Sandy Burkart

P.T., O.C.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Sandy L. Burkart is an orthopedic certified specialist in private practice with the Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine and is a teacher and consultant with Functional Rehabilitation Associates. His work integrates the neuromechanical sciences with orthopedic physical therapy and the Feldenkrais Method to create functionally based evaluations and treatment protocols. He received his Physical Therapy degree in 1967 from the University of Pennsylvania, his Ph.D. in Anatomy from West Virginia University 1977, and his Feldenkrais certification in 1991.

Dr. Burkart is a recognized national and international speaker, having delivered more then 300 workshops, presentations, and teleconferences nationally and internationally on orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation, functional training and rehabilitation, manual therapy and the theory and application of the Feldenkrais Method. Dr. Burkart has been honored for his teaching excellence by the American Physical Therapy Association section of Orthopedic Physical Therapy.

In the past ten years, Dr. Burkart has continued his education with more than 2000 hours of post-graduate education in orthopedic physical therapy, manual therapy, neurologic rehabilitation, and neuromuscular stabilization training. A complete resume may be found at www.functionalrehab.com