Dr. Elizabeth Wright Rooney, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT,
Physical Therapist Upper East Side Location
Beth attended Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus where she earned her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1987. She then went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007 from the same institution. She has worked in a variety of adult care settings including geriatric rehab, acute care hospitals, home care and outpatient care. Highly motivated to learn new treatment techniques and sharpen her clinical skills, Beth actively pursues professional continuing education. In 2009, she became certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the spine. Her treatment approach is guided by achieving the optimum function with minimal pain. For each patient she designs a customized program, combining manual treatment, functional exercise and a home program to restore functional ability. In her free time, Beth volunteers with a local community theater group which raises money to benefit NYC based charities. She enjoys traveling, hiking and ballroom dancing with her husband.