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THE NATION'S TOP PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE. AGAIN!
Trust the nation’s top physical therapists — twice awarded that honor from two different organizations — to get you back to life.

THE NATION'S TOP PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE. AGAIN!

LA PALESTRA & SPEAR Physical Therapy NYC Gym at the Plaza Hotel in Midtown Manhattan
One Central Park South, Level A
New York, NY 10019
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36 West 44th Street
Suite 403
New York, NY 10036
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729 7th Ave, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10019
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SPEAR Physical Therapy Upper West Side NYC Lobby on West 67th Street
11 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
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Your insurance may cover the costs of SPEAR LIVE: in-home physical & occupational therapy on any device: mobile phone, tablet, or laptop.
SPEAR Physical Therapy NYC in Midtown NYC on East 56th Street
120 East 56th Street
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10022
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Upper West Side - W 75th St front desk
235 West 75th Street
New York, NY 10023
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SPEAR Physical Therapy NYC Midtown Central Park South West 57th Street Front Desk
57 West 57th Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
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SPEAR Featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Post-Covid CNN Segment
Mar 2021
SPEAR Featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Post-Covid CNN Segment
SPEAR was recently featured on CNN!  “Almost a third of people with 'mild' Covid-19 still battle symptoms months later, study finds,” writes Dr. Sanjay Gupta for his CNN segment. The piece follows Michael Reagan, SPEAR patient, as he tells his story about life after COVID.
SPEAR Featured in "The New York Post"
Jan 2021
SPEAR Featured in "The New York Post"
SPEAR Physical Therapy was recently featured in the New York Post! Physical therapists Sarah Shoemaker, PT, DPT and Odalisse Figueroa, PT, DPT, contributed their insight to an article, “The 8 best free and paid fitness apps for men and women to try in 2021”, to help people looking to start or revamp their workout routines. You can read the full article here!    
SPEAR Named Top Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation—For the Second Time!
Dec 2020
SPEAR Named Top Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation—For the Second Time!
SPEAR Physical Therapy has been named the top Physical Therapy Practice in the nation for the second time! The Ascend Practice of the Year Award is the only honor in all of outpatient rehab therapy that recognizes practices that have achieved exceptional business results.
SPEAR CEO and Co-founder Dan Rootenberg Nominated for Ernst & Young LLP's Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Sep 2020
SPEAR CEO and Co-founder Dan Rootenberg Nominated for Ernst & Young LLP's Entrepreneur of the Year Award
SPEAR's CEO and Co-Founder Dan Rootenberg has been nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young LLP! Considered the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, the award has recognized game-changing leaders for more than 30 years.
Private Practice Growth Strategies Before and After COVID-19
Aug 2020
Private Practice Growth Strategies Before and After COVID-19
SPEAR was recently featured in a roundtable discussion with the American Physical Therapy Association to discuss growth strategies and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected plans, and also offered offer some tips and advice to other private practices on growth and financial stability. Read the full article here.
SPEAR’s Call to Duty: Helping Those Who Help Others
May 2020
SPEAR’s Call to Duty: Helping Those Who Help Others
Helping others in the community is one of the core values of SPEAR. CEO and Co-founder Dan Rootenberg recently wrote an article for PPS Impact Magazine talking about the importance of helping others, especially in the midst of this pandemic. Read the full article here.
#1 in the Nation
Oct 2016
#1 in the Nation
Each year, The American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Private Practice Section (PPS) grants the Jayne L. Snyder Practice Award to the single Physical Therapy practice that best represents and contributes to the physical therapy industry. And in October 2016, that was us!
SPEAR Named the Official Physical Therapy Providers of the 2020 J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions
Feb 2020
SPEAR Named the Official Physical Therapy Providers of the 2020 J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions
Each year, Squash enthusiasts and fans turn to watch some of the world’s greatest Squash players compete at J.P.Morgan’s Tournament of Champions. This year, once again SPEAR was honored to be the official physical therapy providers of the event!
SPEAR Makes the Inc. 5000 List For the 6th Time In a Row!
Aug 2019
SPEAR Makes the Inc. 5000 List For the 6th Time In a Row!
SPEAR has made the Inc. 5000’s list of the most successful companies in America for the 6th time in a row, a feat only 3% of companies accomplish!
Democracy at Work
Jul 2016
Democracy at Work
The NY Post featured SPEAR’s ‘democratic’ management structure and business success as a shining example of employees having a prominent voice in workplace decisions. Click here to read the article featuring SPEAR.
SPEAR Featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Post-Covid CNN Segment
SPEAR Featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Post-Covid CNN Segment
The coronavirus pandemic has been a difficult hurdle for so many people across the world. New York in particular was hit hard—considered the epicenter of the disease when it first emerged, we’ve managed to flatten the curve and get back to a mor...
Your Home Gym: Everyday Items You Can Use For Home Workouts!
Your Home Gym: Everyday Items You Can Use For Home Workouts!
The new year is here, and so are many new year resolution goals! Statista.com reports that of all US participants who said they were making one or several new year resolutions, 44 percent wanted to exercise more. We’re making it even easier for...
Five Foam Rolling Exercises for Strength and Stability
Five Foam Rolling Exercises for Strength and Stability
A foam roller can be used for more than just rolling! An affordable home exercise tool, a foam roller can help you increase mobility, build strength and get rid of those pesky knots. Try out these exercises, organized by Zach Shampain, PT, DPT, and V...
2020 Practice of the Year Award-Winner—The Official Release!
2020 Practice of the Year Award-Winner—The Official Release!
At September’s Ascend Conference, SPEAR was named the 2020 Ascend Practice of the Year by WebPT—and now, the official press release of the award is here! In the announcement, our CEO and Co-founder Dan Rootenberg gave his thoughts about rece...
Three Tips for Preventing Joint Pain
Three Tips for Preventing Joint Pain
Throughout the pandemic, with the increase of work-from-home situations and sitting for long periods of time with less movement and exercise, we’ve had many people reach out to us to complain of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand pain. That’s why ou...
Tips on Training for a Marathon, As Featured in the Wall Street Journal
Tips on Training for a Marathon, As Featured in the Wall Street Journal
Autumn is usually the time when runners start training for the marathon. Training is an arduous process, requiring participants to be in optimal shape to complete their miles. With the unexpected arrival of the pandemic, typical course for athletic ...
SPEAR's 70 Pine St Location Has Expanded!
SPEAR's 70 Pine St Location Has Expanded!
We’ve made some BIG changes here at SPEAR…literally!  We’re excited to announce the expansion of SPEAR Physical Therapy’s 70 Pine St clinic! One of our premier locations in the Financial District, this beautiful and modern gym space...
New York EMT Randy Gets Back to Life and Work After a Hand Injury
New York EMT Randy Gets Back to Life and Work After a Hand Injury
Randy and his physical therapist, Phaeleau Cunneen, giving the thumbs up! The sudden surge of the Coronavirus has made a lasting impact on many people’s lives. More than ever, we’ve relied to our frontline workers to keep our communities healthy,...
20-Min Workout For Kids!
20-Min Workout For Kids!
Exercise with Pediatric Specialist Dustin Baldwin, PT, DPT, CSCS in this energetic 20-minute pediatric workout, made especially for Movement Mondays!   Watch The Video Below: Make sure to join us every other week for #MovementMonday, where we...
30-Minute Circuit Workout
30-Minute Circuit Workout
SPEAR team members Andy Pakter, PT, DPT, CSCS, BFR and Alex Becerra take you through a 30-minute full body circuit routine from our #MovementMondays workout series! You’ll start with a dynamic warm up, then jump into five different exercises, 30 se...
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