The Dashing Whippets Running Team is pleased to introduce our teammates and friends to our team directory of Wellness Partners.

If you have health care and wellness needs in these areas, or just need a second opinion, the Dashing Whippets encourages you to consider these providers.   (Naturally, you should always choose and see the health care provider with whom you feel most comfortable.)

Please let us know of your feedback and experiences with our Wellness Partners.   Write to us at and

Finish Line Physical Therapy

Finish Line Physical Therapy is the place where runners and endurance athletes go to get fitter, stronger, and faster and to remain injury-free.  Located in Chelsea, with 12,000 square feet of space, and the most advanced treatment equipment available, Finish Line PT provides prehab, rehab and recovery services for an active population.

“We at Finish Line PT are more than just a clinic; we are a community.  We are like-minded, goal-oriented athletes ourselves, and we are passionate about educating and empowering athletes to reach their individual finish lines.”

Finish Line PT’s State-of-the-Art Functional Toolbox includes:

*  3D Exercises to Build Mobility, Flexibility and Strength
*  Balance and Stability Training to Build Endurance
*  Functional Movement and Gait Analysis
*  Postural Restoration Breathing Techniques
*  Two AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmills
*  NormaTec Compression Sleeves to Optimize Recovery
*  Manual Therapy Techniques for Increased Range of Motion
*  Cryotherapy
*  The Foundry powered by Finish Line PT fitness studio

Click here for information on how to redeem these member benefits.

Finish Line Physical Therapy
119 West 23rd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10011
(212) 486-8573 or


Foot +Ankle Surgeons of New York

Foot +Ankle Surgeons of New York is NYC / Long Island based group practice with 9 doctors and 5 convenient office locations. We specialize in both surgical and non surgical care of foot and ankle issues. We are in network with most major insurance plans and also offer preventative treatment to keep our patients active, healthy, and involved in the sports and physical activity that enriches their lives.

Manhattan Offices

West Village Office:

7 Christopher Street
New York, NY 10014

Columbus Circle Office

315 West 57th Street
Suite 407
New York, NY 10019



Sloane Stecker Physical Therapy

Sloane Stecker Physical Therapy is a versatile state-of-the-art facility aimed at helping a variety of orthopedic, repetitive strain, post-surgical, athletic injuries and neuromuscular rehabilitation, as well as preventing primary and secondary injuries. 

Our clinic aids individuals in strengthening and training with its experienced team and with the most advanced technologies and professional equipment available. “We are dedicated to provide you with the best physical therapy and conditioning programs in order to improve your quality of life with ease of movement and free from pain.”

Sloane Stecker Physical Therapy currently offers:

  • Running Analysis utilizing Noraxon’s myoMOTION Running Kinematics, myoPRESSURE Running Kinetics, and EMG Muscle Activity
  • 2 AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmills and 1 AlterG Anti-gravity Treadmill PRO (18MPH) equipped with Stride Smart Gait Analytics & Video
  • Skillmill Treadmills
  • Wattbikes
  • InBody Body Composition Analysis utilizing Direct Segmental Multi-frequency Biolectrical Impedance Analysis

Sloane Stecker Lincoln Square
1995 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10023
(212) 712-2006


Lori S. Wiesenfeld, DPM

Lori S. Weisenfeld, DPM
Sports and Running Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Specialist

Dr. Lori S. Weisenfeld is one of New York City’s most highly regarded sports podiatrists, with more than twenty years’ experience treating runners, athletes, and dancers from around the world.

Dr. Weisenfeld is a Clinical Advisor to the American Running Association, and has been a medical volunteer at the finish line of the New York City Marathon for two decades.   She is board certified in both podiatric surgery and podiatric orthopedics.  She is on staff at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Gramercy Surgery Center.   Dr. Weisenfeld is a graduate of Boston University and New York College of Podiatric Medicine.  She has special expertise in heel issues, neuroma, metatarsalgia, bunions, shin splints and conservative care of running injuries.

Dr. Weisenfeld says, “We take pride in our highly competent staff, and our ability to provide the highest quality, compassionate care to all our patients.   Our practice is proud to be associated with the Dashing Whippets Running Team.”   Please see Dr. Weisenfeld’s many blog posts on issues of concern to runners and athletes, at our team blog “The Running Dog”.

Lori S. Weisenfeld, DPM, FACFAS
161 Madison Avenue, Suite 7NE
New York, N.Y. 10016
(212) 947-2320 or By Email

Stram Acupuncture

Stram Acupuncture was founded by our Dashing Whippet teammate Russell Stram, a highly accomplished runner, licensed acupuncturist, and sports physical therapist. Stram Acupuncture provides high-quality acupuncture and physical therapy to runners and non-runners alike.  Russ says, “We care for you to achieve your goals and improve the quality of your life.”

Stram Acupuncture aims to treat the whole individual.  Its method, a blend of acupuncture, physical therapy and pilates, is an ideal treatment for all orthopedic and sports injuries that do not require surgery. The clinic is also skilled in supporting post-surgical recovery and can provide relief from everyday complaints.

Stram Acupuncture
55 West 39th Street, Suite #606 <–Same building, new room!
New York, N.Y. 10018
(917) 484-0887

Sarah Sanborn, LMT specializes in sports and orthopedic massage to treat the body while relaxing the mind. Focused technical bodywork ensures proper analysis and treatment of conditions related to training and racing, while warding off the chronic injuries that can result from an active lifestyle.

A variety of maintenance issues and injuries come with being the best at what you do.  Sports massage therapy with stretching and range of motion can help you prepare for the event of your life, recover from it, or maintain the great shape you are in already.

Sarah is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT).   Sarah received her massage education from the The Swedish Institute, after an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College.   Sarah also holds a doctorate in acupuncture from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Sarah is a passionate about Crossfit and is currently training for her first marathon in over 6 years, so she is well acquainted with the runner’s lifestyle.

Sports therapeutic massage sessions are:  $140 (60 minutes) or $200 (90 minutes).  Note:  all Dashing Whippets receive a 10% discount on these listed rates.   Seasonal promotions are also available.   Gratuities are not accepted in Sarah’s practice.   To contact Sarah:

Sarah Sanborn LMT, at Bleecker Street Wellness
650 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(646) 484-9585

How to Become a Wellness Partner to the Dashing Whippets Running Team

If you are a health care professional with interest in being associated with the Dashing Whippets Running Team, Inc. as one of our Wellness Partners, please contact our Sponsorship Committee at  One of our Board members will get back to you promptly regarding our screening process and our annual partnership rates.   Thank you for your interest.