Dr. Dan Lombardi, PT, DPT, OCS Awarded board certification in orthopedics (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).
We are delighted to announce that Somersworth Physical Therapy’s owner, Dr. Daniel Lombardi, PT, DPT, OCS has been awarded a board certification in orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).
Only 1% of all physical therapists hold this prestigious Board Certified Orthopedic Specialization (OCS). Dr. Lombardi is one of only 70 orthopedic clinical specialists in New Hampshire.
This is considered the most respectable/reputable certification for an orthopedic therapist to hold. The ABPTS (American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties) recognizes an orthopedic certified specialist as a Physical Therapist with exemplary knowledge of an orthopedic population.
To obtain board certification, candidates must submit evidence of required clinical practice in a specialty area. In addition, candidates must successfully complete a rigorous written examination, demonstrating specialized knowledge and advanced clinical proficiency in a specialty area of physical therapist practice.
Research has indicated that therapists with this certification are able to achieve improved outcomes within less time than therapists without certification. Certified specialists such as Dr. Lombardi have clearly demonstrated their commitment to service by the variety, depth, and consistency of their professional involvement. Their desire to attain formal recognition of their advanced clinical knowledge, competence, and skills reflects their devotion to their profession and their patients.
All physical therapists at Somersworth Physical Therapy are dedicated to providing the highest quality physical therapy services available.