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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

The Shift Way

One-on-One

Your physical therapy sessions are always one-on-one with a highly trained physical therapist for at 45 minutes and we never use aides. It’s what you want and what you deserve.

Collaborative

You may work with one physical therapist, but you will always have the support of our entire team. Each one of our physical therapists has their own unique set of skills and perspective and we want you to benefit from our combined knowledge. Besides, it’s more creative and more fun.

Patient Centered

You will be informed and empowered as an integral part of the decision making process. Your physical therapist acts as a partner in your care—not the central authority figure. Decisions will be made based on your needs not the healthcare system.

Integrative

We recognize that pain and injury is not only physical; it is also emotional, psychological, spiritual and energetic. So we offer you an integrative approach that supports the whole you and not just your diagnosis. Prevention and wellness are emphasized.

What to Expect

One of the things patients like best about Shift is the beautiful light-filled open environment. Locker rooms are available for you if you would like to bring a change of clothing as you will need to expose the body part that is being treated so we can look at it and measure your strength and mobility and manually assess the joint and soft tissue quality.

Following the evaluation, we will explain our findings and together we will make a detailed plan of recovery that includes the whole you, not just your diagnosis. We want to empower and inform you so that you are an integral part of the decision making process. Your sessions will last 45 minutes and you will always be one-on-one with your therapist. Shift never uses aides or assistants to provide your care, only licensed Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapy Approaches at Shift

Shift offers you a variety of physical therapy approaches to address your preferred movement styles, condition, and health goals from a holistic perspective. If you would like to know if your insurance plan offers physical therapy benefits, please give us a call (212) 604-1316 and we will be happy to contact your insurance as a courtesy.

Pilates-based Physical Therapy

Therapeutic Yoga Physical Therapy

Feldenkrais Physical Therapy

Dance Medicine Physical Therapy

Common Conditions We Treat

Back and Spine:

 

Knees, Ankles, Feet:

 

Shoulder, Arm, Hand:

 

Hip and Pelvis:

 

Neurological:

 

Muscular:

 

Head, Neck, Jaw:

  • TMJ
  • Migraines and Muscle Contraction Headaches
  • Herniated Discs

 

Pelvic Floor:

 

Women’s Health:

 

 

Location

95 University Place, 8th Floor
New York, New York 10003

Shift is conveniently located between 11th and 12th Street, just 2 blocks from Union Square. Nearby Subway lines include L, N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6.

The Shift Model of Care:

  • Shift treats the whole you—body, mind and spirit because these elements of your health are always connected.
  • Shift uses a collaborative model to inform and empower you with multiple perspectives.
  • Shift is a supportive environment where you are invited to notice your own shifting self-awareness.

Start Healing Today

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