Fast Pain Relief and Physical Therapy in Port Orange

Staff

Carmen Yu,
PT/CLT

 

 

 

Special Credentials

Carmen is a veteran in the field of physical therapy. She has training as a Strain-Counter-Strain Specialist. Carmen is also a Certified Lymphedema Specialist. She decided on becoming a Physical Therapist after finishing 2 years of medical school, and has enjoyed it ever since. She has worked in different settings such as hospitals (acute and outpatient care), nursing homes and home health care. During this time, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of patients including famous athletes.

Cancer survivor works with therapist to control lymphedema

– An article published about Pro-motion Physical Therapy.

Education

Carmen graduated from a prestigious school in the Philippines with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a BS in Physical Therapy.

Hobbies

Carmen loves to dance, watch movies, shopping, traveling, playing tennis and taking care of her orchids.

What I like most..

We focus on giving our clients the best care possible and getting them back to enjoy life. We trained our staff to ensure that we give a great service from the receptionist and the therapist. I also like the family atmosphere and the atypical gym atmosphere. Clients enjoys coming to therapy even though at times they are still in pain.

Rommel Yu,
PT
Special Credentials Rommel is a trained Strain-Counter-Strain specialist. Rommel has over 30 years of experience in acute care, home health, sub-acute, out-patient therapy and highly skilled in Manual Therapy. He has been a lead Therapist for a prestigious national company for more than 8 years before settling down in Florida and has extensive management experience. Spent 8 years at a local hospital, working initially in a sub- acute care then the last 9 years at the hospital’s out-patient facility before joining Pro-Motion PT.

Education

Rommel has a BS in Physical Therapy.

Hobbies

Rommel loves to watch movies, read and play computer games. He also enjoys time with his family.

What I like most..

Having a personalized care, we value privacy and do not have a typical gym atmosphere. Our staff are very pleasant, well-trained, and treat each other like family. Each of our professional staff have their own specialty.

Bruce McKnight,
PT, MA, JSCC
Special Credentials He has worked at the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation (NYU Medical Center), and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Since coming to Florida in 1981, he has worked in the home health care, owned a clinic, Spruce Creek Physical Therapy, and for 20 years worked at Halifax Medical Center, where he was the supervisor of out-patient therapy. Bruce is one of the few physical therapists worldwide certified as a Practitioner of Strain-Counter-Strain, which is a technique for the relief of pain and dysfunction arising from muscle and spinal problems.

Education

Bruce is a 1975 graduate of the Physical Therapy Program, from Boston University.

Hobbies

Bruce loves to play golf in his spare time.

What I like most..

The one on one care and the Strain Counter-Strain we offer.

Melanie Vumbaca,
PT Assistant
Special Credentials Melanie Vumbaca is a graduate of Daytona State College Physical Therapist Assistant Program. She offers experience in quality patient care, therapeutic exercises and activities, gait training, manual therapy, modalities, and balance training. She is bilingual with proficiency in English and Spanish.

Education

Rommel has an AS in Physical Therapy Assistance.

Hobbies

Melanie enjoys reading, going to the beach, dancing, and going camping with family and friends.

What I like most..

“I love that Pro-Motion emphasizes quality patient care and the feeling of fulfillment that comes from helping our patients.”

 

Kaitlyn Mulvenna,
Receptionist
Special Credentials My name is Kaitlyn Mulvenna and I am a receptionist here at Pro-Motion. This is my first job as a medical receptionist and I love it. I have learned so much stuff that I will be able to take with me through life. I’m so thankful for my job and for the wonderful staff here at Pro-Motion Physical Therapy!

Education

I graduated from high school in 2013 and I plan on furthering my education by going back to school to become a RN.

Hobbies

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my 9-month-old baby. We love going on bike rides, fishing, swimming, and going to the beach.

What I like most..

Our patients are great. They aren’t just our patients, they become family!

Tara Romeo
Massage Therapist
Special Credentials My name is Tara Romeo and I have been able to live out a passion of mine since I was ten as a massage therapist for over 13 years now. My technique and specialties range from basic massage therapeutic to deep tissue including cranial tension release. One day I expect to expand to the area of infant massage as well as teaching parents the technique to further that bond at home.

Education

Coming soon

Hobbies

I reside in Port Orange along side my husband and children.

What I like most..

I am grateful to work along side the team at Pro-Motion Therapy. Through the well trained therapists here I have had the pleasure of helping to see so many regain strength as well as new excitement for their healing.