Dr. Mia Palazzo is the Program Manager of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and the Sports Performance Center at NYU Langone’s Center for Musculoskeletal Care. Her areas of specialty and interest include concussion related neck pain, mechanical spine disorders, and running related injuries. As Program Manager of the Sports Performance Center, Mia has been an integral part of the development and implementation of the internationally known Running Lab at NYU Langone. Mia is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She also is certified by the McKenzie Institute in the Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine. She earned her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Long Island University and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University. In this interview, Dr. Palazzo discusses the Running Lab, the role of the neck in concussion patients, whiplash injuries, and broader market trends in the field of physical therapy.