About Injury Care Clinic
We are pleased to have a dedicated staff of professionals at Injury Care Clinic. From the front office to our physical therapists to massage therapists, we employ the finest employees in the profession.
We are a practice specializing in the evaluation and treatment of injuries sustained in automobile crashes. We have a medical doctor, physical therapists, chiropractor, massage therapist and rehabilitative specialists.
Patients receive a thorough evaluation of their car accident injuries. Diagnostic testing will be ordered if needed. Individualized treatment program will then be designed for you. Our staff is highly skilled at handling the automobile insurance and dealing with the insurance companies.
The PIP policy on your car insurance pays for treatment of your car crash injuries regardless of who is at fault. We are your obvious first choice for treatment of whiplash, neck pain, shoulder pain, headache, rotator cuff tear, back pain, knee injuries, herniated discs and various other injuries from automobile accidents.
Meet Our Staff
Brett K. Meehan, B.S.
Brett Meehan received her bachelor degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Fitness and Exercise from the University of Northern Colorado where instruction in this field was one of the first established.
She has been working in Physical Therapy clinics since 1995 treating pain and injury patients and has extensive knowledge in current rehabilitative exercise programs for injury and chronic pain patients.
Brett is an expert, certified in the use of MedX medical and exercise equipment, including the MedX Cervical and Lumbar extension machines which has been an important part of her training.
Beth DiGiorgio, ARNP, MSN
Beth DiGiorgio is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, where she received her Master of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1993. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.
Since relocating to Brevard County in 1995, she has worked for various multi-specialty groups. She is dedicated to serving the unique needs of those requiring evaluation and nonsurgical treatment of injuries sustained in automobile crashes.
Beth obtained her Whiplash Biomechanics & Injury Traumatology, Advanced Certification from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego in 2014.
Nicole Malerba, ARNP, MSN
Nicole Malerba, ARNP, MSN is an experienced health care provider with a passion for outstanding patient care. She has practiced in internal medicine, endocrinology and interventional pain management. She earned her master’s degree at Florida Atlantic University and her bachelor’s degree at the University of Central Florida. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Nicole is educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions.
Marina Espana, PT
DIRECTOR OF THERAPY SERVICES
Marina graduated from Daemen College in Buffalo, New York with a degree in Physical Therapy. She has been practicing physical therapy since 1998 specializing in manual therapy, orthopedics and ergonomic training.
In addition, Marina has certifications in Orthopedic Manual Therapy from Perth, Australia, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Full Body Active Release Techniques® (A.R.T.) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment ® (SFMA).
Michael D. Amyzial, D.C.
Michael D. Amyzial, D.C., graduated New York Chiropractic College in 2001 with honors, and was inducted into the Phi Chi Omega Chiropractic Scholastic Honors Society. Prior to relocating to Florida with his family in 2008, he was licensed and practiced in various multidisciplinary centers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Amyzial specializes in treating soft tissue injuries, disc herniations, as well as motor vehicle accident related cases such as whiplash, spinal trauma, and incorporates rehabilitative exercises to achieve optimal recovery and health.
Dr. Amyzial utilizes various diversified techniques to treat his patients, including flexion distraction and drop table technique. Additionally, he incorporates various modalities such as ultrasound and electrical muscle stimulation that are gentle and effective forms of therapy used for the care of his patients.
Theresa Lampasona, MA
REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Theresa Lampasona has been in the medical profession since the age of 18. She started as a Home Health Aide and eventually worked her way up. She received her Associates Degree of Science in Medical Assisting in 2003.
She has over 11 years of experience working in Internal Medicine dealing with a variety of medical conditions.
Cori Taffer, MA
CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Cori has her associate degree in science from FMU in 2002. She has been a Certified Medical Assistant for over thirteen years. She worked 13 years in a multispecialty groups.
Her experience includes family practice, internal medicine, cardiology, and pulmonary assessing and treating patients with the direct instructions of the physician.
Whitney Smith, ATC
CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER/REHABILITATION SPECIALIST
Whitney received her bachelor degree in Athletic Training from Lee University. She went on to work as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer while pursuing her master degree in Teaching in Physical Education at the University of West Alabama.
Whitney worked as an Athletic Trainer, Instructor, and the Clinical Education Coordinator at the University of West Alabama for 4 years. She specializes in orthopedic evaluation, rehabilitation, and acute care experience and has worked with competitive athletes as well as a variety of patient populations.
Lee Graeff, BS
Lee Graeff is a graduate of Pfeiffer University in North Carolina where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Medicine.
In 1997 he completed a nurse’s aide certification program in Long Term Care. Lee has worked as a Physical Therapy Tech for over 15 years.