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Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset, P.C.

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Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset Physical Therapy (OAMPT) is one of the pre-eminent facilities for rehabilitation on Long Island. Our cutting-edge physical and occupational therapy center provides the highest quality of care in a friendly and supportive environment.

Our highly experienced and skilled staff of New York State-licensed Physical and Occupational Therapists each have an average of over 21 years of experience. They can help you recover from any orthopaedic condition, injury, or surgery, including:

Our state-of-the-art clinic features a full complement of advanced exercise equipment, as well as innovative rehabilitation programs not found at other facilities, such as:

  • Hand therapy
  • Custom-made hand and wrist splints
  • Spine rehabilitation
  • Pediatric orthopaedic therapy
  • Kinesio Tape®
  • Low-level laser light therapy (LLLT)
  • Balance and gait training
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Strength training and wellness
  • Pre-operative total joint replacement classes

At OAMPT, our therapy team provides manual therapy techniques and functional exercise, as well as comprehensive patient education and post-therapy support to help shorten your recovery time and ensure optimal outcomes. Our therapists offer orthopaedic rehabilitation, joint replacement therapy, balance rehabilitation, sports therapy, post-operative and spinal care, as well as operative and non-operative fracture/trauma care.

Our Therapy Specialists

Physical, Occupational, and Certified Hand Therapists (CHT) will work with you to help meet your unique rehabilitation and training goals. We focus on alleviating your pain and improving your strength, coordination, endurance, range of motion, and most importantly, your function.

If you are an athlete of any age who needs sport-specific training, our Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) and Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) will help you return to your sport in top form and teach you how to prevent further injury.

Following your initial evaluation and your referring physicians’ recommendations, we can integrate many different treatment techniques into your program. On staff, we have Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioners (CKTP) who can apply the most up-to-date taping techniques. You also have access to low-level laser light therapy to help promote healing and decrease pain.

Our Physical Therapists:

  • Joseph Pennachio, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS – Director of Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Lauren Storic, PT, DPT
  • Lalyn Nayan, PT, DPT, CKTP
  • Christopher Turuta, PT, DPT, OCS
  • Elizabeth Suarez, PTA, MS

Our Occupational Therapists:

  • Navdeep Josan, OT/L, CHT
  • Joann DiStasi, OTR/L
  • Christopher Dumindin, OTR/L, CHT, CKTP

Get on the road to recovery and call (516) 684-2655 to schedule your physical therapy appointment today. 

The Physical and Occupational Therapy Department's current hours for scheduling are:

Mondays - 7:30am until 6:30pm

Tuesdays/Thursdays - 7:30am until 7:00pm

Wednesdays/Fridays - 8:00am until 6:30pm


Please visit our orthopaedic patient education library to learn more about physical therapy, occupational therapy, and hand therapy.