The Staff of TSI






Meet Our Staff


TSI Clinic provides a holistic approach to wellness, providing expert practitioners with exceptional experience and education. Through our variety of practitioners and services, we are able to deliver exceptional results for our patients.  





 
 Kerry D'Ambrogio Dr. Kerry D’Ambrogio, D.O.M, A.P., P.T., D.O.- M.T.P., is a Physical Therapist, Osteopath and a Board Certified Acupuncture Physician. He graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto, Canada and the Acupuncture program at the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Sarasota, Florida, USA, and the Osteopathic program at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy and Holistic Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  His unique approach integrates several schools of thought including a manual therapy background integrating Maitland, Kaltenborn, Cyriax, McKenzie, Norwegian Approach and Osteopathy (Muscle Energy, Strain and Counterstrain,  Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy/Cranial Osteopathy, and Visceral Manipulation, among others).  His diverse background also encompasses Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Applied Kinesiology, Orthotics, Muscle Imbalance and various exercise and movement therapies (Janda, Somatics, Florence Kendal, Shirley Sahrman and the Norwegian approach, among others). This distinguishes Kerry a uniquely integrated approach to Musculoskeletal Dysfunction.

Dr. D'Ambrogio lectures internationally and is president of Therapeutic Systems, Inc.  He is recognized throughout Canada, the United States, the Middle East, South America, Asia, Africa, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines and Europe as a teacher of manual and exercise therapies.  He is a certified instructor recognized by the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators (IAHE). He was the Director of Manual Therapy at the Upledger Institute, on faculty with the Barral Institute, Dogwood Institute, Northeast Seminars, Dialogues in Contemporary Rehab, International BodyTalk Association, and the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts (Chinese Medical College).  He is a published author of Positional Release Therapy and he has written numerous articles in Physical and Occupational Therapy journals and has discussed health issues on radio and television talk shows.



 Jane D'Ambrogio Jane D'Ambrogio is the office manager and bookkeeper for Therapeutic Systems, Inc. Jane had worked in the banking industry while attending high school and University. She attended the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Math and Physical Education.

She also obtained her Bachelor’s in Education with a concentration in Math, Science and Physical Education. Jane was teaching High School Math in Toronto, Canada before she came to Florida. She is currently raising her three children Carli, Cassi and Blake with her husband Kerry, and is enjoying working as part of the team at Therapeutic Systems, Inc.

 

 Lisa Chase

  
 
 

 

 Lisa Chase, PT, OMPT is an internationally recognized physical therapist, educator, lecturer and published author. Lisa's entrepreneur spirit, compassion for helping people and love for teaching brings a wealth of knowledge to her patients incorporating over 19 years of physical therapy and sports medicine experience. Lisa received her Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1991 and a post graduate certification in advanced orthopedic manual therapy in 1995.
Lisa has worked in a variety of clinical settings including owning Back to Normal Physical Therapy, Inc. since 1998 where she provides expertise in integrative physical therapy with particular interest in:
o Comprehensive, holistic, one on one approach addressing whole person while focusing  on area of injury to achieve total body balance and wellness
o Patient care management with team approach
o Hands on osteopathic manual therapy and corrective movement exercise strategies
o Injury Prevention and Recurrent Injury Management
o Spine, sports and orthopedics
o Aquatic rehabilitation 
Over the past 9 years, Lisa served as the Director, Sport Sciences and Medicine Athlete Care and Primary Health Care Provider for the Sony Ericsson WTA (Women Tennis Association) Tour, where she worked closely with professional athletes and medical teams around the world bringing cutting edge services and programs to the field of sports medicine, woman’s health and tennis. Covering tournaments such as Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open, Lisa worked one on one with athletes, coaches, health and fitness specialists providing comprehensive care to help prevent injuries, decrease recovery time from injuries and optimize performance. She has also served as the Primary Health Care Provider for the International Tennis Federation during the 2004 Olympics.

Lisa is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Michigan State University, in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she has been an instructor to physicians and physical therapists since 1998. She has conducted press interviews, appeared as regular guest speaker on TV show Prescription for Health, is a speaker at internationally conferences and contributes to publications including several books on Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation. Lisa is a member of the Orthopedic and Women's Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Society for Tennis Medicine and Science. She was selected in 2009 as an Honored Member of the Biltmore Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry to recognize her commitment to excellence in the sports, entertainment and healthcare industries.

 

 Memra Ingram
 

Memra Ingram, LMT, CNMT, graduated from the Sarasota School of Natural Healing Arts in 1998 with her license in massage therapy. Following graduation, she worked for the Neuromuscular therapy center in Sarasota, Florida and continued learning techniques such as S1, John Neuromuscular Therapy, Positional Release, Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Lymphatic Drainage and Mattes Active Isolated Stretching. Through her ongoing search to find the best solutions for her patients, Memra met Kerry D' Ambrogio. She has been studying and working with Dr. D'Ambrogio ever since.

"I firmly believe in the body's ability to heal itself. It is our job to help each patient identify and overcome the barriers that are hindering this healing."
 John Speck Changing habitual thoughts, emotions and behaviors with Thought Engines® was the invention of John Speck, who invested 37 years in researching and experimenting with how the mind creates behaviors.  After graduating from Denver University with a BSBA degree in Business in 1965, John entered the field of adult education.  The process of invention started with 15 years of designing and teaching educational programs for universities, businesses, and professional organizations.  Increasing speed of learning and average performance levels were the design goals of the programs.  From this experience, John identified that the most powerful limiters of performance were a person’s thoughts and emotions.  

John's extensive research spans complex cybernetic systems, psychology, memory development, perception, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), linguistics, creativity, systems thinking, leverage principles,chaos and complexity theories along with the stress response effect on the body.  In 1998, John formulated a mental process that could easily find the leverage point (the smallest action that will give you the biggest result) in any activity.  This process became a new tool John used to invent the shortest fastest path to major thought, emotion, and behavior change -- Thought Engines®.  A Thought Engine is a new type of memory used to replace the memory that activates the behavior that is causing problems in a person’s life.  John is now teaching classes on how to create Thought Engines® for self-control of the change process and guides individuals in Thought Engine development to make specific habit changes to allow people to achieve greater health, improve performance and live a happier life.  


 Angela Penzo
 

Angela Penzo is a physical therapist, licensed massage therapist and Anusara yoga instructor.  Prior to entering the healing profession, Angi earned her B.A. in Zoology from the University of Arkansas.  Her ongoing interest in optimal health lead her to become a physical therapist while working in Connecticut, graduating from Neumann College in 2001.  While residing in the Northeast, she was exposed to various healing modalities, including Craniosacral, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy, Structural Integration, aromatherapy, strength conditioning and Active Isolated Stretching (Mattes Method). This training enticed her to become a massage therapist. While attending Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, she concentrated her studies in Neuromuscular massage and became a Reiki Level I practitioner.  She permanently lives in Bradenton, Florida with her husband and pets.
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