Director & Faculty

Justine DeLuccio

Justine DeLuccio PT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT

Licenses, Certificates and Credentials:

  • NJ License # 40QA00601200
  • NY License # 012902
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists – FAAOMPT #FF0353
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy-OCS#2094
  • Graston Technique® Instructor and Certified Clinician
  • Certified Kinesio® Taping Practitioner-CKTP Kinesio Taping® Association
    • Invited Lab Assistant
  • FMT Fascial Movement Taping I-II RockTape Certified
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment – SFMA1-Certified
  • Functional Movement Screen™ – Certified-Functional Movement Systems
  • Y-Balance Test™ – Certified-Functional Movement Systems
  • 3D Maps – Certified
  • CAFS – Certification in Applied Functional Science®
  • Spinal Movement and Breathing Assessment 1 – SMBA-1 Certified
  • TRX Qualified Sports Medicine Suspension Training and Rip Training

Justine DeLuccio PT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, SFMA1, CKTP is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, a manual therapy fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and a Graston Technique® Instructor and Graston Technique® Certified Clinician. She holds a number of movement and assessment based credentials including certificates in Functional Movement Screen™ and Y-Balance Test™, 3D Maps, Spinal and Movement Breathing Assessment 1, and Kinesio® Taping (KT), Fascial Movement Taping (FMT I-II), TRX Qualified Sports Medicine Suspension Training and Rip Training.

Ms. DeLuccio has had faculty appointments at Rutgers University’s Graduate Program in Physical Therapy (formerly The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), Long Island University and has been a guest lecturer at Seton Hall University and Dominican College, among others. She has given a variety of invited lectures to interdisciplinary audiences, pre-professional dancers, athletes and the public. Ms. DeLuccio lectured as part of the APTANJ sponsored Educational Series, presented a poster at the APTA combined sections meeting in 2002, and gave a research platform presentation at the APTA Annual Conference in 1993. Her publications include an article in OPTP 18;3:06: Instrument Assisted STM Utilizing Graston Technique®: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective. She has also provided guest interviews and commentaries for professional and public magazines, newspapers and newsletters.

Ms. DeLuccio received an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from Pennsylvania State University in 1984, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Long Island University in 1992 and in the same year was awarded the prestigious Mary McMillan Scholarship, a national award given by the American Physical Therapy Association.

In 2009, after nearly two decades in clinical practice, Ms. DeLuccio opened Movement Logic orthopaedic manual & sports physical therapy P.A. in Lambertville, NJ.  She treats individuals in all stages of life, recovery, recreation, competition, and performance, providing evidence-based treatment with a skill set that includes multimodal, holistic, neuro-myofascial and movement perspectives.

As a clinician, Ms. DeLuccio practices using the SFMA and MovNat principles, and uses movement-based applications to treat the neuro-myofascial system. She regularly utilizes connective tissue manual therapies such as Myofascial Decompression (cupping) and Graston Technique® in her own practice.

With the objective of highlighting prevention, Ms. DeLuccio has also developed and executed injury prevention programs in house for dancers and collegiate sports teams at Rider University, The College of New Jersey, and for the South Carolina Summer Dance Conservatory affiliated with the University of South Carolina’s Department of Dance. She has travelled with the Princeton University Women’s Lacrosse team, has been been a Graston Technique® Instructor and contributor since 2005. She is co-founder of the Dance Performance and Injury Prevention project with PDT Director, Talin Kenar. Ms. DeLuccio is pleased to join PDT as a conditioning coach and advising physical therapist dedicated to educating and supporting PDT dancers in gaining the knowledge, strength, good habits, and durability to excel in their dance training.