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Meet Our Rutherford Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist Rutherford, Dr. Haider Rizvi

Dr. Haider Rizvi

Dr. Rizvi is a hands-on clinician who practices with the Maitland method of manual therapy as a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT). The Maitland approach to Clinical Reasoning is widely considered one of the cornerstones of modern day Orthopedic Manual Therapy. He also utilizes many intervention strategies to deliver the best outcomes in patient care, including Graston technique, Kinesiotape and Spinal Decompression/Traction.

Dr. Rizvi is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a professional that applies scientific knowledge to train athletes for the goal of improving athletic and functional performance. Additionally, he is a Board Certified by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics (OCS), a certification held only by the top 10% of clinicians, commanding exceptional level of training and expertise in musculoskeletal care.

Dr. Rizvi earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Seton Hall University, where he was the recipient of the “Excellence in Research Award.”  He currently is an adjunct faculty at his alma mater and enjoys teaching future DPT candidates.

In his spare time, Dr. Rizvi enjoys the outdoors, traveling, seeking out latest trends in fitness culture and spending time with his wife and family.

Healing Services

His current practice incorporates several holistic and natural healing services including chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage therapy. The Department of Rehabilitation utilizes various therapeutic treatments to assist in strong patient outcomes. Much of this involved Kinesio Taping Method, Mechanical Cervical/Lumbar Traction and Graston Technique.
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