Our Team-Physical Therapists

John A. Ianni, D.P.T.

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John Ianni is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, born and raised in Western New York. He attended the University at Buffalo where he received his bachelor’s education in Exercise Science and Physiology.

He went on to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from UB in 2015, graduating top of his class as Valedictorian with a GPA of 4.0. His clinical residencies from his graduate coursework have provided him experience in both Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, giving him the opportunity to work with many types of patients and athletes, including recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional. His clinical research as a DPT student focused on Post-Concussion Syndrome and Vestibular Rehabilitation in athletes. He will continue his professional education by pursuing both Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certifications from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

During his time at the University at Buffalo, John also played NCAA Division I Soccer with the Men’s program. He also has several national certifications and licenses from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and is passionate about player development and rehabilitation.

John was once himself a patient in Physical Therapy after sustaining a knee injury while playing soccer in high school. That experience, and his therapist, inspired him to pursue the profession, and ultimately allowed him to achieve his dream of competing at the Division I level. He takes great pride in providing that same quality and experience to every patient he encounters, from the weekend warriors to the competitive athletes.

In his free time, John likes to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether its fishing, swimming, camping or hiking, he loves being active and enjoying all that nature has to offer.

Carson G Kommer, D.P.T.

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Carson Kommer was born and raised in Southwest Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University in 2010. After completing his undergraduate coursework, Carson returned to the Naples area to pursue his passion for teaching tennis, providing instruction to players of all ages and abilities at several local area clubs.

During this time, Carson also taught at a competitive junior academy, coaching players ranked at both the state and national levels. After several years working with tennis players, Carson returned to school and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida in 2016, with an emphasis on orthopaedics and manual therapy.

Carson’s graduate research focused on examining strength profiles of collegiate tennis players in order to develop novel strength and conditioning programs to enhance on-court performance. He hopes to continue working with tennis players in various capacities and plans to pursue his Sports Certified Specialist certification in the coming years.

In his free time, Carson is an avid tennis player and golfer and enjoys the outdoor activities Naples has to offer. He is a tortured Cubs fan and also enjoys spending lots of time with his fiancée, Chelsea, and their dog Wrigley.

Nick Frears, D.P.T.

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Nick Frears was born and raised in Upstate New York. He received his undergraduate degree in Integrative Neuroscience from Binghamton University. Following this, he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL in 2020.

Nick was honored with the Dean’s Award for highest GPA in his graduating class. He has also attained his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification, in addition to graduate coursework. His clinical residencies provided experience working with professional, collegiate, high school, and recreational athletes returning to sport following injury. He is passionate about promoting an active lifestyle and helping people return to the activities they love. His professional aspirations include continuing to work with athletes and pursue an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification.

During his time at NSU, Nick participated in two Medical Outreach trips to Puerto Rico, including the inaugural trip. He provided volunteer orthopedic care to the island’s residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. A program has since been established that sends students biannually to provide care for the underserved populations of Puerto Rico.

Nick played football and lacrosse throughout high school, his father being the head coach of both teams. He continued to play lacrosse in college at the club level. In his free time, Nick enjoys exploring the beaches and parks of Southwest Florida, either by foot or kayak, with his wife Heather. He is a lifelong Michigan State basketball fan and loves spending time at his family cottage in Canada.

Rachel Bubbel, P.T.

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Rachel Bubbel is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, who was born and raised in South Florida. She attended Florida Gulf Coast University, where she received her bachelor’s education in Exercise Science and Physiology. She went on to earn her Doctor in Physical Therapy degree from Florida International University in 2019.

Her clinical internships focused on orthopaedics and the active population, while her graduate research focused on muscle activation differences between proximal and distal muscles of the upper extremity.

Outside of the clinic, Rachel is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching all her favorite Miami teams play. Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors, going to the beach, and spending time with friends.

Joseph Skrzypek, D.P.T.

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Joseph Skrzypek is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who received his degree from Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut. He has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 2017 and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist since 2018. 

Joseph’s Athletic Training clinical internships involved sports medicine experiences at Quinnipiac University, Yale University, University of Maryland and University of Wyoming with a variety of sports teams. He was employed by the Long Island Ducks who are a professional baseball team of the Atlantic League as their Assistant Athletic Trainer for the summer before beginning his graduate degree in Physical Therapy. He was also a medical volunteer for several Boston and New York City Marathons. 

His DPT clinical internships gave Joseph exposure to many outpatient, inpatient and sports medicine experiences in Physical Therapy. Most recently, he completed his final internship at EXOS, a human performance company. During this rotation he worked primarily with professional athletes and members of the military located in Pensacola, FL within the Andrews Institute. 

Being born and raised on Long Island, New York, he has an affinity for the beach, along with the New York Yankees, Rangers and Giants. Joseph enjoys spending time with his family and friends and loves to play golf. He has been to games at 26 of the 30 Major League Baseball stadiums and is determined to finish this quest in the near future.

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