Michael Zolotnisky, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist and the Clinical Director at NJ Spine and Wellness in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He is currently leading the neurological department to treat various conditions including, but not limited to concussions, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease.
Dr. Zolotnisky was born in Italy, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and currently resides in Morganville, New Jersey. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in December of 2014.
Dr. Zolotnisky is attaining his vestibular certification to further improve complaints of dizziness, headaches, and all balance dysfunction. He prides himself on performing high-level balance activities to include walking with eyes closed and on uneven surfaces, and he loves to incorporate boxing to further challenge his patients.
In addition to neurological treatment, Dr. Zolotnisky utilizes the Mulligan Concept to perform pain-free physical therapy that immediately improves function. He offers a personalized aquatic therapy program for indoor and outdoor pool settings. Dr. Zolotnisky has completed three half marathons in one year and offers running tips as well as gym strategies. In addition, he is a national speaker for the Hemophilia community, speaking to various groups in the bleeding disorder family.
During his free time, Dr. Zolotnisky enjoys hanging out with his family and two younger nephews, making his girlfriend happy, traveling and experiencing various cultures, and learning different languages. He is fluent in Russian and has a basic understanding of Spanish.