"Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Never give up, never back down, keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end."

Dr. Chris Mouzakitis

DPT Physical Therapist
New York Institute of Technology – Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree
Hometown : Jamaica, NY
Primary Office : Manhasset & Glendale, The Shops at Atlas

Chris holds a Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from New York Institute of Technology, in which he accumulated a wide array of knowledge in manual therapy, sports orthopedic rehabilitation, and pediatrics. Prior to attending Physical Therapy school, Chris played Division II soccer at New York Institute of Technology, making 2 NCAA tournament appearances.

Before joining our team at ProMet, Chris had completed, Chris has completed many clinical rotations across various settings while treating diverse populations within fast-paced clinical environments. These experiences ranged from outpatient orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, acute care, and pediatrics. His clinical experience also includes working with collegiate and professional baseball, basketball, football, and soccer athletes. Chris has a passion for providing the best quality care to every person he sees. His approach is focused on the alleviation of symptoms, enhancing functional movement and humanizing the experience with ProMet. Chris’ approach always accounts individual differences related to each injury and sport-specific demands to make sure that any individual or athlete is able to return to their level of function or sport optimally..

Chris is working to further his education in the field of physical therapy by taking courses in Functional Manual Therapy (FMT) through the Institute of Physical Art and pursuing advanced certifications as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS), and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He holds a special interest in treating soccer and basketball-related injuries; improving overall performance and getting his patients back onto the field/court in a safe and timely manner.