About Us

buildingAt Physical Therapy & Beyond, our mission is to provide high quality service that exceeds our patient’s expectations and gets them back to enjoying life, once again!

We offer an array of innovative treatment methods. Following an initial evaluation, you will be treated with the goal of returning you to your prior level of function.

Some of the services we offer are as follows:

Let Us Help You Become Pain Free and Resume a Normal, Active Life

Our Staff

Cindi A. Prentiss



Cindi has more than 30 years of experience as a New York State Licensed Physical Therapist. She is certified in the specialized McKenzie Spine and Schroth Scoliosis methods and is a skilled, licensed massage therapist. Cindi became a BSPTS C1 certified Schroth Scoliosis Therapist in 2014 and a BSPTS C2 certified Schroth Scoliosis Therapist in 2016.

Cindi has distinguished herself through her coordination and direction of the Pregnancy and Back Pain Program, with numerous published articles, TV exposure and lectures to both physical therapists and the public. The pregnancy program has been featured on CBS News and Cablevision’s “Extra Help” Channel, as well as in Baby Magazine, Glamour Magazine, American Baby Magazine, Newsday, New York Daily News, Spotlight Magazine, L.I. Lifestyle Magazine and various, local papers.

Cindi’s reputation as a professional and compassionate expert in her field, and as an active community member, has led to two professionally equipped and staffed locations. Physical Therapy & Beyond offers patients on the North Shore and East End of Long Island comprehensive programs designed to treat orthopedic, sports-related, women’s and men’s health, geriatric and pre / post pregnancy conditions.

The main priority for Cindi and her Staff at Physical Therapy & Beyond is to ensure a patient’s comfort, well being and recovery, having helped thousands resume normal, active lives.

Professional Development – downloadable PDF


  • Re-Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) in 2019
  • Advanced SEAS Certified (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) in 2018
  • SEAS Certified (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) in 2017
  • Advanced C2 Certified Schroth Scoliosis Therapist in Barcelona Method in 2016
  • Certified C1 Schroth Scoliosis Therapist in Barcelona Method in 2014
  • Associates Degree in Massage Therapy (LMT) from New York College of Health Professionals in 2004
  • Opened private practice in Hauppauge, LI, NY, specializing in orthopedic physical therapy in January 2000
  • Became an IWA-Certified Weight Trainer in 2000 (IWA: International Weightlifting Association)
  • Certification in Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment (MDT) from McKenzie Institute in 2000
  • Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) from American Therapy Association in 1998 & 2008
  • Clinical Coordinator and Director of Pregnancy and Back Pain Programs at the Spine & Rehabilitation Institute in 1995-1999
  • MBA from Dowling College in 1992
  • Clinical Coordinator of Sports Medicine Resource in 1990-1995
  • Physical Therapist at Sports Medicine Resource in 1987-1995
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1987

Christina Samborsky



Christina is a graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Mercy College. Prior to studying to become a Physical Therapist, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Immediately after graduating from Mercy College, Christina began working at Physical Therapy & Beyond where she was mentored by Cindi Prentiss. While receiving her doctorate, she completed clinical internships in several settings, including pelvic floor, outpatient orthopedics & acute care rehab, in addition to taking continuing education courses for pelvic floor therapy through Herman & Wallace. Christina also has a 7-year history of group fitness training in settings such as Orange Theory Fitness & other big box gyms where she has taught formats like TRX, Pilates & Spinning.