Rick Jersey City, NJ

Rick Rutkowski, PT, DPT, ACSM-CPT, MTC, BOC Ped., FMS-Cert, CSCS

Founder, The Body Lab


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Certified Manual Therapist
  • Certified Pedorthist
  • Certified ACSM Personal Trainer
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified in FMS
  • IASTM Practitioner


Education: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Physical Therapy Program, Brooklyn, NY; Graduate studies at Columbia University; Doctorate Degree from Dominican College, NY; Pedorthic Certification Program through Eneslow Pedorthic Institute; Manual Therapy Certification from University of Saint Augustine, FL; personal training certification program through the American College of Sports Medicine; Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

Fellow: American Sports Medicine Institute

Membership: American Physical Therapy Association, American Association of Manipulative Physical Therapy, American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength & Conditioning Association

Continuing Education: Training in a variety of advanced manual & spinal therapy techniques & sports medicine concepts, including a four-month full-time fellowship program & over 500 hours of athletic training experience through HealthSouth’s Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.

  • Owner of The Body Lab, D/B/A for Exclusive Physical Therapy Services, PLLC
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