Physical Therapy Associates of New York

Orthopedics • Pilates • Wellness • Sports PT • (212) 366-4450

Michael Zazzali, DSc.PT, OCS


Dr. Michael Zazzali is a board certified orthopaedic specialist. He has 19 years experience in orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation. He received his Doctorate of Science Degree with in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University in 2002 and his Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1994 from Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Zazzali served as the physical therapist for the Champions Tennis Tour, Masters Division of the ATP Tour. He also lectures nationally on the biomechanics, pathophysiology and treatment of the shoulder.

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Zazzali M, Donatelli R, Wilkes J. Subscapularis plays unsung role in shoulder pain. J Biomechanics, July 2006.

Zazzali M, Donatelli, Vad V. Pathophysiology of Injury to the Overhead-Throwing Athlete. In Donatelli R, editor, Sports-Specific Rehabilitation, St. Louis, 2006, Churchill Livingston.

Zazzali M, Vad V, Hong M. Exercise Recommendation for the Athlete with Early Knee Osteoarthritis. Sports Medicine 2002.

Zazzali M, Vad V, Harrera J et al. Shoulder Instability. In Donatelli R, editor, 4th edition: Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, St. Louis, 2004, Churchill Livingston.

Zazzali M, Donatelli R, Vad V. Throwing Injuries. In Donatelli R, editor: Sports Specific Rehabilitation, St. Louis, publication due out 2006, Churchill Livingston.