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Adam Strizak, PT, DPT, CLT, OCS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Adam Strizak joined Decker College of Nursing and Health Science in September 2021 as a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Strizak comes from a clinical position working as a senior-level staff therapist in the Syracuse area. He specializes in the treatment of patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, with additional clinical experience in complete decongestive therapy and aquatic therapy.


  • DPT, New York University
  • BS, biology, SUNY Cortland

Research Interests

  • Clinical outcomes
  • Pain neuroscience education
  • Patient self-efficacy
  • Admissions process for DPT

Clinical Interests

  • Persistent pain
  • Manual therapy
  • Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Lymphedema
  • Aquatics

Teaching Interests

  • Musculoskeletal assessment
  • Exercise prescription
  • Lymphedema
  • Patient-centered care

More Info

  • Board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist