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Tricia Rosario PT, DPT, ART

​​​​​​Optimal Care Physical Therapy P.C.

Christy Barbera PTA graduated from SCCC as a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She started working in Orthopedic rehabilitation in 2004. She has since worked in various therapeutic facilities including Hospital settings and rehab centers. She combines a passion for helping people with her manual skills to help people move through their rehab journey and get back to their lifestyles. Christy has a Master Class in Orthopedic Rehab and continues to further her professional education to improve her manual therapeutic techniques.


The founder and owner of Optimal Care Physical Therapy, located in Stony Brook, NY. Tricia received her professional degree from Touro College, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Tricia is certified in A.R.T., and combines this practice with manual orthopedic physical therapy care to all of her clients. She has a specialized concentration in the treatment of young athletes, and extreme sports athletes. As a competitive runner and athlete, she has a personal interest in the assessment and treatment of overuse injuries and is responsive to the physical and mental demands affecting recovery and performance of endurance athletes.