About Us

Wholistic Physical Therapy and Whole Food Nutrition

Welcome! Wholistic Physical Therapy has 2 locations, in Brewster, New York and Midtown Manhattan. It is owned and managed by its director and founder: Scott van Niekerk, PT. Scott is passionate about helping others improve their health picture, reduce their inflammation and raise their vitality.

Why endure pain, when you can be FREE to live a painfree, active lifestyle

Myofascial Release (MFR) and Craniosacral Therapy (CST) are gentle forms of stretching and balancing that have a deep, profound effect on the body’s deep tissue. A WHOLE body / mind approach is used with myofascial release to reduce pain, restore movement, improve energy and function. All therapists are highly specialized and trained in this holistic therapy – myofascial release, which is the most effective form of bodywork available today. To learn more about myofascial release click our services page. MFR can help You be free from pain once and for all!

Scott can also guide you in healthy nutrition choices to reduce your pain and inflammation through the power of Whole Food Nutrition powders and diet changes, supporting the microbiome and educating you to follow through at home.

Treatment / myofascial massage sessions usually last one hour, using our unique and effective style. Treatment plans differ, and are designed individualized to each person. They typically involve one to three visits per week. For particularly complex situations, an intensive – daily sessions – or even sessions involving multiple therapists – can be arranged

Depending on your “out of network” coverage, office visits may be insurance reimbursable.

We will guide you expertly in how to treat yourself at home using therapeutic exercises and self myofascial release. There’s a tremendous amount you can do, given the right guidance, to turn up the dial on your health picture. It’s time to take control of your health and vitality, take your life back, and be free from pain, starting today!

Click here to see us interviewed about Myofascial Release on Videos.