Dr. Dan Cieleski, PT, DPT, CKTP has been practicing physical therapy since 1997. He graduated from Daemen College in 1997 with his bachelor degree in Physical Therapy. He received his doctorate in physical therapy from Utica College in 2014. He spent 11 years working in various locations including orthopedic and sports facilities in Pennsylvania and New York City prior to opening Dynamic Core Physical Therapy in 2008. He has continued his education with multiple courses in mechanical diagnosis and treatment (including all levels of The McKenzie Method), spinal mobilization / manipulation, core stabilization, sports medicine, joint dysfunction, and Kinesiotaping. Dan is a Certified Kinesiotaping Practicioner. He utilizes manual therapy techniques to address joint and soft tissue restrictions, exercise to restore ROM and strength, and education to the patient to maintain progress and reduce the risk of re-injury. Dan has worked with many professional athletes and performance artists as well as NCAA Division I athletes. Dan is certified in Concussion Management by The Education Advisory Committee of Concussion Health. He has attended Seminars and Symposiums which include presenters who are leaders in concussion research, management, and prevention. He has also completed the “Heads Up for Clinicians: Addressing Concussions in Sports among Kids and Teens” through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dan implements and oversees the concussion baseline testing and concussion management program.
Mit Rali, PTA, B.S.PT, CKTP has been in active physical therapy practice since 2010. He works in the Rockville Centre and Long Beach offices. He received his physical therapy degree in 2009 from Shree Devi College Mangalore India, affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University Bangalore, India. He also earned Diploma in Acupuncture in 2007 and is currently enrolled in a Master’s degree Program in Health Care Administration at Utica College, NY. Mit has continuously updated his knowledge and Physical Therapy skills by attending various continuing educational and hands on courses. He is a life time member of the Federation of Indian Manual Therapist (FIMT) Institute. Mit has specialized in management of neck and back disorders by attending McKenzie Part A & B courses, Mulligan techniques for the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Neck, Mid Back, and Lower Back. He has also attended courses related to neuromuscular and extremity disorders. Mit is a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner. He has assisted other therapists in the rehabilitation of professional athletes. He is also a valued member of APTA since 2016.
At Dynamic Core Physical Therapy, we specialize in orthopedic and sports physical therapy.
We treat athletes of all ages and skill levels. This includes:
- School age children and young adults injured while competing in organized sports or recreational activities.
- Adults of all ages injured during routine activities, regular sporting activities, or the weekend warrior injured during a non-routine activity.
- Professional athletes who require the knowledge of advanced level practitioners.
We efficiently treat patients who require surgery for any orthopedic condition.We treat pre and post-surgically to ensure that your recovery is as quick and smooth as possible.
We also treat injuries related to trauma or repetitive stress. This includes:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Work Related Injuries.
- Slips and Falls outside the home or work place.
Injuries to the spine require specialized knowledge to treat appropriately. At Dynamic Core Physical Therapy, our practitioners have the ability to treat acute injuries (sprains and strains,fractures, herniated disks, pinched nerves, etc.), chronic pain, and surgical repairs. We utilize advanced manual therapy techniques, range of motion and strengthening exercises, core stabilization, and injury specific education to the patient.
There are many causes of aches and pains as we age. Arthritis pain, tendonitis, bursitis, total joint replacement, and spinal stenosis are a few of these causes. At Dynamic Core Physical Therapy, we treat these and other age related aches and pains.
The only way to determine if you have completely recovered from a concussion is to test your brain function BEFORE you have a concussion.
Comprehensive baseline concussion testing provides a pre-injury assessment of your cognitive ability, visual tracking, and physical balance.
Following a concussion, a repeat test is done within 72 hours of the injury. Your post-concussion test results will be compared to your baseline data to help determine whether your brain has recovered.
Dr. Cieleski offers the preferred method of Concussion Baseline Testing. It includes the cognitive, visual, and balance components not commonly found in physician offices. Athletes of all sports could benefit from baseline testing to provide them with best method to safely determine whether it is safe to return to play.
Athletes involved in contact sports, snowboarding / skiing, and even skate boarding are at risk of sustaining a head injury.
Baseline testing is recommended for athletes 10 years of age or older and should be performed every year to ensure accurate baseline data.
Concussion Testing Brochure
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Call Dynamic Core Physical Therapy for pricing info and to schedule your baseline testing. The cost includes baseline testing and all post-injury follow-up testing for 1 year.
Rest is the most important form of treatment immediately following a concussion. Most concussions resolve in 7-10 days…
After injury and test scores return to baseline levels. Symptoms can last longer in 10% of concussion cases. This is when supervised rehabilitation can help and is recommended.
Dr. Cieleski can help improve your balance and postural control and progress your activity safely in order to return to play or other physical activity.