Dr. Anthony Benjamin

Dr. Anthony Benjamin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University. He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at The College of Staten Island.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. Benjamin worked in orthopedic, pediatric and neurological rehabilitation treating a wide variety of conditions. He has also participated in research utilizing transpinal and transcortical stimulation in rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injuries.

Dr. Benjamin has a strong belief in treating the person and not the diagnosis. He understands the importance of building rapport with his patients and making them feel as comfortable as possible. He also understands how complicated pain can be and that’s why he approaches pain from many different angles and perspectives utilizing a variety of different treatments. Dr. Benjamin utilizes a variety of manual therapy techniques including joint and soft tissue mobilizations, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, cupping and muscle energy techniques. Dr. Benjamin also has a unique expertise in treating pediatric patients specifically newborns and infants diagnosed with torticollis. In his spare time, Dr. Benjamin enjoys serving as a Youth meeting teacher at his church and playing basketball with his friends.

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Neck pain (whiplash injuries, muscle strains)
  • Cervical stenosis
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Cervogenic headaches
  • Shoulder pain (impingement, strain, sprain)
  • Thoracic Outlet syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff tear (pre surgery and post surgery)
  • Rotator Cuff tendinitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Golfers Elbow (Medial epicondylitis)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral epicondylitis)
  • Elbow overuse injuries for throwing atheletes
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Wrist pain (sprain/strain)
  • Wrist snuff box pain (deQuervains Tenosynovitis)
  • Low Back pain
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Lumbar spine stenosis
  • Disc herniation
  • Lumbar Spine Facet dysfunction
  • SI dysfunction
  • Hip impingement (Femoral acetabulum impingement)
  • Total Hip replacement
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Gait dysfunctions
  • IT band syndrome
  • Patelar tracking dysfunction
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • ACL repair rehab (pre and post op)
  • Meniscus rehab (pre and post op)
  • Runner knee (Patello-femoral pain syndrome)
  • Knee OATS procedure
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Lateral ankle sprain
  • Distal ankle fracture rehab
  • Chronic ankle instability
  • Ankle Bronstrom surgery rehab
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Foot arch collapse (Posterior Tibialis dysfunction)
  • Hallux Valgus

TREATMENTS UTILIZED

  • Range of motion
  • Advanced manual therapy procedures
  • Soft tissue mobilization and stretching
  • Specialized Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization
  • Strengthening and conditioning
  • Functional Exercise prescription
  • Balance training
  • Gait analysis and training

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from College of Staten Island

DOCTORAL EDUCATION

  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Clinical Medicine for Physical Therapy
  • Foundations of Patient Care
  • Upper Extremity Kinesiology & Assessment
  • Human Physiology and Exercise Physiology
  • Structure and Function of Nervous System
  • PT Interventions & Modalities
  • Lower Extremity Kinesiology & Assessment
  • Pulmonary PT
  • Musculoskeletal Examination and Interventions I and II
  • Integumentary System: Assessment & Intervention
  • Neurological PT
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Development
  • Abnormal Pediatric Development and Assessment
  • Pharmacology
  • Electroneuromyography & Motion Analysis 2
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Radiology & Imaging
  • Clinical Affiliations I, II, III, IV

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