Sarasota Spine & Joint provides quality Integrated Physical Medicine to Sarasota and Bradenton. Our team is composed of a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Medical Director, Doctor of Physical Therapist, Certified Physician’s Assistants, Chiropractic Physician & Licensed Massage Therapists.
We’re here to help you get well and live better!
We’ve served the Sarasota School District during varsity team physicals, and on campus care for faculty and staff. Additionally, Fortune 500 corporations have brought us on site to treat their employees. During the Sarasota Reds tenure in town (and Cincinnati Reds’ Spring Training) we treated many players at their Club House and at our clinic.
If you’ve been the unfortunate victim of a motor vehicle accident we are well versed in these types of injuriesand network with attorneys to help you at every step of the process to restore health and become whole.
Sarasota Spine & Joint cares for patients of all ages, provides individual and family care, and will never turn anyone away for financial reasons.
No matter if you are suffering from a recent or chronic injury, or you just want to take your well-being to a higher level, we will help!We want you to Get Well and Live Better!
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Dr. Ali Salari, DC, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Ali Salari is a 2007 graduate of National University of Health Sciences with a Doctorate of Chiropractic, and a 2004 graduate of Creighton University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is originally from Lakeland, FL and graduated with a BS in Biology from Emory University in 2000.
Dr. Salari has extensive training in diagnosis, x-ray evaluation, neurology, joint biomechanics, active rehabilitation, physical medicine, nutrition and weight training. He practices a variety of techniques including but not limited to Diversified, Activator technique, Flexion Distraction, Muscle Activation Technique, and various soft tissue treatments.
Due to his diverse educational background, Dr. Salari is able to offer his patients a unique approach to care, they are unable to find anywhere else. His primary focus is his patients well-being, and getting them back to life with the tools and knowledge needed to avoid injury in the future.
Dr. Jonathan A. Berman, DC
Dr. Jonathan Berman is a 2001 graduate of Life Chiropractic College-West, with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Berman attended undergraduate education at Fordham University in New York City, earning a BA in English.
Dr. Berman has been in practice since 2002 and has treated thousands of patients in the local Sarasota and Bradenton community. He has developed care programs to suit faculty and staff of the Sarasota Public School system and performed physicals for their various varsity teams. He’s routinely visited local corporate campuses to treat the employees of Pepsi & Comcast and many small businesses.
Dr. Berman truly enjoys being a part of Sarasota/Bradenton area sports. The years when the Cincinnati Red’s (during Spring Training) & Sarasota Red’s (minors) were in town he treated players in his clinic and at their stadium training facility. He’s treated Volleyball competitors on Siesta Key, and bicyclists pre/post event.
Additionally, Dr. Berman has encountered a multitude of Personal Injury patients over the last ten years. He has excellent relationships with Medical Doctors (co-management) and understands the importance of proper documentation as it pertains to litigation.
Dr. James Francis Coy, M.D.
Doctor of Medicine
James F. Coy, M.D. brings knowledge and experience to the Medical Director position of Sarasota Spine and Joint. As a General Practitioner in Kansas he delivered nearly a thousand babies, practiced occupational medicine, performed general and orthopedic surgical procedures, served and managed nursing home patients, and was a county coroner. Returning to his home in Central Florida he turned to an Emergency Room and urgent care emphasis, serving as Medical Director of the largest urgent care system in Orlando and resumed his practice of general medicine.
A little over twenty years ago Dr. Coy added to his training as he explored more holistic approaches to his practice of medicine and began to emphasize allergy, immunology, chelation therapy, nutritional medicine, hormone balancing and anti-aging medicine. He established working relationships with a variety of practitioners and has integrated chiropractic, massage and other physical modalities and oriental medicine into his practice over the last several years.
With this wide-ranging knowledge and experience, Dr. Coy understands the value of integrating a combination of therapeutic approaches to the degenerative diseases in order to find the most satisfactory results for patients under his supervision. The degenerative arthritises present the kinds of challenges that should benefit from the approaches offered at the Sarasota Spine and Joint.
Marianne Azneer, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant
Joetta Troyer, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant
Kelsey Koehler, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist