The Center for Rehabilitation at Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s new Sports Medicine program specializes in injury prevention, performance enhancement and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Our team of highly-trained therapists work with the area’s top orthopedic specialists. They are part of The Hospital for Special Surgery’s Rehabilitation Network, and hold prestigious accreditations attesting to their expertise. Each team member offers specialized skills, significant experience and a dedication to improving patients’ lives. The center now also offers SportsMetrics ™ ACL Injury Prevention program. ACL injuries can sideline an athlete for 6 to 12 months. We also offer Return to Sports Programs to help athletes recover from injuries more quickly and return to sports safely. The Center for Rehabilitation has consistently maintained a patient satisfaction rating or 90 percent and above.

Foot or ankle injuries? Dr. Katherine Ma, a fellowship trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, is part of HVHC's team of physicians who work with trained physical therapists to help you recover faster. Click here to learn more about Dr. Katherine Ma and see a video where she talks about foot and ankle conditions on Health Smart, a health education show produced by Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

Call 914-734-3455 for an appointment or for more information.

Meet our Team

Kyle Mack, PT, DPT
Clinical Manager, Department of Rehabilitation

Kyle Mack has worked at HVHC’s Center for Rehabilitation for 16 years and has served as clinical director since 2004. He has been an Adjunct Professor at New York Medical College since 2009. Kyle holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Utica College and is a certified instructor of the SportsMetrics TM ACL injury prevention and athletic performance enhancement training. Other certifications include Certified Functional Manual Therapist (2005); Functional Orthopedic Certified (2005) and Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Therapy (1992).


“I am enthusiastically committed to the advancement and practice of the profession of physical therapy. Throughout the course of my professional career, I have sought out what I have considered the best practice techniques and studied them. My latest passion is the prevention of ACL injuries in the young female athlete, which are currently at epidemic levels.”

John R. Astrab PT, DPT, OCS, MS, CSCS

John Astrab has over 15 years experience in both corporate fitness and outpatient physical therapy. John obtained a post-professional Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Saint Augustine and a Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Mercy College, a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Long Island University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College. John is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist in physical therapy (OCS) and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) and the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as being a member and holding credentials from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and United States Weightlifting Federation (USWF).

"I my practice I use an eclectic, assessment based and evidence based treatment approach in the management of pain and movement dysfunctions. As a functional manual physical therapist, I employ soft tissue mobilization and joint mobilization techniques aimed at mechanical barriers, coupled with neuro-muscular re-education and motor control training to normalize normal movement patterns.”- John Astab


Chitra Taneja, PT, DPT, MS

Chitra Taneja has more than 10 years experience as a physical therapist and has worked as an athletic trainer for both high school and college sports teams. Chitra holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree as well as Master’s of Science degrees in Physical Therapy and Sports Psychology. She also holds Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Psychology and Education (Athletic Training). She has been a licensed Physical Therapist since 2002 and an Athletic Trainer since 1991. She is a member of APTA and NATA.
“I implemented the Athletic Training program and was head Athletic Trainer at South Suburban College in Illinois and also implemented the Athletic Training program and was head Athletic Trainer at Rye Country Day School. I served as the head Athletic Trainer for a semi-professional hockey team in Michigan. I have worked extensively with male and female athletes to help improve their performance and return to sports.’’

 

Renee Lemieux PT, DPT

Renee Lemieux graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. She completed a Master’s degree in Orthopedics with focus in manual therapy and then her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Touro College in 2009. Her research was a pilot study exploring the efficacy of eccentric exercise in tennis elbow.
Main interests are movement re-education, postural training and manual therapy.
“I have worked at Hudson Valley Hospital Center for the past 12 years in the orthopedic department and have had the privilege to treat several orthopedic conditions. My past experience as a professional dancer with a NYC base company has given me the opportunity to explore movement mechanics, core stability and the importance of postural training.”

 

Participating Member of The Hospital For Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network

Patient Testimonial: “I could feel I was in the right hands. He listened to all my complaints, suggested a couple of actions and set up a 4 week schedule which we completed with no delay!”

Physical Therapy at Cold Spring offers an extensive rehabilitation program.  Our skilled therapists deliver the highest quality of care to maximize each individual’s recovery and return to function.  Based on a comprehensive evaluation, the therapist, in conjunction with the patient, will design an individualized program to meet the specific and unique needs of each patient.

  • Comprehensive Evaluations
  • Individualized Treatment Intervention
  • Customized Home Exercise Program
  • Entire treatment rendered by a licensed physical therapist
  • Specializing in Pre and Post Operative Management of Injuries
  • Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy

To schedule an appointment at Physical Therapy at Cold Spring please call:  (845) 265-6541

*  Most Insurances Accepted

*  Day & Evening Appointments Available

The Medical Center at Cold Spring
The Carolyn Lahey Pavilion
1756 Route 9D
Cold Spring
, NY 10516
(845) 265-6541
Fax: (845) 265-4324

 

Participating Member of The Hospital For Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network

Patient Testimonial: “ I have since recommended this facility and therapist because the treatment was superb!"

 

Physical Therapy at Croton offers an extensive rehabilitation program.  Our skilled therapists deliver the highest quality of care to maximize each individual’s recovery and return to function.  Based on a comprehensive evaluation, the therapist, in conjunction with the patient, will design an individualized program to meet the specific and unique needs of each patient.

Services offered at Physical Therapy at Croton include: Physical Therapy; and Vestibular Rehabilitation.

  • Compassionate staff dedicated to serving the needs of our patients
  • Comprehensive Evaluations
  • Individualized Treatment Intervention
  • Customized Home Exercise Program
  • Entire treatment rendered by a licensed physical therapist
  • Specializing in Pre and Post Operative Management of Injuries
  • Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

To schedule an appointment at Physical Therapy at Croton,

please call:  (914) 827-9070

*  Most Insurances Accepted

*  Day & Evening Appointments Available

Shoprite Plaza
440 South Riverside Ave

Croton-on-Hudson
, NY 10520
(914) 827-9070
Fax: (914) 827-9069

Main Location at Cortlandt Manor, NY

Physical Therapy Session

Offering:
Physical & Occupational Therapy; Hand Therapy; Lymphedema Management; Vestibular Rehabilitation; and Women’s Health & Incontinence Therapy

 

1980 Crompond Rd
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
(914) 734-3251
Fax: (914) 737-6439

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