GEORGE ESKANDER, PT, DPT

Dr. George Eskander earned Bachelor Degrees in Exercise Kinesiology and Psychology from Rutgers University. He went on to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Florida. George has advanced training in orthopedics and manual therapy which he utilizes to deliver life changing results for his patients. George draws from his advanced manual therapy training to apply highly skilled manual and manipulative procedures to correct his patients physical impairments and functional limitations. Additionally, George has further experience working with patients with post-operative injuries, high school, and college athletes. His experience with college athletes has included division on collegiate athletes from a variety of universities, including Duke. During his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends.

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Radiculopathies
  • pre-post operative injuries
  • Injury prevention
  • Low back pain (disc dysfunction, joint dysfunction, muscle spasm, spinal instability)
  • Hip pain (osteoarthritis, FAI, gluteal tendinopathy, total hip replacement)
  • Knee pain (post-operative reconstruction, meniscus tear, patellar tendonitis, osteoarthritis, total knee replacement )
  • Foot & ankle pain (Achilles tendinopathy, medial tibial stress syndrome, plantar fasciitis, sprains/strains)
  • Neck pain (disc dysfunction, joint dysfunction, muscle spasm, spinal instability)
  • Shoulder pain (osteoarthritis, pre/post operative rotator cuff and labrum tears, total shoulder replacement, impingement syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome)
  • Elbow pain (medial and lateral epicondylalgia)
  • Wrist and hand pain (carpal tunnel syndrome, sprains/strains, fracture)

TREATMENTS UTILIZED

  • Range of motion
  • Advanced manual therapy procedures
  • Soft tissue mobilization and stretching
  • Strengthening and conditioning
  • Functional Exercise prescription
  • Balance training
  • Gait analysis and training

EDUCATION

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Exercise Kinesiology at Rutgers University
  • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Rutgers University
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

ADVANCED MANUAL THERAPY COURSEWORK

S1 – Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation: Impairment Based, Evidence-Informed Approach

S2 – Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Pelvic, Lumbar, and Thoracic Spine including Thrust

S3 – Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Cranio-Facial, Cervical, and Upper Thoracic Spine

S4 – Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo- Pelvic- Hip Complex

E1 – Upper and Lower Extremity Evaluation and Manipulation

E2 – Integrative Functioning of Extremities to Thorax and Spine

MF – Myofascial Manipulation

DOCTORAL EDUCATION

  • Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I-III
  • Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I-III
  • Cardiovascular Physical Therapy
  • PT Interventions I-II
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics I & II
  • Pathophysiology I & II
  • Geriatric PT
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Examination and Intervention of the Integument
  • Pediatric PT
  • Health and Business Policy
  • Management of the Complex Patient
  • Independent Research Study

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