ABOUT OUR STAFF

 

FABRICIO RODRIGUES, PT, PhD Originally from Brazil, Fabricio graduated as a PT in Rio de Janeiro in 2002 and earned his PhD in physiology in 2005. While in Brazil he taught anatomy, physiology, research and cardiac rehabilitation as a guest lecturer for 5 years while working at an outpatient cardiac rehab center. He moved to NY in 2007 where he has worked in various orthopedic and sport medicine offices. Fabricio specializes in the use of manual therapy and functional exercises in the prevention and treatment of orthopedic injuries and to help amateur athletes to perform their best. His hobbies include photography, weight lifting, reading and traveling. In 2016 Fabricio joined Bouce Back Physical Therapy family and became its owner in 2017. Fabricio can be reached at fabriciobbpt@gmail.com.

ROBERT J. FLUEGEL, PT, OCS, COMT: Rob has been a New York State licensed Physical Therapist for the past 17 years.  He has experience treating a vast array of patients with orthopaedic and sports conditions. He has been a Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (COMT) since 2003 and a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) since 2004. Since 2003, he has taught courses in the Maitland Approach to Manual Physical Therapy to practicing Physical Therapists throughout the country. He was the Head Physical Therapist for the US Freestyle Ski Team for the 2011-2012 World Cup Season. Today, he remains on the Rotational Medical Pool for various disciplines for the United States Ski & Snowboard Association. He also serves as a consultant to the German and Sweden/Norway Freestyle Ski Teams. Rob can be reached at robfluegelpt@gmail.com.

EDUARDO PEREIRA, PT, DPT: Dr. Pereira is an enthusiastic DPT and a mindful practitioner that has always delivered a high quality of care and that has a personal commitment to excellence in patient care and scientific thinking. Born in the US and raised in Brazil, he earned his 1st PT degree in 2005. Dr. Pereira has since received his DPT + diverse credentials in healthcare administration and in the orthopaedic field. In addition to pursuing new challenges and honing his knowledge, in his spare time he enjoys running, hiking, cycling, yoga, arts, music, and traveling. Rob can be reached at pereiraeduardo.dpt@gmail.com.

IRENE WEISBERG, Office Manager. Irene’s career has been diverse and eclectic reflecting her multi-faceted interests, talents and personality. After attending Bennington College and Hofstra University, 20 years were spent in the commercial music industry as a Principal, Sales Rep and Producer. Subsequently, as an FIT trained fashion designer/patternmaker, she founded Doedelzak Ltd., a boutique childrenswear company. In 1995 she turned to the world of advertising/marketing holding various creative and production managerial positions. She was a member of the Bill Bradley Creative Team at the time of his aborted Presidential bid. She has broken and trained horses, professionally restored antique American quilts, created and sold contemporary quilts, sailed, danced professionally, hiked, biked and is a working artist. Since joining Bounce Back Physical Therapy in 2007 as their office manager, Irene has become their resident Insurance Guru. Irene's email address is irenebbpt@gmail.com.