Fifth Avenue offers effective, non-invasive Physical Therapy for pain relief and increased mobility in 2 locations in the New York Metropolitan area:
Physical therapy, also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions. It is provided by physical therapists who promote, maintain or restore health through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, patient education, physical intervention, rehabilitation, disease prevention, and health promotion.
Our physical therapists are professionally trained and licensed health care professionals that treats patients by reducing pain and disability through improving and restoring mobility. They can also provide physical therapy for human performance and sports including injury prevention, recovery from injuries.
Fifth Avenue Physical Therapy & Wellness has 2 locations across NYC that provide excellent care. You can book an appointment at the top or call us.
Physical therapists use non-invasive techniques, often removing the need for expensive surgery and long recovery periods.
There are many conditions that can be treated using physical therapy, check out our list here. This list is not exhaustive so if you have a condition not listed give us a call on 212-529-5700 and we can tell you how we can help.
Dr Scott Weiss, the owner of Fifth Avenue, Physical Therapy NYC, have saved hundreds of people from going under the knife. Moreover, this reduces the need for long-term use of prescription medications and thereby avoiding their side effects.
Fifth Avenue has also been providing physical therapy for the USA Olympic and paralympic teams for several years, (4 Olympic games and 3 Pan-Am games) as well as to other athletes like Brandi Chastain and celebrities like Tim Gunn.
Your physical therapist will also provide lifestyle guidance, functional independence, and exercise prescription.
This helps patients manage their present condition and patient education helps avoid further pain and injury. The physical mentor is vital to the healthcare and wellness milieu.
The physician starts by performing a full examination, performing tests and measures while at the same time asking questions about the patient’s overall health, lifestyle, and past medical history.
After the examination, the therapist produces a plan of care to return the patient or athlete to full function and well-being.
Our physical therapists have a wide variety of techniques at their disposal to help speed up the recovery process and more importantly fit your needs.
They use a laser, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, vibration as well as Chinese medicine to reduce pain and improve the daily function of the affected part of the body.
The PT also works with patients in the preventative realm. Using exercise prescription and a holistic approach to rehabilitate and enhance each patient’s wellbeing. Leading to a healthier and more fulfilling life.
We have 2 centers that provide physical therapy and more all around New York City.
To become a physical therapist, one must pass an accredited graduate degree program consisting of coursework in but not limited to: exercise science, human anatomy, biomechanics, massage and musculoskeletal medicine.
The university degree culminates in either a master’s or a doctorate. After graduation, the therapist qualifies to take the licensing exam in their state of choice.
This allows them to practice in that state only with no reciprocity. Other requirements may be needed according to each individual university, and then each therapist must practice under the bylaws of physical therapy in their respective state.
Without a doubt, the physical consultant is an integral part of the health care system and in private practice. Taking care of orthopedic, cardiac, neurological manifestations and so much more make the physical therapist and the job of PT one of the top 10 professions of 2020.