Learn About Author and Physical Therapist Z Altug
Z Altug, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist, licensed physical therapist, and an author with more than 28 years of experience in his field. He currently works at Head 2 Toe Physical Therapy in Los Angeles, and he worked at the UCLA Medical Center outpatient rehabilitation department for 12 years as a physical therapist.
Z graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy and obtained his Master of Science degree in sport and exercise studies, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from West Virginia University. He also completed a transitional doctorate degree in physical therapy (DPT) from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, and is a long-standing member of the American Physical Therapy Association, California Physical Therapy Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association.