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What Is Muscle Strain?

Muscle strain, or a pulled muscle, typically happens when your muscle is overworked, stretched, or torn. It can happen from excessive exercise or demanding physical activity, or you can simply strain a muscle by reaching too far or lifting something too heavy. Each person experiences muscle strain in different ways and the causes are varied. This means that any effective treatment for muscle pain needs to be customized.

Contact our offices and schedule a consultation today so you can start on your own personal road to recovery. The sooner you see our physical therapist, the sooner you can begin healing.

Why Choose Downtown Physical Therapist NYC

To put it simply, we are the best physical therapists in New York City. Located just minutes away from Soho, Tribeca, in the heart of the financial district, Downtown Physical Therapist NYC offers customized physical therapy that’s focused on your recovery. Our natural treatment approach puts the focus on helping you feel better today and giving you the tools you need to avoid muscle strain in the future – all without surgery or drugs. Our facility features state-of-the-art equipment, and we rely on hands-on treatment techniques that work. We really are the best physical therapy office near you.

Muscle Strain


Great visit. Focused on whole body. Gave great home therapy options.


Amazing, very professional as well as efficient. The wait was very little, got to see the Dr. before my time.


Treatment Options for Muscle Strain

Because muscle strain can have many causes, degrees of severity, and personal, underlying concerns, there are different types of therapy that can be used. At Downtown Physical Therapists we know that each person is unique and having a treatment plan created just for you is the key to relieving pain symptoms today and in the future. Your NYC physical therapist might use one or several of the following treatment options:

  • Physical Therapy. Treatment plans may include massage, heat treatment and exercises.
  • Manual Therapy. This is a specialized form of physical therapy that focuses on hands-on care.
  • Occupational Therapy. The goal of occupational therapy is to maintain independent living, whether at home or on the job. Adaptive techniques and devices often come into play with occupational therapy.
  • Physiotherapy. The treatment of disease, injury, or pain without the use of surgery or drugs.
  • Sports Therapy. A treatment plan with a focus on sports injuries or sports performance.

Contact our office to find the expert help you need to create a successful treatment plan for your muscle strain and injuries.

Our Physical Therapists NYC

Our patients travel from all over New York City to visit our state-of-the-art pain relief center because they know that we understand the recovery process from A to Z. Our equipment and pain management techniques are totally holistic and patient-centered. We know and understand the difficult process after an accident and this is why we have helped countless from our area.

Dr. Rupal Yadav, DPT
Dr. Rupal Yadav, DPT

Physical Therapist

“Dr. Yadav is very knowledgable and was able to help me with my pain. I highly recommend her as a PT.”

Dr. Hetarth Kapadia, PT
Dr. Hetarth Kapadia, PT

Physical Therapist

“My knee pain is Feeling way better thanks to PT. Dr. Kapadia made my situation Feel so simple! I’ll be back!”

Enrica Sosa, NCBTMB
Enrica Sosa, NCBTMB

Physical Therapist

“Enrica Sosa is amazing! Extremely knowledgeable and attentive to your pain and recovery. Highly recommend!”

Find Relief for Muscle Strain in NYC

Get the relief you want and need to enjoy life again. It all starts with a consultation at Downtown Physical Therapist NYC.

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Muscle strain doesn’t need to hold you back or be a long, drawn-out process. If you’re looking for the “best physical therapist near me” – you’ve found your answer. Our physical therapy clinic offers progressive treatment options that get you on the road to recovery from your very first visit.

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Page Updated on Oct 3, 2022 by Dr. Reema Parikh (Physical Therapist) of Physical Therapists NYC
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