Dr. Jack Zuckerman, PT, DPT, Cert. DN , graduated from Long Island University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2011. Jack received his undergraduate bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College in 2008.
Since graduating, he has pursued many post-graduate and continued education training including multiple functional manual therapy courses with the Institute of Physical Art, Maitland, certifications in kinesiotaping (RockTape), Spinal Manipulation Institute and others. Jack is certified in Dry Needling (Cert. DN) from the Spinal Manipulation Institute.
Jack has experience in a wide variety of settings from homecare with Visiting Nurse Service of NY to orthopedic settings such as NYU Hospital for Joint Disease and various orthopedic outpatient clinics. Throughout his professional career, his experience includes treating acute injuries, sports injuries, chronic pain, post-operative care and other acute and chronic conditions. Furthermore, he specializes in injury prevention, manual therapy, performance-based Orthopedic Sports medicine, functional mobility and strength and conditioning. Jacks belief is that the patient has to be an active participant in the rehabilitation process to successfully achieve “Total Recovery”.
Jack is also an adjunct professor at William Patterson University teaching anatomy and physiology. He is always pursuing seminars and other continuing education courses to stay with the most current evidence based practice.
Jack has studied a variety of martial arts since he was 6 years old including Tae Kwon Do, Kick Boxing, Judo and Sambo both recreationally and competitively. One of his greatest accomplishments as a teenager was competing in the Jr. Olympics and earning a gold medal. Now, in his spare time, Jack studies and trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, enjoys snowboarding, traveling, biking and other outdoor activities.