Located in Boca Raton, Florida, Physioactive is an outpatient physical therapy practice providing treatment to women’s health issues of all ages.
Our goal is to provide excellent patient care and enhanced rehabilitation programs in a pleasant environment, delivered by highly trained therapists that fully understand the individual needs of each patient.
After working in several physical therapy clinics, in Brazil, Canada and USA, Rose decided to open an office in Boca Raton, where the patients are the priority. Dedicating enough treatment time and quality of care to really make a difference in the patient’s life.
Rose earned her Physical Therapy degree in Brazil at Federal University of Pernambuco in 1996. After working in a private setting for 8 years, she moved to Canada where she completed additional education at University of Toronto and College George Brown to learn the equivalence of a Master Degree in Physical Therapy in Canada,and later in USA.
She has worked in Toronto in different therapy settings before moving to Florida in 2009. Here in USA she has continued to advancing her career by working in several physical therapy practices and taking courses in many different areas of physical therapy. Some of her certifications includes: Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions by Herman & Wallace pelvic Inst; Lymphatic Drainage by the Academy of Lymphatic Drainage and some manual therapy courses by University of St. Augustine just to name few…
Since Physioactive opened in 2012, Rose has been dedicating her full attention to her patients in her office in Boca Raton where she enjoys treating her patients with her outstanding clinical staff.
Liana Pulcheri has more than 18 years of experience as a Physical Therapist. She earned her physical therapy degree in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After moving to USA in 1999, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern Florida University. She also completed her manual certification degree from the reputable University Gama Filho in Rio de Janeiro in 1999.
She has been working at Physioactive since 2015 and she enjoys using her expertise and skills to deliver a real, effective, hands-on treatment for all of her patients.
Dr. Gekoff has been working with Physioactive for more than 3 years delivering outstanding Acupuncture treatments. She graduated from Acupuncture Massage College in 2009 were she earned her Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science.
She has studied at Sorbonne University in Paris where she has earned many degrees in French language and literature. She is fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish and English, allowing her to contribute to a broader diverse community.
She has extensive experience in the field working in a variety of practice settings.
Yulya Hvazdarova is from Belaurus, a European country located between Russia and Poland. She graduated from Grodno State University in Grodno and she moved to USA in 2006. Yulya is licensed in Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant. She received her training in outpatient and impatient
settings, specializing in pediatrics, orthopedics, geriatrics and aqua therapy. Her main interest is Kinesiology. Kinesiology is a holistic therapy that works on every aspect of health, the physical, psychological, emotional, nutritional, and spiritual levels to identify and relieve the stress which may be preventing the individual from enjoying excellent health and wellness.
Originally from São Paulo, Brazil, Katia Scerb graduated from São Paulo School of Psychology in 1989.
In 1993 she received her Master’s degree in Jung Allied with Bodywork. She moved to Boca Raton, FL in 2006 & attended Sanford Brown Advanced Massage School and graduated in 2007. She has worked for Massage Envy, Body & Soul Retreat and Elements as well as in Chiropractor Offices until 2016.
In 2008 she got certified in Manual Lymphatic Drainage on Vodder Method and became an avid proponent (enamored) with the technique & the results on patients pre & post-Surgery, Pregnancy, treatment for edema, cellulitis & poor circulation.
She got certified as a Mercier Fertility Practioner in 2016, which consists in an alternative treatment for common women’s healthcare issues and pelvic discomfort. The use of this Therapy allows women with difficulties to get pregnant to substantially increase the chances to succeed.
Marta has been with Physioactive since we first opened our doors in Boca Raton in 2012. She is the friendly voice who answers all of our patients and client calls. She handles all scheduling and several office tasks, she assists our management to provide the best services we can possibly provide. Previously to joining Physioactive, worked for many years in many other companies . Besides the many years of experience, Marta holds a Business Administration Degree.
Kayleen DeRusha is our Marketing Representative. Kayleen was born and raised in Minnesota. She attended The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and graduated in May of 2016 with a double major in Marketing and Human Resources. She proceeded to work using both degrees after graduation. Passionate about the marketing field, Kayleen decided to move to South Florida to gain a different experience. She also enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures around the world.