Physiotherapist / Physical Therapist
Lila Abbate, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, WCS, PRPC is the Director/Owner of New Dimensions Physical Therapy located in Manhasset, Long Island, NY. Dr. Abbate graduated from Touro College in Dix Hills, NY with a Bachelors of Science (BS) in Health Sciences and a Masters of Arts (MA) in Physical Therapy in 1997. She completed her Advanced Masters in Manual Orthopedic Physical Therapy (MS) at Touro College, Bayshore, NY in 2003 and continued to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT) in 2005. She is pursing her PhD at Nova Southeastern University with specializing in a Women’s Health topic. Dr. Abbate is also a Board-Certified Specialist in Orthopedics (OCS) in 2004 and Women’s Health (WCS) in 2011 deemed by the American Physical Therapy Association. She has obtained the Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner (PRPC) by the Herman & Wallace Institute. She is a Diane Lee/LJ Lee, Integrated Systems Model graduate and completed the New York series in 2012. She has experience as full-time faculty at Touro College, Manhattan Campus from 2003 - 2006 teaching the biomechanical approach to orthopedic dysfunction, therapeutic exercise as well as massage/soft tissue work that highlighted trigger point work, scar management and myofascial release. She is currently on Faculty as a Lecturer at Columbia University teaching the Women’s Health elective and teaches nationally with the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute teaching advanced courses of Pelvic Floor 3, Bowel Pathology and Function and a Coccydynia Pain course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the National Vulvodynia Association and the American Urogynecology Association.