Sports Physical & Orthopedic Rehabilitation Therapy Services


Franklin Square, Miller Place,
East Setauket, Fresh Meadows

Our Staff

Frank McCoy, PT

Frank is the co-founder and co-owner of Advanced S.P.O.R.T.S. Frank is a 1994 Northeastern University Graduate. Originally from Setauket, Frank is the owner and operator of Advanced S.P.O.R.T.S. of East Setauket and is the Chief Physical Therapist at the East Setauket Facility. Frank is a believer in being involved in the community with over 25 years of experience in Suffolk County specializing in orthopedic injuries, injury prevention, post-operative and sports rehabilitation medicine. He lives in the Three Village area with his wife and four children. Frank has spent 25+ years building his reputation as one the top therapists in the region. He works with Athletic Departments in the surrounding school districts performing pre-season screenings, injury prevention and Speed & Agillity Camps for the Junior High and High School Athletes. Frank has extensive knowledge in general orthopedics and sports specific therapy. Frank maximizes patient outcomes by utilizing extensive manual/clinical skills and tailoring each patient's program to the individual. " We create an environment that promotes a 'TEAM' approach to healthcare between the patient, the physician and our clinicians. We try to create a positive and motivating atmosphere that patients enjoy." Frank is a clinical instructor mentoring students from various local and distant schools and is a member of the APTA.


Paul Kropas, PT, MSPT, OCS, CSCS

Paul Kropas is a co-founder and co-owner of Advanced S.P.O.R.T.S. A licensed Physical Therapist who believes in evidenced based practice and planning treatment based upon the science of proven rational clinical decision making. In treating physical therapy patients and counseling orthopedic and sports performance clients, he draws upon current research as well as his experience into his daily practice.

Paul kropas graduated from L.I.U.’s Physical Therapy Program in 1995 with magna cum laude and has been practicing in the field of orthopedic and sports physical therapy ever since. Upon graduation, Paul was awarded “distinguished research” for his thesis project on the patella-femoral joint.

Paul Kropas is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist(OCS). This elite credential from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties signifies in depth knowledge and skills in orthopedic physical therapy. He also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS), a certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Paul Kropas takes pride in offering the best quality care to every patient and upholds the standards set forth in the practice act of physical therapy with integrity.


Walter Chomicki, PT, DPT

Walter Chomicki is a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Stony Brook University. Walter also attended Stony Brook for his undergraduate studies where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. While at Stony Brook, Walter served as the President of the Pre-Physical Therapy Association and the President of his graduate class. He also had the pleasure of helping with the Adapted Aquatics program at SBU as a Certified Adapted Aquatics Instructor.

Walter enjoys treating a diverse patient population and specializes in orthopedics, manual therapy techniques, pre/post operative conditions, biomechanics, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, sports injuries, injury prevention, health and wellness. He incorporates the most current evidence-based research to create a unique individualized treatment program to promote optimal recovery for his patients. Walter has also worked with local junior high and high school athletes performing pre-season screenings for injury prevention as well as Speed & Agility Camps for athletes of all ages. As a former athlete, Walter understands the importance of proper training, nutrition and treatment and uses this experience to relate to all his patients.


Aiysha Glenn-Bradby, PT, DPT, CLT

Aiysha Glenn-Bradby PT, DPT, CLT has been a member of the Advanced S.P.O.R.T.S. team since 2008. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 2005. Always interested in health and rehabilitation, Aiysha focused her undergraduate studies while attending Morgan State University on health education and athletic training. Aiysha is currently the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (or CCCE) at Advanced S.P.O.R.T.S. where she serves as the formal representative of the clinical education site and liaison with several academic programs. Aiysha is also a Certified Lymphedema Therapist certified through the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. She uses her knowledge of the lymphatic system in this orthopedic setting, to appropriately care for patients with a past medical history of cancer, post-surgical patients, and anyone with pain and swelling. Aiysha provides professional, comforting, and quality, evidence-based treatment. She promotes the benefits of exercise and healthy living, while encouraging and motivating her patients every step of the way.


Michael Regina, PT, DPT, OCS
(Orthopedic Clinical Specialist)

Michael Regina is a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Touro College. Michael graduated with magna cum laude honors for his physical therapy degree and attended Queens College for his undergraduate studies where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science/Nutrition. Michael attends continuing education courses/lectures yearly in areas involving new orthopedic surgical techniques, spine/extremity manual therapy techniques, injury prevention, updated orthopedic research, pre/post operative conditions, biomechanics, and various sports injuries. Michael became a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist(OCS) in 2013 and provides treatment for all muscuoloskeletal and neuromuscular conditions with most current evidence-based research. The facility works with high school, college, and professional athletes and Michael is familiar with specific biomechanics involving a wide range of sports(which creates a more efficient rehabilitation program). Michael provides quality care to every patient he works offering guidance, expertise and a caring atmosphere during the reabilitation process.


Gilberto Diaz, PT, DPT

Gilberto Diaz is a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from New York Institute of Technology, where he graduated with distinction in 2011. He specializes in orthopedic care, post-operative surgical conditions, health & wellness, various sports injuries, injury prevention, and overall outpatient rehabilitation. His conservative approach to patient care combines effective personalized treatment strategies and home exercise programs that seek to alleviate pain and achieve ideal recuperation and function. Gilberto believes that with skillful examination and evaluation, movement dysfunctions can be diagnosed & analyzed, and skilled therapeutic intervention can begin to restore physical function and maximize overall quality of life and well-being. Priding himself on his patient care and relationships, he seeks to relate to each of his patients and provide them with an individualized experience that helps to foster their progress and recovery. Gilberto’s combined in-depth knowledge, hands-on experience, competency, and compassion ensure all of his patients receive optimal care, attention, and rehabilitation.


We look forward to being part of your recovery team!

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