FAQs

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1. What is BPA?

Baseball Performance Analysis, LLC (BPA) offers comprehensive, computerized evaluation of the movement pattern of athletes, specifically baseball pitchers. The evaluation process gauges joint motion and muscle activity to generate an objective account and graphic depiction of the athlete’s upper and lower extremity function. From this evaluation, recommendations are made to improve mechanics that will enhance pitching performance and reduce the risk of injury.

 

2. Where is BPA located?

Arrangements can be made for Billy Reilly to conduct an assessment at any desired location in the New York City area.

 

3. How can I get an appointment to be evaluated at BPA?

Please schedule appointments well in advance either via phone (646-241-3340) or via email (breilly@baseballperformanceanalysis.com). BPA is available to accommodate athletes by appointment during the following times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST

4. What is the cost associated with BPA?

Rates can be customized to fit the needs of each individual athlete, depending on the services they require. To inquire about rates, please call 646-241-3340 or email breilly@baseballperformanceanalysis.com.

 

5. What methods of payment are accepted?

Full payment is expected at the time services are rendered. We accept cash, personal check, and credit card.

 

6. Does BPA accept insurance?

BPA does not accept insurance. We accept cash, personal check, and credit card. Full payment is expected at the time services are rendered.

 

7. Who will evaluate me at BPA?

Upon visiting BPA, athletes will meet with Billy Reilly, a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, who will conduct a comprehensive physical evaluation. To maximize findings, the evaluation is aided by state-of-the-art video analysis to identify and correct muscle imbalance, flexibility restrictions, and instabilities that impede baseball mechanics.

 

8. What are Billy Reilly’s qualifications?

Billy Reilly is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and licensed Physical Therapist specializing in the rehabilitation of orthopedic/musculoskeletal conditions, specifically the treatment and prevention of baseball-related injuries. Billy currently serves as Clinic Director at JAG Physical Therapy in New York City, specializing in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine. Billy has had a life-long passion for the game of baseball, playing competitively through the collegiate level and still today with the New York City Thunderdogs in the Westchester Rockland Wood Bat League. He is an active member of The American Physical Therapy Association, Sports and Private Practice Sections and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Science and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Billy will not provide physical therapy services at BPA.

 

9. What will I receive from a BPA evaluation?

Using results from the baseball-specific physical evaluation and analysis, Billy will design a custom exercise program to enhance performance and correct physical deficits stemming from muscle imbalances in strength and/or flexibility. Billy is available to share and discuss the information with baseball instructors for a team approach to improving the athlete’s overall game.

 

10. What goes into an evaluation at BPA?

Upon visiting BPA, athletes will meet with Billy Reilly, a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, who will conduct a comprehensive physical evaluation. To maximize findings, the evaluation is aided by state-of-the-art video analysis to identify and correct muscle imbalance, flexibility restrictions, and instabilities that impede baseball mechanics.

 

11. What do I do with the information once I’ve been evaluated?

Using results from the baseball-specific physical evaluation and analysis, Billy will design a custom exercise program to enhance performance and correct physical deficits stemming from muscle imbalances in strength and/or flexibility. Billy is available to share and discuss the information with baseball instructors for a team approach to improving the athlete’s overall game.

 

12. How is BPA evaluation different from just working with my coach?

The USA Baseball Medical & Safety Advisory Committee holds the position that baseball is one of the safest sports available for today’s youth. However, it is widely believed that many of the serious injuries suffered by adult baseball pitchers may have begun to develop at the youth level. Using results from the baseball-specific physical evaluation and analysis, Billy will design a custom exercise program to enhance performance and correct physical deficits stemming from muscle imbalances in strength and/or flexibility. Billy is available to share and discuss the information with baseball instructors for a team approach to improving the athlete’s overall game.

 

13. What should I bring with me to an evaluation?

You should come to your appointment prepared with your baseball glove and dressed in athletic clothing and sneakers. Please note that overly large or loose fitting clothing could impair motion detected by video analysis.