Project Description

After serving in the Israeli Air Force for 4 years, Dr. Yoav Suprun earned his clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from New York University in 2003. He continued his post-graduate education and received his Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2007. As an “Orthopedic Clinical Specialist” (OCS), Dr. Yoav is highly sought by organizations, executives, athletes, and individuals for his expertise and innovation on self-care and prevention. He is the president of “South Beach Spine” (SoBe Spine), a concierge physical therapy practice in Miami Beach, FL, and a senior faculty member with the McKenzie Institute USA, where, as a continuing education provider, he trains healthcare professionals in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). Dr. Yoav’s simple, yet highly effective self-care strategies to treat and prevent pain and injuries has earned him opportunities to work with incredible individuals and Fortune 1000 companies across the world.

Dr. Yoav helps his clients take back control of their health and wellness, and reduce their dependency on medicines and surgeries. His approach involves educating teams and individuals on “self care” strategies. Dr. Yoav’s mission is to stop dependency. He arms his patients and clients with the knowledge to prevent neck and back injuries at home and at the office.

Daily life at home, work, (work at home), and travel puts constant stress on the human body, especially our
spines. Dr. Yoav helps clients understand how to mitigate the risk of that stress.

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TOPIC: “Back in Action” prevention strategies and self care techniques for neck and back pain.

Lower back pain? Sciatica? Neck pain? Stiffness? Poor posture? Dr. Yoav’s simple, yet highly effective tips for treating and preventing pain have created a strong following of devotees. His finely-honed, engaging speaking skills enable him to explain neck, back, and extremity problems in an easy-to-understand manner. He educates his listeners on how they can often self-treat and prevent common orthopedic problems without surgery, medications, injections, or invasive procedures, all while he entertains his audience.

3 Audience Takeaways

  • Learn the actual reason why many suffer from neck and back pain.

  • Understand the secret to great posture.

  • Practice how to recognize, treat and prevent common spine pain and injuries at home and work.



Aging Without Aching


Written for people who want to age better, with less pain and more vitality, this book is filled with expert advice and simple tips for aging without kvetching (complaining). Dr. Yoav Suprun, DPT, demystifies pain by explaining the most common type of pain and how it works. He then provides strategies for functional movement, proper ergonomics and body mechanics, better posture, and reasons why joint replacement may not be necessary for getting older. Using anecdotes, examples, and photographs to demonstrate his suggested exercises, this book helps people age better without turning to more medication, injections, or surgery.


TEDx Talk


Mechanical lower back pain, sciatica, neck pain, and stiffness are often associated with poor posture. In addition, joint pain such as hip, knee, ankle, or shoulder can also be related to the spine. In this talk,  Dr. Yoav Suprun entertains the audience while explaining mechanical pain and how to achieve the goal of “Aging Without Aching.” Dr. Yoav believes that public education on how to achieve an elegant upright posture as we age is vital. After serving in the Israeli Air Force for 4 years, Dr. Yoav Suprun came to the US in 1995 and earned his clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from New York University in 2003. He continued his post graduate education and received his Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2007. As an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Dr. Yoav is highly sought by organizations, executives, athletes and individuals for his expertise and innovation on self-care and prevention strategies

Reviews for Yoav

“Fabulous presentation. One of the best and certainly one of the most relevant and valuable in terms of personal wellness and pain management. Yoav really explains how the spine works.

Great info for the times. Done in a very interactive way…

Great Speaker. Back and neck pain… during Covid? On Zoom? Totally relevant and wonderfully presented. Powerful.”

“Excellent speaker. He was truly engaging, informative, and the time flew by. Thank you for such a wonderful session, Yoav! I felt that the content was exceptional and very useful and also that Yoav was a fantastic presenter.”

“What a GREAT presentation. Super timely. We are all hunched over our desks damaging ourselves. Here’s COMMON SENSE information about my spine that I wish I knew years ago.”

“Excellent speaker, easy to pay attention to, great content!

This presentation was one of the best in recent memory and certainly the best presenter for the use of a virtual platform. The content was timely and well connected to the workplace and work-from-home situations.”