At Performance Rehabilitation, you can be confident that you are receiving quality care from an experienced and knowledgeable staff of licensed physical therapists. Our commitment to our patients extends beyond industry norms while being firmly rooted in academic knowledge and clinical training.
With your therapist holding either Doctorate or Master's degrees, as well as countless hours of advance coursework and certifications? Performance Rehabilitation takes pride and satisfaction in knowing we possess one of the finest treatments staffs in the Bronx and Westchester Counties.
Steven Srebnik, PT, MSPT, MS, CHT - President
Steven W. Srebnik, PT, MSPT, MS, CHT is the founder and owner of Performance Rehabilitation which opened in 1991. Prior to this endeavor, Mr. Srebnik received two Master of Science degrees with distinction from Boston University (Applied Anatomy & Physiology - 1984 & Physical Therapy - 1986). Subsequently, he started his career at Lenox Hill Hospital. Since then, Mr. Srebnik has been a teacher and devoted clinician. He was a graduate teaching fellow while at Boston University and has guest lectured at NYU. He also developed and taught his own continuing education course entitled Electrical Modalities for the Physical and Occupational Therapist. Presently, he is an adjunct clinical professor at New York Medical College. While Mr. Srebnik has a diverse and well-developed orthopedic background, his primary focus is directing the facility's hand and upper extremity rehabilitation department. He is credentialed as a certified hand therapist and a member of the APTA and ASHT.
Priyanka Jariwala, PT, MS - Clinical Director
Priyanka Jariwala graduated from Pravara College of Physiotherapy located in Loni, India in 2008. She subsequently continued her education at the University of Pittsburgh and obtained a post professional Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a concentration in musculoskeletal physical therapy. She is also a member of the American PT Association.
Priyanka specializes in orthopedic and sports related injuries and is an expert in human kinesiology. Using an approach called Selective Functional Movement Analysis (SFMA), Priyanka is able discern subtle abnormalities in a individual's movement and target the tissues that are causing the abnormalities. Many times, movement abnormalities are caused by restrictions in the connective tissues and Priyanka frequently utilizes specialized instrumentation to effectively loosen these tissues. She also employs a wide variety of creative exercises that help restore mobility, strength and function. .Priyanka is very motivating and while she develops a caring relationship with her patients, she will push her patients to maximize their potential.
Shi-Feng Lin, PT, DPT - Senior Physical Therapist
Shi Feng is a graduate of Russel Sage College in Sage, NY attaining his doctorate of physical therapy degree (DPT). He has a special interest in orthopedic injuries and since graduation has taken numerous continuing education courses in manual therapy of the spine, soft tissue work and is a certified SFMA (Functional Movement) practitioner. Besides being an extremely well educated practitioner, Shi Feng has a wonderful "bedside manner" and interacts professionally to develop an engaging relationship with all his patients.
David Burke, PT, MS, cert. MDT, CSCS - Senior Physical Therapist
Earned his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy at Utica College in upstate New York.D David began his physical therapy career at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, where he had the opportunity to work with a diverse patient population. Following his time at Burke, he worked as a traveling physical therapist, working for 4 healthcare organizations throughout various regions of the country. David achieved his certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (cert. MDT) through the McKenzie Institute and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has an interest in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, with a specialization in the treatment of spinal disorders.
David enjoys helping his clients achieve their full potential by utilizing a whole person approach, which begins with a detailed history where each patient gets the opportunity to tell their unique story. He enjoys running as a way to stay active and participated in the Paris Marathon in 2014.
Hannah R. Kutzin, MA, RDN, CDN -Registered Dietician
Hannah is a nationally credentialed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist in New York State. Hannah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics at the University of Maryland in College Park. She continued on to complete her Master's degree focused in Health Communication and supervised dietetic internship training hours at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. Hannah currently works as a Nutrition Educator at a public school in Harlem, engaging with and empowering students, staff, and the community in nutrition education and cooking classes. She is an active member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Westchester Rockland Dietetics Association. Hannah is passionate about assisting individuals to adopt sustainable eating habits and enjoy delicious and nutritious foods to improve overall happiness and quality of life.