DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY / FOUNDER
Dr. Natalia Sikaczowski, PT, DPT, CSCS, BFR-C
Dr. Natalia Sikaczowski founded Symmetry Physical Therapy in 2014 with the fundamental belief that patients should be treated on an individual basis. Dr. Natalia believes patients should be given a diverse array of treatment modalities and techniques, along with a progressive and varied exercise and stretching program, to ensure maximum recovery. This all-encompassing approach, along with Dr. Natalia’s strong background in strength and conditioning, has led to Symmetry’s successful treatment programs for patients looking to get back into sport, recover from injury, or beat chronic pain.
Doctor of Physical Therapy/Certified Manual Therapist
Dr. Stan Sowinski, PT, DPT, MTC
Dr. Stan Sowinski joined the Symmetry Physical Therapy team in March of 2018. Dr. Sowinski received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. He graduated with honors from the University of St. Augustine’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, a program recognized by its excellence in manual therapy. Since then, Dr. Sowinski has been practicing in outpatient orthopedics, where he specializes in evaluating and treating orthopedic injuries, sports injuries, neurological conditions, and post-operative rehabilitation.
Dr. Sowinski believes in determining the foundational cause of musculoskeletal pain during an evaluation, and educating his patients to help them gain a further understanding of their plan of care. Utilizing his knowledge and skills in evidence-based practice, manual therapy, sports performance, and kinesiology, he treats his patients to alleviate pain and accomplish their goals.
Dr. Sowinski’s interest in physical therapy and sports performance started at an early age when he participated in several sports, inspiring his passion for movement, sports performance, and treatment of musculoskeletal impairments. He utilizes his experience in athletics and fitness to inspire patients all while implementing the latest research to achieve the best possible results.
Doctor of Physical Therapy / Certified Personal Trainer
Dr. Nicole Ramos, PT, DPT
Dr. Nicole Ramos joined the Symmetry Physical Therapy team in March of 2020. She began her career in health and fitness as a certified personal trainer in New York City in 2010. Working alongside some of the best fitness trainers NYC had to offer, she cultivated a hunger to learn everything she could about training for performance and return from injury. In 2018, Dr. Nicole earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hunter College, City University of New York. While at Hunter, she was part of a research team investigating the effects of Speed Intensity Gait Training in people with Multiple Sclerosis. The pilot study was funded by the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and was accepted as a poster presentation at the APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting and the International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis in 2018.
Dr. Nicole believes that a good clinician never stops learning. She continues to grow her craft and skill set with advanced training. Dr. Nicole has trained in the Functional Manual Therapy (FMT) approach at the reknowned Institute of Physical Art. This highly effective paradigm of treatment is aligned with Dr. Nicole’s whole body approach to physical therapy. She hopes to complete her certification in Functional Manual Therapy by 2022, an elite distinction held by less than 300 physical therapists worldwide. Dr. Nicole has also trained at the Postural Restoration Institute, a groundbreaking paradigm of treatment that uses innovative treatment techniques to address postural kinematic movement dysfunction. In addition to Sports and Orthopedic related injuries, Dr. Nicole is pursuing her certification in Pelvic Rehabilitation through APTA Academy of Pelvic Health.
When she’s not in the clinic, you can find Dr. Nicole teaching indoor cycling, HIIT, and bootcamp classes! Her passion for teaching reaches well beyond the clinic, and her patients often join her for classes once they are discharged from PT!
Doctor of Physical Therapy / Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist / Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
Dr. Adrian Lores PT, DPT, CSCS, NCPT
Dr. Adrian Lores' journey into the field of health, medicine, and movement began at an early age through competition in sport, rehabilitation, and fitness. Dr. Lores earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University. His education at FGCU set the foundation for his critical reasoning skills via a problem based learning curriculum and continued to deepen his interest into the movement sciences.
Dr. Lores has received additional training, becoming a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher through Polestar Pilates.
Since graduating Dr. Lores has been practicing in Outpatient Orthopedics specializing in the diagnoses, management, and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries and movement related disorders. His approach is patient-centered, applying evidence based practices to evaluate, diagnose, and deliver interventions targeted to modifiable factors that drive pain and disability by means of a strong working alliance, hands on care, graded exercises, and lifestyle changes. Dr. Lores' clinical interests revolve around the patient-clinician interaction, chronic pain, low back pain, and clinical reasoning.
Jenny is the friendly face you will see when you come to visit us! One of her primary roles is to provide the best patient experience from your initial phone call to the end of your plan of care. Therefore, if you have any questions about scheduling an appointment or simply what know if your insurance is accepted, she is your “go-to girl!” Outside of the practice, she is deeply passionate about holistic mind and body wellness, participating in local run club events and volunteering in community-wide projects.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Latoya Trotter, LMT
Latoya is a highly trained massage therapist who enjoys working with patients to restore and maintain their health through specific muscle therapy. Latoya is passionate about monitoring patients’ progression and educating patients on how to decrease their risk of injury and recover faster. Latoya offers Swedish (relaxation), deep tissue, sports, recovery, trigger point, cupping, and hot stone massage.
Kaitlin Cornier joined the Symmetry Physical Therapy team as the Marketing Coordinator in January of 2020. Kaitlin is Symmetry’s leader in social media, marketing, and community outreach.
Kaitlin received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Manhattan College in New York. She recently moved from New York City to Miami. Kaitlin has a background in hospitality, customer service, and digital marketing.
At Symmetry, Kaitlin is passionate about bringing fresh ideas, networking, and using her creativity and organizational skills to help others know about the high level of quality care Symmetry Physical Therapy provides!
COMMUNITY OUTREACH ASSISTANT
Lauren began with Team Symmetry PT in October of 2017. Lauren’s more recent events with Team Symmetry have included participation with the Miami Marathon, Corporate Run, Miami International Fitness Expos, and run clubs. She prides herself on organizing and promoting Team Symmetry’s involvement in the local community.
Lauren coordinates educational workshops integrating Team Symmetry into Miami gyms and health clubs. She plays a supportive role in helping to expand local’s knowledge of movement, pain reduction, physical therapy interventions, and injury prevention. She has coordinated repeat events with some well known establishments such as Orange Theory, CrossFit, CKO Kickboxing, and Team FDC Run Club.
Lauren is currently pursuing her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Barry University. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Medicine in 2013 from California Baptist University.
Lauren is a SoCal native who moved to Miami in the fall of 2017 to further her education. She is an avid runner, a huge LA sports fan, and a total beach bum!
Symmetry Physical Therapy is a privately owned one-on-one patient centered physical therapy clinic in Downtown Miami/Brickell. Every treatment is with the same Doctor of Physical Therapy for the entire hour. Symmetry’s specialized, dedicated, and passionate team of professionals are fully committed to each patient’s success.