NJ PT License # 40QA00873500
CSCS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Cert. MDT: Certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
With more than 25 years of physical therapy experience, Angelo Scarpati specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries. He enjoys helping golfers, tennis players, and endurance athletes overcome physical limitations and achieve peak personal performance. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Angelo also has significant post-graduate training in manual therapy and orthopedic sports medicine. He is certified in the McKenzie method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), a method of evaluating and treating back disorders.
Formerly the founder of Optimal Physical Therapy & Performance Institute, which served the Bernardsville area for 16 years, Angelo also served as the Golf Performance Director at the Baltusrol Golf Club Learning Center. Credentialed as a Medical Practitioner and Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, he has provided coverage at the AT&T Pebble Beach PRO-AM, Professional Tour events, special golf outings, and as a consultant to local golf teams and PGA Teaching Professionals.
What distinguishes Angelo from other clinicians is his experience as a sports performance specialist. In 1994, he began his career at Parisi Speed School, where he had the pleasure of working with his mentor, Bill Parisi. As a physical therapist and sports performance coach at Parisi, Angelo regularly worked with high school, college, and professional athletes.
Today, Angelo continues to share his expertise with patients, physicians, and students alike by serving as a guest speaker at sports medicine panels and consulting with local schools on injury prevention.