Nick Liberatore, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Liberatore earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, one of the top physical therapy programs in the country. Nick was an assistant in Washington University’s Movement and Neurodegenerative Disease Laboratory. During his clinical work, Nick gained experience working with a wide variety of patients, including those with orthopedic and neurologic conditions. He has multiple years of clinical experience working in an outpatient orthopedic setting, with a significant amount of experience treating athletes and a fitness-oriented population.
Dr. Liberatore places a high priority on his clinical education and is committed to lifelong learning. He has completed continuing education courses on a variety of topics such as Hawk Grips Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), myofascial cupping, kinesiology taping, and Trigger Point Dry Needling. He stays up to date with the latest available research, including participating in a year-long journal club with the nationally-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Nick utilizes an individualized approach to patient care that emphasizes the human movement system and proper body mechanics. Dr. Liberatore notes that his “goal as a physical therapist is to provide the best possible care for my patients”. “By restoring and enhancing movement, I strive to help individuals return to the activities they love.”
Nick comes from an athletic background, playing multiple high school sports and running track in college at Illinois Wesleyan University. He continues to stay active today and enjoys running, cycling, swimming, and weight lifting. Nick and his wife are avid gardeners, and they love spending time with family, friends, and their mini Australian Shepherd, Hank.