About

Big League’s mission is to be the premier healthcare facility in our neighborhood. We do this by providing a blend of physical therapy and performance training that is individualized to help you perform now and perform for life.  We want to help you get out of pain, stay out of pain and achieve your goals. Our one-on-one 60 minute sessions focus on education and movement to make sure we can cater to athletes of all backgrounds- youth to amateur to professional to the weekend warrior alike.

 

The Big League Promise

Always on Time

We respect your time. If your appointment is at 10am, you are seen at 10am.

One on One with a Doctor

Always, every time.

Customized Plan

You get a plan tailored to your injury and your needs. No template programs.

Transparency in
Every Aspect

What you see is what you pay. You’ll never get a bill from us 2 months later. If Big League isn’t the right place for you, we’ll make sure to point you in the right direction.

Always Available

Question? Comment? Concern? Get an answer directly from your Doctor.

Meet our Team

Dr. Mike Yasson

DPT, CSCS, ART

Dr. Mike is the Founder of Big League Performance + Rehab, a lifestyle therapy brand.  Growing up in New York as young kid, his life was centered around playing sports. Baseball (not lacrosse) was the sport of choice. As a pitcher for his high school team he had aspirations of playing in college and even grander dreams of playing professionally.


Those dreams all seemingly came crashing to a halt his sophomore year of high school when in the middle of throwing a bullpen session a sudden sharp pain in his  shoulder prevented him from being able to lift his arm. The result was a torn labrum in his shoulder and a future in question.


Due to the injury he missed the baseball season and had to go to physical therapy for the first time. It was then that his life changed forever.  Seeing his own physical therapist work with people such as himself getting them back to doing what they love to do was enough to set Mike off. This is when he fell in love with PT. He ame to the conclusion that if baseball wasn’t going to work out for me, physical therapy would. If I couldn’t make it, I want to help others to make it.


Thanks to his Physical Therapist, he made a triumphant return to the mound and had a successful high school career which lead to successful college baseball career at the University of Scranton while majoring in Exercise Science and later becoming a Physical Therapist.


Thanks to his time at Scranton he was able to spend 2 years working as a strength and conditioning coach in the New York Yankees organization and a spring training with the San Francisco Giants. It was during this time he was exposed to the special treatment that these professional athletes received. Whether it was the extra attention in the weight room, or the extra stretch in the training room, these players were not just another number in the system, they were treated like actual people, This is where the Big League Treatment was born! 

Physical Therapy doesn’t have to only be a reactive treatment, its something that can be done proactively.  During his time in professional baseball he not only got to work with players who were injured, but also proactively with players that wanted to stay healthy and do what they love for a long time.


From here Mike made it his mission to bring this Big League Treatment to everybody. Professional athletes shouldn’t be the only ones with access to superior care with extra attention to detail. As a result Big League Performance + Rehab was born! No matter whether you’re a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or someone just trying to keep up with their kids. If you have a body, you’re an athlete and deserve to be treated like one!

  • University of Scranton, Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • University of Scranton, Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science 
  • Certified Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Member of American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of NSCA

 

  • Baseball
  • Running
  • CrossFit

Dr. Kennedy Chukwuocha 

DPT

Dr. Kennedy Chukwuocha, DPT a native to Nigeria (Igbo Kwenu), has been enamored sports medicine since before he could drive a car. He attended Burlington County Institute of Technology, a  vocational high school located in New Jersey where he majored in Sports Medicine graduating as a certified personal trainer. Between taping up his teammates during AAU basketball tournaments or caring for fellow student athletes after injuries, his road to Doctor of Physical Therapy started before he really knew it.

 
Blessed with the opportunity to play basketball in college on full athletic scholarship, Kennedy attended Division I Umass Lowell while majoring in Biology. His college career took an abrupt turn during sophomore year when a knee injury sidelined him for 9 months, leading to medical redshirt the following year. He was told that there’s a good chance that he may not be able to play again before going in to surgery but Kennedy wasn’t going to let chance be the thing that stopped him from playing again. He transferred to Felician University, and after spending a year rehabbing his knee, he was able to successfully return to full sport, earning CACC All Academic honors his senior year, as well as Biology Major of the Year.
 
All of this led to Kennedy pursuing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Jefferson University in Philly. He witnessed the Eagles win their first Super Bowl during his first year of PT school and likes to think that he brought them good luck. Kennedy took full advantage of his time at Jefferson, not only excelling within the classroom but even more so outside of it, founding student groups at the local as well as state level. He spent a clinical rotation on the west coast at Rancho Los Amigos, the premier Neuro Rehab hospital in the nation working with patients with high level deficits from conditions like stroke, brain and spinal cord injury. His experience reached internationally when he was chosen to attend an educational exchange program in Sagamihara, Japan, connecting with Physical Therapists (along with other health professions) from all across the world. 
 
Kennedy has experience working with athletes from all levels including recreational, high school, college, Pro, and Olympic level athletes. The passion for basketball continues to burn and he’s willing to give ANYONE a bucket if you step between those 4 lines on a basketball court. His desire to deliver true quality and patient centered care led him from New Jersey to DC and hopes to add tremendous value to Big League! 
  • Jefferson University, Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Felician University, Bachelor of Arts, Biology 
  • Member of APTA
  • Member of APTA PA
  • APTA PA Membership Committee
  • Basketball
  • Hiking
  • Videography
  • DJ’ing
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