Physical Therapy Specialist

Omega Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist & Sports Medicine Specialist located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY

Omega Physical Therapy is a leading provider of physical therapy care and treatment among patients in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Dmitry Shestakovsky uses cutting-edge techniques and technology for truly individualized care designed to provide optimal results.

Details

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy includes a wide array of techniques aimed at treating diseases and conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, including the bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Also referred to as PT, physical therapy can also be used to help patients recover following many types of surgeries and it can also be used to provide training and education that can help people men and women avoid future injuries. The primary aim of physical therapy is to relieve pain and inflammation first, and then to provide treatment aimed at resolving the underlying cause of symptoms while also helping to improve flexibility, strength and pain-free range of motion.

What kinds of conditions does physical therapy treat?

Physical therapy can be sued to help promote healing following many types of injuries and in response to many diseases, including:

  • car accidents

  • slip-and-fall accidents

  • sports injuries

  • work-related injuries

  • overuse injuries

  • repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow

  • osteoarthritis

  • fibromyalgia

  • chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

  • sprains, strains and fractures

Plus, it can be used to promote faster recovery following many types of surgeries – not just surgeries affecting the musculoskeletal system, but heart surgery and other types of surgery as well.

What happens during a physical therapy session?

At your initial session, you'll need to provide a complete medical history and undergo an exam to determine the cause of your symptoms as well as your ability to participate in specific therapeutic activities. Each subsequent session will begin with a review of your current symptoms including any changes you may have experienced since your previous treatment session. Therapy itself consists of exercises and stretching techniques to help promote healing as well as better musculoskeletal health. You'll also learn exercise techniques you can use at home to continue the healing process.

We accept Insurance!

We accept the following insurance plans. Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions.

1199SEIU
Aetna PPO
Amerigroup
CIGNA-PPO
Elderplan
MagnaCare
Medicare
Oxford Liberty/Freedom
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation