Lori S. Zucker, PT, DPT, MA

4 Tiffany Drive

Livingston, NJ 07039

 

EDUCATION

  • 1985 BS in Physical Therapy, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • 1991 MA in Pathokinesiology, New York University, NY, NY
  • 2002 Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ
  • 2010 Certified Yoga Teacher, Lotus Yoga, Montclair, NJ

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • 1989–Present Private Practice specializing in outpatient treatment of musculoskeletal issues
  • 1997–Present Adjunct Professor;  University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Program, Newark, NJ
  • 1991–1993 Clinical Specialist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation West Orange, NJ
  • 1989–1991 Program Director, Hudson Heights Physical Therapy, North Bergen, NJ
  • 1985–1989 Senior and Staff  Therapist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

  • 1985–Present  Licensed Physical Therapist, NJ Board of Physical Therapy
  • 1985- Present  Licensed Physical Therapist, NY Board of Physical Therapy
  • 1993–Present  Certified School Physical Therapist, NJ Department of Education

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • 2015  Yoga, A New Therapeutic Exercise?  An experiential retreat exploring yoga as a therapeutic intervention. Landgrove, VT
  • 2015   Anatomy and the Jivamukti Method.  New York, NY
  • 2015  Integrating Yoga into Physical Therapy Practice.  Presentation for New Jersey Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association.  Newark, NJ
  • 2015  Unlocking the Mystery of the Shoulder:  Jersey City, NJ
  • 2015 Advanced Anatomy: Montclair, NJ 
  • 2015  Anatomy Basics:  Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhinebeck, NY; Montclair, NJ; Blue Spirit Resort, Costa Rica; Mumbai, India; Oxford, UK
  • 2014  Anatomy, Alignment and You:  A weekend Yoga Retreat.  Landgrove, VT
  • 2014  Anatomy Basics:  Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhinebeck, NY; Montclair, NJ; Livingston, NJ; Blue Spirit Resort, Costa Rica
  • 2013 Anatomy Basics:  Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhinebeck, NY; Montclair, NJ: Blue Spirit Resort, Costa Rica
  • 2012 Integrating Anatomy Principles and Yoga Asanas for a Healthy Back New York, NY,  Jivamukti Yoga
  • 2012 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Program Rhinebeck, NY; Montclair, NJ; Blue Spirit Resort, Costa Rica
  • 2012 Advanced Anatomy: Continuing Education for Certified Yoga Teachers. Montclair, NJ
  • 2011 Advanced Anatomy: Continuing Education for Certified Yoga Teachers. Westfield, NJ
  • 2011 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhinebeck, New York; Montclair, NJ;  Summit, NJ
  • 2010 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Program. Rhinebeck, New York; Montclair, NJ; Summit, NJ
  • 2009 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Program. Montclair, NJ; Livingston, NJ; Segol Village, Israel
  • 2008 Book Chapter: Zucker, LS.  Arnica.  In Deutsch, JE and Anderson, EZ. (ed.) Complementary therapies for physical therapy: A clinical decision-making approach. St Louis, MO: Saunders; 2008:  75-83
  • 2008 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Program. Montclair, NJ
  • 2007 Anatomy Basics: Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Montclair, NJ; Livingston, NJ
  • 1993 Televised interview on the clinical ramifications of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Ramapo College, NJ
  • 1991 Platform Presentation on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. West Orange, NJ
  • 1988 Functional Electrical Stimulation: An Overview. New York APTA Chapter Meeting
  • 1988 Keeping Up with Technology:  A Revised Above Knee Checkout. Poster Presentation. NJ APTA Conference
  • 1987 Platform Discussion on Clinical Research, Long Island University Program in Physical Therapy
  • 1987 Biofeedback: An Alternative Learning Tool. Evening Lecture Series. West Orange, NJ

 

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

  • 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry
  • 2008 James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, NJ APTA

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • 2014 Special Olympics National Games, Young Athletes.  Princeton, NJ
  • 2011 Introduction to Yoga. Ofakim, Israel
  • 2009 Introduction to Yoga. Ofakim, Israel
  • 2007 Koby Mandell Foundation, Women’s Healing Retreat. Nahariya, Israel
  • 2006 Koby Mandell Foundation, Women’s Healing Retreat, Acco, Israel

