About Us 2017-02-21T19:53:03+00:00

Staten Island Center For Alternative Therapies

Using your natural potential to strengthen, reduce pain, and improve your enjoyment of life.

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Viktoriya Khomenko, DPT
Viktoriya Khomenko, DPTDoctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Viktoriya Khomenko graduated from Rutgers University in 2008, and the Dominican College of Blauvelt (New York), in 2012.

During her clinical training at Dominican, Dr. Khomenko had the opportunity to practice at two of greater New York’s leading orthopedic rehabilitation facilities, the Sports Care Institute in Freehold, NJ., and Genesis Sub acute Rehabilitation in Princeton.

Dr. Khomenko did additional clinical work in post surgical orthopedic care at Princeton Orthopedic Associates.

Prior to her engagement here at the Staten Island Center for Alternative Therapies, Viktoriya worked at the prestigious rehabilitation facility at JFK University Hospital in Edison, NJ to complete her clinical training in neurological, orthopedic, and aquatic branches of physical therapy.

Aleksey Khomenko, LMT
Aleksey Khomenko, LMTLicensed Massage Therapist
Aleksey Khomenko B.S., LMT, established Staten Island Center For Alternative Therapies. Aleksey has treated thousands of patients in his eighteen years of practice using the latest manual techniques.

Aleksey customizes treatment plans designed to restore function, speed recovery, and achieve the goals of the patient.

Born in the Ukraine, Aleksey became a professional weightlifter and holds two national championships in the 52 kilogram category. He became a Master of Sport in The Former USSR, which is known as the highest honor in sports.

Aleksey studied Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Ukraine before coming to the U.S. where he attended the Somerset School of Massage Therapy. Upon graduation, Aleksey became a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and obtained his license to practice massage and body work in New York and New Jersey.

Additional certifications and education include therapeutic, deep tissue, myofascial, neuro-muscular, stress & pain reduction, sport, prenatal, and Swedish massage. Other techniques include joint mobilization and stretching.

Tatyana Irinina, DPT
Tatyana Irinina, DPTDoctor of Physical Therapy
Prior to coming to the U.S. where she obtained her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Long Island University, Tatyana worked as a surgical nurse in Russia.

Her previous experience as a nurse gives her a unique perspective when rehabilitating post-surgical patients.

Dr. Irinina’s reputation as an early intervention pediatric therapist specializing in the treatment of congenital torticollis has drawn wide attention, including an appearance on a TV show devoted to the treatment of torticollis.

Dr. Irinina has also studied a variety of additional orthopedic rehabilitation techniques including trigger point release and the Mulligan method.

Dr. Tatyana Irinina integrates manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and other proven modalities into her clinical approach to musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. Her warm personality, open mind and professional skills have created a loyal following amongst her patients.

Jason Mendoza, PT
Jason Mendoza, PTPhysical Therapist
Jason received his Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy from Dela Salle Univerity, Philippines, in 1994. He then joined the faculty teaching therapeutic exercises, kinesiology, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy and physical therapy assessment. While teaching, he was a clinical instructor/supervisor at the University Medical Center Department of Rehabilitation until 2000.

In 2001, Jason and family moved to New York and continued his clinical work as a physical therapist. Jason’s areas of special expertise include a variety of techniques such as manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, kinesiotaping, therapuetic strengthening and flexibility exercises.

Sheryl Lyn dela Cruz, PTA
Sheryl Lyn dela Cruz, PTAPhysical Therapist Assistant
Sheryl has been working in an outpatient setting since 2001 when she earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.

Sheryl joined the Staten Island Center for Alternative Therapies in 2010.

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