Our Staff


Christopher R. Schwenker, P.T.

Founder and director of Complete Rehab & Sport, graduated from Wm. Floyd High School as Valedictorian and honored as a News12 Scholar-Athlete. Upon receiving a full academic scholarship to Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts as a Justice Brandeis Scholar, Chris studied towards a degree in Biology while playing soccer for the Division 3 Judges. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts. Christopher graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from The School of Health Technology and Management at SUNY-Stony Brook achieving the McTernan Honor Award with a 4.0 GPA and Summa Cum Laude honors. When not devoted to his family and practice, Christopher competes as an amateur cyclist for the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program (CCAP) and is a loyal supporter of its youth cycling efforts.


michele rauer, PTA

Clinical Supervisor, graduated from Hofstra University upon achieving a B.A. of Business Administration. Following a ten-year sales career, during which time she received certification as a personal trainer and built a strong clientele, Michele was motivated to pursue her passion for health and wellness. Michele was employed by Complete Rehab & Sport upon her graduation from Suffolk County Community College's Physical Therapy Assistant program where she has rapidly ascending to her supervisory role. Despite the demands placed upon her by family and career, Michele remains committed to a healthy lifestyle by staying active and training consistently, preparing well for completion of her first marathon in 2018.


christine bottari, CFT

PT Aide Supervisor, graduated from SUNY Oswego with a BA in Psychology. After spending more than 10 years as a client liaison in the computer industry she needed a change. In an effort to make time for her family and seek a more fulfilling profession, she began as a PT aide at Complete Rehab & Sport in 2005. Christine strongly believes that movement and exercise are the keys to wellness as we age, and enjoys running, having completed 1 full and several half marathons, yoga and spending active time with her family.


kristin schwenker, RN

Office Manager, Co-Founder

Graduated SUNY Farmingdale with a degree in Nursing, and practiced in Pediatrics prior to starting a family. Kristin assumed the role of Office Manager out of necessity, and has flourished in the position. There is no insurance question she can’t handle, with a specific proficiency in Worker’s Comp and No Fault. She completed her 1st half marathon in 2018.