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Bruce R. Wilk, P.T., O.C.S. Director
8720 N. Kendall Dr. Ste. 206
Miami, FL 33176
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CHRISTOPHER JAGESSAR MSPT, ATC


Education:
 

May 1999 – December 2001 University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy
 
August 1996 – December 1998 Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training

 

Experience:
 

January 2005 – Present Orthopedic Rehabilitation Specialists
Miami, Florida
Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

Evaluation and treatment to various patient populations including orthopedic, neurological, pediatric, geriatric, bariatric, and post-operative patients in an outpatient setting.
March 2004 – January 2005 Neurology Associates Group
North Miami Beach, Florida
Head Physical Therapist/Clinic Director

Treated various patients in an outpatient orthopedic/neurological setting. Managed outpatient physical therapy clinic as well as physical therapy staff throughout multiple clinics.
 
July 2002 – December 2003 Benchmark Medical/Matrix Rehabilitation
Frederick, Maryland
Clinic Director, Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer
 
Provided physical therapy/athletic training care to patients in an outpatient orthopedic setting. Managed physical therapy clinic and patient treatment.
 
January 2002 – July 2002 Frederick Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Frederick, Maryland
Staff Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

Evaluated and treated various patients in an outpatient orthopedic setting including area high school/college athletes. Also provided athletic training coverage as needed to area schools and sporting events.
 
January 1998 – May 1999 University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Athletic Trainer,

Provided initial care, immobilization, and rehabilitation of injured athletes with emphasis on football athletes. Involved with pre-practice preparation including taping, bracing, and field preparation.
 
January 1997 – May 1999 Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
Athletic Trainer/Student Athletic Trainer
Provided care and rehabilitation for men’s and women’s soccer teams as well as men’s basketball and women’s softball. Provided pre and post-practice treatment to injured athletes.

 

certifications:
 

September 2004: Pilates Mat Certification
 
June 2001: FIM (Functional Independence Measure) certification
 
February 1999: ATC obtained through National
Athletic Trainer’s Association(NATA) Board of Certification
 
August 1996 – present: CPR/emergency responder

 

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS:

Raya MA, Gailey RS, Roach KR, Conole S, Doran D, Jagessar C and Valdivieso T. Variables Predicting Six-Minute Walk Test In Individuals With Lower Extremity Amputation (abstract). 2001;81:A25-2

 

Continuing Education:

Various post-graduate coursework with an emphasis on sports medicine, orthopedics, functional design, manual therapies, and documentation/coding guidelines.

 

Professional:
 

1999 – Present: American Physical Therapy
Association/Orthopedic Section
 
1999 – Present: Florida Physical Therapy Association
 
1996 – Present: National Athletic Trainer’s Association