Dr. Robert Ruffalo (PT) (DC) (CCSP)
Dr. Robert Ruffalo is now a new member of Podiatry Associates of Belleville. He has been in practice for over 30 years. He also is the Owner and Director of his own practice celebrating 26 years known as A T.E.A.M. APPROACH Physical Therapy located in Bloomfield, N.J. ( www.ateamapproachpt.com ) Dr. Ruffalo is a physical therapist (PT), doctor of chiropractic (DC), certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP), and is also a certified golf fitness instructor/medical professional, Level 3 by the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI CGFI-MP3), and a TPI Junior Level 2 Coach (JR2). Dr. Ruffalo specializes in manual therapy of the cervical spine and extremities and is trained in a variety of treatment approaches and techniques. After graduating from Bloomfield High School he continued his education at Kean University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and New York Chiropractic College, from which he was graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian. He is one of only a handful of dual-licensed practitioners in the State of New Jersey.
Daniel Diaz PTA
Daniel Diaz has been with Podiatry Associates since 2009. He is a graduate of the Physical Therapy Assistant Program of Essex County College and has also served as PTA Director of New Jersey. Daniel has had extensive training in rehabilitative orthopedic care including myofascial release and Kinesio Taping. While he's not performing his Physical Therapy duties. Daniel also spends his time competing as a top ranked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor. Daniel strives to give the best care possible while also producing a friendly healing atmosphere to all his patients.