WHO WE ARE.
At the heart of MVMT is our clinical experience. You will receive 1:1 treatment with therapists trained in Functional Manual Therapy, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and the Functional Movement Screen. What it means for you is a comprehensive examination, ongoing re-assessment, exceptional manual therapy techniques and a treatment program that addresses the whole person, not just a body part.
Mark Lusk, PT, DPT, OCS, CF-L1, CFMT
PRESIDENT, PHYSICAL THERAPIST
Dr. Lusk brings over seven years of experience as a manual physical therapist to MVMT. Previously a professional dancer, he understands first-hand the impact of injuries on performance and emotional well-being. Dr. Lusk graduated from Hunter College with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and an Award for Clinical Excellence. He recently completed the rigorous examination process to become a Certified Functional Manual Therapist through the Institute of Physical Art, passing the exam with Honors. Dr. Lusk is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and certified in the FMS and SFMA screening tools. He has served on faculty for Hunter's physical therapy program, and currently teaches with the IPA. He has also worked as a physical therapist on over 60 Broadway shows.
Dr. Lusk continues to extensively study manual techniques. His interests span the continuum of functional movement, from acute injury through elite performance. This passion for movement has also led to his conceiving and performing research on assessing movement in dancers utilizing the Y-Balance Test. Dr. Lusk brings his knowledge, passion and compassion to every session to improve his patient's quality of life.
ASSISTANT, BILLING PROFESSIONAL
Theresa brings over 20 years of Medical Administrative experience to MVMT, having worked at some of the largest PT practices in the city. She brings her knowledge for business and compassion for people to MVMT so that she can help patients understand the business aspect of the healthcare industry.
Theresa has held positions from Medical Receptionist to Office Management (and everything in between). She specializes in developing back office procedures and training staff, and is an expert in insurance benefits and claim submission.
She is a graduate of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College located in Richmond, VA, holds an Associates Degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Claims Specialist.