Gravesend Staff

Michael Mancuso, PT, DPT – Clinical Director

Michael Mancuso, PT, DPT is Lower Extremity ART (Active Release Technique) Certified as well as Certified in Myofascial Decompression which is based off the traditional Chinese modality of cupping in combination with movement to treat soft tissue impairments. Mike received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from East Stroudsburg University in 2009 followed by his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton. While pursuing his dream of becoming a Physical Therapist, Mike led by example by becoming the Vice President of his Physical Therapy class. He also traveled to St. Michaels School for Special Needs in Arizona to help guide children with special needs through exercises. Mike gained valuable experience during numerous affiliations in Long Island, Manhattan and Pennsylvania; including his last affiliation at STAR in which he focused on incorporating TRX training. An avid athlete his whole life, he continues to participate in many different sports outside of work, such as playing in an adult soccer league and beach volleyball, and running a half marathon. Mike has also volunteered in the medical tent of the NYC marathon two years in a row.

Sherrie Neysa Jasper, DPT

Sherrie Neysa Jasper obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Quinnipiac University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University, Steinhart.

She has also achieved certification in Pelvic Physical Therapy, Level I and II.

She gained experience working in acute inpatient rehabilitation, pediatric facilities and private practices, sub acute rehabilitation, outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation and the New York Public School System.

She now specializes in women’s and men’s health and pregnancy and post-partum conditions.

Morris Narovlianski

Morris Narovlianski received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from CUNY Hunter College. During his education, he was part of a team of researchers exploring the relationship between symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis. Morris has gained valuable clinical experience by working with patients suffering from various orthopedic, neurological and cardiopulmonary conditions in the acute and inpatient rehabilitation settings in New York Methodist Hospital and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He volunteered his time to the Spinal Mobility Program at the Axis Project in Manhattan where he worked with physical therapists from different backgrounds to develop aerobic and resistance training programs for patients with spinal cord injury. However, the experiences he had in multiple outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinics led him to continue his career in a similar setting where he felt he could make the biggest difference. In his spare time, Morris enjoys lifting weights and sporting his trendy goggles and headband while playing racquetball.