Wellness Night Out

December 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Join us as we kick off our Wellness Night Out series with a community lecture and complimentary cupping services

Stop by for a brief lecture from special guest, Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu, orthopedic surgeon from the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Ben has experience treating the highest level athletes from the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and more. He will be speaking about hip pain and how we can help!

Following Dr. Ben, our favorite clinic director and physical therapist, Jonathan Zaid, will be providing complimentary cupping services to those who would like to try! Snacks and refreshments will be served.


Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is an orthopedic surgeon and specialist in hip, knee and shoulder surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Dr. Nwachukwu is the Co-Director of Clinical Research for the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS. He is also a Clinical Instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Nwachukwu attended college at Columbia University and he obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School. He also obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School while a medical student. Dr. Nwachukwu completed his orthopedic surgery residency at HSS and his sports medicine fellowship training at the world renowned Rush University.

Dr. Nwachukwu has extensive experience caring for athletes. He currently serves as a medical consultant to the National Basketball Player’s Association (NBPA). He has been a team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and DePaul Athletics. As an undergraduate at Columbia, Dr. Nwachukwu was a four-year starter on the men’s basketball team and as such, has a passion for working with athletes and individuals motivated to stay in the game.

Jonathan Zaid, PT, DPT, is the Clinic Director for Excel Physical Therapy Hoboken. Hoboken resident Jonathan earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University. Passionate about helping others find freedom in movement,  his goal is to facilitate a game plan to help his patients achieve their personal goals.

Whether it’s running a marathon, working out at a local CrossFit class, or just performing daily tasks, Jonathan designs individualized treatment plans based on the needs and goals of each patient. 


Excel Physical Therapy
1333 15th Street, Suite 3A
Hoboken, NJ 07030