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Physical Therapy in Smithtown and Selden

Our manual physical therapists are former Division 1 athletes that understand the toll stress and injury take on your body. They’re also the team physical therapists for the entire sports department at Dowling College and Queens College. We also provide personal training and strength and conditioning with our therapists, who each holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy.Our modern treatment options include state-of-the-art equipment, and you’ll be with your physical therapist for the entire session. We individualize each program to help you recover as quickly as possible.

Physical therapy helps restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. Physical therapy helps reestablish, maintain, and promote overall fitness and health.

Common Conditions and Treatment

Our Smithtown and Selden physical therapists treat individuals with conditions such as low-back pain, arthritis, sports injuries, post-surgical cases, balance and vertigo disorders, neurological disorders, fractures, head injuries, and TMJD (Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder). Treatments often include skilled manual therapy, individualized exercises programs, and modalities (cold laser, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, moist heat, and cryotherapy). Our mission is to design an individualized program with the most up to date evidence and return you to your normal level of function.

Derek Silverman, DPT in Smithtown

Dr. Derek SilvermanDr. Derek Silverman graduated from Oneonta State College in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He next earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sage Graduate School in 2011. Dereck’s clinical interest include manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and injury prevention.

He is experienced in skilled myofascial release techniques, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and provides individualized care with specifically designed treatment plans. Dereck has completed the Great Lakes Seminars for Common Extremity Dysfunction through Mobilization and Functional Strength most recently. When not in the clinic treating, Dereck enjoys spending time with his family, participating in Triathlons, making surfboards, and traveling.

Continuing Education

Dr. Silverman plans on going for his A.R.T. Certification in the upcoming year. He has currently taken:

  • Great Lakes Seminar: Treatment of Common Extremity Dysfunction Through Mobilization
  • Great Lakes Seminar: Functional Strength – An Updated Approach to Exercising our Patients
  • John Barnes Myofascial Release and Mobilizations I
  • Team Physical Therapist for Queens College

Ronald Masone Jr. DPT, CSCS in Selden

Dr. Ronald MasoneDr. Ronald Masone Jr. received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Movement and Sport Science at Sacred Heart University, and his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Touro College. While at Sacred Heart he was a member of the Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse team. He is a licensed Physical Therapist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Performance Enhancement Specialist, and a Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Specialist,

Dr. Masone has extensive clinical experiences including Personal Training, Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, and has volunteered as a member of the medical team at both the New York City Marathon, and the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged.

In his spare time Dr. Masone enjoys spending time with his family, and is a marathon runner and triathlete.

Memberships and Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • New York Physical Therapy Association
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Team Physical Therapist for Dowling College

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Michael Witter, DPT in Smithtown

Dr. Mike Witter, DPTDr. Michael Witter PT, DPT graduated from SUNY Albany in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology. He next earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sage Graduate School in 2011. Experience includes over 4 years of Out-Patient Rehab work with patients of all populations including infants/pediatrics all the way up to geriatrics, neuro/balance rehab, sports rehab, chronic/acute pain management, and post-op rehab.

Mike grew up in Floral Park, NY, but has spent the last 4 years working as a Physical Therapist in Colorado, and just recently moved back to New York.

Mike is experienced in a variety of Manual Therapy techniques including Myofascial release/Soft tissue mobilization, application of kinesio tape, PNF/NDT techniques, and Functional Dry Needling (not permitted in the state of NY).

Mike has experience working with a variety of athletes and sports teams including a rotation working as a Physical Therapist for the Olympic Training Center as well as being the head physical therapist for a D2 Men’s Rugby Club team. Mike is also an avid rugby fan and player; and also enjoys yoga, golf, hiking, and snowboarding.

Mike hopes to obtain his Sports Clinical Specialist Certification within the next year.

Shannon Jones, DPT in Smithtown

Dr. Shannon Jones, DPTDr. Shannon Jones first attended Siena College as a student-athlete and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and minor in Psychology. She then continued on to Sage Graduate School where she graduated in 2016 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Shannon’s clinical interests are manual therapy, Graston Technique(r), the overhead athlete and overall sports rehabilitation.

Shannon has completed The McKenzie Institute’s A and B courses for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Additionally, she presented her capstone research at New York State Physical Therapy Association’s Conference. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys visiting friends and family, traveling, cheering on the Colts and Yankees and being a dog aunt.

Physical Therapy in Smithtown and Selden
(631) 543-0004 | (631) 696-4371