Marivi Lao, PT, DPT
Marivi earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University, where she had the opportunity to work with diverse patient populations throughout acute, sub-acute, home health, and outpatient settings. Prior to that, Marivi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Kean University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a minor in Health Education.
Throughout her clinical experiences, Marivi has worked with patients of all ages with various orthopedic, cardiac, and neurologic conditions. Her clinical interests include orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and injury prevention. Marivi’s passion for physical therapy stems from her background in dance. Her experience performing, competing and teaching has taught her the importance of optimizing movement in order to maximize patient performance. She is dedicated to helping her patients reach their full potential and promoting total mind and body wellness. Marivi continues seeking out educational opportunities to enhance her skills in manual techniques and functional training in order to provide her patients with the best care possible.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Marivi has always enjoyed being immersed in city life. She enjoys staying active in her spare time by taking dance classes, yoga, hiking, and traveling.