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • 2015  Concussion: What’s New and How to Translate Knowledge in Order to Assist in Recovery, Susan Whitney, Newark, NJ
  • 2014  Calcultating Your Clinical Batting Average: Examining Barriers and Solutions for Adoption of Evidence Based Practice in the Physical Therapy Clinic, Tony Delitto, Newark, NJ
  • 2014  Managing the Slippery Slope to Avoid Falling Off the Ethical Cliff, Nancy Kirsch, Newark, NJ
  • 2014  APTA Combined Sections Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV
  • 2013 From Hip Fracture to Hip Hop, Kathleen Mangione, Newark, NJ
  • 2013 Documentation, Billing and Coding, Cedar Knolls, NJ
  • 2012 Physical Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence, Nancy Kirsch, Newark, NJ
  • 2012 Key Poses of Hatha Yoga, Ray Long. Lenox, MA
  • 2012 APTA Combined Sections Meeting . Chicago, IL
  • 2011 Practical Applications of Yoga Principles in Pediatrics, Yana Kofman. Madison, NJ
  • 2011 Physical Therapist Practice in a Changing Environment, Ken Harwood. Newark, NJ
  • 2010 Focus on Kinesio Taping, Thomas Giammatteo. Bloomfield, CN
  • 2010 Advanced Exercise Prescription, Steven Tepper. Livingston, NJ
  • 2010 Physical Therapist Ethics and Jurisprudence, Nancy Kirsch. Livingston, NJ
  • 2010 APTA Combined Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA
  • 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN
  • 2007 APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • 2006 Preview 2020. Philadelphia, PA
  • 2006 Omega Yoga Conference. New York, NY
  • 2004 APTA Combined Sections Meeting. New Orleans, LA
  • 2004 Omega Yoga Conference. New York, NY
  • 2003 APTA National Convention. Washington, DC
  • 2003 Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Issues, Gary Kraftsow. Lenox, MA
  • 2002 Omega Yoga Conference. New York, NY
  • 2001 APTA National Convention. Anaheim, CA
  • 2000 APTA National Convention, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2000 NJ APTA Conference. Morristown, NJ
  • 1999 APTA National Convention. Washington. DC
  • 1997 APTA National Convention. San Diego. CA
  • 1996 APTA National Convention. Minneapolis. MN
  • 1995 APTA National Convention. Washington, DC
  • 1995 Visceral Manipulation. Upledger Institute, New York, NY
  • 1994 APTA National Convention. Toronto, Canada
  • 1992 APTA National Convention. Denver, CO
  • 1991 APTA National Convention. Boston, MA
  • 1990 Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Brief Psychotherapy and Neurolinguistic Programming, Level II, Ron Klein. Silver Spring, MD
  • 1990 Practicum Upledger Institute. West Palm Beach, FL
  • 1989 Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Brief Psychotherapy and Neurolinguistic Programming, Level I
  • 1989 APTA National Convention. Nashville, TN
  • 1989 Spinal Structure and Diagnosis, John Mennell. Somerset, NJ
  • 1989 Feldenkrais, Level I, Frank Wildman. Edison, NJ
  • 1989 Foot and Ankle Biomechanics, Brian Hoke. New Brunswick, NJ
  • 1989 Craniosacral Therapy, Upledger Institute. New York, NY
  • 1989 Touch, Brain Miller. Somerset, NJ
  • 1988 Myofascial Reorganization, Paul Gordon. Washington, DC
  • 1988 Extremity Mobilization, Brian Mulligan. Sommerville, NJ
  • 1988 APTA National Convention. Las Vegas, NV
  • 1988 Shoulder Moblization, Sandy Burkhart and Dick Erhardt. Somerset, NJ
  • 1988 Radiological Evaluation of the Spine. New Brunswick, NJ
  • 1988 APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Washington, DC
  • 1988 S1 Ola Grimsby. Plainview, NY
  • 1987 Innovations and Controversial Strategies in Rehab V: Technology and Practice. Bal Harbour, FL
  • 1987 Motor Control, Teacher’s College. New York, NY
  • 1987 Functional Orthopedics, Gregory Johnson. Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1987 McKenzie Approach to Mechanical Diagnosis of the Spine, Part II, Wayne Rath. West Orange, NJ
  • 1987 Myofascial Release, John Barnes. Boston, MA
  • 1987 APTA National Convention. San Antonio, TX
  • 1987 TENS, Joseph Kahn. Wayne, NJ
  • 1987 FES Workshop, Lucinda Baker. Woodbridge, NJ
  • 1987 NJ APTA Conference. New Brunswick, NJ
  • 1986 Innovations & Controversial Strategies in Rehab IV:  Research and Practice. Bal Harbour, FL
  • 1986 Electrical Stimulation, Gad Alon. New Rochelle, NY
  • 1986 McKenzie Approach to Mechanical Diagnosis of the Spine, Part I, Wayne Rath. White Plains, NY
  • 1986 APTA National Convention. Chicago, IL
  • 1986 Treatment Approaches to Spinal Cord Injuries. Philadelphia, PA
  • 1985 New Trends in Cancer Treatment. Bethesda, MD