Maria Meigel, PT, DPT, CFMT, OCS, CSCS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Meigel graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Touro College in 1990 and went on to receive her DPT from Touro in 2006. Dr. Meigel has completed extensive coursework in the area of manual therapy, culminating in receiving her certification, with honors, in Functional Manual Therapy from the Institute of Physical Art in 1997 (re-certified in 2012. Additionally, Maria received her CSCS certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2002 and her Orthopedic Clinical Specialty certification through the APTA in June 2006.
In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Stony Brook University as a primary instructor in Kinesiology, Orthopedics II, and Advanced Therapeutic Exercise, Maria is also an adjunct faculty member at Touro College. In 2007, Dr. Meigel was the recipient of the Physical Therapist of the Year Award from the Advance for PTs as well as the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence at Stony Brook.
Dr. Meigel is co-owner of Integrative Manual Therapy Solutions, a national continuing education company specializing in evaluation and treatment of the spine and pelvis. Additionally, she continues her clinical work in her private practice where she provides home-based manual physical therapy on eastern Long Island and Manhattan.
Maria is an active member of the APTA and assisted with the creation, updating and modifying of a variety of national APTA certified and accredited continuing education courses and associated manuals including Lumbo-Pelvic Integration, Cervical Thoracic integration, Integrative Prescriptive Exercise of the Spine and Pelvis and Introduction to Motion Diagnostics of the Spine and Pelvis.
Chevin J and Clapis P. Physical Therapy Management of Low Back Pain, A Case Based Approach. Chapter 9: The Osteopathic Approach, Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2011.