Dr. Emilio Galis graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA receiving a B.S. degree in Health Sciences, a B.S. in Biology and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Emilio joined the Schrier team as a staff physical therapist in December of 2014. He is focusing on gaining his certified strength and conditioning certification and treats a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. Emilio has an interest in sports medicine and working with athletes that wish to excel in their sport after injury.
Emilio believes that using multimodal approaches of therapy that involve significant manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, and therapeutic exercise are vital to helping patients reach their functional goals. He approaches his treatments by looking at the whole body and treating with a hands on approach. He uses Dry Needling as a tool to treat his patients and is certified Dry Needling Specialist Level I. Each treatment is designed to maximize functional potential of each patient.
Emilio grew up in an area south of Pittsburgh called the Mon Valley. He has a very tight knit family that he accredits his success and personal traits to. Emilio attended Magruder High School in Derwood Maryland and graduated there in 2008. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing many sports, and watching Pittsburgh sports teams. Emilio has a special interest in boxing. He has worked with amateur and professional boxers in his lifetime and hopes to work with more in the near future.