All About Manhattan Physical Therapy
Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center is a leader in pain relief and injury recovery located in Midtown New York City. The four specialized physical therapists on staff go beyond standard physical therapy by challenging their client’s bodies to build core strength, flexibility, and increase range of motion.
Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center has an excellent track record of success treating back pain caused by strains, degenerative disc disease, piriformis syndrome, spondylolisthesis or whiplash injuries.
Their sports therapy program attracts injured amateur and professional athletes in football, basketball, baseball, track, gymnastics and other disciplines. They are one of the only NYC physical therapists to promote their services to pregnant and postpartum women helping then reduce back and joint pain related to pregnancy and childbirth.
Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center also have a dedicated Bell’s Palsy practice to effectively treat facial paralysis through specialized manual therapy techniques. Patients can expect their therapist to work with them one-on-one using whatever treatment methods are most appropriate and will lead to the most rapid recovery.
Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center now introduces Suspension Rehabilitation Therapy powered by Redcord. This treatment is fast and effective and patients should feel improvement in just one visit. If these results are not achieved, Manhattan Physical Therapy will allow the patient to return for a FREE follow up visit. Manhattan Physical Therapy will work with insurance companies, and patients without insurance may be allowed to set up a payment plan that will work for them.
The Redcord treatment program is suitable for patients with a variety of conditions, including ankle sprains, back pain, shin splints, neck pain, tendonitis, rotator cuff injuries, herniated and slipped discs and others.
Manhattan Physical Therapy embodies Dr. Simon’s vision of how physical therapy and fitness should be practiced. He has helped patients in the New York metropolitan area for over 15 years. Trained as a manual therapist with continuing degrees in mechanical diagnostics, Dr. Simon leads the physical therapy industry spearheading innovation in Suspension Therapy and founding the 4 step Biomedical Integrative Therapy program. Dr. Simon spends his weekend playing with his kids and coaching youth sports.
“There is always more than one cause for an ongoing injury and I believe we’re one of the few clinics that can properly diagnose them and create a plan for recovery that is both efficient and effective.”
Dr. Faulkner is a native of that far off land of New Jersey. He is a NY state licensed physical therapist specializing in Trigger Point Therapy and Director of our Urban Athlete Sports Rehabilitation Program. As one of the most sought after sports rehab specialists in the North East, Dr. Faulkner also works in our New Jersey facility to help student and professional athletes accomplish their sports goals. He spends his weekends playing soccer and decimating others in his fantasy football league.
“I personally believe that if you can correct the smallest muscle imbalances, you can eliminate pain for good.”
Magnolia “Maggie” is living the American Dream after arriving from the Dominican Republic in 2014. Maggie has been a Physical Therapist since 2013 and is certified in fitness and nutrition. She specializes in pre and post pregnancies, runner’s knee, and ergonomic evaluations. During her free time, Maggie enjoys going to the gym, rollerblading, and taste-testing new restaurants. Hablo Español!
“Being healthy isn’t a fad, it’s a lifestyle.”
Jay joined holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture (MS/Ac) from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City and has been practicing in the city for over 10 years. His training consists of three styles of acupuncture, including the myofascial trigger point dry needling technique, which is particularly effective for treating acute sports injuries and chronic pain. An accomplished Martial Artist, Jay enjoys Tai Chi and Jiu Jitsu.
“It’s true that pain is caused by weaknesses, but most people don’t realize that they are weak until it is too late. We have developed a great system here at Manhattan Physical Therapy to combat just that by eliminating pain and strengthening imbalances.”