| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Dr. Robert G. Silverman

Sports Performance Specialist

311 North Street, Suite G1 ♦ White Plains, N.Y.

(914) 287-6464 ♦ DrRobSilvermanNY@gmail.com


Awarded the prestigious 2015 Sports Chiropractor of the Year from the ACA Sports Council, Dr. Robert G. Silverman, DC, MS, CCN, DACBN, CNS, CSCS, CIISN, CKTP, CES, DCBCN specializes in the treatment of sports injuries and joint pain with innovative, science-based, non-surgical approaches and functional medicine.

To help injured athletes get back to play quickly, Dr. Rob offers a wide range of proven treatment modalities, including Active Release Technique, flexion-distraction/decompression, Graston Technique, and cold-laser therapy. He also works with patients to avoid future injuries using functional movement assessment, exercise functional rehabilitation, and personalized exercise programs.

Proper nutrition is key to healing injuries, avoiding chronic pain, and getting back to normal activities and sports quickly. With six nutrition degrees to his name, Dr. Rob has extensive experience in helping his patients make simple dietary modifications for faster healing and optimizing overall health. He is an expert in designing personalized therapeutic lifestyle programs for peak athletic performance.

Often called the doctor’s chiropractor, Dr. Rob is a contributing writer for many professional and peer journals, including Integrative Practitioner, MindBodyGreen, and Muscle and Fitness. He is also on the advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, a health contributor to Fox News Radio, and has appeared on Fox & Friends, Fox 5, and CBS News as a health expert. He is the author of the best-selling book Inside-Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body.

Let Dr. Rob help you recover fast and optimize your game!


Dr. Reuben S. Ingber

DrIngber.com ♦ 
(212) 213-0001 or (718) 627-7750

Dr. Reuben S. Ingber is a nationally-recognized specialist in myofascial pain, with 30 years of clinical experience treating pain and sports injuries. He is a double board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine specialist. He combines his medical knowledge with experience in martial arts and yoga, which leads to a unique approach to analyzing and treating sports injuries.

He has published articles in peer review medical journals on myofascial pain (trigger points), including one on the treatment of racquet sports shoulder injuries with myofascial treatment of a major rotator cuff muscle. With the use of state-of-the art, scientifically sound, non-invasive methods (and not cortisone), he can effectively relieve rotator cuff tendinitis, shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, herniated discs and sciatica.

With two convenient offices in midtown Manhattan and Midwood Brooklyn, Dr. Ingber can be reached by phone at (212) 213-001 or (718) 627-7750, or visit DrIngber.com.


Dr. Tom Ferraro

(516) 248-7189

♦ DrTFerraro@aol.com

Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally-known sport psychologist designated as one of “The nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and professional athletes, including top-ranked tennis players. He is also affiliated with the Winthrop University Hospital Psychiatry Department, where he teaches resident doctors about the history of psychotherapy. He has also worked with professional teams in the New York area as their team psychologist.

Dr. Ferraro remains one of the few sport psychologists in the nation who is also a senior level, fully-credentialed psychoanalyst. This allows him to not only use standard behavioral techniques to help tennis players control emotions, but also enables him to diagnose accurately and fully treat underlying issues, such as depression, anxiety or attention deficit disorders that can plague an athlete’s career.

He publishes columns and feature articles in the U.S., Asia and Europe, and has appeared on major television networks. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Newsday, The Daily News and The New York Post. He can be reached by phone at (516) 248-7189, e-mail DrTFerraro@aol.com or visit DrTomFerraro.com. Dr. Ferraro’s office is located in Williston Park, N.Y.


Nutrition Solutions PC

705 Middle Neck Road ♦ Great Neck, N.Y.

(516) 439-5090 ♦ Irina@IrinaLehat.com


Irina Belfer-Lehat RD, CDN founded her Nutritional Solutions firm on the premise that through education, young and old alike are empowered to make healthy choices for themselves and their families.

Through her range of professional and personal experiences—which include a 13-year run as a clinical dietitian with the Visiting Nurse Services, an amateur tennis player, and years of providing one-on-one counseling—Irina has gained a broad understanding of how nutrition profoundly affects everything from how we feel every day and our athletic performances to preventing and managing diabetes, hypertension and arthritis.

Utilizing her vast knowledge, Irina has developed educational programming, geared towards both individuals and groups, that instills fundamental health and nutrition principles, while making healthy living practical and doable.


Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group

(516) 536-2800 ♦

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is Long Island’s leading private orthopedic practice with a team of 37 board-certified and board-eligible physicians. The group features orthopedic subspecialists who have completed advanced fellowship training, focusing solely on a single area of concern. This focused approach results in optimum patient outcomes, as the doctors are on top of the latest advances for each specific area of expertise. The group’s highly trained and experienced orthopedists cover the entire spectrum of subspecialty needs, including sports medicine, hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, joint replacements, foot and ankle, spine, neck and back, hand and upper extremities, and general orthopedics.

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group has multiple offices in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, with recently-opened new offices in Woodbury and Garden City.  These new state-of-the-art, full-service facilities address all of your orthopedic related needs, including in-house diagnostic testing, digital x-ray, MRI, physical rehabilitation and fully-accredited pain management/fluoroscopy suites. These sites are part of the Orlin & Cohen network, which consists of eight orthopedic offices, six physical rehabilitation centers, five MRI centers and three fully accredited fluoroscopy suites for pain management.

Orlin & Cohen's team of board-certified, fellowship-trained subspecialists have offices in Rockville Centre, Cedarhurst, Garden City, Lynbrook, Merrick, Massapequa, Woodbury, Garden City and Bohemia. For more information, call (516) 536-2800 or visit OrlinCohen.com.


Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

 (855) 321-ORTHO

Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is comprised of the most respected and experienced surgeons on Long Island. At Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, treatments range from conservative to surgical, and Total Orthopedics believes in an individualized approach to treatment determine each patient’s treatment protocol based on their health, lifestyle and goals. The team of specialists collaborates to determine the most effective treatment plan for each patient.

For those who do require surgery, the surgeons of Total Orthopedics provide the most innovative and minimally-invasive procedures at some of Long Island’s most esteemed medical centers. Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has locations throughout Long Island, and treats athletes from amateur to professional. Specialties include:

►Shoulder injuries

►Spinal conditions

►Elbow injuries

►Hip injuries

►Knee injuries

►Foot and ankle injuries

►Hand/wrist injuries

►Sports medicine

The goal of Total Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is to get all of its patients back to an active and healthy lifestyle as quickly and effectively as possible. For more information, call (855) 321-ORTHO or visit TotalOrthoSportsMed.com.