Awards and Media

SPEAR Physical Therapy is proud of our community of therapists, patients and physician partners. Together, they have made us the most-awarded and best physical therapy practice in New York City.

We're continually recognized by the country’s leading universities, hospitals, and news publications, and are proud of the results we produce: happy and healthy New Yorkers who get #backtolife to impact the world!


Each year, The American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Private Practice Section (PPS) grants the Jayne L. Snyder Practice Award to the single Physical Therapy practice that best represents and contributes to the physical therapy industry. And in October 2016, that was us!

Ringing the Bell

During Small Business Week, Chase Bank and the New York Stock Exchange chose SPEAR Physical Therapy to officially "ring the bell" as one of a few small businesses to be recognized for their success.

Democracy at Work

The NY Post featured SPEAR's 'democratic' management structure and business success as a shining example of employees having a prominent voice in workplace decisions.

Trusted Member

SPEAR is proud to be a selected member of the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehab Network.

Clinical Education Award

Recognized as the best! SPEAR was recognized by Columbia University as the 2013 leader in Clinical Education. The award goes to the top tenth of 1% of all PT practices in the New York Metro area!

Three-Time Winner

SPEAR has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list of the country’s fastest growing companies 3 out of the last 4 years! Driven by our vision to get NYC #backtolife, our growth means more care to those who matter most- our patients!


SPEAR was the only healthcare company out of 4 million small businesses serviced by JP Morgan Chase to appear in their national campaign, “Mission Main Street.” SPEAR was recognized for its impact on NYC through its contributions to the growth of its local economy.

Three-Time Winner

SmartCEO spotlights the contributions of fast-growing businesses whose growth has positively impacted their communities. This year - for the third time! - SPEAR was named a Future 50 company, recognized for its efforts in impacting the lives of New Yorkers through physical therapy.

A Fitness "X-factor"

SPEAR represents Physical Therapy in Maxim Magazine’s Feature, “The Slob’s Guide to Fitness.” The nationally distributed magazine named SPEAR’s “super friendly staff” the “X-Factor” in getting editor David Swanson back to life!

Top-30 NY Enterprise

Finalist, Best Practice: Leadership. SPEAR’s team of clinical and administrative directors was selected as a finalist in this year’s NYER Small Business Awards in the Leadership category. SPEAR’s leadership group translates our company’s values into real solutions that make sure our clinics are in the best shape to get you back to life!