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Brian Trzaskos, PT, LMT, CSCS, CMP, MI-C
(518) 534-3903



Brian has been a practicing Physical Therapist for 20 years.  After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Brian worked at the prestigious Craig Hospital for spinal cord and brain injuries in Englewood Colorado.  While living in Denver, Brian earned a massage therapy degree and strength and conditioning certifications, leading to work with semi-professional soccer and cycling athletes.  Taking his experience in neurological rehabilitation, physical conditioning, and body working back home to Upstate New York, Brian launched himself into the outpatient orthopedic setting earning his manual therapy certification as a Mulligan Practitioner.  After 16 years of practicing under the constraints of managed care, Brian began experiencing a deep discontentment with the health insurance system and its inability to place quality of care above costs.  Notably, this time of frustration was accompanied by a series of stress-related illnesses which had a seriously impacted Brian’s life, prompting him to delve more deeply into himself and strengthening his commitment to serve others.  Being a long time practitioner of Tai Chi for physical health, Brian began rediscovering the power of both Tai Chi and Qigong for personal cultivation and inner strength.  A period of personal and professional rebirth found Brian stepping into the arena of private practice where you will find him today.  He is the founder and co-owner of Ascent Wellness PT OT LMT PLLC, New Health, and Founder/Director of the Institute for Rehabilitative Qigong & Tai Chi.

Brian is credentialed with most major insurance companies however does not bill insurance directly.  To ensure optimal client care and attention, Brian provides complete documentation so that clients are able to successfully submit for independent reimbursement.

  • Integrative Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitative Bodywork
  • Rehabilitative Qigong & Tai Chi Instructor


Rehabilitative Bodywork– Sessions include a thorough evaluation of body systems, treatment, and effective home programming. Treatments include Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point, connective tissue release, myofascial release, motion/palpation, CranialSacral, rehabilitative methods, Therapeutic Qigong, and Tai Chi. Rehabilitative Bodywork is a service offered by physical and occupational therapists with advanced training in manual, wholistic, and energetic techniques. However, therapists do not bill insurance companies directly to ensure optimal client care and attention. We provide complete documentation so clients can successfully submit them for independent reimbursement.