Pete is a dual licensed chiropractor and certified athletic trainer. He completed the certified athletic training program at Pitt for his undergraduate degree. While fulfilling his rotation with Pitt athletics he also spent time in the neuromuscular research laboratory as an undergraduate assistant. Chiropractic training was completed at Logan in St. Louis, where he remained active as an athletic trainer during his graduate education.
Post graduate education has spanned McKenzie A-E courses along with various manual therapy, rehabilitation and kinetic chain oriented interventions. He is certified in both Functional Movement Screen and Selective Functional Movement Assessment, or FMS and SFMA. He finished the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise Certification to augment his clinical DNS courses having taken the A and B sections, along with additional training in adult and pediatric Vojta Reflex Locomotion. He completed his training in TMJ and orofacial rehabilitation at the Central Institute for Human Performance in St. Louis. He has completed additional education in concussion management to add testing and treatments beyond the basic practitioner. Additional visual and vestibular factors are tested and accounted for during rehabilitation with referral to specialists as needed.
He is currently taking the Primary Spine Practitioner program through the University of Pittsburgh.