As an Occupational Therapist specializing in Hand Therapy practice Maxcita’s absolute passion has been to increase her patients’ awareness/knowledge of their injuries. Through understanding we are able to capture purpose and work harder to achieve goals. Patient education is essential in ensuring compliance and improvement. Her growth as a clinician has been inspired by the most amazing group of therapists and physicians who have mentored and educated her through their outstanding and exemplary work. Each day, Maxcita works to motivate and inspire her patients to do more than the day before. She incorporates her patients’ unique experiences, goals and purpose, as she works together with each individual patient to get them back to performing their daily life skills, and regaining mobility and strength. Maxcita has experience working throughout various hospitals/settings including St. Vincent’s, Mt. Sinai, and NYU Student Health Service, Private Practice, and Outpatient Therapy.
Joseph Calamonici has been working at JAG-ONE Physical Therapy since 2018, serving as the Clinical Director of Rehabilitation at the Downtown Brooklyn and Marine Park locations. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro College in 2016. Upon graduating, he received the John R. Magel Future Clinical Researcher Award for his work on research study entitled The Effect Of Body Position On Incentive Spirometry Values In Healthy Subjects, which has been published in Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy. While studying at Touro, Joseph began his pursuit of earning his CMPT (Certified Manual Physical Therapist) by taking multiple continuing education courses from NAIOMPT. Joseph is also a HSS (Hospital for Special Surgery) Advanced Hip Clinician. He also is planning on specializing in Orthopedics and earning his OSC (Orthopedic Specialty Certification) in the near future.