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Qualifications and Experience
After graduating with a B.S in biochemistry and women’s studies in 2011 from Stony Brook University, Krina decided to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Upon graduation in 2015, She began working with patients in the sports and orthopedics setting in New York City. Krina’s primary focus areas include advanced manual techniques for patients with Spine and shoulder complex injuries. Her continuing education courses include neuroplasticity and its effects on rehabilitation, and advance treatments on the lumbar sacroiliac joint complex. Dr. Desai believes that successful physical therapy is based heavily on quality manual work, effective patient education, efficient exercise prescription, and patient compliance. The overall foundation of her treatment philosophy is one that includes evidence based rehabilitation guide lines to ensure success in the present program, and prevent the possibility of future injuries as well. In addition to her full time schedule as a practicing Doctor of Physical Therapy, Krina enjoys reading, swimming, and playing basketball. Krina looks forward to meeting you at our 31st office, to guide you through your Physical Therapy needs.
Verified Patient Reviews
Krina was very helpful and understanding with the shoulder problem.
I was experiencing pretty bad shoulder pain for several months before finally scheduling an appointment with Krina (this was my first time going to PT). She was able to quickly discover the area that was causing me pain and immediately provided treatment and exercises that helped me feel better. After a few weeks of appointments, my shoulder was (and still is) pain free. Krina was awesome and she's also super nice- highly recommend her!
Krina was fantastic, took the time to explain my shoulder issue and talk about realistic outcomes with therapy. More importantly, the exercises and treatments she planned out for me seem to go far and above the average PT place-- I've had many injuries over the years and PT usually consists of a table with 10 other people in the room doing basic exercises you can probably do at home. Krina's treatments are private and one-on-one and she is incorporating a basic PT foundation with fun stuff like pilates for strength and yoga for flexibility. Great therapist, great facilities, great front desk.
Krina Desai is fantastic. The facilities here are great and I didn't have to wait at all!
Krina and her colleagues have been very accommodating and helpful over the past few months of appointments. They are flexible with scheduling and billing. Still seeing her and highly recommend!