Dr. Elizabeth Manejías is a board certified physician in both physiatry and primary care sports medicine at HSS. She specializes in the nonsurgical care of spine and musculoskeletal injuries, and offers a holistic approach to the management of conditions common in the performing artist and all active individuals or those aspiring to be more active. Certified in medical acupuncture, she integrates the use of myofascial based acupuncture and trigger point dry needling into the care of painful musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Manejías believes in addressing the root cause of illness and will help patients identify contributing lifestyle and nutritional factors.
Dr. Manejías completed a fellowship at HSS in spine and sports medicine focusing in the specialized care of the performing artist from dancers to musicians. She is active in the performing arts community in NYC and abroad, and provides free standardized yearly pre-season injury screening to freelance dancers in NYC.
Dr. Manejías sees patients at Mark Morris Dance Center in Downtown Brooklyn in addition to her other office locations. Dr. Manejías is the consulting physician for musculoskeletal injuries at The Juilliard School.
Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Trigger point injection
Spine and sports medicine
Performing arts medicine
Trigger point injections
Dry needling of myofascial trigger points
International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
Performing Arts Medicine Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health
Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)
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As of December 03, 2019, Dr. Manejías reported no relationships with healthcare industry.
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Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Primary Care Sports Medicine
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