DR. OWEN LEGASPI, PT, DPT
PT DOCTOR FOR ATHLETES
Besides his private practice which began in 2004, where he treats patients on an outpatient basis, Dr. Legaspi has worked within the Saint Barnabas Healthcare System since 1998, rehabilitating patients who have been hospitalized as a result of injury or illness. Dr. Legaspi is well known as the PT doctor for athletes!
A graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. Legaspi went on to receive post-graduate training in McKenzie techniques for cervical and lumbar spine, Mulligan techniques for spine and extremities, Paris approach to thoracolumbar spine and Travell techniques for myofascial/trigger point management. In addition, Dr. Legaspi has trained extensively in approaches to core strengthening and promoting general wellness.
Dr. Legaspi has been invited to several area universities as a lecturer and guest speaker, presenting topics regarding orthopedics, medical screening, differential diagnosis, pharmacology, burn care, as well as general patient care and management. He also maintains an ongoing involvement in clinical research, focusing on the advancement of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
In 2007, Dr. Legaspi received the George J. Davies James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award, which was presented by the journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). In 2008 JOSPT Authors Honored at CSM.