Jeff Sallade PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, 3DPT Owner

by | November 6, 2017

Email: jsallade@3dpt.com

Education

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Evidence In Motion
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, Ithaca College
  • Shawnee High School

 
Certifications

  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
  • Certified in Active Release Technique®

 
Treatment areas of interest/Specialties

  • I love treating runners and triathletes. I have run marathons and have done 2 Ironman races so I can easily relate to the mentality of the endurance athlete
  • Joint Replacement Therapy – I have had my hip replaced (I ran too many marathons) so I feel like that experience has helped me gain insight into the mind of someone who is going through hip and knee replacement rehab.

 
Why I became a Physical Therapist

I played various sports growing up and had all kinds of injuries – broken legs, dislocated shoulders, concussions, etc… I had numerous experiences in PT as a patient and it made me think that I could do this as a career. I went to college specifically for PT from my freshman year, and luckily it worked out.

What do you feel are the most important qualities for a physical therapist?

The ability to relate and connect with your patients is by far the most important quality a PT can possess. You have to develop a personal relationship with your patients – it really makes a difference in them achieving a great outcome. If they like coming to PT and spending time with their therapist, they are more likely to do what they need to do to get better.

Personal interests/hobbies

  • I love to swim, bike and run and aim to complete an Ironman with 2 prosthetic hips!
  • I have 2 kids that play sports so I love coaching their teams and watching them play and learn life lessons through sports
  • I love jigsaw puzzles and have actually won contests! My goal is to host a puzzle building contest at 3DPT one day!

 

Jeff  is one of 6 PTs in South Jersey who are dual certified as orthopedic and sports specialists (5 of the 6 work at 3DPT!)

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