Dr. Elizabeth Manejías is an acupuncturist and board certified physiatrist in both physiatry and primary sports medicine. She specializes in the nonsurgical care of spine and musculoskeletal injuries, and offers an integrative approach to the management of conditions common in the athlete and performing artist. 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 completed a fellowship at HSS in spine and sports medicine focusing in the specialized care of the performing artist from dancers to musicians. Professionally trained in ballet, Dr. Manejías is active in the performing arts community and provides educational lectures to dance programs on injuries and medical problems common in the female athlete. She provides medical coverage for dancers from Broadway to professional ballet. Dr. Manejías is currently active in the Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health working to provide free standardized yearly pre-season injury screening to dancers in NYC. She also regularly travels to Havana, Cuba with the Performing Arts Medical Association to collaborate in the care of the national ballet company, as well as various modern dance companies and musicians.
Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Primary Sports Medicine
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
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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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