New U Physical Therapy is a modern and newly equipped facility founded by Dr.Boris Polonskiy, MS, DPT in 2007. Boris earned his masters degree in Physical Therapy from University of Staten Island in 2005. He then went on to complete his doctorate degree in Des Moines University/Medical School of Iowa in 2008. Dr.Polonskiy’s post-graduate education also included Australian Manual Therapy and numerous other continued education courses. His experience includes 4 years of working as a Personal Trainer in Bally Total Fitness prior to attending physical therapy school. As well as over a year working in Brooklyn Hospital Center with wide range of orthopedic and neurologic diagnosis upon graduation.
Prior to establishing his own practice Dr.Polonskiy worked in a large medical center in Brooklyn as a physical therapy supervisor for a period of two years. Later he went on to work in NYC in a similar center as a director of Physical Therapy department. He worked there for another two years and during that time, Boris established his own private practice in Staten Island. Working on his own has allowed Dr. Polonskiy to provide a one on one treatment for every patient. The practice is open seven days a week as well as in the evening and weekends, which is convenient for busy professionals.
Boris’ approach combines hands on physical and manual therapy, joint adjustment, massage, and therapeutic exercises. An accomplished martial artist, Boris also incorporates martial arts into sports rehabilitation. Boris holds a a black belt in Taekwondo, and currently brown belt in Judo.