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Nick Sanders

Member since: February 14th, 2020

Dr. Nick Sanders is a practicing physical therapist and owner of PHYT For Function, a self pay physical therapy group in Northeast Ohio. Dr. Sanders worked and trained directly with Dr. Frank Gargano starting in 2012. He has been teaching IDN courses since 2016 and is the co-creator of the Neuro Release Treatment (NRT) Course. The NRT course presents the IDN neurologic model but with the use of tools such as cupping, percussion massage, and IASTM. He specializes in orthopedic and manual therapy with special interests in vestibular rehabilitation, auto-immune disorders, and sports performance. He works as a consultant with several area Crossfit gyms implementing dry needling, movement evaluation, and manual therapy for the care and performance of their athletes. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has completed continuing education in the Mulligan Concept, Owens Blood Flow Restriction, The Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Postural Restoration Institute. Dr. Sanders is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Physical Therapy Association and Sports Special Interest Group.

PHYT For Function LLC
5170 Hudson Drive
Hudson Ohio 44236
Credentials
PT, DPT, CIDN, CSCS
Certifications
Certified Integrative Dry Needling (CIDN) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Education
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Youngstown State University. Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Youngstown State University.
Recent publications and presentations
Current Research Projects: The use of Integrative Dry Needling for Recovery and Performance of Crossfit Based Training. Sanders, N. (Research Design Phase)