Henry Purslow, DPT Physical Therapist
DPT, Simmons College / B.S., Stony Brook University
Butch is the head physical therapist and president of Farmingdale Physical Therapy West. Before opening the Bethpage clinic, he had over thirty years of experience owning and operating a Farmingdale Physical Therapy Associates. He is an innovator in private practice and outpatient care. He received a BS in Physical Therapy from SUNY Stony Brook and a degree of doctor of Physical Therapy with distinction from Simmons College. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a member of the professional division of the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), for which he received an honorary award of Master of Fitness Science, and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
His hobbies include training and weightlifting, his favorite food is salmon, and his favorite TV show is CSI.
Scott Liptzin, DPT Physical Therapist
DPT, New York Institute of Technology / B.S., George Washington University
Scott received his Bachelor’s Degree from George Washington University in Exercise Science in 2004. He went on to pursue his doctorate degree in Physical Therapy with distinction from the New York Institute of Technology 2007. Scott has received extensive training at New York Presbyterian Hospital, St. Charles Rehabilitation facility, and has spent countless hours working in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinics. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Manual Therapy. Since 2014, Scott has been working in outpatient physical therapy settings with specialties in orthopedic, neurologic, pre and post-surgery care.
Scott enjoys eating sushi and lobster. He also enjoys spending his free time with his family and exercising.
Vincenzo Adduci, Jr., DPT Physical Therapist
DPT, Touro College / B.S., Stony Brook University
Vin graduated from Stony Brook University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with a concentration in disability studies. He then when on to graduate from Touro College in 2014 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. At his graduation ceremony, Vin was the recipient of one of the highest honors awarded – the Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award.
Prior to working at Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, Vin worked as a student physical therapist at the Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Albans where he helped veterans rehabilitate their injuries. He also spent several months at Nassau University Medical Center in the Acute Rehab department working with stroke patients.
Vin enjoys playing softball and exercising. He also likes to watch movies and spend time with friends and family.
Betty Ann Massaro, PTA Physical Therapist Assistant
A.S., Nassau Community College
Betty Ann has been working for Farmingdale Physical Therapy West as a physical therapy assistant since May 2011. She assists the physical therapists by performing ultrasound, massage, stretching, and exercise. Betty Ann has worked for Butch since February 2006. Before beginning work with Butch, she worked at a sports medicine facility in Patchogue for twelve years. This has provided her with years of hands on experience in patient care.
Aside from working at Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, Betty Ann is an avid tennis player who loves working out, as well as reading. Her favorite food is chocolate and her favorite TV show is Modern Family.