Amy Mehta received both her undergraduate and graduate education at SUNY Stony Brook University. In 2010, she graduated with honors, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science. Amy obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013.
During her clinical affiliations, Amy received the opportunity to treat patients in various settings including acute, sub-acute/SNF, orthopedics, and pediatrics. In her inpatient experiences, she provided an in-service on early mobilization for stroke patients and conducted an exercise class for post-operative total knee replacement patients. In her outpatient internship, she treated high functioning individuals and athletes while her pediatric affiliation consisted of treating preschool children with Down Syndrome, autism, and developmental delays.
In addition, Amy was employed at two orthopedic clinics prior to working at NYSpine and Sport PT. Her treatment approach has focused on utilizing manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises, combined with evidence based practice, to address each patient’s individual needs and goals. Amy’s philosophy involves treating the patient as a whole, not just as a diagnosis. With her background as a trained dancer, Amy has developed a unique appreciation for movement and the body’s remarkable capabilities; she strives to bring this passion into the clinic.
At NY Spine and Sport PT, Amy has had vast experience treating pediatric patients with sports related injuries as well as patients with back pain and neurologicaldysfunction (BPPV, post-stroke). With this exposure, she has developed an interest in both orthopedics and vestibular rehab. Amy plans to explore these areas further through continuing education courses and to attain training in the McKenzie Method and Functional Movement Systems (FMS).
Outside of work, Amy’s hobbies including traveling, dancing, and learning to cook different cuisines.