Josh Rieders is the Clinical Director of SPEAR’s Financial District – 70 Pine Street location. Josh received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Exercise Science from Syracuse University. Josh’s clinical experience includes orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and adult neurological rehabilitation.
Josh focuses on manual therapy techniques and neuromuscular reeducation to maximize translation to functional movement patterns. He has experience in lower extremity rehabilitation with a goal to return to impact sports as well as experience in rehabilitation of the throwing athlete. In addition to a passion for treating high level athletes, Josh has developed an interest in the treatment of primary headaches which include migraine and tension-type headaches. He is currently researching the treatment of post-concussion syndrome.
Josh is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. When Josh is not treating patients at SPEAR, he is training clients looking to improve their fitness and reach personal goals. Josh enjoys staying active with resistance training, running, basketball, and hiking. During his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, cooking, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.