Rehabilitation and Human Performance

Physical and Occupational Therapy

At Mount Sinai, our physical and occupational therapists have experience and expertise in treating a wide variety of diagnoses. With all patients, our clinicians focus on individualized care that includes a full complement of exercise, modalities and manual therapies in order to manage pain and maximize function and independence.

Our therapists have specialty certifications including:

  • American Physical Therapy Association Specialty Certification
    • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist (CCS)
    • Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS)
    • Neurology Clinical Specialist (NCS)
    • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)
  • Certified Kinesio taping Practitioner (CKTP)
  • Certified LSVT BIG Therapists
  • Certified Neuro- Development Technique Therapists
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • EKSO certification
  • Lymphedema Certification
  • McKenzie Certification
  • Neuro-Integrative Functional Rehabilitation And Habilitation
  • Re-Walk certification
  • Vestibular Certification
  • Yoga teacher certification

Physical therapists examine each individual and develop a plan, using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.

Occupational therapists evaluate each individual and provide customized interventions to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and function in the home, workplace and community.

We offer a one-on-one, individualized treatment approach that may include the following therapeutic techniques:

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Alternative techniques (i.e. yoga, tai chi)
  • Assessment for adaptive equipment
  • Core stabilization
  • Gait and balance training
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Manual therapy
  • Modalities, as needed
  • Postural education
  • Splinting
  • Stretching and strengthening
  • Therapeutic Exercise

Patient education is also an important part of your rehab process and you therapist will guide you in managing your home exercise program to maintain strength and mobility during and after you have completed rehabilitation at Mount Sinai.

Learn more about our specialty outpatient therapy programs here