Dr. Mir Shithil

DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Dr. Mir Shithil earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at The College of New Jersey. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at New York University. While at NYU, he developed expertise in the fields of wound care, lymphedema, and sports rehabilitation. Dr. Shithil has cared for a diverse group of patients including those whose occupation depends on superior musculoskeletal health such as broadway performers and professional athletes, at the esteemed institutions of NYU Langone Hospital and Hospital for Special Surgery. As a certified strength and conditioning specialist, he is an expert in exercise rehabilitation and treating athletic injuries and conditions. Dr. Mir believes it is essential to treat every patient in a unique manner that compliments their personality and lifestyle. Dr. Mir seeks to establish a relationship with his patients that will maximize their education in musculoskeletal health and their specific condition. He will develop a treatment plan that will result in the best rehabilitation and overall functional mobility as well as the achievement of your personal goals.

In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym and staying active. His favorite pastimes include playing basketball, soccer, running and water skiing. He also loves to cook and he loves to watch critically acclaimed movies and shows.

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

  • Mulligans Therapeutic Techniques
  • Soft Tissue mobilization
  • Muscle Relaxation techniques
  • Strength and Conditioning expert
  • Advanced Functional Exercise prescription
  • BFR strengthening technique

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from The College of New Jersey
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University

Doctoral Education

  • Histology/General Pathology
  • CPR/First Aid/Advanced Emergency Techniques
  • Gross Human Anatomy
  • Professional Behavior
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Biophysical Agents Level I - III
  • Manual Techniques Level I-III
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Clinical Sciences/Pathology/Imaging/Pharmacology of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Kinesiology/Biomechanics/Ergonomics
  • Fitness Theory and Practice
  • Clinical Sciences/Pathology/Imaging/Pharmacology of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Neuromuscular System
  • Physical Therapy Examination of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Physical Therapy Examination of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Assistive Technology (Assistive, Adaptive, Orthotic, Protective, Supportive, and Prosthetic Devices and Equipment)
  • Physical Therapy Interventions/Prevention Programs/Wellness Programs for the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • Physical Therapy Interventions/Prevention Programs/Wellness Programs for the Musculoskeletal System
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Genito-urinary, Integumentary, Endocrine, Immune, and Gastrointestinal Systems
  • Clinical Sciences/Pathology/Imaging/Pharmocology of the Genito-urinary, Integumentary, Endocrine, Immune, and Gastrointestinal Systems
  • Physical Therapy Examination of the Neuromuscular System
  • Physical Therapy Examination of the Genito-urinary, Integumentary, Endocrine, Immune, and Gastrointestinal Systems
  • Physical Therapy Interventions/Prevention Programs/Wellness Programs for the Neuromuscular System
  • Physical Therapy Interventions/Prevention Programs/Wellness Programs for the Genito-urinary, Integumentary, Endocrine, Immune, and Gastrointestinal Systems

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