Meet the Staff

Dr. Donna Copertino, DC, CSCS, DACRB

Dr. Copertino is the owner and Director of Back in Action and has been practicing chiropractic since 1997 after graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic. She started her specialization in sports therapy early on by completing a three year post doctoral program in Chiropractic Rehabilitation as well as gaining certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NASM and in FASM, functional movement screens. Her interest in soft tissue therapy led her to be the first Full Body certified ART (Active Release Technique®) provider in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. Recently Dr. Copertino completed a three day workshop learning techniques to remove or soften scar tissue which has proven quite valuable to her post surgical patients and those with chronic muscular injury. In 2013, she completed a year long fellowship in 3 dimensional chain reaction biomechanics and muscle function with the Gray Institute in Adrian, MI. She holds the title of Nike Golf Performance Specialist and has helped several professional golfers improve their performance.

Dr. Copertino lives in the Lehigh Valley with her two children and dog and enjoys outdoor activities, reading, writing, and traveling. She continues to further her education in the field of sports therapy and hopes to help as many people as possible to improve their lives by improving their performance.

 

Dr. Michael R. Travis, DC

Dr. Travis received his doctorate degree in Chiropractic medicine in 2006 from Logan University located in Chesterfield MO, and his bachelor’s degree in Biobehavioral Health in 2003 from the Pennsylvania State University. As a student Dr. Travis felt as though he needed more than the knowledge he was acquiring from his chiropractic curriculum, so he took it upon himself to complete post-graduate coursework in movement analysis and rehabilitation to become more proficient in chiropractic medicine. Soon after, he became Full Body certified in ART. In his free time Dr. Travis enjoys traveling and playing golf.

 

 

Dr. Joseph R. Burdi, DC, ATC

Dr. Joe is a graduate of Neumann University where he received a B.S. in Athletic Training and a minor in Strength & Conditioning. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the recipient of his programs honorary award for excellence in athletic training. After completing is undergraduate education, Dr. Joe attended New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY to pursue a doctorate degree in Chiropractic, graduating in the spring of 2017. During his time in chiropractic college, he gained a much deeper understanding of the human body and its connection to the central nervous system. Dr. Joe utilizes the advanced knowledge he learned in chiropractic college to better serve his patients; getting them back to a healthy, pain free lifestyle as quickly as possible. Dr. Joe also works as an assistant Athletic Trainer at Bangor Area High School and Middle School where he uses the same approach to help his athletes get back in the game. He also specializes in a variety of soft tissue release techniques, instrument assisted soft tissue massage (IASTM), corrective exercise and rehabilitation. Outside of work, Dr. Joe loves to spend time with his wife Janice and son Jace, and their 2 dogs. He also loves to hunt, fish, and attend local basketball games.

 

 

Vivian Bernardi, LMT ART

Vivian started working in a chiropractic office in 1993 as a bilingual office assistant. By 1994 she received her certification as a chiropractic x-ray technician and chiropractor’s assistant. In 1995 she graduated from the Health Options Institute massage therapy program. Since then she has continued to practice massage therapy in a chiropractic setting while maintaining a private clientele as well. She is licensed in the State of Pennsylvania for massage therapy and a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.

Vivian was introduced to Dr. Donna Copertino of BACK IN ACTION in early 2016. Through Dr. Copertino she learned about Active Release Technique (ART). She became very interested in ART and began to study the effective soft tissue modality with lead her to becoming a certified provider in August of 2017.

Vivian integrates a number of different massage systems to customize each session to the needs of the individual client. Such as Active Release Techniques, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Reflexology to name a few.

In addition she believes in service to the community and is proud to have supported several causes by volunteering her time at 5/10K races and donating her services to such organizations as the American Diabetes Assn, Pediatric Cancer, Salvation Army Care 4 Kids, Ben Yourgey Foundation and National Alliance for Mental Illness.

Massage... It’s therapy for your mind, body and spirit.

 

 

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CLINIC HOURS

Monday:  7am – 3pm

Tuesday:  7am – 7pm

Wednesday:  7am – 3pm

Thursday:  7am – 7pm

Friday:  7am – 3pm

Saturday:  8am – 1pm

LOCATION

151 North Chestnut Street
Bath, PA 18014

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151 North Chestnut Street
Bath, PA 18014

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TRAVEL INFORMATION

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PHONE
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EMAIL
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