Dr. Hrishi Pathak attended Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2008 from this University. While in Mumbai, he worked in various Physical Therapy settings including hospitals and served in the rural areas as well.
He moved to the United States in 2010 to attend the Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX to complete a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology for which he was awarded a graduate merit scholarship and a graduate assistantship. After passing the National Physical Therapy exam, he was granted licensure to practice in New Jersey, New York, Texas and Florida following which he began working at Advanced Medical Care Center.
In order to pursue higher education, he finished his post-professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College, New York in 2017. As a Physical Therapist, he has learned through his extensive education to support patients in attaining and maintaining, good health and wellbeing.
Dr. Pathak has also been successfully training patients with Parkinson’s disease using innovative techniques which help patients gain more control of their movements which then empowers and supports them in feeling optimistic about their future with this condition.
At the Center For Integrative & Traditional Medicine, he provides knowledgeable, gentle, compassionate care for our patients suffering from various conditions. The primary object of Physical Therapy is to promote optimum human health by improving movement and function, relieving pain and expanding mobility potential. Often medical conditions such as arthritis, chronic pain, stroke, surgery, stress and the natural aging process can result in loss of physical function. This loss of function may present to a patient as decreased flexibility and strength or limited endurance. The practice of Physical Therapy can assist in regaining lost independence and restore participation in various daily activities.
The principles of Physical Therapy have been a part of the healing arts since the beginning of recorded time. The role of Physical Therapy in present day healthcare has become significant and essential in the concept of total patient care. Our team is pleased to have one of the best practitioners leading our Physical Therapy practice ensuring optimum results for our patients.