Dr. Femi Betiku is a highly skilled Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Femi is passionate about both alleviating every patient’s symptoms and eliminating the underlying cause. He listens deeply to understand each patient’s goals and then develops an individualized plan employing the most up to date evidence-based approaches. He utilizes targeted manual therapy techniques and neuromuscular re-education to optimize success so patients can return to what they love to do. Dr. Betiku is also actively preparing for both his orthopedic board and manual therapy certifications.
Femi completed his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Rutgers University and went on to earn his Doctorate from New York University. While at NYU, Dr. Betiku broadened his skill sets working with St. John’s University Division 1 athletic teams and with children at a sensory integration pediatric practice. Through his experiences, Dr. Betiku has developed a deep passion for treating the most complex of musculoskeletal cases. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), as well as a Pilates Method Alliance certified Pilates teacher (CPT-PMA) with an emphasis in rehabilitative Pilates.
During his free time, Dr. Betiku loves to explore the outdoors. He enjoys hiking at Bear Mountain, bouldering at a local rock wall, and kayaking in NYC along the Hudson River! When he’s ready to do something a bit more relaxing, he enjoys a visit to the beach, a good book by his favorite authors, C.S. Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell, and discovering restaurants. Ask Femi where to eat and he’ll share his favorite hidden gems with you!