Frank Failla, DPT, is a highly respected doctor of physical therapy at Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. He graduated from Columbia University in 2007, earning a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy with Honors. He practiced in Upper Montclair, NJ, for over ten years before he founded his current practice in Cedar Grove, NJ. Dr. Failla takes pride in providing one-on-one physical therapy in a private setting, creating a relaxing and nurturing environment.
Throughout his fifteen years of advanced orthopedic practice, Dr. Failla has taken extensive continuing education courses in manual therapy, myofascial release, and osteopathic techniques. He has trained with the McKenzie Institute in mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine; the Barral Institute in neural manipulation for an integrative approach to pain and dysfunction; the Upledger Institute in craniosacral therapy; and the Institute of Physical Art in functional and visceral mobilization. He is a certified provider of Active Release Technique.
Early in his career, he was exposed to Eastern medicine and taught clinical structural anatomy assessment at the Eastern School of Acupuncture in Essex County New Jersey. Throughout his career, he has been fortunate to collaborate with Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners Jason Sargis, LAc, and Christine Marcarian, LAc, to create a holistic approach combining Western and Eastern philosophies.
Dr Failla enjoys helping patients who have struggled to find pain relief using conventional medical disciplines. He believes patients can often avoid surgical procedures through proper care and lifestyle modifications.
Dr. Failla is an avid snowboarder who enjoys hiking, biking, traveling to our incredible national parks with his wife and family, and conversing about astrophysics.