Alex Wirta

Alex Wirta

Physical Therapist

Alex enjoys treating musculoskeletal patients of all ages. He looks to blend a combination of manual therapy and exercise depending on patient presentation.

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist-North American Institute of Manual Therapy

Alex emphasizes treatment that has the greatest long-term benefit. His goal is to return the patient to prior level of function and prevent the injury from occurring again in the future. He spends time educating the patient on movement patterns and biomechanics that will benefit his patients well after they are finished with rehabilitation.

Blog Posts written by Alex Wirta

Personal Training
Athletic Performance and Pain Inhibition

Whether you are training for a marathon, trying to increase your throwing velocity, or increasing your explosiveness, the most important aspect of training is that you are able to perform the training required. Revolutionary, huh? Most people get hurt when they move their bodies. When you exercise, you are actually putting your body at a risk for injury if you are not adhering to your body’s capabilities. Days lost in training due to injuries or pain are the greatest barrier for someone to...