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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 marathon runner, 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.

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Tricia Rosario PT, DPT, ART

​Tara McGrath PTA

​ Tara was born and raised in East Setauket, and learned she had a compassion for​

the  health field at a young age. She started her work in the health field in 2007, and 

in 2015, she graduated from Suffolk Community College with an Associate's degree

in Applied Science, as well as earning her license as  a PTA. She has gained her clinical 

experience in the Acute Care setting at John T. Mather Hospital, and has applied her

manual orthopedic skills at Optimal Care PT, working to eliminate patients' pain and

helping to restore previous level of function. 

 Jennifer Braun PT

 Jen received her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in

 1998, after earning her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University. She

 started her career at the University of Chicago Hospitals as a staff physical therapist in

 both inpatient and outpatient settings,  and has spent over ten years in orthopedic private

 practice. As a member of  the Optimal Care team, Jen takes a hands-on approach to

 patient care through close communication and focuses on creating an individual plan to 

 eliminate pain and restore function. With experience treating a broad spectrum of patient

 populations, Jen's approach focuses on manual therapy and her passion and positive

 energy provide the best environment for recovery.