Jack J. Sparacio MSPT, CPEE, COMT, CFMT founder of Sparacio Physical Therapy P.C., is 1 of only 400 physical therapists in the United States to obtain the elite designation of Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT), through the Institute of Physical Art. Functional Manual Therapy is an integrated and seamless treatment system which couples mechanical treatment of the joints, soft tissues, visceral and neurovascular systems with manual neuromuscular facilitation to enhance optimum motor control and human function. He is also 1 of 700 physical therapists in the country to achieve Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) designation, specializing in The Maitland Approach to orthopedic manual therapy through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars. The Maitland Approach is a world-renowned, highly effective, gentle approach to the management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. He is only one of 5 physical therapists in the country to have earned both CFMT and COMT credentials.
Jack receieved his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1994 from Long Island University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Approaching 22 years of clinical practice, he is an expert in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Aside from his CFMT and COMT credentials, he is also comprehensively trained in the McKenzie Method, Functional Spinal Stabilization Training, and Ergonomics. He became a Certified Professional Evaluator in Ergonomics (CPEE) in 2000 through Virginia Westra FNP, MPH at Applied Ergonomics Inc.. He has completed extensive training in the Osteopathic Methodology through Integrative Manual Therapy Solutions LLC, which was founded by the late Jeffrey J. Ellis MS, PT, MTC, FFCFMT. He has participated in over 90 continuing education courses, lectures and seminars focusing on orthopedic and sports physical therapy. He is a longstanding member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Prior to founding Sparacio Physical Therapy P.C. , Mr. Sparacio was co-owner of PhysioLogic Physical Therapy P.C.. Through affiliations with several universities, he continues to pass his knowledge and skills on to future physical therapists.