connor fay, PT, DPT - Clinical Director

 

Connor Fay is a physical therapist and the Clinical Director of PHLEX NYC. Connor graduated from Ithaca College where he holds a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Health Studies and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. In his final year of graduate school Connor was part of a research team that developed a safe, effective pitching program to prevent elbow injuries in youth pitchers based off data gathered in a bio-mechanical analysis. Prior to joining PHLEX in 2015, Connor was a physical therapist at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco NY. There, he split his time working in both the post-operative acute care hospital setting, as well as in the orthopedic setting at the hospital’s satellite ambulatory care center. He has extensive experience in both the acute and sub-acute management of post-operative conditions.

During his time at PHLEX Connor has continued to specialize in orthopedics. He has experience working with athletes in all phases of life; ranging from high school, to weekend warriors, to professionals in the NFL and NBA. In addition to working with the urban athlete, he also has experience treating patients with chronic pain. Regardless of where you fall on the spectrum of injury and/or fitness, Connor has the tools to improve your quality of life. He is certified in the one80 system which places an emphasis on neuromuscular control and neurokinetic based manual therapy.

Connor was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. As the son of a Physical Therapist and a MRI technician, Connor has been immersed in the world sports medicine for as long as he can remember. In addition to this unique upbringing, Connor also gained perspective as a physical therapy patient during his time as an often injured three sport student-athlete. His experiences have given him a unique perspective toward the incredible healing power of the human body. Connor is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and is a certified APTA Clinical Instructor. In his spare time you can find him playing basketball, kicking a soccer ball, skateboarding around Queens, fishing, or playing the piano.