Where we Began
Clifton Park Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing individuals with the highest quality of rehabilitation services. The clinic is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their maximum level of physical function and providing comprehensive, community based rehabilitation services.
Established in 1984 by Michael Wood, PT. Its main focus has always been on individualized, research based treatments, patient satisfaction, and dedication to our community.
This practice is owned and operated by Kristine M. Wanmer, PT. It is founded on the same core values of honesty, integrity, and trust that Michael Wood started.
We have some staff that have been with our practice for over 20 years. Our commitment is demonstrated by:
- Ensuring that our staff upholds the highest professional standards approved by the APTA
- Providing a positive, supportive, forward thinking team oriented environment for our staff that is carried over to our patients
- Developing superior evidence-based care for services
Some of our Credentials
The McKenzie Method is a biopsychosocial system of musculoskeletal care emphasizing patient empowerment and self-treatment. This system of diagnosis and patient management applies to acute, subacute and chronic conditions of the spine and extremities. For more information Click here
SFMA is a set of seven full-body movement tests evaluated and scored in patients experiencing pain. It is designed to assess fundamental patterns of movement such as bending and squatting in those with known musculoskeletal pain. For more information Click here
When returning to sports and recreational activity, FMS is the screening tool used to predict and prevent injury. It is also used to identify limitations or asymmetries in seven fundamental movement patterns that are key to functional movement quality in individuals with no current pain complaint or known musculoskeletal injury. For more information Click here
Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise and manual based program, designed by a specialty-trained vestibular physical therapist, to improve balance and reduce problems related to dizziness and vertigo. For more information Click here
The Biodex test involves utilizing a computer assisted machine to assess the patient’s isokinetic strength. The word “isokinetic” refers to an object moving at a constant speed with a varied resistance throughout a range of motion.
Anodyne therapy is an innovative noninvasive, painless therapy that uses infrared light for the treatment of pain, numbness and decreased circulation as a result of peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness and pain from nerve damage, usually in the hands and feet). For more information Click here