Motor Rehabilitation degree from the Academy of Physical Education in Poland in 1994. Piotr also holds a bachelor degree in physical education. He worked for two years at a polish hospital before moving to the U.S.A. in 1996 to work in an outpatient clinic. He specializes in manual therapy, dealing with complex pains, movement dysfunction, and headaches. Peter uses various techniques like massage, joint mobilization, myofascial release, cranio-sacral therapy, and trigger point therapy to restore the well being of his patients. In his work, he emphasizes the influence of physical activity and structural balance to develop a pain-free life.
Marek Drzazga, PT
Marek graduated from Academy of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland in 1994. He holds Master Degree in Motor Rehabilitation and Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education.
For years, Marek has been practicing physical therapy in variety of settings including pediatrics, in-patient hospital, long term care. Recently , he has been focusing on outpatient orthopedic physical therapy utilizing his knowledge and skills to treat patient with musculo-skeletal, neurological and sport related injuries.
Moby Samuel, PT
Moby Samuel has been working for 10 years in various settings including Hospital inpatient, Long term care & Pain management centers. He started his career working with patients who have sustained injuries due to auto accidents & work related injuries. He has experience working with patients with foot & ankle injuries, rotator cuff injury & degenerative disorders of spine. He worked with post surgical patients in Joint care centers. His main interest is in manual therapy & therapeutic education including stretching.
Rafal Borowy, PTA
Rafal graduated form Macomb Community College in 2004 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He made the dean’s list. Rafal worked in NOMC (north oakland medical center) his first year out of school, after that he decided to focus on out patient care. He worked with a variety of patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. I trained in NMT (neuromuscular therapy), SCS (strain counter strain techniques), and MET (muscle energy techniques). Rafal spent the last 5 years treating patients with neck and low back injuries, as well as hip and knee injuries. He uses manual therapy, as well as stretching (mostly McKenzie) , and strengthening techniques to help reduce pain and restore function. Each patient treatment is individualized to the patient’s needs. He is also fluent in Polish .
Natalia Frazee, PTA
Natalia is a licensed physical therapist assistant and a member of the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association). She graduated with high honors from Macomb Community College in 2010 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science. She had several clinical rotations working in a variety of settings including treatment for the geriatric population, orthopedics, and some vestibular problems. Now Natalia is enjoying working in an outpatient physical therapy setting utilizing her knowledge and skills to help people improve activities of daily living and gain functional abilities.
Kurt Blakeley, PTA
Kurt Blakeley graduated with Associates degree as a PTA from Macomb Community College in 1998. He has experience in a variety of clinical/school/hospital settings working with pediatric, geriatric, and orthopedic patients, with the majority of my time being spent treating patients in an outpatient orthopedic environment. Kurt returned to school in 2013 and finished my Bachelors degree as a PTA, graduating in Aug, 2014 in preparation to apply to the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in Findlay, Ohio.
Michael Syska, PT
Michael is an alumnus of Wayne State University, where he received his Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2002. For the past 12 years, he has worked in an outpatient clinic in the Macomb County area where he has treated patients with diagnoses varying from back and neck pain to CVA and Parkinson’s to post-surgical total knee and hip replacement. Michael incorporates a variety of techniques such as stretching, myofascial realease, muscle energy techniques, taping, exercise, and core stabilization into his individualized, patient-centered treatment sessions.
Leah Cameron, PTA
Leah graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baker College of Muskegon in 2012 with a degree of Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Since graduating Leah spent her first 3 years working as resource coverage for Spectrum Health Continuing Care. The first year she worked primarily at Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals, after that she branched out into outpatient care along the same continuum. She continued to work in acute care and outpatient care for Spectrum Health until December of 2015. She moved from Grand Rapids to Clinton Township in January of 2016. In 2012 she began taking courses in the John F. Barnes approach to Myofascial Release (MFR). She has taken 10 courses since then, to expand her knowledge and manual technique in MFR. Leah feels every patient’s dysfunction is unique, therefore, requires different techniques for comprehensive care. She is focused on her patient’s needs and care to help them reach their goals.
Kodie Krzys, DPT
Kodie graduated from Oakland University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and later returned to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Kodie is passionate about using specialized techniques such as functional massage, manual muscle stretching, trigger point release, and joint mobilizations to achieve superior outcomes for patients experiencing pain and/or functional deficits. She is committed to research geared towards cancer survivorship and has co-authored a published FACT-sheet about chemo brain on the American Physical Therapy Association website. Kodie also strongly believes that involving patients in goal making and emphasizing patient education is the first step to recovery.
April Little, PTA
April graduated from Central Penn College in 2016 with a degree in Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. During college, April had some experience working as a therapy aide at Health South Rehab Hospital, after which she conducted her two clinical rotations in outpatient clinics, also located in Pennsylvania. After her clinicals, she graduated and moved back to Michigan. This is her first year as working as PTA. She is currently enrolled at Columbia Southern University, working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration. As of November 1, 2017, after 20 years of service, she retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the US Navy Reserves.
Nancy Lasky, PTA
Nancy graduated from Macomb Community College in 2014 with an Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Her first position out of college was in an outpatient facility, where she realized her passion for treating orthopedic patients. She also continues to be employed in home health care, which gives her an understanding of orthopedic procedures (total knee replacements, etc.) from start to finish. She believes therapy should be a unique approach for every patient, because no two people are exactly alike. She focuses on manual therapies including STM and MFR, stretching techniques, and a strength training progression adapted to each specific patient. She has treated patients from head to foot and feels comfortable treating all manners of surgery and chronic pain issues. Nancy has also begun some training in craniosacral techniques, focused on decreasing TMJ and headache pain.
William Ash, PTA
William graduated Magna Cum Laude from Macomb Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in 2018. He has been a licensed massage therapist since 2012, and has a passion for helping others. William has had experience in the acute care setting, as well as geriatric and outpatient centers in his clinical rotations at Macomb. William is committed to helping you reach your goals as a physical therapist assistant.
Laura graduated Cum Laude from Macomb Community College with a degree in Associates of Applied Science, Physical Therapy Assistant. Laura’s love of sports and exercise sparked her interest to pursue physical therapy and massage therapy as a career. Her passion and experience over the past 22 years drives her desire to treat each patient individually as a whole. Laura strives to ensure that each patient has a positive experience and is treated with respect and compassion.
Hayley Santarossa, PTA
Hayley graduated from Hodges University in Naples, Florida in 2018 with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Throughout her clinical rotations Hayley gained experience in both outpatient and acute care settings. Recently moving to Michigan this will be her first year working as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Hayley is eager to continue her education and get more hands- on experience at Total Health Systems.