Additionally, the doctors and specialists here at NYSI prescribe physical therapy treatments that help patients enjoy a successful rehabilitation and quick road to recovery. When patients undergo surgeries, whether minimally invasive or invasive, their surgeries are followed by physical therapy necessary for recovery and often times that therapy assists patients with movement and mobility, decrease pain, restores function, and limits disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.*
Our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., leads our team of professional therapists and works closely with all of our dedicated back doctors in providing personalized physical therapy treatments which often include proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy as well as instructions on the use of home exercises, body mechanics and postural awareness, all of which help in preventing injuries from recurring. Doctors explain all the important details about pain source and treatment options available and stress over and over again the importance of following your physical therapy plan.
Physical therapy prescribed by Michael Friar includes a combination of cardio and weight machines to target strength and endurance training. Our Blue Point patients are properly evaluated by one of our licensed physical therapists so as to determine pain thresholds, current functioning levels, and any physical restrictions that may exist. Once this evaluation is completed a personalized PT plan can be put in place. Following this evaluation and its assessment, patients are then prescribed their personalized PT plan that focuses on patients forward goals.