Jackie L Burton, BS BA, MPT, LSVT BIGPhysical Therapist
Jackie has been practicing physical therapy since 1997. She holds a BS in Business/Management from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She worked for Dole Fresh Fruit Co as Manager of Sales Analysis and Administration until Dole relocated to California. She then went back to school and obtained a Masters of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She started her physical therapy career with Bethesda Memorial Hospital in the outpatient physical therapy setting treating mostly orthopedic injuries in addition to other pathological issues. She participated in the Diabetes Association, Parkinson’s Group Meetings and exercise classes, and shadowed doctor rounds for wound treatment in an outpatient setting. She was responsible for the establishment of the Bethesda Outpatient Land and Aquatic Therapy facility in the Boca YMCA. She was the Team Leader there and responsible for running daily operations (land and aquatic physical therapy) for this office in addition to the budgets and ordering the necessary equipment as needed. She has recently received her LSVT BIG certification. In her spare time, Jackie is an avid work out fanatic – she enjoys hiking, swimming, biking, and working out in the gym.
Dr. Jay Bardwaj, B.S., DPT, MBAPhysical Therapist
Sanjay Bardwaj, Doctor of Physical Therapy has been providing relief and rehabilitation for over twenty years in private practice. Treating some of the top athletes and celebrities in the world, he has over 150 hours of orthopedic manual therapy training experience, as well as 250 hours yoga naga asana practice and a body of work on the ATP pro tennis tour. His unique ability lies in his hands-on approach to physical therapy, which gives patients quicker results than traditional methods. His mission is to provide safe and effective treatment through an individualized assessment aimed at restoring mobility, stability, and educating proper movement strategies for each patient. Furthermore he seeks to inspire his clients with techniques that will help them lead healthy lifestyles for years to come. With Dr. Bardwaj's extensive knowledge of surface anatomy and movement science combined with his personalized approach and dedication to his patient's well being, the overall vision is lifelong health and improved quality of life.
Dr. Dana Van Pelt, PT, DPT, MBA, ATC, LATPhysical Therapist
Dana is the founder and owner of the Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine, established in 1980. He has degrees from: Ithaca College, Stony Brook University, Nova Southeastern University, and Temple University. These combined clinical and business backgrounds have provided the requisite training and experiences for his management of professional, collegiate, and high school athletic health care programs. His innovative and creative spirit combined with his work beside astute colleagues provides the fabric for all that exists at the Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine. Dana actively examines, evaluates, and treats patients. His sub-specialty areas of concentration are orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy. He and his colleagues take great pride in assisting students in their advancement of higher learning. Dana is a Clinical Instructor for our physical therapy students.