Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services includes:
Therapeutic Exercise - Selected exercises to address strength, flexibility, balance, endurance and functional impairments.
Manual Therapy - Techniques including soft-tissue mobilization, deep massage, joint mobilization, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and myofascial release designed to assist in the healing process and improve recovery.
Therapeutic Modalities - Heat/Cold packs, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and cervical traction.
Strength Training - Free weights and other specialized equipment help improve your physical strength, performance and ability to avoid future injury.
Cardiovascular Conditioning - Rehabilitation Stair-climbers, treadmills, stationary bicycles, ellipticals, upper body ergometers, and other equipment is used for vital exercises.
Our people are among the most talented and experienced in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.
Our Physical Therapists:
Francis G. Reyes PT
Francis is a New York State board certified physical therapist who has been practicing in Manhattan "SINCE 1997". He is committed to helping patients with various orthopedic and sports related injuries, and has helped many patients return to a normal and pain free quality of life. Francis specializes in sports rehabilitation, manual therapy, pheripheral joint mobilization, spinal mobilization, neck and back injuries, headache relief, and presurgical and postsurgical rehabilitation. Francis is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Antoine Hitti DPT, MCMT
Antoine has been practicing Physical Therapy since 2006. Antoine is specializing in Manual Therapy and the rehabilitation of sports injuries. Previously, Antoine worked for various outpatient offices in NYC. Antoine was an active member of NYC Marathon Medical Team. His vast experience in treating patients with pain syndromes has led him to seek further educational advancement in the challenging area of manual therapy. He received an Honors Degree in Physical Therapy from The Lebanese University and a Doctorate Degree from Dominican College of New York. In addition, Antoine completed his training in MCMT (Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy). He believes in quality care, and this is why he has joined our team of therapy professionals, so that he can utilize his knowledge and expertise in such a setting where the patients come first. Antoine’s philosophy: “Patient motivation is a key ingredient in the patient’s physical therapy rehabilitation.” Antoine is a member of the American Physical Therapy association (APTA)
Areas of Expertise:
- Back and Neck Pain
- Arm and Shoulder Pain
- Leg and Knee Pain
- Foot and Ankle Injuries
- Hand Injuries
- Sports Injuries
- Work related injuries
- Pre and Post-Surgical Conditions
- Personal and Auto Injuries or accidents.
- Decreased Range of Motion
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Orthopedic Injuries
- Acute and Chronic Conditions
Our therapist are fluent in the following languages:
For more information please go to: www.optimumhealthpt.com