Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Founder of Movement 4 Wellness Physical Therapy, LLC.
We help weightlifters of all levels overcome injuries, maximize recovery, and set new records.
- Physiotherapist or Physical Therapy for 7 years
- Crossfit Level 1 Trainer
- USAW Weightlifting Coach
- Oly weightlifter for 2 years
- 4 years in competitive CrossFit Athlete
- Master Degree in Genetic Human Biology
Dr. Ernesto Mendez is a licensed physical therapist, a board Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and founder of Movement 4 Wellness Physical Therapy, LLC.
He received his degree from Thomas Jefferson University. He is an Olympic Weightlifting Coach (USAW L1) and CrossFit Coach L1.
Dr. Mendez is fluent in both English and Spanish. His experience includes the areas of pain management, movement analysis, injury recovery, surgical rehab, corrective exercise, and athletic, military, and occupational performance. Dr Mendez is passionate about olympic weightlifting and fitness. After a personal experience with two knee surgeries, Dr. Mendez is passionate about facilitating recovery and promoting fitness and wellness education to all his patients/clients. He is responsible for designing multiple training programs, writing blog articles, posting daily weightlifting content, doing live weightlifting and mobility seminars. At a personal level, Dr. Mendez is a sport and nature lover. Outside the office, he can enjoy a hike with his wife, lifting weights, or surfing.