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Pro Kinetics Physical Therapy

Pro Kinetics Physical Therapy

71 Carroll Street | Brooklyn, NY 11231

Call 718-283-4679
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Physical Therapists
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Workers Comp/Rehabilitation
  • Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Women's Health
  • Manual Therapy
  • Orthopaedics Certified Specialist
  • Sports Certified Specialist
  • Medicaid NOT Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellPoint
  • Accepting most major insurances including Medicare
Description

ProKinetics Physical Therapy is a full service physical therapy and rehabilitation office that brings superior, personalized care to Brooklyn, New York. Our physical therapists work with people of all ages and physical conditions, and are determined to help you return to your normal lifestyle pain-free and without limitations.

Headed by Dr. Catherine Addonizio, PT, DPT, ProKinetics provides the Brooklyn community with the highest quality of care, delivered in an efficient and personalized manner.

From the latest advances in general orthopedic rehabilitation to specialized areas such as dance and sports injury prevention, ProKinetics has the experience and know-how to help you reach all of your goals. Read more about our state-of-the-art physical therapy and rehabilitation services.

We offer most services, but specialize in Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, and post rehab/surgery treatment.

We accept all major insurances, including HealthFirst.

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Catherine Addonizio PT, DPT
Catherine Addonizio PT, DPT

Catherine Addonizio is the founder of ProKinetics Physical Therapy. She graduated from Long Island University with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree after earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University.

Catherine has practiced in the outpatient setting treating orthopedic and sports injuries, pre and post-operative musculoskeletal disorders, neurologic conditions and work related injuries.

Her commitment to individualized treatment and hands on care has been the driving force of her practice. She has developed a vast skill set in manual therapy, joint manipulations and postural muscle re-education in order to restore pain-free function. Catherine also has clinical experience in working with the pediatric population from infancy to18 years of age with neurological disorders and/or developmental delay. She has gained this experience through working for the NYC Department of Education and Early Intervention.

Catherine has extensive training in treating dance injuries in the pre-professional and professional dance population as well as acrobatics from the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. As a dancer, herself she graduated from Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. She has performed regionally & won competitions nationally and is also a former dance instructor in Brooklyn and Long Island.

Catherine is continuously expanding her scope of practice. She is trained in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction using Biofeedback. With this modality she treats urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, Vaginismus, and other pelvic pain disorders. She continues to develop her education in treating women's health disorders such as Diastasis Recti.

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Leah Lichaa PT, DPT
Leah Lichaa PT, DPT

Leah Lichaa graduated from Long Island University in 2009 earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree after earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology in 2006.

Following graduation, Leah began to develop her skills as a Doctor of Physical Therapy in the outpatient setting with a focus in orthopedic and neurologic cases. She enhanced her clinical skills in manual therapy, joint manipulations and postural muscle re-education in order to restore pain-free function while working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including pre and post-surgical, cervical and lower back pain, on the job injuries and sports related injuries. While gaining clinical experience Leah also utilized her skills to improve the quality of life and physical function of individuals with neurological conditions.

Since then, Leah has continued to expand her experience by working with the pediatric population within the NYC Department of Education (doe). With the doe, Leah’s focus has been to maximize the physical function of students with physical disabilities to help them improve their academic performance. Leah has worked closely with students varying in diagnosis from Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy and other various developmental delays.

Leah has a broad and diverse scope of practice which she is continuously expanding on through continuing education courses. She has been trained in Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy for Stabilization Training and Rehabilitation. Leah also treats Women’s Health conditions including pelvic floor dysfunction and Diastasis Recti as a Tupler Technique associate.

Leah enjoys working with athletes young and old to allow them to return to their sport. Leah was very athletic while growing up and was on her high school softball team. Her athletic background has allowed her to gain insight into the struggles and disappointments that many athletes go through when they are injured or are experiencing a chronic condition. Leah continues to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Lindita Ismaili PT, DPT
Lindita Ismaili PT, DPT

Dr. Ismaili, PT, DPT earned her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Graduate Center, CUNY/College of Staten Island. She received the New York Physical Therapy Association's Brooklyn/Staten Island District Meritorious Student Achievement Award, and she has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011. She has interests in the rehabilitation of sports-related injuries and manual therapy techniques to better serve her patients. Dr. Ismaili has a passion for hiking and sports, and she particularly enjoys playing basketball. She played for her college as a shooting guard and currently participates in women's leagues.

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Sheryl Comet PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Sheryl Comet PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Dr. Comet graduated from Long Island University’s doctoral program for Physical Therapy and has since been working with orthopedics and sport injuries. Dr. Comet continued to pursue excellence in orthopedics and completed the orthopedic residency program at Temple University while working alongside experts in the field. She is an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) from the American Physical Therapy Association’s Specialization Academy. And has since become a board certified specialist for Sports (SCS) in 2016. When Dr. Comet is not treating she is teaching as an adjunct professor at Long Island University for both the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy departments. Her passion for Physical therapy goes beyond the clinic and academia and has resulted in her interest in research. Dr. Comet has co-authored two articles and presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists conference in 2015. Dr. Comet has always enjoyed playing sports, dancing, and remaining active and has used her experiences as an athlete with several injuries to help guide her as a Physical Therapist.

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Alejandra Shevchenko MS, OTR/L
Alejandra Shevchenko MS, OTR/L

Alejandra Shevchenko is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist who received her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2014. She has extensive experience working with adults in a variety of settings including private hand clinics and short-term rehabilitation centers. She specializes in the treatment of orthopedic injuries of the upper extremity and is trained in the fabrication of upper extremity orthoses/splints. Alejandra continues to advance her career through a variety of continuing education courses. She has now expanded her scope of practice to include pediatrics and works for the NYC Department of Education. Alejandra is fluent in Spanish and thrilled to be a part of the ProKinetics team and pursue her passion for hand therapy.

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