Amy McGorry Physical Therapist Thrive PT NYC

Amy McGorry PT, DPT, MTC

• 2011 Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine
• 2007 Certified Manual Therapist, University of St Augustine
• 1991 BS in Physical Therapy, SUNY StonyBrook

Amy is dedicated to her patient’s optimal well being, and pain free function. She works closely with physicians throughout the country who are specialized in the use of tissue regeneration injections including Regenoikine, Prolotherapy and PRP. Her post graduate research was focused on patients undergoing the use of platelet regeneration injections (PRP) and prolotherapy injections for treatment of ligamentous laxity as an underlying factor in chronic pain conditions.

Amy is both an avid golfer and tennis player and has taken extensive postgraduate coursework in this area. She analyzes strength, flexibility, muscle firing patterns and sports technique, to identify the cause and contributing factors to pain, injury and poor performance. Amy also works with junior high and high school athletes ensuring both a safe return to sports and equipping athletes with the know how to help prevent future injuries . Her approach focuses on designing specific exercise prescriptions tailored to these patients’ age and developmental level optimizing their strength, and conditioning.

Amy recently completed coursework through the University of St Augustine focusing on temporomandibular and TMJ dysfunction as well as headaches. She has an interest in helping this population return to a better quality of life through soft tissue and muscle energy techniques as well as postural education.

Amy has over 20 years of clinical and managerial experience both as supervisor of the sports and orthopedic PT department at Georgetown University, and as Director of Physical therapy at Plus One Fitness. She also oversaw corporate physical therapy sites at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Bear Sterns and public sites at the World Financial Center and Soho.

In addition to her clinical skills, Dr McGorry is a freelance news reporter for Channel 12 and contributes medical articles, short videos and slideshows to health and wellness websites including HealthGrades, Prevention Magazine and Upwave, a former Turner Media website.