Physical Therapy

&  Wellness Center, Inc.

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

Welcome to the team Melissa! 


In January, we also had the chance to welcome to our team a new Physical Therapy Assistant, Melissa Leon. We are so happy that she has joined us and we hope to see her flourish as a new member of our PTWC family. 

JANUARY 2021

Welcome back for a new year at PTWC!


The team at PTWC welcomes you back for the new year with love and excitement!


​We can't wait to see you back at the clinic! 

Dr. Tischenko gets back in the classroom


On May 10th, Dr. Anna Tischenko got the wonderful opportunity to get back to teaching with a Virtual Neurology Review for the Nova University Physical Therapy Department. 


She will also be taking back her position as adjunct professor of Neuroanatomy for the Florida International University Physical Therapy Department. Her class will consist of 63 physical therapy students, whom she hopes to see grow and excel in her classroom. 

AUGUST 2021


We want to give a warm welcome to our new volunteer, Maria Alicia Pecchio!


Dr. Tischenko's cousin Maria Alicia will be joining the team for the month of August as a volunteer. She is interested in the health care field for her future, and we hope to be able to show her how amazing helping people can be. We look forward to seeing how she grows. Welcome to the team! 

Valentina and Morgan Graduate!


On May 13th,  Valentina Briceño and Morgan Jones graduated from the Florida International University Department of Physical Therapy with their Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree! Valentina also had the amazing honor of being selected as the Award Ceremony Speaker.


We are so abundantly proud of both of them, and we are honored that we could be part of their journey to being a physical therapist. We cannot wait to see where they go!

MAY 2021

Happy Mother's Day!


We hope all of the hardworking, loving mothers out there have a wonderful Mother's Day!


A special thanks to the mothers of the PTWC family:


Dr. Anna Katerina Tischenko

Dr. Monica Burns

Yudelkis Canciobello

JULY 2021


We wish you all a Happy Fourth of July!

FEBRUARY 2021

Happy Valentine's Day!


The team at Physical Therapy & Wellness Center wishes you all a wonderful Valentine's Day! 

MARCH 2021

Happy St. Patrick's Day!


The team at Physical Therapy & Wellness Center wishes you all a wonderful St. Patricks Day! 

Congrats to Dr. Valentina Briceño Faria! ​


We are so excited to say that our billing specialist, Valentina has officially passed her Medical Boards exam and will be joining the team as Dr. Valentina Briceño Faria, DPT! We could not be prouder of her accomplishments, and her growth throughout the years. We are ecstatic that we can continue to be part of her journey as a physical therapist, and we know she will do amazingly.



Hard work = Big Rewards!


On May 12th, the Florida International University Virtual Award Ceremony took place. Morgan Jones was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award, and Valentina Briceño was awarded the Chair’s Award. 


A big congrats to these two ladies for their consistency, hard work, and dedication!! 

Taking on a challenge


Dr. Anna Tischenko and her assistant Melissa Leon, take on a total knee replacement full force! These ladies have what it takes to get you back in shape.

Saying our goodbyes...


At the end of the month, Morgan Jones completed her clinical internship at Physical Therapy and Wellness Center. While we are sad to see her go, we are happy to say that she will be continuing her work at a pediatric therapy clinic in Orlando. We wish her the very best, and know she will go far!

April 2021

Happy April Fools!

Dr. Tischenko gets down to business


Dr. Tischenko treats a patient with Ankle Foot Orthosis, helping him to find the best way to adjust his different shoes by addressing the foot plate to allow big toe extension, softening of the medial arch, setting the AFO in neutral, and adding a heel lift. ​

Happy Back to School!


As we enter the back to school season, we want to wish you and your loved ones a good 2021-2022 school year! We know this school season might look a little different due to the ongoing changes presented by COVID-19, but one thing we know for certain is that it's going to be an exciting year. We want to take this time to wish all of the students and teachers in your life an incredible school year.


To the kids, we want to say that we hope you have a fun and safe year, and learn all new and

exciting things; we know you'll do great!


To the teachers, we want to say thank you for making a difference, for your ongoing dedication, and your hard work during these challenging times.


To all college students, may this be another year filled with knowledge and growth towards your professional careers. "Become so skilled at what you do that your talent cannot be dismissed." - Oprah Winfrey


We can't wait to see what this year brings, and we wish you the best of luck from the

bottom of our hearts!

Congrats to Valentina and Morgan! 


Our billing specialist Valentina Briceño and our clinical student Morgan Jones both completed their final clinical this month! This is one stepping stone on the way to graduation from their Physical Therapy program, and we could not be more excited for them. Congratulations!

Welcome to the team Belen! 


At the start of February, we had the pleasure of welcoming Belen Vela, our brand new volunteer! We have the wonderful opportunity to help her learn more about physical therapy, and grow in this field. We can't wait to see her thrive. 

Welcome to the team, Samantha!


We have a new member to the ATeam, scheduler Samantha Oliva. We couldn't be more excited to have the opportunity to have her join the administrative team, and help us expand and grow. 


We look forward to seeing what she can do!

JUNE 2021

Dr. Briceño joins us at the clinic!


Valentina Briceño, our billing specialist, joins us at the clinic to begin her journey as a physical therapist, since her graduation from Florida International University. 


She will be taking her official licensing exam in August, and we hope to have her join us full time soon. We couldn't be happier to have her join our PTeam! 

Training, Training, Training


Our team is happy to say that we have begun to complete monthly, in-house staff development and training with the entire PTeam. We have loved having the opportunity to continue to expand our education and communication. These development hours have also given us a chance to share ideas and brainstorm how we can help you to the best of our abilities. 


We look forward to this amazing new opportunity, and we hope to increase our training whenever we are given the chance. After all, therapy is ever-evolving and we should be too.

Welcome to the team Morgan! 


In January, our team welcomed our new clinical intern from the University of Miami, Morgan Jones. We look forward to working with her in these next few weeks, and cannot wait to see her growth!