Dr. Lori Zucker employs an integrative approach to physical therapy to achieve maximum recovery and comfort for her patients. She specializes in providing holistic care to individuals experiencing a wide array of musculoskeletal injuries or conditions
Practicing since 1985, Lori received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University, a Master’s Degree in Pathokinesiology from New York University, and her Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University (formerly UMDNJ).
In addition, Lori is an Adjunct Professor teaching in the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at Rutgers. She has authored a chapter in Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical-Decision Making Approach, which was published in 2008. In the same year, Lori received the James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award from the American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey, and was awarded the outstanding alumni award from Rutgers. More recently, Lori has been an invited speaker at the New Jersey American Physical Therapy Association Spring Meeting and a presenter at the annual conference of the American Congress of Rehabilition Medicine (ACRM).
An avid yoga practitioner, Lori is a certified yoga instructor and integrates principles of yoga in her physical therapy practice. She regularly advises yoga professionals on anatomical alignment, injury-prevention, and asana modifications. Lori recently launched a website bringing some of the medical research on yoga to the general public. It can be accessed here.
Since 2006, Lori has lectured on anatomy and injury prevention both in the United States and overseas.