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PhysioElements Physical Therapy – Manhasset
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1615 NORTHERN BOULEVARD SUITE 202 MANHASSET, NY 11030

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00AM - 8:00PM
Tuesday
8:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday
8:00AM - 2:00PM
Saturday
8:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday
Closed

PhysioElements Physical Therapy – Manhasset

PhysioElements was founded with a single mission as its driving force: to provide comprehensive, integrated, and individualized care tailored to each client’s unique goals.

PhysioElements is a leading wellness collective– a center for physical therapy, pilates and wellness. We care about your individual goals and your ability to perform the life activities and tasks that are meaningful to you. We believe that in order to achieve optimal fluidity and balance in movements, all systems (neural, myofascial, visceral, and articular) must function in harmony. We assess the whole body to determine the specific drivers that are preventing you from experiencing better movements and design a personalized treatment plan. Each one-on-one 55 minute session is provided by a doctor of physical therapy.

The clinicians at PhysioElements have extensive training in advanced specialties and modalities, allowing us to treat a wide array of conditions.

We specialize in:

– Spinal pathologies

– Scoliosis, Kyphosis and other spinal structural deformities

– Pelvic floor dysfunctions

– Pelvis/hip dysfunctions

– Prenatal/Postnatal Wellness

– General orthopedic conditions

– Running analysis

– Pilates and movement

We are fully committed to keeping abreast of the ever-changing landscape of physical therapy, pilates and wellness in order to implement the most current, cutting edge, and evidence-based techniques in each session.

Primary Medical Disciplines in Practice:

  • Physical Therapy

Other Disciplines in Practice:

  • Pilates Therapy

Professional society memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association

Advanced levels of training /certifications:

  • N/A

Specialists

DR. NARA YOON, PT, DPT, OCS, CPI, BSPTS

DR. SAMANTHA ROBIN PT, DPT, CSCS, SFMA,

DR. KATHLEEN CASTRO, PT, DPT, CSCS, PMA®

PhysioElements Physical Therapy – Manhasset
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DR. NARA YOON, PT, DPT, OCS, CPI, BSPTS

Dr. Nara is the founder and director of PhysioElements Physical Therapy.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Binghamton University and Masters of Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.  She is a certified specialist of orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association’s Board of Specialties.  She trained extensively under Diane Lee and Linda-Joy Lee (LJ) in using the Integrated Systems Model.  ISM uses a whole body approach in order to discover a true driver or the source of where the pain is coming from.  Dr. Nara is certified at the advanced C2 level by the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School (BSPTS) Schroth-based method and is a lab assistant for the C1 and C2 level courses. She is also certified at the advanced SEAS (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) 2 level by the ISICO Institute in Italy.

She also received extensive pilates training using all the pilates apparatus through BASI  (Body Arts and Science International) and is certified in pre/post natal pilates through Center for Women’s Fitness.  She is certified as a Kinesiotape practitioner (CKTP) through Kinesiotaping Association International and is also certified in the Graston Technique.  She has a varied array of post graduate certificate trainings such as Active Release Technique for lower extremity, TRX for medical professionals, Kettlebell training through Strong FIrst, Animal Flow (with the inventor, Mike Fitch), Maitland Technique, Mulligan Technique, Pelvic Floor courses through Herman and Wallace, Shoulder/Knee courses with Kevin Wilk, to name but a few.  She teaches Barefoot Training Specialist workshops as a Master Instructor with the Evidence Based Fitness Academy.

Dr. Nara is a wife and a mom to two beautiful daughters and enjoys pursuing and incorporating a healthy lifestyle as well as motivating her clients to do the same.  Dr. Nara is passionate and committed to her lifelong pursuit of knowledge and expertise in Physical Therapy, fitness and Women’s health to provide her clients with an integrated and innovative whole person approach that helps each individual achieve his/her goal.

DR. SAMANTHA ROBIN PT, DPT, CSCS, SFMA,

Dr. Sam received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University and her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA and holds a certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Dr. Sam is certified by the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical Therapy School (BSPTS)- 1 Certified Therapist, using the Schroth Method to improve posture and treat patients with spinal deformities.

Dr. Sam has completed several continuing education courses through the Institute of Physical Art (IPA) and constantly develops her manual therapy skills. She is a Graston Technique therapy Provider and trained in Kinesiotaping. Using manual therapy techniques, functional assessment, gait analysis, postural and core reeducation, and strength and conditioning programs, she effectively improves patient’s level of fitness to optimize their performance.

An avid runner herself, Dr. Sam specializes in working with the running population. She has worked with all levels of athletes ranging from pediatrics, weekend warriors, marathon runners, triathletes and professional athletes. She is proficient in running analysis and building an individualized rehabilitation and injury prevention program that will improve running efficiency, performance and form. She has a passion for Pilates and the integration of Pilates in therapy for runners. With this passion, she motivates her patients to live a healthy active lifestyle in order to achieve all of their functional goals.

DR. KATHLEEN CASTRO, PT, DPT, CSCS, PMA®

Dr. Kat is the lead therapist for PhysioElements Physical Therapy – Greenwich. Dr. Kat received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University and her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She has completed clinical experiences in inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient orthopedics, pelvic floor dysfunctions, and pediatrics.  She also participated in research investigating prevalence of injury in yoga during her time at NYU and co-presented “Development of a Rating Scale for Video Analysis of Yoga” at the 2016 APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim, California.

Dr. Kat is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher (PMA® -CPT) and a seasoned yoga instructor. She has 5 years of experience teaching private and group classes in Boston and NYC. She believes that a teacher must always be a student and regularly takes classes and continuing education workshops to learn new material to better serve her patients and clients.

Dr. Kat enjoys treating a diverse population of patients and her interests include chronic pain, sports-related injuries, pelvic floor dysfunctions, pre/post-natal population, and pediatrics. She is currently a Barcelona Schroth Physical Therapy School (BSPTS) -1 Certified Therapist to treat spinal deformities and certified with the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute to treat pelvic floor dysfunction. In 2019, she will be working towards her StrongFirst SFG 1 Kettlebell certification. She works to find the root of the problem and combines manual therapy, Pilates-based therapeutic exercise, and functional strength training in her treatment sessions to work her patients to reach their goals. As an avid Pilates practitioner and long-distance runner, Dr. Kat integrates her passion for fitness and wellness to support her patients and clientele in leading a healthy lifestyle for optimal health and longevity.

PhysioElements Physical Therapy – Manhasset
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