Expect BIG Results!



Expect BIG Results!

Neurological Physical Therapy

Located in Manhattan's Union Square, NYC

At James Fowler Physical Therapy, we know your experience with neurological disease or injury is unique to you. That is why we begin your care with an hour-long assessment by a skilled physical therapist (PT).

James Fowler Physical Therapy’s Neurological Physical Therapy Program is a specialized physical therapy program focused on helping you maintain or regain your mobility after neurological events and diseases.  On your first day of therapy you will be examined by a physical therapist to determine your level of motor control, sensation, coordination, balance, walking, and more.   The physical therapist will then develop a specialized program based on your needs to help you achieve your mobility goals.  Throughout your program you will work with your therapist as well as experienced athletic trainers during PT sessions at the James Fowler Physical Therapy clinic. 

The clinic includes private treatment rooms, a calming atmosphere, and all the equipment needed to help you in your journey with neurological injury or disease.  

What to Expect from the Neurological Physical Therapy Program

Treatments Offered

  • LSVT BIG program for Parkinson’s disease
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Balance Training   
  • Functional Activity Training     
  • Endurance Training    
  • Pain Management    
  • Vestibular Training       
  • Electrical Stimulation   
  • Assistive Device Recommendations
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People with many different impairments and diseases can benefit from neuro-rehabilitation including those living with:

  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Post Stroke
  • Post Traumatic Brain Injury 
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Peripheral Nervous System Disease
  • Functional Neurological Disorder
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Balance Disorders
  • Limb Loss

                                                              

   

 

Meet Your Neurological Physical Therapist: Deena Gerstenhaber, PT, DPT

Dr. Deena Gerstenhaber, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician is the lead Neurological PT at James Fowler Physical Therapy. She graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a minor in Geriatrics from Ithaca College. Deena went on to practice at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation where she worked with people with complex neurological diseases. She has taken advanced coursework in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular facilitation, and limb loss. Deena has since brought her expertise to JFPT to help her clients reach their desired mobility goals.

 

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