Daniel is a NYS licensed Physical Therapist who completed the Physical Therapy Program at NYU in 1998 and has been specializing in orthopedic and sports physical therapy ever since then.
Prior to opening City Physical Therapy, PC, Dan worked for Sports PT of NY/HealthSouth, which at one point was the largest outpatient PT provider in the U.S.A. During his tenure with SPTNY/HealthSouth, Dan served in many roles, most recently as Facility Manager of their SOHO office and as the Director of Clinical Education, NYC/LI overseeing the clinical education program for 13 facilities and clinical rotations of hundreds of students from PT programs around the country.
He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Orthopedic, Sports, and Private Practice Sections of the APTA, the New York Physical Therapy Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as the NYS Chapter of the NSCA.
Dan has completed extensive continuing education coursework including: Advanced Care of the Knee and Shoulder, Manual Therapy and Mobilization, Dance Medicine, Spinal Rehab, Maitland Manual Therapy, Rehabilitation of Young Athletes, Functional Training, Athletic Performance Enhancement, and is ART Spine Certified.
In addition to treating, Dan has more than a decade of experience as a Clinical Instructor, teaching and mentoring many Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral students from all over the United States and the world.
Dan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA and is well versed in all aspects of fitness, wellness, strength and conditioning, sports performance, program design and post-rehab training.
Dan has served on the Medical Staff for two NYC Marathons and recently served as the official PT for the World's Strongest Man Competition held at MSG in 2008.
Dan speaks conversational Spanish, and has personal interests in Martial Arts and Strength & Conditioning.
Joann Yanami, PT, MPT
JoAnn is a New York State Licensed Physical Therapist who completed her Master's in Physical Therapy at Andrews University, Ohio. She completed her undergrad studies at Pacific Union College, California.
JoAnn has been based in New York City and specializing in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy for nearly 10 years. She has completed extensive advanced training in the Areas of Trigger Point Therapy, Graston Technique, Kinesio Taping and Mulligan Concepts. She is a Certified Graston Technique Practitioner.
Outside of the clinic, JoAnn is a competitive runner and triathlete. She has completed 4 Marathons and more than 10 Triathlons (Sprint, Olympic and ½ Ironman Events). She hopes to complete a full Ironman Triathlon in the near future.
Clinically, JoAnn has a special interest in working with cyclists, distance runners and swimmers and is often sought out for her professional and personal experience in these areas. That said, JoAnn enjoys working with a wide range of patients suffering from orthopedic conditions or sports injuries and always focuses on getting them back to the important activities in their life whether that involves running a marathon or running around after their grandchildren.
JoAnn is also fluent in Japanese and is well known in the New York Japanese community.
Shayna Haley, PTA
Shayna has been specializing in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy for over the lastnine years. She graduated in 2000 from Bay State College in Boston, MA. A Massachusetts native, Shayna is also a Certified Graston Technique Practitioner and ART certified for the lower extremity. Shayna has clinical interests in the conservative and postsurgical care of shoulder injuries. She has taken numerous continuing education courses in areas of manual therapy, functional exercise, and performance enhancement. She also enjoys working with endurance athletes and weekend warriors.
Ulin is a New York native, currently majoring in psychology with a minor in biology at Hunter College. She finds fulfillment in playing a part in the recovery process and hopes to go to physical therapy school in the future. She enjoys cooking, yoga and volleyball. In her spare time you can find her outdoors, whether it is attempting to play a sport or just roaming and walking around just about anywhere. Ulin can speak fluent English, Cantonese and conversational Mandarin.
Fanny is a New York born native, and received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciencewith a concentration in Emergency and Critical Care from Stony Brook University in 2016. She enjoys providing positive energy to patients and plans to attend physical therapy school in the future. In her spare time, you can find her playing volleyball, table tennis, and throwing around a frisbee in Battery Park. Fanny can speak fluent English, Cantonese, and conversational Mandarin.
Jenny received her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science at University of Buffalo in 2015. She will be attending PT school in June 2017. She enjoys spending most of her days dancing and eating food. Jenny speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Fujianese, and conversational Cantonese.
Jean Qi is a New York City born native who currently attends Hunter College with a major in Psychology and a minor in Biology. She finds fulfillment in playing an active role in the rehabilitation process and seeing patients return back to optimal shape. She will be attending physical therapy school this upcoming summer 2017.
In her spare time, she enjoys exploring various styles of dance, traveling, and working out. Jean can speak fluent English, Cantonese, and conversational Mandarin.
Jaylie is currently finishing her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in Chinese at New York University. She hopes to attend Physical Therapy school in the near future. In her spare time, she likes to listen to music and explore the city to discover new foods. She speaks fluent English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
Born and raised in New York and perused a bachelors degree in Linguistics and Media studies as well as accomplished a minor in Sociology, he soon found himself at a point where he found more joy in helping people than marketing to them. He will be furthering his education and credentials with general science credits in order to find his way to the profession of physical therapy.
On his free time he enjoys practicing Muay Thai Kickboxing to stay in shape and competes in Jiu Jutsu, as well as teaches Kids Jiu Jutsu a few days a week.
Amanda Huang recently received her Bachelor of Science from Binghamton University and hopes to attend PT school in the future. As an aide, she strives to provide the best rehabilitation atmosphere by helping with exercises and maintaining a clean environment at CityPT. She enjoys watching movies and reading in her free time.