Treating individuals, not symptoms.

a manual-based practice, focused on providing one-on-one care for patients with orthopedic, sport, motor vehicle, work-related, and spine injuries. 

We believe in treating the underlying cause of your 

problem and teaching you how to prevent re-injury. 

Each of our therapists have over 20 years of experience. Our goal is to get you to optimal health by decreasing pain, restoring mobility, as well as providing supervised, targeted exercise to improve strength and function. 

If you would like to contact us or request an appointment, please fill out the form or give us a call at 631-242-9200.

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Cheryl Christie, Founder

PARAGON Physical Therapy is privately owned and operated by Cheryl Christie MS PT ATC CSCS.

Cheryl has over 20 years experience as a physical therapist and certified athletic trainer, giving PARAGON's clients the advantage of both rehabilitation and improved overall physical being.

Cheryl has extensive experience working with a variety of populations, from adolescent and collegiate athletes to geriatrics. Cheryl’s primary career focus, however, has been on orthopedic manual therapy and sports rehabilitation.


  • Bachelors in Physical Therapy - SUNY Health Science Center - 1993 
  • Masters degree, specializing in Sports Medicine - Illinois State University - 1989 


  • Certified and licensed as an Athletic Trainer through the NATA 
  • NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist

Cheryl also operates GiryaFit, a gym with a focus on overall fitness and strength. 


Our mission is to improve our patients' quality of life and increase their capacity to achieve goals by:

◦ Empowering our patients and guiding their return to optimal function

◦ Improving tolerance to functional activities of daily living

◦ Returning patients to professional, competitive or recreational sports or activities

Our staff provides an atmosphere of clinical excellence, patient advocacy, and ethical forthright business practices to achieve this mission.

We use a variety of techniques to help in the rehabilitation of our patients, including:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Flexibility Training 
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Balance Training 
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Sports Specific Training
  • Gait Training 
  • Functional Mobilization
  • PNF Techniques
  • Medical Massage 

Your health is of great importance and at PARAGON, we strive to offer a positive, supportive environment in which to find relief and healing. 

We are conveniently located in Deer Park, near Tanger Outlets.

50 N Industry Court

Deer Park, NY 11729

For driving directions, please click here.

Parking available in the back.

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50 N Industry Ct, Deer Park, NY 11729