Edyta Friend has helped hundreds of patients recover from neurological, orthopedic and sports related injuries and conditions. Her extensive training in manual therapy, along with her sensitive and empathetic nature, makes her a great physical therapist. She brings a special combination to every patient she treats: technical expertise alongside genuine compassion, a pairing that leads to increased positive outcomes.
Edyta specializes in manual therapy techniques with an emphasis on trigger point, myofascial, and neurofascial therapies, as well as manipulation. She received her Master of Physical Therapy from Touro College in 2003 and her clinical experience includes some of New York’s top physical therapy establishments. She has worked as a Physical Therapist at the Rusk Institute, as well as outpatient orthopedic clinics in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Most of all, Edyta believes in the importance of educating patients about their conditions, and what they can do to avoid further aggravation of the problem–and especially, avoid future injuries. She encourages patients to be active participants in their healthcare and to focus on prevention in order to keep their bodies in an optimal state of health.