Daniel M. Antonino PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CFMT
Daniel Antonino graduated from California State University, Northridge with degrees in Physical Therapy and Exercise Science. With nearly 3 decades of experience as a physical therapist, he is one of the few in the State of Nevada that is Board Certified in Orthopedics. He is also certified in the McKenzie Method and Graston Technique.
Educationally conscience, he has presented at various state and national physical therapy conferences, participated in a year-long manual therapy course, a three month Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation residency program, over 60 field continuation courses, and is McKenzie trained as a manual therapist.
As a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, he gives back to the community as an adjunct faculty member for the Doctorate Physical Therapy program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Physical Therapy Assistant program at the College of Southern Nevada. He is a member of the APTA and served as Southern District Chairperson for the Nevada Physical Therapy Association.
Joel Lapka, MSPT, OCS, Cert. MDT.
Joel Lapka graduated from the University of Mary in 1999 with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. After practicing in a variety of physical therapy settings, he found his niche in the orthopedic outpatient setting and advanced his education by attaining the highest level of training and certification in the McKenzie Method as well as the Graston Technique. Utilizing these sought after and effective methods, along with other manual therapy techniques, Joel offers his patients highly diversified and specialized care in order to improve patient outcomes and get them back to health.
As an award winning clinical instructor, Joel has been professionally affiliated with UNLV, Creighton University, USC and CSN. His expertise awarded him Clinical Instructor of the Year in 2005 and 2007 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Joel is an APTA member and Orthopedic Sections member through the APTA, a member of the McKenzie Institute as well as the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.