Philip Joshua MPT,COMT,OCS
Philip Joshua has over 15 years of experience as a Physical Therapist in Acute care hospitals, Rehabilitation centers and Outpatient clinics in the US and abroad. He is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT). He received his Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT) from KMC Manipal.
Philip qualified for the OCS certification granted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), based on his extensive experience in direct patient care and by passing a rigorous written examination which tests the application of advanced knowledge and clinical skills identified in the American Physical Therapists Association’s (APTA) publication: Physical Therapy: Description of Specialty Practice (DSP).
He earned the Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) designation, by mastering the Maitland Australian technique, a world renowned highly effective, gentle approach to manage neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. The core of the Maitland Approach is Evidence Based Practice (EBP) and it is well supported by a wealth of research articles, in highly respected peer-reviewed Journals and multiple physical therapy textbooks used worldwide.
Philip practices what he preaches, and stays fit and trim. He played soccer and participated in athletic competitions in his younger days. His own sports injuries were a motivation behind his becoming a Physical Therapist.
Philip says, “The favorite part of my job is meeting different people and empathizing with their struggles with pain. Rather than rushing to administer a treatment regime, I take the time to study the symptoms and diagnose the root causes. Here at Healing Star Physical Therapy, we set realistic goals and work with our patients to accomplish those goals”.
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Varghese Paul MPT,COMT
Varghese Paul has over 14 years of experience as a Physical therapist. He has worked in outpatient Clinics, sub-acute facilities, and acute care hospitals, in US and abroad. He received his Masters in "Advanced PT in orthopedics" from VIMSAR, India.
He is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT). He earned COMT Designation by mastering Maitland Australian technique, a world renowned highly effective manual therapy approach for Neuro and Musculoskeletal conditions. He has worked extensively with post-surgery patients, as well as those with general orthopedic conditions.
With his past teaching experience, he is particularly effective in promoting patient empowerment and education to help prevent future injuries. He has a strong focus on understanding the goals of the patients and giving them the tools to work toward accomplishing them.
Varghese Paul enjoys outdoor activities such as jogging and swimming. He keeps in shape by working out in the gym regularly. He enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, and listening to music.
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