Pec Repair in NYC Upper East Side

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About us

Maurizio is the Founder of Llin Physical Therapy on the Upper East Side of NYC.  He has a doctorate in physical therapy and is a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting.  He specializes in sports medicine/orthopedics with a focus on shoulder, hip, and knee injuries.


As a sports enthusiast all his life, Maurizio is no stranger to injury and physical therapy. Through his past experiences as a patient, Maurizio now strives to deliver quality, one on one care with empathy and passion.  He stays on top of the

most cutting edge knowledge by regularly attending HSS, NYU, and Northwell lectures throughout NYC and Long Island.


Maurizio has been a physical therapist for the leading Broadway shows Avenue Q and Once on This Island; the stand-by PT for TV’s Quantico, and countless high school and collegiate athletes. He has also appeared on Eyewitness News demonstrating exercises to benefit marathon runners as well as a guest speaker on Yeshiva University’s sports physical therapy panel. As part of his practice, he continues to see his patients via his wellness program which emphasizes strength and conditioning once they complete their rehab.

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How We Can Help

At Llin physical therapy, dedication is vital in every aspect of our services. You'll get to know how dedicated our staff is to your health. You'll have to be dedicated to our programs to get the most out of what we can do for you, and there's dedication in the techniques we employ to manage the pain that comes with the vast array of ailments we treat. We look to cater to the people who let us flourish in treating conditions like knee repair, back pain, and Pec Repair in NYC Upper East Side. Our local community treats us with the utmost respect and generosity, so we aim to dedicate ourselves and give back to our community. For more information on what Lin PT can provide for you, contact us to speak with one of our highly qualified specialists today!


Common ways to injure your Pectorals


The clinic of Llin Physical Therapy pushes the mold in allowing efficient and successful Pec Repair in NYC Upper East Side. Still, it's important to know common ways to injure your pecs so they can best be avoided. Education in physical therapy is important for injury prevention. We love having curious patrons contact or talk to us about the variety of ways to keep happy and healthy by employing some of our pain management techniques into their routine. Pain management is the best way to live a stronger, happier, and healthier life.


That being said, there are many ways to injure your pectorals when your pecs are not managed well. Here is a list we compiled to name a few:

  • Reaching your arms above your head for an extended period: for this, we usually see either arduous manual labor or repetitive heavy lifting getting the best of our patients. The repetitive motion is usually to blame for the tearing and breaking down of muscle located within the pectorals.

  • Contact Injuries: usually resulting from sports, car accidents, aggressive behavior, or other situations, pectorals can take a beating in situations that have a pounding force against your pectorals

  • Not warming up or stretching before the activity: Activity that pushes your pectorals to the limits can become counterproductive when not stretching before lifting our activity. Increasing the circulation of blood is crucial to any intense activity.

  • Previous Muscle Fatigue: This form of causing injury is usually due to a lack of ample rest between manual labor or heavy lifting, in conjunction with not stretching and repetitive motion. This is usually the main factor as to how pectoral injuries occur.

  • Injury from broken equipment: The jerking motion of some pectoral exercise machines after they break is cause for concern about the well being of your pectorals. A quick snap of an unsecured machine can leave one or both of your pectorals in critical condition depending on response time to the machine malfunctioning.


Pectoral Repair Process


When repairing and tending to the Pectoralis Major tendon, the tendon most associated and most commonly injured in cases of a pectoral injury, surgery is most likely required. However, there are exceptions to the notion of surgery when it comes to the physical therapy aspects when the tendon is only partially torn. Besides this, physical therapy should be the best option for post-operation recovery after the pectoralis surgery. 


Regarding strength return to the pectoral, the surgery option shows the best outcome when coupled with regular visits and work with a physical therapy specialist. The surgery requires a small incision between the deltoid and where the pectoralis major is located. From there, the displaced tendon is reattached to the bone with a wide array of techniques that allow it to quickly and more efficiently. That is where the surgery ends, and the physical therapy progresses.


Typically from this point, the pectoralis directed to heal in a sling from anywhere to three to six weeks. After that point, the pectoralis' strength is advised, so the same accident is less likely to occur a second time. The weaker the muscle, the more vulnerable it is to being involved in another accident. The usual pectoral strengthening exercises are done with assistance to get you back into form before you can do them on your own. These exercises include:

  • Light use of bench pressing with proper form

  • Push-ups, using either straight-leg or kneeling form

  • Dumbbell press- this can elevate mobility that is neglected in some other mechanized forms of working the pectorals

The process needed to repair a pectoral muscle is crucial to getting back into a healthy, strong form after recovering from any pectoral accident. The time spent may be long and arduous, but the product you can receive from the experts of Pec Repair in NYC Upper East Side at Llin physical therapy is more than worth it.

Pectoral injuries


One of the most commonly injured muscles and the one most can quickly identify are the pectorals. The two muscles that make up a more extensive network of muscles and tissue connections located in the upper chest region, the pectoral, provide much-needed stability and strength needed for other muscle functions throughout the body. The pectorals offer your arms an ample range of motion, stability for the upper bone and ligament structure, and cushion the area of the upper chest cavity, to name a few of its properties. Knowing the importance of the muscle will show us later how injuries can be tremendously impactful to someone who is continuously using the muscle. 

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