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Bringing innovation
to rehabilitation.

Park North Physical Therapy is changing traditional PT. We help alleviate pain, improve function and overall physical health.

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Innovate

Leading innovation in the field of physical therapy.

Park North Physical Therapy was established in 2008 and has since developed an impeccable reputation in the Harlem community with a growing physician referral base and loyal clientele. Park North PT specializes in sports orthopedics and hands-on care.

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Access

Direct Access PT

You do not need a doctor's referral to begin physical therapy

You can receive Physical Therapy without a prescription through 'Direct Access'. Most commercial insurance companies cover care provided through direct access - we will check to confirm your plan covers direct access.

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Benefits

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Conveniently Located

Location

233 Lenox Ave Harlem • 1200 sqft

Lenox Ave Between 122nd and 121st • 3 blocks from 125th Street (2) & (3) Train

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2804 Broadway Morningside Heights • 2300 sqft

Broadway Between 108th and 109th • 2 Blocks from 110th (1) Train • 10 minute walk from Columbia University

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Services

Comprehensive Therapy Services

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Active Release Technique

We are certified in Active Release Technique. ART is a hands-on touch that allows a practitioner to diagnose and treat muscle, tendon, fascia and nerve injuries.

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Running Injuries and Causes

Running is a repetitive movement activity that can cause pains and strains commonly in knees, back and the foot/ankle. We have advanced training in finding where the issue originates, relieve the pain and work to restore proper running mechanics.

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Low Level Laser Therapy

Low Light Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a low intensity light based therapy that been used for over 40 years for management of musculoskeletal pain with increasing evidence of success. We commonly utilize LLLT in management of both acute and chronic pain, reduce inflammation, and address swelling.

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TPI Certified

TPI is a golf specific rehabilitative program that treats injured golfers to not only relieve their area of pain but to improved range of motion and strength in areas that are tight and weak, respectively.

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The Neubie® device

Neubie • Electrical Stimulation Therapy

This novel device approved by the FDA safely sends direct current signals precisely to where you experience pain or muscle movement limitations, re-educating your muscles by tapping into the power of the nervous system.

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Women’s Health

Health of the pelvic floor can have a big impact on a woman’s quality of life. Physical therapy can help in the treatment of pelvic floor issues.

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Treatment

Common Conditions We Treat

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Sports-Related
Injuries
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Ankle Sprains
& Injuries
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Patella Femoral
Syndrome
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ACL & Meniscus
Injuries
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Tendonitis &
Ligament Tears
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Low Back Pain &
Herniated Discs
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Rotator Cuff &
Biceps Tendonitis
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Muscle Strains,
Joint Pain & Arthritis
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Shoulder Pain &
Impingement
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Strokes, CVAs &
Balance Deficits
The Team

Meet Our Team of Physical Therapists

Maia
Maia Rissland
Physical Therapist
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Maia Rissland
Physical Therapist

Maia believes that motion is medicine and a holistic approach to patient care. As a former ballet dancer, she brings a love of music and mindfulness- driven movement to her sessions. Her mission is to collaborate with her patients to maximize their quality life and meet their unique goals through physical therapy.  Before moving to New York, Maia lived in Denver where she enjoyed the sunshine, hiking, and skiing the Rockies. Maia graduated from Columbia University in 2021 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. While at Columbia, she published research on physical activity in the limb loss community and participated in numerous community outreach initiatives including Cancer Fit at NYU Langone and Fairy Tale Physical Therapy to encourage movement for inpatient pediatric patients. She also enjoyed working as a teaching assistant for anatomy lab, Advance Neuro Track, and Examination and Evaluation for the physical therapy program. When she isn't at Park North, Maia is interested in exploring the city’s great food and art scene, boxing, and hiking.

Victoria Garrett
Victoria Garrett
Physical Therapist
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Victoria Garrett
Physical Therapist

Victoria integrates mindfulness, movement, and the creative arts to reach meaningful goals with her clients.

Victoria combines her clinical background and education with tenets of meditation and spiritual practice to guide others towards a more grounded and empowered way of living. She believes in crafting an individualized plan for each patient, addressing concerns while keeping treatment interactive and enjoyable.

Sam Morjaria
Sam Morjaria
Owner/Physical Therapist
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Sam Morjaria
Owner/Physical Therapist

Sam Morjaria brings two decades of experience to Park North Physical Therapy. Sam graduated from the University of Vermont in 1998 with his degree in Physical Therapy. He started his career at Beth Israel Hospital in outpatient sports medicine treating professional athletes, dancers, and stuntmen. His philosophy of physical healing is to treat the body as a whole instead of treating the point of pain and/or dysfunction.

Sam uses hands-on therapy to relieve pain and restore normal movement to the body. He has advanced training in Myofascial Release, running biomechanics, Maitland mobilizations, strength and conditioning and is certified in Active Release Technique. Sam is also a certified golf fitness instructor by the Titleist Performance Institute.

Samuel Lu
Samuel Lu
Physical Therapist
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Samuel Lu
Physical Therapist

Sam believes in treating the body as one unit to return to function and exercise. He implements an individualized treatment program to meet everyone’s specific goals and needs. He is a proponent of education about the body, so the knowledge can carry over into everyday life and movement.

Originally from the Bay Area, California, Sam graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. He has had experience working with a wide variety of populations, including athletes, weight lifters, neurological injuries, and all types of orthopedic injuries. He enjoys playing basketball and working out at the gym regularly to stay active.

Jeff Bellanich
Jeff Bellanich
Physical Therapist
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Jeff Bellanich
Physical Therapist

Jeff takes an active interest in the lives of his patients and maximizing their quality of life. Jeff graduated from Stevens University in 2013 with a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering and from Columbia University in 2018 with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Jeff recognizes each patient has unique needs and difficulties and works with each patient on an individual basis.

Jeff finds fulfillment in understanding each individual's physical dysfunction and educating his patients on how they contribute to their dysfunction. He also collaborates with his patients on managing their conditions through self-care and behavioral change so patients can maintain their independence and live fully.

Jeff also takes a particular interest in technology and its potential in healthcare - engineering projects of his have included developing internal pressure measurement systems for traditional orthopedic casts and investigating the mechanical properties of lung tissue during Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

We provide innovative and creative physical medicine for health and healing.

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