David is the owner and director of rehabilitation services at One Physical Therapy. As a Division I football player for Rutgers University, he was instantly attached to the field of Physical Therapy by experiencing first hand the intimate and rewarding nature that the profession was able to offer. After graduating from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science, David studied at New York Medical College and received his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy.
Upon completion of his Physical Therapy education, David specialized in the treatment of individuals that were suffering from spinal disorders and orthopedic conditions. Shortly after graduating New York Medical College, David studied with the McKenzie Institute, U.S.A. and received his credentials to practice the “Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment” of spinal disorders (Cert.MDT). Following this 2 year post graduate program, he went on for further specialization and received an “Orthopedic Clinical Specialist”(OCS) status that was issued to him by the American Physical Therapy Association.
While in Los Angeles California, David served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the orthopedic department at the nation’s top ranked Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, The University of Southern California. While at USC, he taught orthopedic manual therapy and lectured on spinal disorders.
Also while in Los Angeles, David founded Westside Spine and Joint Rehabilitation. Along with spinal disorders and orthopedic conditions, he branched out further into the treatment of foot and ankle disorders and worked closely with the highly regarded UCLA University Podiatry Group, where he served as a consultant post-operatively and as a therapist prior to and after podiatric surgery.
In early 2014, David was approached by AposTherapy to be the first physical therapist in the United States to offer this ground breaking technology to individuals suffering from chronic knee and hip pain. AposTherapy was developed in Israel 10 years ago and has helped over 50 thousand patients in the UK, Israel and Singapore. In addition to David’s formal training in AposTherapy methodology and clinical practice with the clinical team based out of Israel, he is presently involved with an apprenticeship program with the creator of AposTherapy, Dr. Alvi Albez.
Beyond traditional physical therapy services, David specializes in the treatment and assessment of elite athletes consisting of players in the NHL, NFL, USTA, USFSA and various Olympic and world level competitors. David has a unique interest in biomechanics and works with skilled athletes in sports such as figure skating, tennis, baseball (pitchers) and dancers. David is an active consultant to the sports medicine division for the United States Olympic Team and is a physical therapist for the United States Figure Skating Team. David currently holds a United States patent for a training device aimed towards strengthening the lower extremity for elite figure skaters (The Off-Ice Edge) and tennis players (The Tennis Balance Board).
David often collaborates with many of the nations’ top coaches and/or trainers as a consultant for those that are seeking help for their athletes recover from orthopedic injuries or need assistance in developing athlete specific scientific strength training protocols.