The Ultimate Difference
Ultimate Physical Therapy is a privately owned physical therapy, myofascial release and massage treatment center, and the combination of these professions is what makes us unique. If we determine certain patients can benefit from massage therapy, we incorporate this approach into their treatment plan in order to assist in their rehabilitation.
We’ve been working in physical therapy, serving Westchester residents since 1990. When we decided to open our own facility in September 2002, our goal was to offer quality care at a personalized and attentive atmosphere. Our clients tell us we have succeeded. Unlike some physical therapy practices, we focus on the individual and have developed a reputation for creative approaches to meeting patient needs.
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Thomas P. McCaffrey, PT
Thomas McCaffrey co-founded Ultimate Physical Therapy in 2002 after being trained at Hogeschool Eindhoven in the Netherlands. His expert treatment methods are current and versatile and are the result of taking over 400 hours of practical continuing education coursework including Maitland, Mulligan and Institute of Physical Art programs.
In addition to his extensive training in physical therapy, Tom has studied to become an Intermediate Myofascial Release Therapist specializing in the John F. Barnes, PT Myofascial Release approach. Tom’s current training is leading him towards becoming an Advanced Myofascial Release Therapist. He additionally looks for other training to bring the most benefits to his patients such as recent additional training in energy work.
Tom’s original vision of personalized care in an attentive atmosphere continues to be a priority and resonates throughout the organization as he guides patients on their journey to whole body wellness.
In addition to their White Plains location, Tom exclusively treats dancers from around the world at an on-campus location at the prestigious Conservatory of Dance in the School of the Arts at Purchase College.
Dominique A. Lopez, LMT
Dominique Lopez helped found Ultimate Physical Therapy, and has been working in all aspects of the profession for the past nineteen years. He was trained professionally at Sweedish Institute of Massage. Dom has been providing therapeutic massage for the SUNY Purchase dance program for the past eight years as well as managing the front office operations at our facility.
Alice Canale, MSPT, LMT
Alice Canale joined our team in 2007. Her manual skills and dedication to her client’s needs have greatly added to our level of patient care. In addition to receiving her masters degree in physical therapy from New York Medical College in 2002, Alice is also trained as a licensed massage therapist.
Justin Vaidyan, PT, DPT
Justin Vaidyan has his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University at Buffalo. He believes in using a combination of manual therapy, exercises and various modalities (Graston, KT tape, cupping) to provide the best overall care for his patients/clients so they can return to enjoying a pain free life. Justin is a Certified Personal Trainer, and uses his knowledge of body movement and balance in daily treatments. He prefers staying active in his free time, participating in various outdoors activities; along with playing and learning new music.