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JUYHUN KIM, PT
Juyhun has over 20 years of experience as a physical therapist specializing in integrative manual therapy and movement based clinical practice in various reputable settings. In addition to learning advanced manual osteopathic modalities in the US, she has traveled to SE Asia to receive direct training in various eastern bodywork styles, movement forms, and meditations. She offers a comprehensive synergistic blend consisting of Myofascial release, Thai massage, Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Chi Nei Tsing, and Visceral manipulation therapies to address the specific needs of the individual physically, emotionally, and mentally. Blending direct knowledge in structural and scientific medicine concurrently with esoteric energetic eastern and western healing modalities has facilitated positive, transformational, lasting healing results.
Leda was born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine until the age of 7. She began her college career at Minnesota State University, Mankato, majoring in Exercise Science with a minor in Sports Medicine. Her Doctorate of Physical Therapy is from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. In addition to orthopedic practice, Leda offers specialty focus in temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), vestibular rehabilitation, and women’s health. Her clinical experience emphasizes a whole body approach specific to each individual. Leda has post graduate training in advanced manual therapy techniques including: myofascial release, muscle energy for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, as well as for the pelvis, sinus venous drainage to address cranial restrictions, the Fascial Distortion Model (FDM). Leda also has experience using the fairly new, non-traditional physical therapy technique of Total Motion Release (TMR). Recently she completed a research project on the “Comparison of Kinematic and Electromyographic Data in Forward and Backward Walking: Implications for Intervention in Stroke Populations” and went on to present at the 2017 APTA Combined Sections Meeting.
Leda enjoys volunteering for various professional and community events and spends her free time enjoying the outdoors with her husband, family, and friends.
MONIQUE ST. MARIE, PT
Monique is a 1999 graduate of the University of Florida. She is an honorably discharged veteran of the US Navy who served for 6 years at the end of the cold war era. She was awarded a good conduct medal, a Navy Achievement Medal and a Meritorious Unit commendation. With her Pilates Certification in Rehabilitation she has been using Pilates based therapy in her treatment plans since 2001 with great success. She also employs traditional physical therapy modalities and manual therapies including John Barnes' Myofascial Release to aid in healing and recovery. Pilates exercise allows clients to retrain their muscles and joints after trauma, surgery or chronic pain episodes with proper movement patterns free of substitution. The work is an excellent adjunct to any fitness/athletic training program, allowing one to improve performance. She has helped many clients return to function, work, performance and play. Monique’s passion for fitness and healthy living as well as her experience as a physical therapist and competitive bodybuilder makes her an effective instructor and therapist.
AMBER PANEBIANCO, PT, MPT:
Amber's master of physical therapy and bachelor of exercise science are from Northern AZ University, both magna cum laude. A certified Pilates instructor, yoga practitioner, functional anatomy course instructor, and aquatic therapist she addresses injury and the effect on the body as a whole. She has advanced education in manual therapy for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, shoulder, hip, knee, foot, and ankle, also in closed kinetic chain rehabilitation and trigger point release.
She is a firm believer in the healing touch used with expert exercise prescription and education. This principle is firmly imbedded into the foundation of the practice. She has spent many years working side by side with an industrial medicine physician and allied healthcare professional team to rehabilitate countless workers; widest possible range in injuries from acute to 25 yr old cases. Some career highlights include successful narcotic weaning for chronic spine pain patients when decades of other treatments failed and, at the other end of the spectrum, rehabilitating Olympic athletes back to medal contention.