Finger Lakes Physical Therapy and Sports Care  has served the communities and regions surrounding Geneva NY by providing advanced rehabilitation techniques, preventative care and, most importantly, effective outcomes for all orthopedic injuries.

At Finger Lakes Physical Therapy and Sports Care all patient care plans emphasize self-help and home exercise programs, which are integral parts of the rehabilitation process. Dr. Modera has extensive training in manual therapy techniques to accelerate the healing process. Whether the need is to increase mobility or stabilize an injured area, Jim will employ massage, joint mobility, myofascial release and/or taping. These techniques allow the patient to prevent further injury while continuing daily activities. Self help strategies and initiatives makes Dr. Modera an excellent choice for Telehealth Physical Therapy.

When it comes to work related rehabilitation, Finger Lakes Physical Therapy and Sports Care offers a comprehensive approach. Ergonomic Evaluations and Work Site Trainings offer an employer the opportunity to avoid work related injuries. Functional Capacity Evaluations provide an accurate assessment of a worker’s ability to return to work safely and effectively. Advanced rehabilitation techniques, including Aquatic Physical Therapy and Cold Laser Treatment, ensure a positive outcome for all orthopedic related injuries.

Professional Staff

Dr. James J. Modera DPT

  • Physical Therapist, Director and Primary consultant at Finger Lakes Physical Therapy and Sports Care
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy from University of Buffalo
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Utica College
  • Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator, Ergonomic Evaluator

Dr. Modera has been practicing physical therapy since 1985.He opened Finger Lakes Physical Therapy in 1987. Jim has advanced post graduate clinical training in a variety of orthopedic treatment philosophies and specialties including ergonomic evaluations, functional capacity evaluations, acupuncture, myofascial release, joint mobilizations of the spine and extremities, McKenzie training for the spine and extremities, and manual therapy techniques which include muscle energy, joint manipulation and medicine training therapy. He has facilitated work site trainings and performed job site assessments for many local businesses, industrial facilities, and offices including road construction companies, power plants, chemical plants, law offices, medical offices, colleges and telephone companies.

In addition to extensive training in the science and application of physical therapy techniques, Dr. Modera does what all good health practitioners do; he cares for his patients, is dedicated to positive outcomes and committed to the prevention of future impairment.