Dr. Sarah Rodriguez, DPT
Dr. Sarah Rodriguez earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Columbia University in 2011. She was a Merit Scholarship recipient and completed additional coursework in advanced clinical orthopedics. Sarah attended the University of Maryland for her undergraduate studies, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While at Maryland, Sarah served as the President of Phi Alpha Epsilon, the School of Public Health’s honor society for academic and professional achievement.
Sarah has 8 years of experience treating a diverse orthopedic population and feels equally at ease treating runners, post-operative conditions, athletes at all levels and ages, balance and postural dysfunctions, arthritic patients, and pre- and post-partum conditions. She is certified in vestibular rehabilitation through the American Institute of Balance and treats a variety of vestibular dysfunctions such as BPPV, post-concussion, vestibular neuritis, and other conditions that may cause vertigo or dizziness. Over the years, Sarah has taken a multitude of continuing education courses through the Institute of Physical Art, Herman & Wallace, and Kevin Wilk, and has been trained in Mulligan and Maitland techniques. She has attended several vestibular, yoga, pregnancy, running and concussion workshops and symposiums and is also certified in Rocktape Levels 1 & 2.
Sarah works with patients to meet their unique goals and develops individualized treatments in order to promote optimal function and recovery. She believes in the importance of patient education and integrates injury prevention, body mechanics, functional training, and health and wellness into her treatment sessions.
Growing up, Sarah played a number of competitive sports including field hockey, softball and basketball. She ran the New York City Marathon in 2013 and has completed several half marathons. Sarah has also served as a medical volunteer at the NYC Marathon finish line. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, running, kickboxing, reading, theater, traveling, eating her way through NYC, and spending time with her friends, family, husband, and precious daughter, Madeleine.