Therapist Profile

John Rivas, PT, DPT, SFMA

John is a physical therapist with 15 years of experience. He has worked in all level of medical settings from acute care hospitals, SNF, home care and outpatient/sports clinics and helped patients from pediatrics down to geriatrics and everything in between like orthopedic and post operative cases, sports injuries and back problems of weekend warriors and office workers.

His treatment approach relies on his belief that our body is like a long chain that if one part of the chain is faulty, it will drag the other down creating a series of problems i.e. pain on the knee oftentimes caused by misalignment of hip and/or ankle.

About

  • johnrivas@gmail.com
  • New York
  • United States
  • 10022
  • 646 290-6488

Education

- University of Montana, Doctor of Physical Therapy 2018.
- Riverside College, Philippines, Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, 2003
- Maitland physical therapy seminar
- Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
- Graston Technique Provider
- SFMA
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Specialties

- Graston technique provider
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
- Maitland-Australian PT Seminars (MAPS)
- Kettlebell Level 1 instructor from Kettlebell Concepts
- Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
- Myofascial Release (MFR)
- KinesioTaping
- NeuroKinetic Therapy Level 1

Work History

Job 1

PACT GO - New York City

Job 2

All Sports PT - New York

Job 3

43rd St Medical- Physical Med and Rehab

Job 4

Fox Rehabilitation