Our Team

Movement Concepts Physical Therapy located in Garden City, Bayside, and Rockville Centre, is a privately owned practice established by Kristin Conforti, DPT Chief Executive Officer and Director of Physical Therapy and Cristina DeRosa, PTA Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business.

Dr. Kristin Conforti is a graduate of Quinnipiac University’s Master of Physical Therapy program 2007 and graduated with honors from Northeastern University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. Her main focus has been in orthopedic sports injuries, post surgical rehabilitation and home care, however she also has experience in vestibular and traumatic brain injury rehab. Kristin has successfully continued her education through accredited organizations which include current orthopedic rehabilitation techniques for both young athletes and the geriatric population. Kristin is also certified in Kinesio Taping and Rockblade IASTM.

Cristina DeRosa, PTA graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Business and Psychology. She received her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Nassau Community College. Cristina is certified in Rockblade IASTM.

Kristin Conforti DPT, CKTP

Chief Executive Officer
Director of Physical Therapy
Quinnipiac University – Masters of Physical Therapy
Northeastern University – Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Cristina DeRosa, PTA

Chief Operating Officer
Director of Business
Pennsylvania State University – Bachelor of Science in Business
Nassau Community College – Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Nicole Juray, DPT

Physical Therapist
Ithaca College

Matthew Simms, DPT, CSCS

Clinical Director – Bayside

Melissa A. Pulice, DPT

Physical Therapist
Stony Brook University

Chris Martino

Receptionist/Physical Therapy Aide
Bachelor’s In Physical Education
Working towards Master’s in Health
Hofstra University

Chris Puchalski

Personal Trainer/ Physical Therapy Aide
Suny Cortland – Bachelor’s in Exercise Science