Alex has been practicing physical therapy since 1987 with all but four years in orthopaedics and sports medicine. Alex was blessed to have the opportunity to attend an Functional Movement Screen (FMS) course early in his career that fundamentally changed the way he practiced. He realized that movement competency, not looking at individual body parts, was the key to not only rehabbing but also to training and sports performance durability. Attempting to build fitness and performance on mobility or stability deficits will, long term, create dysfunction not performance. Alex has taken a very comprehensive approach to his treatment and has been a certified FMS, SMFA, Ybalance, Olympic Certified Weightlifting Coach, TPI level 1, and Certified Speed Coach. He uses the Regional Interdependence Model when rehabbing using manual techniques (mobilization, physical therapy manipulation, massage, corrective exercise, and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)).
Alex has had the opportunity to work closely with Coach Tom Shaw and his strength staff at ESPN Wide World of Sports for the past twelve years treating many top round NFL recruits. He has also provided concierge treatment and training to numerous NFL, MLB, PGA, and Olympic track and field athletes. He also has many years of experience treating general orthopaedic patients, including high school and collegiate athletes and teams.
He has been a keynote speaker at various orthopaedic conferences over the years, including for Florida Hospital and Orlando Orthopaedic Center. He is currently a doctoral candidate with an anticipated DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) in 2019.