Practice Philosophy

Rehabilitation is time consuming and time must not be wasted. We treat a wide variety of muscular, skeletal and neuromuscular disorders by combining several medical disciplines...

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Functional Approach

Our technology and expertise are for everyone. The term Locomotor Dysfunction describes an abnormal condition of tissues involved in body’s mobility...

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Our Approach

Our approach to diagnostics and treatment follows the latest research in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. If you need a doctor urgently outside...

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Let us show you how to stop hurting and start healing. Put our 18 years of experience to work to get you well and whole.

Dr. Kalika, Clinical Director


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Jonas Hoegh-Christensen
About NYDNRehab clinic

Jonas Hoegh-Christensen is a famous Danish sailor who has taken part in the Summer Olympics in 2004, 2008 and 2012. He became a men’s sailing champion Finn class in London. Now, Jonas, a holder of an Olympics Silver, is getting ready for the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. He is thankful to Dr. Kalika that he has managed to resolve all Jonas’s issues quickly and easily. We will cheer for Jonas and hope that this time we will not miss out on the gold.

Physical Therapy in New York, Midtown

New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation (NYDNR) is a premier provider of physical therapy in New York City. We offer patients in Midtown, Manhattan and other areas of NYC comprehensive services with a holistic approach that includes physical therapy techniques, innovative methods and non-surgical treatments.

Physical Therapy Techniques

Therapists employ a variety of hands-on manipulative techniques that work to guide specific body structures into correct position, so that proper alignment is achieved and strengthening can ensue. The use of innovative methods are also put into place and include:

  • Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN)
  • Extra Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
  • Extra Corporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT)
  • Gait Laboratory
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)
  • Ultrasound Technology

Extra Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy

ESWT and EPAT are ground-breaking non-surgical treatments that work to restore function in patients who are suffering from neuromuscular disorders. The treatment is employed by pinpointing affected areas through ultrasound technology and subjecting the specific targets with shock and pressure waves. The concentrated waves rehabilitate damaged tissues by:

  • Stimulating metabolism
  • Increasing perfusion
  • Accelerating healing

The technology is particularly useful in conditions such as plantar fasciitis which is commonly seen in individuals who participate in activities that involve running and jumping such as basketball, tennis and running. It is also useful as a regenerative tool for disorders of muscle, tendon and bone and is used as a therapy for myofascial pain syndrome.

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization

DNS therapy operates under the theory that human movement is a delicate balance of transferring the body's weight to achieve maximum stability without compromising the structures of the frame. In short, ambulation and other movement is efficient without straining the bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons. During DNS treatment, patients are treated for misalignments, dysfunctions, issues with posture and control dysfunctions with an approach that takes the individual back to positions of early development and uses treatment to progress function as it is tolerated.

Ultrasound Technology

Precise and comprehensive diagnoses are more efficiently made with the use of ultrasound. This technology, which is utilized often in medicine in a variety of specialties, also allows medical professionals to pinpoint sources of reduced mobility and pain in specific areas of the body such as the hip and spine.

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

If you have ever entertained your friends with bodily contortions, excelled at ballet, yoga or gymnastics, or been called “double-jointed,” you probably have hypermobile joints. Hypermobile joints are able to extend beyond what is considered “normal” range of motion. Joint hypermobility is fairly common, affecting up to 15% of the population, with women affected three times more often than men. Most people with hypermobility experience no problems whatsoever with their lax joints, but others suffer chronic pain and other symptoms. When joint hypermobility is symptomatic, the condition is called joint hypermobility syndrome, or JHS.

Gait Laboratory

The gait laboratory works by diagnosing a runner's movements and helping the athlete to improve performance by pinpointing ineffective running techniques and habits. The lab identifies specific issues such as:

  • Running style
  • Efficiency and economy
  • Foot structure
  • Biomechanical disruptions
  • Dysfunctional gait patterns


This cutting-edge technology is a virtual realty tool that maps a patient's body movements by taking force measurements during specific activities. A color-enhanced map shows individuals targeted muscle groups and the amount of activity or rest a specific muscle endured during the prescribed activity.

What is a Cervicogenic Headache?

The term "cervicogenic headache" refers to a chronic headache that is perceived as pain in one or multiple cranial regions and/or face, but actually originates from the upper cervical spine (neck). Generally speaking, this type of headache occurs as a result of either a neck disorder or lesion of the cervical spine.


The Region's Most Comprehensive Therapy Provider

New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in New York City is an elite provider of physical therapy that makes use of cutting-edge technology and researched based methodologies that together offer the most complete system of therapy in the area. Patients in NYC, including Manhattan and Midtown, enjoy the benefits of the most thorough path to care that incorporates non-surgical treatments. Whether therapies are needed after an injury or accident, or if an athlete desires to benefit from performance enhancement, NYDNR in New York City offers expert professional therapy with experience, innovative technology and care.

Our individualized approach and broad expertise in musculoskeletal dysfunctions has helped patients with variety of neuromuscular and orthopedic disorders. Among our Manhattan physical therapy patients are star Olympians, elite professional athletes, triathletes and NYC ballet dancers.

If you're looking for a physical therapist in NYC, our physical therapy office in Manhattan location specializes in many unique, cutting-edge manual and neurological approaches:

  • * Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar
  • * Movement Impairment System by Shirley Saharmann
  • * Vladimir Jandas Sensory Motor Training
  • * ISM (Integrated System Model) approach by Diane Lee and L.J Lee
  • * Karel Lewit’s Manual Therapy Approach
  • * Vojta Therapy
  • * Ergonomic Therapy
  • * Gait and Running Analysis and Gait Training
  • * Biofeedback Training Under SEMG (surface electromyography)
  • * Variety of different soft tissue techniques
  • * Virtual Reality Therapy
  • * CAREN (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment) Treatment

Dr. Kalika’s experience goes back to working under one of the world’s leading physicians in the field of rehabilitation medicine Prof. Vladimir Janda of the renowned Czech School of Rehabilitation, who was also named by the Spine magazine as “the world’s leader in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation of the 20th century.” Dr. Kalika’s proficiency in imaging with diagnostic ultrasound, his many years of experience working with leading European sports medicine and back care specialists, his knowledge in orthopedics and sports medicine allow him deeper understanding of medical diagnosis.

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