Maggie Bradley and Lori Monson have a strong commitment to clinical excellence. Since the establishment of their practice in 1981 they have selected experienced and highly skilled professionals to provide the best care for patients.

Our professional staff takes pride in having the expertise to treat and prevent a wide range of orthopedic conditions as well as injuries from sports, dance or the performing arts.

The accomplished and dedicated group also has a wealth of specialized skills:

  • Board Certified Specialists in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Advanced Manual Therapy Certification
  • Feldenkrais “Awareness Through Movement®” certifications
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation expertise
  • Craniosacral Therapy expertise
  • Osteopathic advanced study
  • Orthotics – Custom fabrication
  • Ergonomic evaluation

Martin Hogan, MPT, Clinic Director

Martin Hogan first experienced physical therapy recovering from a sports injury in high school. During a trip to visit his sister (a cardiac rehab nurse) in Detroit Michigan, he had an opportunity to meet physical therapists and discuss physical therapy career paths. After observing physical therapy in many different settings he made a choice to change careers and begin his journey to become a physical therapist.

He received his Physical Therapy degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Martin’s clinical experiences include inpatient multidisciplinary rehab and outpatient physical therapy at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira NY, home based physical therapy for Guthrie Health in the northern tier of Pennsylvania, and outpatient physical therapy and aquatic therapy at HealthWorks Wellness and Fitness Center in Painted Post NY.

He has earned specialty certification in aquatic therapy and successfully completed a competency based course in vestibular rehab from the Susan Herdman group at Miami University, Miami Florida.

Martin enjoys cycling, hiking, backpacking, camping and traveling. He likes to combine his love of history and travel and has visited many historical sites in the United States, South America and Europe.

Martin is originally from the southern Finger Lakes region of New York State, he moved to New York City in 2015.

Maggie Bradley, PT, MSPT

physical therapy in columbus circleMaggie Bradley founded Bradley & Monson Physical Therapy with her friend and partner Lori Monson, in 1981. Her prior physical therapy experience was at Roosevelt Hospital and New York Hospital where she was supervisor of the out-patient orthopedic clinic. Maggie became interested in physical therapy because she is fascinated by how the body moves and loves working with people. She enjoys exercising and playing sports and uses her insights to help her patients feel the joy of movement.

  • Columbia University, New York, MS in Physical Therapy
  • Columbia University, New York, Certificate in Physical Therapy
  • Springfield College, Springfield, MA, BS in Physical Education

APTA American Physical Therapy Association – Orthopedic Section
AIPT-NYPTA Alliance of Independent Physical Therapists

Maggie grew up in a small town in central Massachusetts and has called Manhattan “home” since 1976. She was co-chair of her Block

Association for many years. In 1990 she co-founded the Girls’ Division of West Side Soccer League. In her spare time Maggie plays soccer in the Bronx Irish Soccer League, takes tap dance classes, watches birds and walks along the Hudson River in Riverside Park.

Lori Monson, PT, MSPT

physical therapy in columbus circleLori Monson founded Bradley & Monson Physical Therapy with her colleague and friend Maggie Bradley in 1981. She was previously a physical therapist at New York Hospital- Cornell. Lori became interested in physical therapy as a teenager after helping her father recover from hip replacement surgery. Lori loves working with people and the challenge of discovering the causes of injury and developing creative treatment programs so her patients can recover from their unique and often complex physical problems.

  • New York University, Certificate study, Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • Boston University, MS in Physical Therapy, with Distinction
  • St. Olaf College, Minn., BA Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

APTA American Physical Therapy Association – Orthopedic Section
AIPT-NYPTA Alliance of Independent Physical Therapists
PAMA Performing Arts Medicine Association
IADMS International Association for Dance Medicine and Science

Lori was raised in Minnesota and has been a Manhattanite since 1978. She is politically active in her community and profession, and advocates for patients’ rights to physical therapy benefits. Lori is founding Co-Chair of the Alliance of Independent Physical Therapists of the New York Physical Therapy Association. Lori relaxes playing the cello, playing tennis and gardening.

Don Seo, PT, DPT, CSCS

physical therapy in columbus circlePrior to joining Bradley & Monson Physical Therapy, Don worked at a private clinic in NYC where he mainly treated patients with orthopedic and spinal conditions. Don has experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings including NYU Langone Medical Center.

Don earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Don began his physical therapy education in his native South Korea and had various experiences that have helped him become an excellent clinician. He earned certifications in sports massage, Tui-Na, Kinesio/Sports Taping, exercise therapy and manual therapy techniques. He served in the South Korean Army as a combat paramedic.

