Emily Rubin, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist located in Greenwich Village, New York, NY

About Emily

Emily Rubin, PT, DPT, draws on a diverse background in the movement arts and various therapeutic systems that inform her physical therapy practice at Shift Wellness in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. She places a particular emphasis on the somatic experience of each of her clients.

After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Hunter College in New York City, Emily pursued her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the same institution. Her earlier experiences with dance and aerial acrobatics gave way to a passion for healing practices that brought her to the studies of Thai Massage, Rolfing, and Craniosacral Therapy before she embarked on her career as a physical therapist. Emily works with people with a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions. She especially enjoys working with balance and strength training, focusing on the effects of the nervous system on movement and performance.

Emily strives to bring a holistic approach to her practice. She works to contextualize a particular pain or injury within the interconnected systems of the human experience. Emily also seeks to promote autonomy in the rehabilitation process by helping clients develop the ability to sense their body's needs. In doing so, she hopes to bring about the capacity to experience an enhanced and intrinsic pleasure in self-care.

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Emily Rubin, PT, DPT, draws on a diverse background in the movement arts and various therapeutic systems that inform her physical therapy practice at Shift Wellness in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. She places a particular emphasis on the somatic experience of each of her clients.

After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Hunter College in New York City, Emily pursued her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the same institution. Her earlier experiences with dance and aerial acrobatics gave way to a passion for healing practices that brought her to the studies of Thai Massage, Rolfing, and Craniosacral Therapy before she embarked on her career as a physical therapist. Emily works with people with a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions. She especially enjoys working with balance and strength training, focusing on the effects of the nervous system on movement and performance.

Emily strives to bring a holistic approach to her practice. She works to contextualize a particular pain or injury within the interconnected systems of the human experience. Emily also seeks to promote autonomy in the rehabilitation process by helping clients develop the ability to sense their body's needs. In doing so, she hopes to bring about the capacity to experience an enhanced and intrinsic pleasure in self-care.


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