Dave graduated with his BS in exercise physiology in 2006 and his
Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Long Island University in 2010. In 2015 Dave became founder and owner of Riser Physical Medicine.
With advanced clinical training in treatments for the shoulder and
spine, he hopes to bring his knowledge of exercise science, manual
techniques, and interpersonal skills to the Riser patient population.
Dave believes that successful physical therapy, revolves around
empowering patients to become responsible for their own recovery, while he effectively guides them through the phases of rehabilitation
David Gershkovich PT, DPT
Michael Moscati DC
Dr. Moscati received his bachelor's degree in vertebrate physiology from Pennsylvania State University. During his time in school, he fostered an interest in the treatment of athletes while volunteering his time as an assistant trainer for the men's baseball team.
In 2006, Dr. Moscati completed the Doctor of Chiropractic program at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, with honors. He has since been working in private practice in New York City, delivering cutting-edge treatment to a varied patient base including athletes, corporate executives, dancers and weekend warriors alike. He has received post-graduate training in the assessment and treatment of sports injuries, nutritional counseling and kinesio-taping. He is also one of the few chiropractors in NYC certified in the Graston technique of soft tissue mobilization, which has become an integral part of his practice.
Dr. Moscati believes strongly that a truly multifaceted approach to patient care, including chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, massage/soft tissue mobilization, nutritional support and therapeutic exercise is essential to achieving and maintaining the highest level of health and well-being.
Riser Physical Medicine, located in the union square area of NYC, is a fully integrated Physical Therapy and Wellness facility. Combining evidence based protocols, advanced manual techniques, and current fitness trends, the Riser Team aims to self empower clients through their phases of recovery. Our individually tailored programs ensure that each client has the opportunity to achieve their personal goals, and feel their absolute best!
Suzanna Klichinsky is the Pilates director for Riser Physical Medicine. She is a certified Mat and props based Pilates practitioner, and is currently completing an advanced reformer certification with the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Suzanna believes that Pilates can help individuals of all fitness levels attain strength from the inside, out. She helps her clients focus on appropriate breathing techniques, specific muscle recruitment, and efficient spinal positioning during her Pilates classes.
In addition to being an avid Pilates enthusiast, Suzanna is certified in TRX based activities, and completing a Barre exercise certification. She is enthusiastic about working with the Riser client population, and integrating Pilates activities into the rehabilitation process.