Brighton Staff

Vincent Baylerian, PT, DPT

Owner/Physical Therapist


2016 Certified Level 2 Clinical BikeFit Pro

2004 Doctorate in Physical Therapy – Daemen College, Amherst, NY

1996 Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – Daemen College, Amherst, NY

1989 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Miami University, Oxford, OH

Background: Originally from the Detroit area, Vincent attended Miami University where he competed for four years on the varsity football team. After returning to the area and taking prerequisite courses, he was accepted into the Physical Therapy Program at Daemen College. Following graduation in 1996, Vincent began working as a staff physical therapist in an outpatient orthopedic clinic. He was promoted to a management position, and eventually became a clinical director, a position he held for twelve years with two different private practices. During that time Vincent returned to Daemen College and earned his clinical doctorate. In 2010, he started Pro-Motion Physical Therapy, PLLC. Vincent has 21 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist. His main focus is in the treatment of orthopedic and sports related injuries. He has completed extensive course work in manual therapy, and is also trained in the treatment of vestibular/inner ear and balance disorders.  Vincent is a certified Level 2 Clinical BikeFit Pro, and has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1994.

Susan Baylerian, PT, DPT, WCS

Physical Therapist


2016 Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health

2004 Doctorate in Physical Therapy – Daemen College, Amherst, NY

1996 Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – Daemen College, Amherst, NY

1990 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Background: Originally from the Buffalo, NY area, Susan earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from SUNY at Buffalo. She graduated from Daemen College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1996, then moved to the Detroit area and began working as a staff therapist with a local hospital system. She was soon promoted to a Senior Staff Therapist and returned to Daemen College, earning her clinical doctorate in 2004. With 21 years of experience, Susan specializes in the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction for women, men, and children as well as musculoskeletal/orthopedic disorders.  She is also certified in the treatment of Lymphedema and has served as a clinical instructor.  Susan is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health, and has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1995.

Sarah 2Sarah Burt, DPT

Physical Therapist


2012 Doctorate in Physical Therapy- University of Michigan, Flint, MI

2008 Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Background: Originally from the Detroit area, Sarah attended the University of Michigan where she studied kinesiology with a focus in movement science. Sarah has completed undergraduate research studying ambulation and muscle activation patterns in children with spina bifida. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2008 and began working as an aide in a local hospital system. Sarah returned to the University of Michigan and received her clinical doctorate in physical therapy in 2012. Her clinical experience is in the treatment of orthopedic injuries. Sarah’s interest in orthopedics comes from her love of figure skating and dancing as a child. She has also completed course work in manual therapy and pelvic floor dysfunction for women and pediatric patients.  Sarah has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2016.

The Team

Howell Staff

Kate Yankus, PT, DPT

Kate is a graduate of Oakland University’s physical therapy program and has worked in the outpatient setting for 6 years. She is fluent in Spanish and has experience in treating post-operative conditions such as knee replacement, ACL repair, spinal surgery, and rotator cuff repair. Kate also treats infant torticollis, TMJ dysfunction, gait and balance dysfunctions, and urinary incontinence. She has completed several courses in manual therapy, including the treatment of spinal conditions such as neck and back pain, Mulligan mobilization, and functional movement.

Kate enjoys sports and exercise, and grew up participating in a broad range of activities including gymnastics, dance, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and swimming. As an adult, she participates in running, triathlons, and cycling/mountain biking with her husband.

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