This clinic is for gymnasts of North Stars Gymnastics only.
Please ONLY SCHEDULE IF YOU ARE A MEMBER of North Stars Gymnastics
Dr. Marla Ranieri graduated from Stanford University with her BS and Columbia University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. She completed an orthopedic sports residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and received her board certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 2013. Marla specializes in treating young athletes, especially treating dancers and gymnasts. Marla was an international elite gymnast and a scholarship gymnast at Stanford University. Marla works with the USA Gymnastics Medical Staff and travels with them for prestigious competitions. Marla also specializes in Sport Specific Injury Prevention Assessments geared towards finding strength, ROM, flexibility and functional movement pattern deficits. The goal is to create an exercise program targeted at stopping injuries before they happen.
Jonathan is an orthopedic, sports medicine, and spine trained therapist. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from the University at Buffalo in 2010, and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University in 2013. He further advanced his education with course work in the McKenzie Method, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment, the Movement Links Series and Mcconnell Taping techniques. He strongly believes incorporating a variety techniques helps bring the best overall care to each patient. Jonathan takes the time to make a personable connection with the people he treats by making a point to understand how they feel, their concerns, and devises a long-term game plan that is individually tailored to each patient. For fun Jonathan loves to stay active by participating in sports, namely basketball and Crossfit.