Services Offered

Private Hands On, One-on-one Physical Therapy Sessions

  • Detailed Evaluation of Posture , Gait and Sleep Analysis
  • Ergonomic evaluation
  • Pain issues addressed in first visit
  • Specifically tailored Home Exercises
  • Manual Trigger Point Therapy – Joint Mobilizations, Osseous Adjustments, Medical Massage, Manual Stretching and Traction
  • Therapeutic Cupping
  • Pilates Based hands on strengthening instruction with attention to detail and form
  • Stretch work for long strong pain free function and optimization
  • Therapeutic kineseology taping
  • Therapeutic Cupping

Strengthening Stretching Private Work

  • Using Balanced Body Pilates Equipment – Reformer. Cadillac, Exo-Chair and Arc
  • More than 31 years Pilates Experience
  • Private and Duo Pilates lessons
  • Pre-certification Pilates training available
  • Athlete stretching pre and post race and injury prevention

Fine Tuned Pilates Mat Class

With a Physical Therapist perspective and 31 years of Pilates experience Gail Kotel, MPT teaches a one hour mat class which allows for multiple levels and body types.  Gail, trained in the traditional Joseph Pilates techniques has been doing Pilates for 31 years and teaching for the last 16.

Her classes are challenging yet provide individual modifications for pain free precision of movement to achieve inner core stability and strength, thereby each person can have a fulfilling and successful experience.  Pilates stresses strengthening in a lengthened position with constant attention to the core muscles surrounding the spine.  Effective, safe and fun! Special attention is offered to people with chronic pain and/or history of orthopedic injury/back or joint pain. This class is perfect for anyone but is safe for the post rehab person with emphasis on orthopedic modifications.

  • Orthopedic modifications addressed
  • Teaching Pilates correctly and pain free
  • Fine tune technique to cater to those with chronic pain and/or hx of orthopedic injury/back or joint pain
  • Manual Trigger Point Therapy
  • Post rehab transition-orthopedic modifications stressed Therapeutic Pilates

Stretching Classes

Gail S. Kotel teaches 1/2 hour group stretch classes as well as private stretch sessions which vary between one to two hours.  Take home techniques with and without props are taught to keep muscles lengthened independently.  People are challenged while protecting joints and muscles learning what to stretch and how to strengthen with length, not bulk.

  • Anatomical knowledge for optimal stretch
  • Optimizing athletes form and performance
  • Injury Prevention for all athletic events
  • Increased flexibility for daily life activities and pain free functioning