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Physical Therapy

Rise with Riser Physical


Riser Physical is a multidisciplinary rehab and recovery practice with 3 locations in NYC.


At Riser, we move beyond traditional physical therapy - we also incorporate pilates, chiro, and acupuncture when appropriate. Our integrative approach allows you to rebuild strength, reduce pain, and restore range of motion faster so you can get back to living the quality of life that you deserve.


Every one of our patients experiences a personalized approach to care, where we create a custom physical therapy treatment plan around their specific needs, preferences, and goals.


Our Physical Therapy staff utilizes the most current and advanced soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, pain modulation, and exercise prescription techniques to ensure success throughout the rehabilitation process.


Through hands-on treatment, professional consultation, and specific therapeutic exercise, we can help free you from pain and get back to the activities you love.


Patients travel from all over New York City to visit one of our state-of-the-art offices in Union Square, Hudson Yards, or Murray Hill.


Everyone from elite athletes to working professionals trust our staff for the best care. If you’re ready to experience an elevated physical therapy experience, contact us today to book an appointment.


Why patients choose us


Patients love us because they are confident that we understand the recovery process from start to finish. Our dedication to creating an elevated patient experience is what sets us apart from others.




Our commitment to quality goes above and beyond. At Riser Physical, we build strong relationships with our patients and treat everyone as part of our family. Our office is like your second home, a warm and inviting space where you can feel confident that you’re receiving the highest quality service and care. It’s why we have so many five-star reviews.



Our team of physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, and pilates experts will work with you to create a custom treatment plan that is personalized specifically for you, your needs, and your lifestyle.




Our integrative approach to therapy and rehabilitation incorporates physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, and pilates. Our multidisciplinary team, techniques, and equipment are designed to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of treatment. We combine time-tested therapy & rehab methods with modern and innovative techniques to help you heal faster.


Benefits of choosing Riser Physical

As a Riser patient, you’ll have access to benefits such as:

  • Highly knowledgeable, highly skilled, Board-Certified practitioners

  • 3 convenient and luxurious locations to choose from

  • Convenient online scheduling

  • Use of our fully-equipped NYC facility during your treatment

Our approach & Process

We approach physical therapy as a partnership. As a team together with you and the providers at our practice, we will work diligently to help you heal your injury and relieve pain so you can regain control over your body.


Our process usually looks like this:

  1. During your initial discovery appointment, your physical therapist will get to know you and more about your symptoms and injury that may be causing pain

  2. Your physical therapist will then create a treatment plan that will be customized to address the root cause of your specific discomfort, aches, and/or pains

  3. Over the course of several sessions, we will help you recover so you can get back to the activities that you love

The fast that we can get started, the faster you can start feeling better. So don’t hesitate, call us today so we can get you started on the road to recovery.

Conditions we treat

Common conditions we can treat with physical therapy include:

We have helped our patients overcome a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. If you are in pain, or are experiencing any of the listed conditions above, there’s a good chance we can help you out.


Symptoms we treat

Oftentimes, our patients come to us with symptoms such as:

  • Pain

  • Weakness

  • Stiffness

  • Instability

  • Asymmetry

If you’re experiencing one or more symptoms such as these, contact us to set up an appointment so we can start making progress and alleviating your symptoms.


Equipment we use

At Riser Physical we use both time-tested and modern equipment for maximum results, including:

  • Treadmill with reverse and decline medical rails

  • Recumbent bike with bi-directional resistance and premium seat swivel

  • Electrical stimulation units

  • Hydrocollator

  • Weights for strengthening

  • Bands, balls and more

Choose Riser


At Riser, we’re committed to helping you achieve a healthier, happier, pain-free, and more active You.


Our team at Riser Physical specializes in treating musculoskeletal issues. At Riser, we will help you understand your condition and create a treatment plan that’s right for your needs.

Physical therapy is a perfect option for people looking for a non-surgical, minimally-invasive treatment for their joint, bone, or muscle condition.

We have an amazing team of licensed and experienced physical therapists, chiropractors, pilates experts, and acupuncturists who can help you get started on improving your quality of life.

If you work with us, you can expect an integrative treatment that is not only evidence-based, but also personal. We give special attention to each and every one of our patients and try to make each session better than the last.

Book an appointment

We offer physical therapy in Union Square, Hudson Yards, and Murray Hill in New York City, where you can come and talk to us about your concerns. We also do virtual appointments.

If you’d like to get in touch with us for an in-office or virtual appointment (your choice), you can call us at 646-661-2181, email us at, or click the button below to book an appointment.




Frequently Asked Questions

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is a treatment for conditions in the joints, bones, and muscles (aka musculoskeletal conditions). Rehabilitation and treatment are its best uses, but it also happens to be a remarkable way to prevent these conditions from occurring in the first place.

Physical therapy sessions can include:

The goal of physical therapy is to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities in patients with injury or disease.

Do I need a prescription from an MD to see a physical therapist?

You don’t need a referral/prescription from a physician to consult a physical therapist. In New York, treatment can be rendered by a Licensed PT without a referral for 10 visits or 30 days, whichever comes first.


Does my insurance cover physical therapy?

Most insurance policies pay for physical therapy services if it’s (a) medically necessary and (b) provided under the supervision of a physical therapist. Please contact us or your insurance provider directly to find out whether your treatment sessions will be covered or not.

Do I need to come back after my first session?

Yes. Physical therapy usually isn’t a one-time thing. It’s a collaborative effort between you and your physical therapist to understand how your body reacts to different solutions - by the end, you’ll have created a custom treatment that works best for your body with the least amount of friction possible.


Does physical therapy hurt?

Usually, no. But it’s possible (and quite normal) for people to be sore after the first couple of sessions, especially if they live an inactive lifestyle. It all depends on which treatment methods are applied, since some (e.g., strength training) are more soreness-inducing than others.

Is it normal to be sore after my session?

It’s normal to be sore after a physical therapy session. This happens in strength training (e.g., weight lifting, calisthenics) as well. Your muscle fibers break down due to stress, which causes soreness, but also gives your muscles room to grow. The soreness can be a bit restricting, but take it as a sign that your therapy is doing its job.

How long does each physical therapy session last?

Each session lasts up to 45 minutes, but it depends on your condition and which treatments methods are applied.

How many sessions does physical therapy take before seeing results?

Typically, it takes 4-6 weeks of consistent physical therapy sessions to see significant progress. It varies between patients, but the important thing is sticking to your schedule. Consistency is key to achieving results, even in physical therapy.

What should I wear to physical therapy?

It’s best to wear comfortable clothes to a physical therapy session. You can wear anything you feel comfortable moving around in. Most work-out clothes will do just fine.

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