Leah Segelov is a Physical Therapist who has over 27 years experience working with patients with neurological, musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions. Since training specifically in the area of facial nerve rehabilitation in 2015, her practice mostly comprises of patients with facial nerve conditions. She is deeply passionate and committed to helping people improve their face function and how they interact and communicate in all aspects of their lives.
Leah is devoted to providing the highest quality care to her patients. She is an avid advocate for personal, one on one treatment time that spans an hour. She is attentive to detail, understanding, compassionate, insightful, and dedicated to help her patients return to a level of function they so desire.
Leah grew up in Sydney, Australia. She obtained her Bachelors of Applied Science in Physiotherapy (1990) from Cumberland College of Health Sciences, Sydney University, Australia. Her focus in the early years was to develop a general understanding across all rehabilitation settings. Treatment was founded on a strong manual therapy discipline which requires continuous evaluation, critical thinking and reassessment of the applied techniques to ensure desired results.
Upon moving to New York, Leah completed her Masters of Arts in Motor Learning (Movement science) (1996) at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY. This higher degree developed a deeper understanding of how the brain controls movement and various factors that affect the relearning of motor tasks after injury.
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Call or text: 646.505.9545