Dr. Alec Martinez, DPT
Alec’s Special Credentials:
Alec is certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization for advanced manual therapy, as well as Functional Strength Training from his experience working as a trainer for Sun Devil Combat Sports at Arizona State University.
Alec is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Vestibular Special Interest Group, having devoted extra study and clinical practice time towards disorders like vertigo and post-concussion syndrome.
Arizona State University – Bachelors
University of Wisconsin Madison – Doctorate
What Alec Likes Most About Hohman Rehab:
“I love the active environment we have here! Therapy is all about wanting to come in and move forward, and having such high energy personalities in the room really keeps the mood up for everyone walking in the door.”
Alec loves to keep active and busy with martial arts training, soccer, his collection of instruments, and his secret life spent at comic cons.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Helen’s Special Credentials:
Helen has an extensive background in contemporary dance and spent many years performing and touring professionally. She has been working in rehabilitation since moving the USA from The U.K. Helen loves to work with patients of all ages but particularly enjoys
helping the senior population and getting performing artists back on stage.
Polk state college – graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant program; Associates degree in science
Kent University at Canterbury – London Contemporary Dance School; Bachelor of Arts Honors degree
Harvard university – Arts scholarship
What Helen likes most about Hohman Rehab:
I love the spirit and friendliness at Hohman rehab and how everyone works as a family to keep each patient upbeat, despite the difficulties they may be experiencing.
Helen enjoys family time with her husband Mark and son Brandon. She likes to work in her garden, tackle house projects, exercise and watch her son play soccer.
Clinical Assistant / Clinical Massage Therapist
April’s Special Credentials:
Fluent in English and Spanish
Everest University – Massage Therapy
What Abril likes most about Hohman Rehab:
“The great bond you get to build with patients during Physical Therapy. I also love how our staff at Hohman Rehab is super friendly and social!”
“I love being able to spend time with my husband Iggy our dog Mark along with our amazing family and friends. I love music, cars and playing beach volleyball!”
Nicole Swartz, MSPT, MCMT
Nikki’s Special Credentials:
Nicole holds a Master Certification in Manual Therapy. She believes in and utilizes an eclectic approach to treating her orthopedic patients, incorporating high level manual skills with functional and sports specific training.
George Washington University – Bachelors of Science in Exercise
Marymount University – Master of Science in Physical Therapy
What Nikki Likes Most About Hohman Rehab:
“Hohman Rehab is all about TEAM, working together to help the patient achieve their functional and personal goals. It is a fun and energetic environment with wonderful clinicians and staff who bring all sorts of individual talents and skills, leading to great success and patient care! I also love that Hohman genuinely supports us to become higher level clinicians and helps drive us continually to grow and meet our professional goals
Nikki’s hobbies include Pilates, Running and Tennis, when she is not hitting the court you can find her in Winter Garden with her husband and two daughters!
Physical Therapist Assistant
Carlie’s Special Credentials:
Carlie is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapy Assistant with over nine years of experience working in an outpatient orthopaedic therapy setting. Carlie loves to work with patients of all ages and enjoys helping her clients improve their quality of life thru therapy and rehab.
Kent State University- Associate of Science Degree; Physical Therapy Assistant University of Central Florida- Bachelor of Science Degree; Athletic Training
What Carlie likes most about Hohman Rehab:
Hohman Rehab created a wonderful environment for both the patients and the team members. Delivering exceptional patient care and support is the goal of all team members. The environment is very friendly and energetic and we have a great time at work.
Carlie’s hobbies include running, spin class and watching football. Her favorite place to visit on the weekend is Disney World with her husband and son.
Athletic Trainer/ Licensed Massage Therapist
Shandeen’s Special Credentials:
830Laser Certified, background in athletic training and massage therapy
New Mexico State University – Sports Med/Athletic Training
Nevada School of Massage Therapy
What Shandeen likes most about Hohman Rehab:
“I like being able to work one-on-one with patients and get to know each one individually. I love that I can be there to help motivate the patients I work with when they are at a plateau, and celebrate them when they reach their goals. There’s no a day that goes by when I am not inspired by the determination and dedication of the patients that I am lucky to work with.”
Shandeen enjoys working out, shopping, going to the movies, playing sports , dancing and trying anything new and challenging. She also loves learning more about Central Florida and exploring the new city she calls home.