Mônica T. Burns Robertson, MA, PT, DPT, NCPT®, MFR I Specialist
Senior Physical Therapist /

National Certified Pilates Instructor®

Myofascial I Release Specialist

Ironman Finisher

US National Triathlete

Monica holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine graduating with honors, and as the recipient of the Linda D. Crane Memorial Scholarship Award in 2015.  She has been with Physical Therapy and Wellness Center since 2015.  Monica is currently also a supplemental instructor for the University of Miami Department of Physical Therapy, assisting in Cardiorespiratory and Clinical Skills.

Monica grew up in Brazil where she danced classical ballet and played multiple sports as a child, always interested in body movement.  She then moved to Boston, Massachusetts to pursue her Bachelor’s degree at Boston University, and later moved to Miami in 1999.  She became a Pilates Instructor in 2003, graduated from the University of Miami in 2005 with a Masters of Arts and Liberal Studies degree and eventually returned to school to pursue her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy.  She is an avid triathlete, having competed in all distances, from short sprints, to long course 140.6 mile distance events and everything in between, raced full marathons, half marathons, and in 2019 represented Team USA in Pontevedra, Spain competing in the Long Course distance triathlon event.  She is also an Ironman 70.3 distance World Championship qualifier (2021).

Monica combines her skills as a physical therapist, Pilates instructor, myofascial release specialist, clinical instructor, and amateur athlete to bring to her patients expertise, evidence-based practice, creativity, passion and experience to optimize their quality of life.  She works with patients of multiple functional levels, ages and diagnoses from musculoskeletal impairments to neuromuscular diseases, sports injuries, joint replacements and pre/post operatory care, and Wellness based sessions.  Monica is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Physical Therapy

&  Wellness Center, Inc.

7800 Red Road. Suite 105. South Miami, FL 33143