Dr. Adler Dorvilus is a Doctor of Physical Therapy in the Tampa Bay/St. Pete area. He has helped 1000’s of patients suffering with pain and stiffness find the solutions they seek and return to the activities they love. Whether they are your everyday persons trying to stay in shape, weekend warriors, high level athletes, students, the elderly and even children. He received his Bachelors’ degree in Exercise Science from The University of Tampa in 2011 and earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida A&M University in 2016. Dr. Adler graduated at the top of his class in Physical Therapy school while serving as the graduate assistant for his cohort. Upon graduation, he took a full-time Physical Therapy position while completing a highly competitive Orthopedic residency in a fast-paced, evidenced-based, aggressive learning environment. Even today, he relentlessly takes continuing education from Joint manipulation, Dry needling, Blood Flow Restriction (BFR), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Total Motion Release (TMR) and more.
Adler was born in Haiti and raised in Westchester, NY. Leadership was a quality he had to develop as the oldest of 6 boys. His passion for helping others stem from his responsibility and devotion to his family. He learned the importance of hard work through sacrifice and dedication which led him to be a self-directed individual in many facets. In his spare time, he loves playing and watching sports, doing anything outdoors and spending time with his friends and family. Most importantly, he is passionate about learning and helping others.
Adler lives out his passion through Physical Therapy. He worked and managed many physical therapy practices in the past. With his training alone, he is among the top 1% of all Physical Therapist. He established “Empower Wellness & Performance” out of frustration and anger with certain aspects of the current healthcare system; which tends to promote ineffective cookie-cutter treatment methods and encourages using deadly and addictive pain medications, injections and surgeries for common issues that respond best to natural treatments. Adler believes more access to Physical Therapy can reduce drug addiction, health-care cost, visits to the Hospital, disability, pain and suffering. He uses his cutting-edge knowledge and experience to offer laser-focused programs with razor-sharp accuracy to get you back to normal, more efficiently than your regular clinic. Moreover, he patiently guides you through your issue and empowers you to be your own healer. He is committed to giving you everything he has mentally and physically so you can get the care you deserve and the outcomes that you want.