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Gymnastics Injury Clinic

Are you a gymnastics parent who is wondering what it will cost your daughter in the long run if she continues to work through the pain?

Have you been told “it is just growing pains” and you need to wait for your daughter’s body to grow up?

Do you have a gymnast who is trying to advance levels or get that new skill but can’t because pain is stopping her from meeting her gymnastics goals?

Have you seen other medical provides in the past who don’t communicate with you, your gymnast, or their coaches on the best plan to keep your daughter doing what she loves?

Have you seen other medical providers in the past that just tell you to stop doing gymnastics?
 

We have a unique treatment approach that focuses on solving these problems with our clients.

Our goal is to help keep your gymnast active while recovering from injury by staying in the gym and guiding them in ways to modify their skills and training, rather than eliminating gymnastics!

We combine manual hands-on techniques with guided supervised exercises to help your gymnast get stronger, pain-free, and perform at their peak level to get them back to full speed in the gym.
 

The SPARK Physical Therapy Commitment

No long waits or multiple trips to providers’ offices every week. We see your gymnast either onsite at your gym or in the comfort of your home when it is convenient with your schedule.

One on one for a full hour with your doctor of physical therapy, every visit.

We provide your gymnast with a customized plan specifically designed for them, based off their unique injury and goals.

Full transparency in what you pay. You will never get a bill from us a couple of months after your visit.

Access and availability to you! Have a question about your gymnast’s pain or exercise program? Get an answer from your therapist directly.
 

Conditions We Commonly Help:

  • Achy backs
  • Pulled muscles
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Painful wrists
  • Shoulder and elbow injuries
  • Hip and knee injuries
  • Ankle and foot injuries
  • Overuse injuries

 

Services Provided :

  • Manual therapy (Manipulation, Mobilization, Soft Tissue)
  • Dry needling
  • Graston (IASTM)
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Gymnastics specific screening
  • Gymnastics injury rehabilitation
  • Gymnastics post-op rehabilitation
  • Gymnastics injury prevention (prehab)
  • Return to gymnastics
  • Performance enhancement (make it easier to do your skills)

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In one word, TRUST. You can trust Duane Scotti to provide you with exceptional healthcare. My daughter is a competitive gymnast and has seen Duane every other week (pretty much) for 6 months. He has treated her for reoccurring heel pain and overall leg flexibility (and other aches and pains here and there). He has kept her in top condition despite the daily abuse her body takes from this relentless sport. He is excellent at listening to the athlete’s concerns, treating the problem, teaching the athlete how to maintain her health, and communicating with the parent. I highly recommend Duane, he is beyond exceptional.

Kirsten S. (Gymnast Mom)

Knowing that Duane fully understands the dance world and what it takes to be a dancer makes physical therapy with him one of a kind. He is able to personalize my rehabilitation and have me ready for whatever competition, performance or training I had coming up. Our sessions were always filled with laughter and I always felt like I was able to understand each step of the healing process. I felt stronger and more prepared to continue my rigorous dance training after my treatment with Duane! I would highly recommend Spark Physical Therapy to any performer and I’m grateful that I’ve had the experience to learn and work with them!!

Allie. E (Dancer)

SPARK Physical Therapy was instrumental in my recovery of from achilles tendinitis. I visited a podiatrist who said I would need surgery to shave down a bone spur and Haglund’s Deformity. The recovery would be at least 8 weeks and at the time I was 24 weeks from running the NYC Marathon. Duane evaluated me and said I needed to work on my calf muscle and flexibility. We started treatment with dry needling and specific exercises that I could do on my own. The pain subsided and even after some long runs everything was starting to feel better. I will tell you that I ran and finished the NYC Marathon without pain or issues from my achilles. Had I not met Duane about a week after my podiatrist appointment I would have needed to defer my marathon and probably would still be recovering from the surgery. I was able to run through my injury safely and achieve my goal. The refreshing thing about SPARK Physical Therapy is they do not push for ton of session. I met my running goals in 10 sessions spread out over 3-4 months. Big Thank you to Duane and I highly recommend seeing him for any running injury you may have!

 

Louis G.(Runner)

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