Paul Colosky Jr.
MPT, LAT, CSCS, STMT-1, STMT-C, MFMS – Owner
Paul Colosky, Jr. has been changing his patients’ lives with a wide range of innovative and personalized treatment techniques to speed the body’s natural healing process for over 20 years. Paul is an entrepreneur, physical therapist, and instructor in the physical therapy, wellness, and fitness industries and is the owner of Valeo Human Performance, LLC. Paul believes strongly in both patient and physical therapist education, and that the PT-client partnership is critical to effectively getting past pain and back to function.
After completing enlistment in the US Air Force, Paul graduated from Colorado State University with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Exercise and Sport Science with an Athletic Training concentration and was focused on working with elite athletes. Soon after, he moved to Houston and completed his Masters of Physical Therapy degree in 2006 at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He wasted no time in opening Valeo Physical Therapy in 2007, an outpatient physical therapy, wellness, and fitness clinic that served his community until the fall of 2018 before relocating to the Washington, DC area with his wife and daughter for a new adventure.
Paul’s background in exercise science, cryogenic healing, nutrition, athletic training, strength and conditioning, and even NASA microgravity research keeps him looking for new and innovative techniques to help his clients get better faster. He enjoys teaching and speaking to the physical therapy community as a way to share evidence-based revolutionary techniques with the greatest reach. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), Injury Prevention, Orthopedic Rehab, Shoulder, Knee and Spine Rehab, Kinesiology Taping, Multifunctional Movement Specialist (MFMS), Functional Movement Systems, ML830 Laser Certified Clinician, Whelton Myofascial Referral Technique Trained, Whole Body CryoTherapy Techniques, Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN), and Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT).
- Special Credentials: Practicing Athletic trainer since 1998. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 2001. Practicing Physical Therapist since 2006.
- Education: Colorado State University awarded BS, MS in Exercise Science. University of Texas Medical Branch awarded Master of Physical Therapy.
- Hobbies: Paul’s hobbies include running (5K, 10K, half-marathon, and endurance relays), cycling (MS150 x 6), camping, fishing, and road trips with my wife Tara M. Ruttley and daughter Anna-Marie. Music on the iPhone includes anything country, guns n roses, van halen, rob thomas, matchbox twenty, and current TOP POP (anna-marie).