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Meet the doctor

Dr. Emilio Galis received his Bachelor of science degree in Biology and Health Sciences from Duquesne University in 2012 and then received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2014 from Duquesne University. 
 
Dr. Galis previously worked in Rockville and Gaithersburg Maryland for 3.5 years as a physical therapist and clinic director. He also has worked in the Pittsburgh region for the last 2 years. Dr. Galis has a primary focus on individualizing every treatment and plan of care to meet the specific needs of each patient and uses multimodal approaches of treatment to help patients improve their function and reach their personal goals. He strongly believes that increased time spent with each patient and hands on therapy is vital to the rehabilitative process. It is also vital to explain to and educate the patient on each treatment given and what its purpose is specific to each pathology he treats. 
 
Dr. Galis is a native of the Mon Valley and accredits his success and passion to his upbringing and strong tight knit family. Dr. Galis has over 5 years of experience treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and pathologies and has a definite interest in working with athletes of all levels. He has had a lot of experience working specifically with professional boxers. He has also treated a variety of NFL players throughout the course of his career.

Meet the doctor

Dr. Emilio Galis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Health Sciences from Duquesne University in 2012 andhis Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2014 from Duquesne University. 
 
Dr. Galis previously worked in Rockville and Gaithersburg Maryland for 3.5 years as a physical therapist and clinic director. He also has worked in the Pittsburgh region for the last 2 years. Dr. Galis has a primary focus on individualizing every treatment and plan of care to meet the specific needs of each patient and uses multimodal approaches of treatment to help patients improve their function and reach their personal goals. He strongly believes that increased time spent with each patient and hands on therapy is vital to the rehabilitative process. It is also vital to explain to and educate the patient on each treatment given and what its purpose is specific to each pathology he treats. 
 
Dr. Galis is a native of the Mon Valley and credits his success and passion to his upbringing and strong tight knit family. Dr. Galis has over 5 years of experience treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and pathologies and has a definite interest in working with athletes of all levels. He has had a lot of experience working specifically with professional boxers. He has also treated a variety of NFL players throughout the course of his career.

Wellness Programs

Although insurance does not always cover wellness and preventive care, Elite Physical Therapy and Wellness offers very affordable wellness programs and packages to improve your body’s overall wellness and performance. Our programs are top notch in improving overall health and wellness and athletic performance for all ages. See more on our wellness page!

Services

Passive Range of Motion (PROM)

Passive range of motion (PROM) is a technique to improve range of a certain joint that promotes flexibility and mobility necessary for function.

Sports Performance

We focus and strive to help athletes prevent injury and improve performance of their desired sport.

Massage Therapy

A licensed massage therapist will be joining our team soon in conjunction with our physical therapy services if warranted and/or sought out by the patient.
 

Taping

In some cases, extra support is needed at the joint level or muscular level. Taping provides extra stability for areas we are currently strengthening or rehabbing.

Trigger Point Release

Trigger point release (TPR) is an effective way to relax banded, tight musculature that will ultimately result in improved motor function and decreased pain.

Joint Mobilization

Mobilizing joints improve overall flexibility and mobility, as well as improves circulation to a particular joint which is beneficial for patient function. 

Education & Videos

Videos, Blogs & Articles

It is important to give up to date clinical research that is supported by evidence and truth. We strive to stay focused on what treatments have he best clinical evidence as well as clinical results. We also strive to educate the public on the importance of physical therapy and other conservative treatment to help patients not only physically but financially as well. Below you will find some articles pertinent to our goals here at Elite Physical Therapy and Wellness.

See what is happening inside the walls of our clinic to best serve you the patient! These videos are designed to be educational and informative. This page is also to give you sneak peaks at what we do inside these clinic walls.

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Who We Are

Elite Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC is an independent company that opposes current healthcare norms of spending decreased time with patients and creating a factory like environment. We believe in 1:1 care, where adequate time is spent with each patient by our professional and courteous staff.
We pride ourselves on providing advanced treatment that will cut down on patient personal costs in the long run and cut down on patient reliance on opioid pain medication.
We strive to make each patient experience personal and productive to improve patient function and meet patient goals. We achieve this by increasing 1-1 therapist to patient interaction and providing treatment that is up to date, effective, and purposeful in getting the patient back to the life they desire.

Our Mission: To provide skilled 1:1 quality physical therapy care to members of our community and to promote health and wellness to our community members to ensure improvement in patient/client quality of life and satisfaction.

Our Promise: We promise to make the most of every patient treatment and make sure there is a purpose for every treatment we administer. This means no wasted time on unnecessary treatments or wasted co-pays on fluff and buff treatments. We want to maximize every visit to get you significant results…faster.

Who We are

Elite Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC is an independent company that opposes current healthcare norms of spending decreased time with patients and creating a factory like environment. We believe in 1:1 care, where adequate time is spent with each patient by our professional and courteous staff.
We pride ourselves on providing advanced treatment that will cut down on patient personal costs in the long run and cut down on patient reliance on opioid pain medication.
We strive to make each patient experience personal and productive to improve patient function and meet patient goals. We achieve this by increasing 1-1 therapist to patient interaction and providing treatment that is up to date, effective, and purposeful in getting the patient back to the life they desire.

Our Mission: To provide skilled 1:1 quality physical therapy care to members of our community and to promote health and wellness to our community members to ensure improvement in patient/client quality of life and satisfaction.

Our Promise: We promise to make the most of every patient treatment and make sure there is a purpose for every treatment we administer. This means no wasted time on unnecessary treatments or wasted co-pays on fluff and buff treatments. We want to maximize every visit to get you significant results…faster.