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ProHealth & Fitness

ProHealth & Fitness

To schedule your initial evaluation, call:
(212) 600-4781


Dr. James Nussbaum, PT, PhD, SCS, EMT
Dr. James Nussbaum, PT, PhD, SCS, EMT
Clinical Director, AposTherapist

James Nussbaum, PT, PhD, SCS, EMT is the Clinical and Research Director of ProHealth & Fitness PT OT, a physical and occupational therapy organization in New York. He founded the organization in 2000 in an effort to provide skilled rehabilitation services to patients with all levels of abilities. His career was fueled by his experiences as a physical therapy patient as well as his time working for Johnson and Johnson as a health and fitness specialist. James returned to school after working at J & J and graduated from Touro College with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy, later earned a PhD in Pathokinesiology, and then received board certification as a Sports Certification Specialist. James sits on numerous clinical and academic advisory boards including the Charcot Marie Tooth Association, Touro College's Physical Therapy Program, serves as the Co-Director of Research at TRIARQ, and is an active member of the NYS Task Force on Fall Prevention. He currently is a clinical instructor for numerous Physical Therapy schools, and teaches biomechanics and kinesiology at Yeshiva University's Stern College. James' clinical and research focus has been on the effects of innovative therapy interventions in medically complex patient populations. He has numerous ongoing IRB clinical trials, collaborating with many NYC physicians, hospitals, and agencies. James has lectured and presented his research around the world, and has a particular interest in finding ways to enhance and document patient improvements in activities of daily living, mobility, balance, function, and most importantly quality of life.

180 West End Ave Suite 1M
New York, NY 10023


Office Hours

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Monday 9:00 am 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed


About this Practice

ProHealth & Fitness is a group of highly skilled, personable, and motivated Physical and Occupational therapists and administrative staff who strive to promote quality of life in our patients by providing superb rehabilitation services.

ProHealth & Fitness was founded in the year 2000 to provide the highest quality Physical, Occupational and Hand therapy rehabilitation services. We provide superb evidence based PT and OT for common orthopedic, neurological, and cardiovascular problems.

Sunday appointments are available by request.


ProHealth & Fitness is an AposTherapy Certified Provider. To schedule your initial evaluation at this practice, call:

(212) 600-4781

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