Jonathan grew up in Bergen County and enjoyed playing basketball and football. Jonathan earned his doctoral degree in physical therapy at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. Following his doctorate, Jonathan went on to complete his residency to further specialize in orthopedic physical therapy as one of eleven people selected for the program across the nation.
Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Gayed went on to become an ABPTS board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS). Jonathan is also certified in trigger point dry needling technique, Kinesio-Taping, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Functional Movement Systems (FMS), Blood-Flow Restriction Therapy, Cupping, and Instrument-Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).
After advancing his skill set in physical therapy techniques, Jonathan began seeing a demand for nutrition training among the patients he treated and went on to complete Precision Nutrition’s certification program. He uses this knowledge to help all patients help optimize results.
Jonathan is currently a professor at Rutgers University’s doctor of physical therapy program as well as a professor at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Jonathan enjoys advancing the career of physical therapy and mentors many student physical therapists. In addition to teaching and mentoring, Jonathan is actively involved in the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) orthopedic and sports sections.
As a board-certified orthopedic specialist, we will identify areas of pain or limitation that limits your ability to move the way you want to. Using the one-on-one approach we can isolate the program and improve your results.
Heading for surgery? Depending on your needs, we’ll develop a program prior to your surgery to optimize your outcomes. After surgery, we’ll work together to design a plan of care to get you back to the things you love to do.
Our doctors understand how neck and back pain can limit your activity. Work with our specialists to maximize your recovery and minimize risk of re-injury.
Work around any health or medical concerns and find a medically-approved fitness plan that works for you! We use movement-screening techniques to find optimal ways for you to exercise regardless of condition.
Get past nutrition myths and discover science-based methods to finally achieve your health goals.
Keep your child developing on track! Work with our specialized pediatric physical therapists, to keep your child on track with key developmental milestones. Need to treat torticollis? Schedule an appointment today for an evaluation.
Rise was created to overcome a messy healthcare industry. Our goal is to work with you and your insurance company to find the best possible price for you. Rise’s priority is to make you feel better and achieve your goals; not to bankrupt you. We want to create an atmosphere that you can trust and rely on rather than looking over your shoulder waiting for a hefty bill. Call us now to find out more information.
Whether it be rehabilitation, fitness, or nutrition, at Rise we want to offer you a place you can trust and rely on to achieve all your goals. Avoid fads and false information by utilizing our research-based methods to get the results you are looking for. Optimize your health and your time with Rise Rehabilitation and Fitness.
Our skilled therapists hold their doctorates in physical therapy. Our staff also includes board-certified orthopedic specialists to ensure that you get the best care available for the quickest results. We pride ourselves on an individualized treatment approach using hands-on therapy techniques, trigger-point release, soft-tissue techniques, dry needling, taping, cupping, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, and many more to
Our trainers come from a diverse background using all methods of exercises that cater to your specific needs. Each client will be assessed by our physical therapy doctors for injury risk using our movement screening which will help develop a personalized program that will help you achieve the results that matter most to you. Work personally with our trainers who will consistently adapt the program for your progress.
Our nutritionists utilize the most current research to not only provide you with the best advice to achieve all your personal goals but, they will work with you to find out how you can follow a plan that fits your lifestyle. After working with many clients, we understand that no one can sustain a drastic change however we will supply key steps that will work for you personally.