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About Peter Aguero, PT, DPT
Peter Aguero, PT, is the specialized doctor of physical therapy of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center at UC San Diego Health. He is also a senior physical therapist for the Department of Rehabilitation.
Peter is committed to improving the overall health and wellness of patients with hemophilia and treatment of associated impairments such as joint arthropathy, muscle bleeds, heterotopic ossifications, chronic pain, and consequential gait/movement deviations.
Peter was involved with researching the validation of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Joint Activity and Damage Exam (JADE) protocol, the development of wellness/exercise programs for this patient population, and researching the feasibility of patient self-imaging with ultrasound via teleguidance. In addition, he is the co-chair for the CME-accredited course "Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions" and is registered in musculoskeletal sonography certification (RMSK).
He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015 at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, Calif. Peter is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is the National Hemophilia Foundation Representative for the Western States Region.
Outside of work, Peter enjoys travelling, playing sports with friends on the weekends, cooking, and spending time with his spouse and Chihuahua. He speaks Spanish fluently.
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- University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos, CA
Conditions and Treatments
- Bleeding Disorders
- Clotting Disorders
- Gait and Balance Problems