ABOUT Dr. David Kittle, PT, DPT
"I Help Busy New Yorkers return to a Pain-Free, Balanced, Normal Life... Without Injections, Pain-Killers, and Multiple Trips to the Doctor's Office" - Dr. Dave Kittle, DPT
Specializing in Treating: Low Back Pain & Sciatica, Neck Pain, Headaches/Migraines, Shoulder Pain, Hip Pain, and Knee Injuries.
Also Specializing in Treating: those living with Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke (CVA), Dementia, Alzheimer's, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Ataxia, Spinal Cord Injuries, Tremors, Traumatic Brain Injuries.
Dr. David Kittle graduated with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, where he also played 4 years of NCAA DII baseball, and was team captain.
David's clinical experience has been in the outpatient and sports medicine setting in New Jersey and Brooklyn, NY. He currently sees private patients in their homes, home gyms, and offices/workplaces in New York City. Previously, Dave founded UPosture.com (posture reminders via text, email) and Vinitial (secure, HIPAA texting app for patient-provider, patient-front desk communication).
New York License # 37739
NPI # 1003199837
ABOUT Dr. Annette Abbate, PT, DPT, RYT-200
"I Help Children and Stressed, Overwhelmed Parents Transform To Their Peak Performance" - Dr. Annette Abbate, DPT
Annette Abbate graduated from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s in Health Science. She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA). A lifetime athlete, Annette has played high level sports and NCAA Division II Softball while studying at USP. In addition, Annette was the Vice President of the Central Atlantic Athletic Conference (CAAC) Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) and President of USP SAAC.
As part of her doctoral degree, Annette completed clinical affiliations treating a variety of patients with conditions ranging from simple orthopedic to medically complex in the pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Annette has been part of the multidisciplinary management of patients in the acute, sub-acute, and outpatient pediatric & adult orthopaedic settings.
While at USP, Annette also participated in a Pro-Bono Experiential Learning Experience at Mercy Wellness Center. This experience provided underserved residents of West Philadelphia with access to physical therapy services while hands on learning occurred through faculty mentorship.
Her clinical interests include treating neuro-musculoskeletal conditions and post surgical patients. She enjoys treating a variety of diagnoses but particularly enjoys treating the student-athlete as well. Annie is also interested in treating children on the Autism Spectrum and Sensory Processing Disorders using a sensory integration framework.
Annie believes in performing quality Physical Therapy and motivating her patients with her energy, knowledge, empathy, and dedication.