Our Team

Karl Rusch Scarsdale & Thornwood NY


Karl Rusch, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC completed his undergraduate coursework from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s of science in Athletic Training/ Sport’s Medicine. Karl graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2012 with his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. Karl’s focus is in sports medicine and orthopaedic rehabilitation. Karl is a full time assistant professor at Dominican College, and came to NYSSPT to continue to his desire in working with various pre and post- operative injuries.

Karl is an evidence based practitioner utilizing current research to design a plan of care that best fits the individual’s needs. Each individual’s program is designed in a collaborative effort to reach your desired goals. Karl has worked in a variety of academic, inpatient and outpatient settings and is an active participant in providing continuing education courses for other Physical Therapists.

Karl is a board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist and focuses on a variety of manual therapy techniques with appropriate therapeutic exercise. Karl is also a Certified Athletic Trainer who specializes in sport specific injury prevention and rehabilitation. Karl has been working towards his Doctorate of Science and will soon begin training for his Fellowship of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) which is the highest distinction you can obtain in Physical Therapy.

Email: krusch@nysspt.com