We found 7 physical therapists who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near New York, NY.

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Dr. Joseph Leo Ciccone, DPT
Specializes in Physical Therapy
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Mr. Joseph Ciccone's specialty is physical therapy. Areas of particular interest for Mr. Ciccone include physical therapy treatment. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Mr. Ciccone welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Physical Therapy Treatment

Dr. Tina Marie Cardenia, DPT
Specializes in Physical Therapy
157 East 86th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Ms. Tina Cardenia specializes in physical therapy and practices in New York, NY. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Medi-Cal, and more.

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Dr. John Wilbert, MS, DPT
Specializes in Physical Therapy
902 Broadway; Suite 1601
New York, NY
 

Mr. John Wilbert is a physical therapist. Mr. Wilbert's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physical Therapy
157 East 86th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Mr. Jung Lee's area of specialization is physical therapy. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Amber Bloom
Specializes in Physical Therapy
902 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Ms. Amber Bloom's specialty is physical therapy. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart.

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Specializes in Physical Therapy
157 East 86th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Mr. Daniel Evans' area of specialization is physical therapy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Medi-Cal.

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Specializes in Physical Therapy
157 East 86th Street at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Ms. Ekta Lund practices physical therapy in New York, NY. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Medi-Cal.

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What is Physical Therapy?

When injury or disease limit a patient’s ability to move and enjoy day-to-day activities without hurting, physical therapy helps restore movement and function. Physical therapy can increase strength, balance, and range of motion while reducing stiffness and pain. In some cases it may even be a safe and non-invasive alternative to pain medications or surgery.

Because physical therapy is used to treat an incredibly wide variety of ailments, each patient’s experience may be slightly different. In general, however, physical therapy appointments will consist of an examination, physical therapy treatments, and instructions about helpful ways to move or techniques to approach physical challenges.

The treatments used in physical therapy help to increase movement, reduce pain, and speed healing. They may include, among others:
  • Stretching
  • Strength exercises
  • Massage
  • Water therapy
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Heat or cold therapy

Physical therapy is useful for many different problems. Almost any injury or disease that makes it painful or difficult to move can be treated with physical therapy. A few examples of conditions regularly seen by physical therapists include:
  • Injuries, including fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Lower back pain
  • Post-surgical care
  • Amputation
  • Stroke or brain injury
  • Dizziness and loss of balance
  • Muscle disorders
  • Developmental delays

Being able to go about your daily life effectively and comfortably is a key component of independence. Restoring that function is the work of physical therapists.