Doug is a 1985 graduate of the Daemen College in Buffalo, New York, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He started his career working for the State of New York working with individuals with developmental disabilities. In 5 years, he worked his way up to Chief of Physical Therapy at Newark DDSO. He started his own Outpatient Physical Therapy Practice specializing in Pain and TMJ in Downtown Rochester, New York in 1990.
He opened Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage in June of 1996 in Victor, New York. He specializes in treatments including Joint Mobilization and Manipulation, Travell Trigger Point, Neural Mobilization, Strain/Counterstrain, Muscle Energy Techniques, Postural Analysis and Movement Impairment Exercises.
He has taken many postgraduate continuing education classes which are too many to list here. Over the last seven years he has taken the Travell Manual Certification Course, 2007, Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairments, 2009, Neuromuscular Imaging, 2009, Evaluation and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders, 2011 and Community Spine Pathway Training in 2014.
In 2013, he added Massage Therapy to services available at Kulp PT and changed the name of the business to Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage. His emphasis at Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage is to provide an individualized evaluation and treatment that is a model for medical-based therapies with the best evidence-based medicine provided by our therapists. Doug prioritizes analyzing an individual's posture and providing a home-based exercise program that is tailored to the individual's diagnosis and functional needs.
Janelle is a 1999 graduate of D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY where she received her Master’s Degree in the school of Health Sciences in Physical Therapy.
She has been a practicing PT for over 17 years at Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage in Victor, NY which is a private outpatient clinic that specializes in manual therapy. She specializes in Travell Trigger Point, Muscle Energy Technique, Neuromobilization, Strain/Counterstrain, and Manipulation. She has taken several manual therapy courses throughout her career including the certification program through Hands On Seminars, Shirley Sahrmann, David Butler, James Dunning, and Leon Chaitow. For the past 14 years she has also specialized in vestibular therapy. Shortly after becoming a physical therapist she also became an adjunct professor at Monroe Community College in the biology department. She taught anatomy, pathophysiology, and human dissection classes for 2 years.
She has worked for Hands On Seminars for over 6 years teaching continuing education classes. She is a sought out speaker nationally and internationally by physical and occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists. In that time she has graduated several participants from the Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy program.
She is well respected in the community among other health professionals and has been recommended by several physicians throughout the area. She has been a consultant for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology presenting instructional seminars to the interpreting students regarding proper posture and exercises. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters. She has been involved in several charity events including the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Relay for Life and Ontario County Lock-Up supporting WNY Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Jillian is a 2017 graduate of Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
She has diverse clinical experiences with a variety of populations and conditions in outpatient orthopedic, occupational health, and skilled nursing facility settings. Jill also completed a Doctoral project over the span of 2 years regarding interprofessional collaboration which is to be published by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Home Health Section. She joined the team at Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage in September of 2017.
Jill is very involved in the Rochester community and has served as a Wellness Coach at the YMCA for over 2 years. Additionally, she teaches balance and falls prevention classes to local Holocaust survivors.
Jillian is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the New York Physical Therapy Association. She is interested in both vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management, as well as manual therapy, and plans to take continuing education courses in these areas.
What Jill loves most about Kulp Physical Therapy and Massage is the one-on-one treatment approach that all patients receive here.
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