Don has special interests in orthopedic manual therapy and exercise. Don is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association, NSCA) and has been continuing his education on orthopedic manual therapy with The North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) NSCA
  • Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

Don loves all outdoor activities including soccer, camping and hiking. In 2011, he traveled by himself by bicycle from Dobbs Ferry, NY to Miami Beach, which took him 23 days. Don is a qualified member of American Mensa and enjoys solving riddles and reading science news and articles in his spare time.

Erica Tovar, PT, DPT

physical therapy in columbus circlePrior to joining Bradley & Monson Physical Therapy, Erica Tovar gained experience in orthopedics and sports therapy at NYU and Montefiore hospital as well as private physical therapy practices. Her graduate school research compared spinal stabilization exercise techniques. Before becoming a physical therapist Erica taught middle school English in Miami Charter Schools and was nominated for Middle School Teacher of the Year.

Born and raised in South Florida, Erica first became interested in physical therapy at a young age while accompanying her grandmother to PT and OT sessions. Her curiosity continued through the years as a patient herself battling running injuries. Erica enjoys the challenge of helping patients return to activity and educating patients on how to prevent future injury.

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, DPT Doctor in Physical Therapy
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, BS Journalism

APTA American Physical Therapy Association – Orthopedic Sports Section member.

Outside of the office, Erica enjoys learning about wine and planning her next vacation. She keeps active through running and enjoys hiking and whitewater rafting when in the great outdoors.

Jeremy Abramson

Prior to joining Bradley & Monson, Jeremy treated people with a multitude of orthopedic conditions at outpatient physical therapy practices, ranging from private clinics, to chiropractic offices, as well as hospital settings, throughout the United States. Some of the places he has worked include Miami, Chicago and Detroit. In Chicago he received his certification in orthopedic manual therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Jeremy Enjoys treating people who complain of pain and stiffness.

Because of his manual therapy certification, Jeremy his advanced manual skills to relieve pain and improve muscle and joint function.

Jeremy was inspired to have a career in physical therapy since adolescence, from a strong interest in learning about the body, weightlifting and martial arts.

  • Boston University, MSPT, Masters in Physical Therapy
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Raised in Michigan, Jeremy has visited NYC multiple times per year since 2000, and decided to move to New York in the winter of 2017.

Linda Hung, PT, DPT, CSCS

Linda has past experience in both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy in 4 out of the 5 boroughs of New York City. She originally became interested in physical therapy because she wanted to combine her active lifestyle with helping people. Linda has taken continuing education in McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment as well as in Kinesiotaping. She has a passion for patient centered care and education. Her interests include running, rock climbing, swimming, and camping.

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, DPT, Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, BS, Health Sciences
  • The Ohio State University, BA, English
  • Hunter College, Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Certificate
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) – Orthopedics Section Member
  • New York Physical Therapy Association member (NYPTA)

Hardikkumar Unija, PT, MA, TDPT

Before joining Bradley and Monson Physical Therapy, Hardik worked as a Physical Therapist at New York Spine and Sport Rehabilitation and was a very valued member of the facility. Hardik has experience treating various orthopedic conditions like overuse injuries, traumatic injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation. Hardik is a licensed Physical Therapist in the state of New York and Pennsylvania. Hardik earned his bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from India and also served as a Physical Therapist there for a year before coming to the United States for further education. He was always inclined towards getting further education away from his home country to expand his horizons, which led him to get a Masters in Physical Therapy from New York University. Hardik is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and will be graduating in May 2017. He is also pursuing McKenzie techniques and has finished 3 modules towards diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment from McKenzie Institute International, New Zealand. Hardik’s goal is to return each patient to their maximal functional level, by use of appropriate manual techniques, neuromuscular re-education, and exercises geared toward their specific limitations. He is inclined towards a specialization in Orthopaedics and is aiming of getting the APTA House of Delegates approved board certification for the same.

  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, BS Physical Therapy
  • New York University, New York, NY, MA Physical Therapy
  • Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, TDPT Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
Apart from work, Hardik is very determined towards personal fitness He enjoys playing tennis and cooking in his free time. He has been part of NYC marathon as a medical volunteer since 2013. His interests out of work help him become a better person along with a better professional.

Vashti Isom

Vashti Isom is the Office Manager of Bradley & Monson Physical Therapy and makes the business side of the practice run smoothly. She helps patients understand their insurance benefits. Vashti uses her leadership and communication skills to coordinate the clinical and office staff so the patients’ best interests are met. She supervises the reception and administrative staff and oversees all insurance and billing transactions. She is adept with computers and enjoys keeping the office up to date with new technology.

Born in Trinidad, Vashti moved to New York in 1989 where she soon began studies at Long Island University and City College of New York. In her spare time, Vashti enjoys cooking and traveling.