Dr. Saul Zion, DPT, OCS, Cert. SMT, CMP, CSCS, Advanced Hip Clinician
Founder And CEO - Westport, CT Physical Therapist
Saul is a graduate of the University at Buffalo where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2005. He subsequently received his board certification in orthopedics qualifying him as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. Saul is Certified in Spinal Manipulation Therapy (Cert. SMT) through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. Saul is also a Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). His combined formal education and experience have allowed Saul to integrate a holistic approach to treatments leading to successful patient recovery. Saul completed continuing education courses to further his knowledge of topics ranging from orthotics and lower extremity biomechanics to spinal and extremity mobilizations/manipulations. Saul is an HSS Hip Rehabilitation Preservation Certified Clinician with the Hospital for Special Surgery treating patients with hip labral tears, hip tendinitis/tendonosis, Cam/Pincer impingements associated with FAI, pre/post-op PAO, post-op hernia repair, osteoarthritis and Total Hip Arthroplasty. He also has extensive experience in treating post surgical, orthopedic dysfunction and sports medicine injuries of the shoulder, knee ankle and hip. Saul is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) including membership in the APTA’s Orthopedic Section. As an active athlete himself, Saul finished Ironman Lake Placid in 2010 and the NYC Marathon in 2014. Saul has a special interest in treating runners, triathletes and all team sport athletes. Saul has worked extensively with slow motion video analysis of runners to break down inefficiencies to help eliminate pain with running. Since moving to Westport, CT Saul has taken on golf as a sport as well as becoming a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Level 1 instructor and is Medical Level 2 Certified to work more with golfers.