Staff at Saylor Physical Therapy West Palm Beach
Julio Cabrera PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, CSCS, Cert. MDT
Julio graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercy College with a B.S. in Health Sciences, and Cum Laude with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Julio began his journey into the field of physical rehabilitation as a personal trainer in 2008. His interaction with his clients as well as his collaboration with physical therapists regarding his clients’ post-rehab training brought about an interest in the field of physical therapy.
Julio truly enjoys treating all patients but has a particular interest in treating long-distance runners and high school athletes of varying sports, football, basketball, and baseball, in particular. In addition, he also enjoys treating patients that are looking to remain active and independent or even those that are looking to improve upon their athletic performance. Julio takes great pride in continuously cultivating his craft by taking a significant number of continuing education courses in his leisure time, learning new techniques to better serve his patients. In July of 2019, he obtained his board certification as a clinical specialist in Orthopaedic physical therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He is also certified as a strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is certified in the Mckenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.
Julio was originally raised in the Bronx, New York until he reached 11 years old and moved to the Hudson Valley region in upstate New York. In September of 2019, Julio decided to move to the sunshine state in order to escape the Northeast winters and to be closer to his family who has since moved to Florida from NY.
Gerianne Scarpitto, PT, DPT was born and raised in New Jersey. Geri was introduced to physical therapy through her parents who owned their own physical therapy practice for 20 years. As she grew up around this profession, it did not take her long to realize that physical therapy was her passion as well.
Geri received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Sacred Heart University in 2017. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019 from Sacred Heart University, earning the Gold Medal of Excellence. She has experience treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, neurological conditions, post-operative conditions, and balance dysfunctions. She moved to South Florida with her fiancé, and is looking forward to settling in, in the Sunshine State.
Lauren Kratofil, DPT, earned her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology from Florida State University, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Florida International University, graduating number 1 in her class. She has experience in a myriad of environments and enjoys working one on one with her patients. She also plans on becoming manually certified in the near future. Lauren was born and raised in Pompano Beach, Florida and loves the beautiful sunny weather. Her love of physical therapy stems from watching and learning from her uncle who has been a physical therapist for over 30 years. She was inspired as she watched him have such a positive impact on his patient’s lives and quickly fell in love with the profession. She enjoys hiking and exploring the outdoors with her husband at their family cabin in Montana.
Ana Christian, PT, Certified Lymphedema & Wound Therapist, Graston Technique Certified. Ana graduated from Physical Therapy school back in 2009 and has many years of experience treating patients with orthopedic restrictions, neurological conditions, lymphatic system impairments, sports injuries, and acute post surgical cases. Ana has a special interest for the elderly population as well as breast cancer patients.
Paola Mazo, Massage Therapist, graduated with a Master’s in Physical Therapy and Sport’s Activities over 18 years ago in her native Colombia.
She is licensed in the State of Florida for both Massage and Personal Training. Paola worked for many years at the Country Club of Pereira, before moving to South Florida 9 years ago. She specialized in working with Golfers, Tennis Players and Athletes at all levels from beginner to elite. Paola is a natural healer and brings expertise in the following areas to her Massage practice, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Cupping, Reflexology, Energetic Therapy and Reiki.
When not helping heal her clients and bringing relaxation to the world, Paola spends time with her prize Persian Cats, Teo and Sam.