Serving Brandon, Valrico, Riverview, Gibsonton, Apollo Beach, Fish Hawk, Seffner, Plant City, and Tampa
Whether you require physical therapy or chiropractic care, our Brandon office utilizes state of the art medical equipment to provide our patients with the best possible treatment for their pain. Come visit us at our convenient location just off of West Brandon Boulevard. Whether you are a longtime patient or coming in for your first consultation, our experienced and compassionate staff will make you feel like a welcome member of the Preferred Injury Physicians family.
We help patients of all ages suffering from a variety of pains, including:
We love our patients and understand how truly debilitating pain can be. That's why we continue to enjoy helping countless people recover from pain and injuries. If you are suffering from pain, we want to help you recover, too. Schedule an appointment at Preferred Injury Physicians of Brandon to begin your road to recovery today!
Dr. Travis Utter attended Florida State University and graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003, where he studied Communications and Science. A true passion for helping and healing others, Dr. Utter attended Palmer College of Chiropractic. Since graduating in 2011 he has primarily focused on Whiplash related injuries. Dr. Utter is certified in Whiplash & Brain Injury Traumatology, emphasizing the biomechanics of injury mechanisms, occupant kinematics, automobile crash reconstruction methods, our most current knowledge of imaging techniques, and the comprehensive case management of whiplash and related disorders. He currently holds licenses in Florida and Kentucky.
Kentucky born and Florida raised, Todd has spent the last 9 years in the medical field managing and marketing for orthopedic companies. He now is the acting Chief Operations/Marketing Officer for the company and is focused on creating the best patient experience. His passion for helping others and working with the injured from auto accidents, and sports injuries gives him a true sense of fulfillment. As an advisory member for The First Tee of Tampa Bay he spends much of his free time on the golf course or helping the charity.
Dr. George Panagopoulos, DC is a graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College. Dr. Panagopoulos is a disciplined and compassionate Doctor of Chiropractic medicine with a current Florida License and he is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Panagopoulos has extensive work and life experience in the auto accident clinical setting, as he became a Chiropractor due to the life altering experience of an auto accident in 2005. “ I have made Chiropractic Medicine my life’s passion in helping those who have been injured! “
Hello, my name is Jordan! I am a Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy graduate! I am born and raised in the great city of Chicago. I am a huge Chicago sports fan. I have a corky cat named Skittles to match my personality. In my free time I like to play basketball and get a nice sweat in at the gym. I am a huge fan of improv comedy, stand-up comedy and sketch comedy! My passion is helping others and getting to know as many people as I can on this amazing planet!
LouAna Ocasio earned her high school diploma from East Bay High School in 2003. In 2009 she graduated from Everest University of Brandon, FL with a degree in Massage Therapy. LouAna has worked in Human Resources and as a Chiropractic office staff member since 2011. She is the proud and loving mother of two who enjoys reading and spending quality time with family.
Mabel Morgade graduated from Sandford Brown Institute as a Massage Therapist in 2013. She is versed in several modalities such as Deep Tissue, Swedish, Hot Stone and Sports massage. She is also trained in Medical massage. She has a passion for working with patients and guiding them through the healing process.
Mike Shaw graduated from Space Coast Education Center in Melbourne, FL as a Massage Therapist (LMT) in 2017. He is versed in several modalities of massage and bodywork, including: Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology and sports massage. He also has some experience in Healing Touch. Mike’s greatest satisfaction comes from the alleviation of pain, particularly in a therapeutic environment.
I was born and raised in the state of Texas and I have been a Massage Therapist for 5 years. My inspiration for Massage Therapy came from my sister and brother-in-law who are also Massage Therapists, and my Mother, Daughter and Fiancée, who have always been my biggest supporters. In my off-time I enjoy watching movies, playing video games, reading and relaxing with my family.
My name is Madeline. I was born in Puerto Rico, where I lived for several years. However, I was mostly raised in Connecticut. I am fluent in Spanish and English. I am friendly, outgoing and passionate about helping others. In my free time I enjoy going to the beach and spending time with my family.
I have always loved working with people. Whether I was teaching a group fitness class or personal training, making sure my clients were getting the most out of their time, was my goal. As a massage therapist I like my patients to feel at ease knowing their treatment will be individualized to fit their needs. I am able to use all of my skills as a Chiropractic Assistant at Preferred Injury Physicians. This is an incredible learning experience that allows me to work with a talented team. When I’m not working I love to be outside, staying fit, and spending quality time with family and friends. My motto is “No matter your age, keep growing.”
Schneider Deve was born in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Palm Beach State College and become a Massage Therapist in 2004. Throughout his years as a Massage Therapist, he has acquired training in other modalities. In addition to Swedish Massage, his skills includes deep tissue, reflexology, pre-natal and more. When not working as Massage Therapist/Registered Chiropractic Assistant with Preferred Injury Physicians, Schneider likes to spend time with his family.
Rommel is originally from Cuba. In 2008 he moved to Miami, Florida where his family is based. He loves to help the community, especially elderly people. His hobbies include exercising and travel. He also enjoys fishing, boating, swimming and crafting new projects.