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Determination Physical Therapy

Determination Physical Therapy

71-60 Yellow Stone Blvd | Forest Hills, NY 11375

Call 718-928-0343
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapists
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Workers Comp/Rehabilitation
  • Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy
  • TMJ Dysfunction Program
  • Geriatrics
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Women's Health
  • Manual Therapy
  • Certified Functional Manual Therapist
  • Sports Certified Specialist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Hand Therapist
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

As a Physical Therapist, I strongly believe in the 1-on-1 method of care.
A patient feels elated when their doctor stands beside them and works with them throughout their entire session.
As a member of the IpA (Institute of Physical Art), I have adapted their methodology and watch my patients grow happier and healthier every day.

- Our medical facility is beautifully designed
- All of our Physical Therapy machines are brand new & updated
- We have a super friendly staff
- On site parking lot, reserved for our patients / visitors
- We have High Definition TV and ambient music for entertainment

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Dr Yakov Simkhayev PT, DPT Dr Yakov Simkhayev PT, DPT
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Dr. Yakov Simkhayev
Dr. Yakov Simkhayev

Determination Physical Therapy was founded by Dr. Yakov Simkhayev, PT, DPT.

Dr. Simkhayev graduated from Touro College with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2005. Yakov’s Pre-Doctorate studies were completed at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Prior to founding Determination Physical Therapy, Dr. Simkhayev has worked within the Long Island Jewish Health System at Franklin Hospital where he specialized in: acute, sub-acute and post-op patients.
He has extensive experience in treating patients with diagnosis of "cva" (commonly known as stroke), patients with Multiple Sclerosis, as well as patients who had total knee or hip replacements.

Dr. Simkhayev’s clinical experience also extends to working in an outpatient setting with a focus on orthopedic and geriatric population. As an experienced Physical Therapist, Dr. Simkhayev also treats numerous orthopedic and sports-related injuries with an emphasis on using various manual therapy techniques.

Dr. Simkhayev Specializes in:
- Treatment of Cervical and Lower Back Pain
- Herniated Discs
- Scoliosis
- Sciatica
- SI Joint Pain
- Spinal Instabilities
- Rib Torsions
- Radiating Pain
- Stenosis
- Cervicogenic Headaches
- Post Surgical Orthopedic Dysfunctions
- Sports Injuries

Dr. Simkhayev uses a Bio-Mechanical and Neuromuscular approach to treatment based on his post-graduate work with the Institute of Physical Art.
Dr. Simkhayev utilizes clinical reasoning and the most current cutting-edge evidence based research to identify a specific diagnosis and prescribe individualized treatment and therapeutic exercise.
His studies in self learning-improvement, clinical education, professional endeavors, wellness and injury prevention are important to the goal of an improved condition.

Dr. Simkhayev is currently enjoying success at his new office, his practice and patients are growing and he will soon build another office as his business is expanding.

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