Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a documented practical history in China for the last 5,000 years. It is the longest updated and improved independent medical system in existence. Acupuncture, herbal medicine, and tui na massage are the main components of TCM. Acupuncture involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into multiple parts of the body to elicit a physiological effect. Because of the today’s modern technology, these hair-thin needles are solid, smooth and virtually painless during insertion unlike a hypodermic needle which is thick, hollow, and jagged. Learn more
Active Release Technique® (ART)
Active Release Technique® (ART)
is a patented, hands-on treatment and case management system that allows the doctors of Winnick and Associates to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries. The doctors at Winnick and Associates are uniquely qualified to treat soft tissue injuries
. They are all Active Release Technique®
instructors specializing in finding the biomechanical issue quickly and treating it with the most advanced soft tissue therapies. Learn more
Thousands of patients have benefited from spinal manipulation
or chiropractic adjustments
for a variety of orthopedic conditions, ranging from headaches, neck pain, lower back pain, and sciatica
. It is a safe and effective way to reduce pain and stiffness by increasing the range of motion of a spinal or extremity joint. Restoring motion and improving the nutrient and blood flow to that joint help normalize nerve function and reduce inflammation.
is the newest and most exciting manual therapy technique added to our group of board certified procedures in years. The results are truly remarkable.
It has benefited thousands of patients like yourself and is the most advanced and state-of-the-art, non-surgical treatment
available. Learn more
is a form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization
that effectively treats soft tissue (tendon, ligament, muscle and fascia) adhesions, restrictions, and scar tissue. Whether the injury is acute or chronic, Graston Technique®
can benefit athletes and non-athletes alike with its unique healing properties by removing the soft tissue irritation that often is the cause that prevents injuries from healing completely.
, often known as "kinesio taping"
is a form of athletic taping that allows for stabilization of muscles and joints during injury recovery. This helps the athlete compete with significantly less pain while restoring muscular strength. It also improves lymphatic drainage and circulation to promote healing. Compared to conventional taping methods, kinesiology tape
is composed of 100% elastic cotton cloth with an adhesive that is waterproof and non-irritating, designed to simulate the thickness and feel of human skin. Learn more
Dr. Winnick & Associates uses the latest techniques in musculoskeletal health and healing. Low level laser therapy
is the application of near and far infrared light over the injured site to improve wound healing, improve tendonitis, reduce inflammation and reduce acute and chronic pain. Learn more
Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy
Elimination and control of trigger point pain
is one our specialties. We use a variety of procedures including deep tissue ischemic compression, Active Release Technique®, Graston Technique®, Fascial Manipulation, as well as electrical modalities. As the tissues improve, appropriate exercises are given to strengthen the area. Most importantly we treat the entire condition, not just the pain, to ensure a great result. Learn more
Shockwave therapy is the application of acoustic waves through air compression of a ballistic device that creates an acoustic wave that penetrates up to 6 cm in depth. This therapy was born out of lithotripsy, the most advanced treatment for the elimination of kidney stones. In Europe, this treatment evolved into orthotripsy that treats a variety of orthopedic conditions
that were previously resistant to conventional physical therapeutic approaches. This has been a very exciting and game changing addition to the field of orthopedics and sports medicine. We are proud to be amongst the first in NYC to provide this service. Learn more