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Clinicians

Emily Benn, PT, DPT

Emily received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2015.  She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in dance and choreography from Ohio University.  Prior to graduate school, Emily danced and taught professionally throughout New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut for 10+ years as a modern dancer.  She utilizes an extensive repertoire with foundations in evidence-based physical therapy practice, manual therapy, yoga, Pilates, dance, and Thai massage to facilitate healing.  Her diverse background affords her the knowledge and skill set to develop a holistic approach to physical therapy that stems from an artistic and athletic perspective.  Emily is also AIB Certified in Vestibular Rehabilitation, treating vertigo. Emily is delighted to call St. Augustine home.  During her free time she enjoys playing and relaxing at the beach, practicing yoga, dancing, and traveling.

David Lomaglio, MPT, MTC, OCS

David graduated in 1996 from Florida State University with a degree in Biology and went on to pursue his Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of Saint Augustine, graduating Cum Laude in 1999. He became a board certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist in 2008 and renewed in 2018. In 2009 David founded STARS Rehab.

Melanie Lomaglio, PT, DPT, MSc., NCS and Facility Dog Harley

Melanie brings over 20 years of clinical experience to her patients at STARS and specializes in treating people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and Parkinson's related conditions. She is LSVT BIG and PWR! certified, two well known targeted therapy programs for people with PD. Harley, STARS facility dog, works along side her bringing joy and fun to each therapy session!

Andrew Schreiner, PT, DPT, OCS

Andrew Schreiner earned his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of North Florida in 2015. Active in the health and fitness community since 2007, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences with a focus on exercise physiology in 2011. Andrew became board certified in orthopedics physical therapy in 2020.

Laura Alexander, PT, DPT, MTC, CLT

Laura attended Wake Forest University for her undergraduate degree in Health and Exercises Science.  She graduated from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013.  In 2015, she completed a Manual Therapy Certification (MTC), and in 2016 she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapy Specialist (CLS).