Dr. Mark Shulman, DPT, CMPT, CSCS has worked in Physical Therapy since 2005 when he started as a Physical Therapy Aide in an Outpatient clinic. Since then he has continued to progress his practice and gain experiences in multiple treatment settings. Dr. Shulman started “The Physical Therapy Effect” to continue his goal of providing quality one on one care to the patients he works with.
Mark studied Physical Therapy at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts where he graduated Magna Cum laude with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. While completing his degree for his DPT, Dr. Shulman also earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Credentials from the NSCA. He has taken multiple advanced training courses to become a Certified Manual Physical Therapist through North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Dr. Shulman is currently a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the America Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Mark maintains an active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association and National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Within the San Diego community Mark has set up multiple injury prevention clinics for high schools around the county. Mark is the Physical Therapist for Cali Coast Elite All Star Cheer Gym as well as the head of their sports medicine team. He provides volunteer Physical Therapy services to events such as Bike MS: Bay to Bay.
When not in the clinic Mark enjoys outdoors activities including sports like flag football, cycling, skiing and golf. He also can be found at dog beach with his dog “Matilda.”
Allison has been working as a physical therapist since 2009. Initially working outside of Boston she moved to San Diego after two years of working as a traveling Physical Therapist. Once she settled in San Diego Allison returned to working in an outpatient setting at The Physical Therapy Effect in 2014.
Allison studied Physical Therapy at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts where she graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009. In the time since graduation, Allison has pursued new learning opportunities for orthopedic manual Physical Therapy as well as advanced training classes in Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, which she puts to use as the lead Physical Therapist for The Physical Therapy Effect’s Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Program. She is also working towards her PRPC, Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification.
When not in the clinic Allison enjoys spending her free time traveling or outdoors either running, hiking, playing soccer or skiing. She enjoys volunteering for local road races and events as well as working with local charities such as the Challenged Athlete’s Foundation. She can also be found walking her French Bulldog “Jax.”
Jil works as the Marketing Director for The Physical Therapy Effect and as an American Council on Exercise (ACE) certified personal trainer with over 12 years of experience in the fitness industry, and has worked at The Physical Therapy Effect since its inception in 2013.
She specializes in functional, full body strength and endurance exercise programs designed to meet ones specific health and fitness goals. Whether your goal is to lose a few pounds, strengthen, tone, improve functional movement, increase flexibility, or all of the above, Jil can work with you one-on-one to achieve these goals.
Jil has a unique ability to work with a diverse clientele at any fitness level, including special populations, older adults, and clients recovering from injury or surgery. She earned her Professional Certificate in Fitness and Exercise Science from UCSD Extension in 2005, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sports and Recreation Management from Ashford University in 2013. Jil continues to educate herself annually through ACE’s Continuing Education Programs to help keep her clients up to date on the newest health and fitness information and trends.
Whatever you may need at The Physical Therapy Effect, Jil can help!
Dr. Shulman started “The Physical Therapy Effect” to continue his goal of providing quality one on one care to the patients he works with.
Dr. McKay studied physical therapy at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts where she graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009.
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