Born and raised in California, Dr. Roger Zhao, DPT, CSCS is an APTA American Board-Certified Doctor of Physical Therapy. He is a graduate from the University of California, San Francisco physical therapy program and received his undergraduate degree in physiological science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a native English speaker and fluent in Mandarin. His specialties include post-operative and sports medicine physiotherapy for patients of all ages, shapes and sizes. Roger's patients have included NBA, NFL, professional and Olympic athletes from around the world.
“Every one of my patients can return to activity stronger, fitter and more confident than before their injury.“
His specialties include post-operative and sports medicine physiotherapy for patients of all ages, shapes and sizes. Dr. Zhao developed his expertise by training alongside the top doctors in the world. He has extensive experience working with the orthopedic surgeons from Andrews Sports Medicine and Steadman Clinics, arguably the two top sports medicine clinics in the USA. Dr. Zhao was also involved with EXOS and Athlete’s Performance sports performance centers, where he helped prepare and train NFL, NBA, MLB and Olympic athletes. These centers are at the forefront of pioneering sports medicine research leading to the most effective treatment methods.
What can you expect on your First Visit?
Dr. Zhao graduated with a clinical doctorate in physical therapy and is APTA Board Certified, you can expect the best professional care.
On your first visit we will spend a significant amount of time evaluating your condition and determining when and why it occurs. The initial evaluation includes a series of tests to determine range of motion, muscle strength, postural alignment and abnormalities in movement patterns, body mechanics and quality of daily activities. Other tests may include those for sensation, balance, coordination and nerve function. Under the careful guidance of Dr. Zhao, a wide range of exercises and treatment programs are tailored to meet your specific needs and help you reach your goals.
Dr. Zhao understands that the road to recovery is personal, so you will always receive education, guidance and a tailored treatment plan based off your individual goals for recovery.
Most insurance plans cover physical therapist service