Dr. Alvin Dike, DPT

Dr. Alvin Dike, DPT

Physical Therapy  ·  
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Age 31
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Dr. Alvin Dike, DPT is a physical therapist in New York, NY. He specializes in physical therapy and sports rehabilitation medicine.Read his story

50 E 42nd St Rm 1201

New York, NY 10017

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Dike's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dike "Alvin Dike started his academic career at the State University of New York at Potsdam where he received his B.S. in Biology. During that time, Alvin was the captain of the men's basketball team and a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. As a McNair scholar, Alvin was fortunate to become a co-author for two publications: 1. Measuring Community-based walking Activity in People with Stroke ; 2. Constraint Induced Movement therapy for a young adult with Hemiparesis as a result of Cerebral Palsy. With his athletic and academic background, he realized his that his passion was working with people. He obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. Alvin possesses a strong interest in manual physical therapy and sports rehabilitation. He understands the value of maintaining his commitment to learning by being active in continuing education courses. Alvin is a Board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Additionally, Alvin holds his certification in both: The Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Active Release Techniques (ART). Alvin is an avid weight lifter and is involved in various basketball tournaments throughout New York City. Having overcome a knee injury himself, Alvin understands the importance of returning to a sport post-injury stronger and in better shape."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dike "Alvin pracitices under the philosophy that pain alters moto control, by using the system Selective functional movement assessment (SFMA), it provides a way to systematically find the case of the symptoms, not just the source, by breaking down the faulty movement patterns and diagnosing their root cause as either a mobility problem or stability/motor control problem. "

2  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dike does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Balance Testing
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Gait Analysis
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • State University Of New York At Potsdam
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • Upstate Medical University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2012
  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
    Other Education | Completed 2016
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (Cscs)
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dike has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dike's Reviews

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Dr. Dike's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Alvin has an incredible energy to him and really is super-spot on on identifying all underlying issues that were causing me weakness and pain. I can say, Alvin is a true treasure and would highly recommend him to anyone looking to feel physically better whether from an injury, surgery, or long-term...more
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