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We believe experiencing pain—in whatever form—is an invitation for change, to bring new understanding about yourself to light.

KNOSIS is a holistic physical therapy center offering innovative wellness programs. Known for comprehensive assessment of the movement of the body, mind and breath, we seek...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Monica Vitenson

PT, MSPT, OCS, CCTT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Monica has been practicing physical therapy for over 15 years. She has an outstanding reputation in the field as a manual therapist and movement re-educator. She specializes in TMJ dysfunction, in which she is one of only a few New York therapists to hold an advanced certification. Monica Vitenson began her professional career as a massage therapist, graduating in 1991 from the Swedish Institute in New York City. In 1998, she earned her Master of Science in physical therapy from Columbia University. Over the years she has continued to study advanced physical therapy techniques with some of the top practitioners in the field. Including most of the courses offered with Greg Johnson through the IPA (institute of Physical Arts), Mariano Rocabado’s Craniofacial series offered through the University of St Augustine, the Comprehensive Evaluation and Management of the Cervical-Craniomandibular complex series with Myopain Seminars, and most recently the full one year intensive Discover Physio series with Diane Lee and Linda Joy Lee. In 2006, she became certified as a Pilates Rehabilitation Specialist through Polestar. That same year, Ms. Vitenson also earned her CCTT (Certified Cervical and Temporomandibular Therapist) through the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial and Cervical Therapeutics affiliate of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. She passed the prestigious PT OCS exam in 2008, which recognizes her as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). When Monica is not dedicating her time and energy towards improving her skills as a physical therapist she is spending time educating, entertaining and enjoying her twins Jason and Matthew.

Amy Zink

PT, DPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Amy earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University, and also holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Southern Methodist University. After dancing professionally with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and in twelve Broadway shows, where she was privileged to be a three time recipient of the Legacy Robe, she retired from performing to pursue a career in physical therapy. As a professional dancer for over 20 years, Amy brings a diverse background in movement to her practice as a physical therapist. She has worked with a diverse population, specializing in dance medicine and orthopedics. During her time as a physical therapist, she has provided care to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, numerous Broadway shows, athletes and performing artist of all types. Amy is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She is also currently pursuing certifications in Pilates based rehabilitation and exercise prescription with Polestar Pilates and Functional Foot Typing focused on restorative, preventive and performance enhancing upgrading of biomechanics “from the ground up” with Dennis Shavelson, DPM . She has taken numerous continuing education courses including functional soft tissue mobilization techniques, and is looking forward to taking more to enhance her manual skills. In treatment, Amy focuses on the entire body and movement patterns in order to guide her patient’s recovery and achieve their fullest potential. Amy is an active member of International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, American Physical Therapy Association and Actor’s Equity Association.

Anastasia Young

PT, DPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Anastasia’s passion for fluid movement and high-level performance began early in life, racing internationally as a member of the United States National Luge team and competing in Olympic Trials in 2010. With a love of athleticism and a keen interest in connecting body and mind she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York University. Her education and experience have concentrated on orthopedics (sport/spine and pelvis), treating athletes at all levels. She has advanced training in pelvis and abdominal health and has a specialty in treating men’s and woman’s pelvic pain/floor dysfunction. She offers specialized services to treat conditions including low back pain, knee and shoulder pain as well as endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, chronic pelvic pain, abdominal cramping associated with menstruation, constipation, and IBD. She also develops treatment and exercise programs for pregnancy and pre/post-partum care. Visit Website for rest of Bio! Knosiswellness.com

Rebecca Gordon

PT, DPT, CSCS, RYT-200

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Rebecca earned her B.A. in Dance from Hunter College and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York University. ​ Rebecca’s passion for physical therapy grew out of a lifetime love of movement and athletics. She grew up horseback-riding, and went on to train under Grand Prix dressage trainers and teach riding for over 7 years. She picked up dance in high school, and performed contemporary and hip-hop works throughout New York City. ​ She also began training in Yoga during that time, and her practice has since evolved from a simple means of exercise to a multidimensional, spiritual study. Rebecca’s journey with movement helped her recognize the power of the mind-body connection, which drives her approach to working with physical therapy patients. Please visit our website to read the complete bio. knosiswellness.com

Renuka Pinto

PT, CES, Gravity Fit Certified

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Renuka Pinto is an internationally trained and traveled physical therapist with almost two decades of experience in sports medicine and manual therapy. After completing her bachelor's in physical therapy and a post graduate degree in rehabilitation, she received her Master's Degree from the University of Melbourne in 2001. As an Australian trained therapist, she excels in the Maitland, McKenzie and Butler approaches of manual therapy. ​ ​ She has worked with both individual and team sports — during her time Down Under she worked as a sports trainer with the Prahan Football club and in India, she was a consultant to the Mumbai Cricket Association. She was the first woman to consult with the National Cricket Academy, the India Cricket A team and the touring international West Indies team in 2002. Please visit our website for complete bios. knosiswellness.com

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

7 West 22nd Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

THIS CLINIC OFFERS VIDEO APPOINTMENTS

If you're not sure you can make it into the physical therapy clinic for an in-person appointment, you may be interested in requesting a TelePT video appointment. A session with a certified telehealth physical therapist could help you receive treatment from virtually anywhere.

HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY REHABILITATION NETWORK

Hospital for Special Surgery’s Rehab Network has over 170 therapy clinics recommended by HSS after successfully completing the Hospital’s rigorous inspection and credentialing process.  It provides patients with a resource for locating exceptional, convenient therapy providers in their own communities.

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