Wholistic Physical Therapy

Scott van Niekerk

Scott van Niekerk, Director
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Scott is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. His professional training, experience, and empathic nature enable him to help you in your journey back to a pain-free active lifestyle.

Scott grew up in Zimbabwe, Africa. He graduated from the Medical School at the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1995 with a degree in Physical Therapy. At the time, UCT was acclaimed as one of the world's strongest manual therapy training programs.

Since coming to the U.S. in 1996, he has studied extensively with John Barnes, P.T., founder of the Myofascial Release approach, and instructed alongside Barnes at the Myofascial Release seminars nationwide for more than a decade, from 1999 to 2014. He is also a McKenzie credentialed MDT Therapist. Scott is a "Therapist to the Therapists" and feels honored to have guided many to become skilled clinicians. At the same time balancing this with his marriage and family life that includes 3 beautiful boys and a girl! His personal interests include martial arts (he is a 2nd degree black belt in Karate!), meditation, yoga and love of the outdoors.

He founded WPT in 2002 with a vision of creating a Holistic Center for Wellness. With the solid medical and scientific background as a physical therapist, Scott is able to bridge the worlds of Western and Complementary medicine. His eclectic approach to healing creates a nurturing, therapeutic environment which is both safe and effective.

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