Rich Barletta is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rich earned his Physical Therapy degree from Ithaca College in 1984 and his Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida in 1993. Rich moved Sarasota, Florida, in 1985 and worked for two local area hospitals for ten years before venturing out to open PhysioWorks. He was conferred the Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Alabama in 2009. Rich specializes in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. He enjoys skiing, traveling and triathlons.


T.J. Barletta is a Physical Therapist. T.J., the better half of the Barletta team, also received her Physical Therapy degree from Ithaca College in New York State. After moving to Sarasota, FL, T.J. worked for Sarasota Memorial Hospital for twelve years before joining PhysioWorks fulltime. T.J. is NDT certified and specializes in orthopedic, neurological and vestibular rehabilitation. She enjoys cooking, traveling and shopping.


A.J. Fus is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. A.J. received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Utica College in 2011. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy (2006) and Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (2004). A.J. serves as the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education as well as Clinical Instructor for physical therapy students at PhysioWorks. A.J. specializes in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. A.J. is active in the local community, supports the growth of lacrosse and enjoys golfing in his free time.


Dana received her Physical Therapy degree from West Virginia University in 1987. She has experience in orthopedics, balance training and acute care. Her interests include cycling, camping, hiking and spending time in the north Georgia mountains.


Frank received his Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from Newbury College (Massachusetts) in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic, sports and neuro/stroke rehabilitation.


Justin received his degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Keiser University in 2013. Justin specializes in sports rehab and balance training. Justin enjoys spending his free time bowling and shooting pool.


Michelle is the Office Manager and insurance specialist. She brings years of experience in insurance and billing to PhysioWorks, where she currently keeps the front office running smoothly. Michelle grew up in Connecticut and has lived in Florida since 1999. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dog and going to the beach.


Carla is our Receptionist and Scheduler. Carla was born in Maryland but moved to Florida 43 years ago where she grew up in Englewood. She has always work in the medical field. Carla enjoys going to Disney, playing with her two dogs, and going to the beach every chance she gets.