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    Our highly trained staff will design a specialized plan of care that is just right for you. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery.

    We are proud to serve your community and are committed to providing each person an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call to request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.

    Directions: The center is located one mile south of I-270 and north of 161 on the west side of the street. Look for the Cleveland Professional Park sign and turn into the drive way. We are the first building on the left.

    Services: The center specializes in physical therapy, muscle energy techniques, manual therapy, aquatic therapy, work conditioning, work hardening and many other therapies to get our patients back to life.

    Patient Testimonials:

    • "My experience at NovaCare was warm and pleasant every morning at 7 a.m. Even though - due to my injury -sometimes painful and uncomfortable, the treatment and service was remarkable and friendly. I will truly miss the relationships developed during my sessions by everyone." -Former Patient
    • "You listened and challenged me while I learned and got stronger. Even though I graduated, you're still there for me. I always felt you cared. Thank you for helping me through my injury and filling my heart with new hope beyond the scope of my limitations." -Lisa H.


  • Our Team
    Jill Gruber, P.T., CSCS
    Jill Gruber
    Jill is a physical therapist at NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Northeast center. Jill graduated from the University of Findlay in 2002 with a master’s degree in physical therapy and is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist. She also has certification from the American Institute of Balance for treating a variety of vestibular and balance problems. Jill specializes in the fabrication and fitting of orthotics and the treatment of orthopaedic conditions and injuries and sports injuries. She also has advanced training in post-concussion, Parkinson's, aquatics and mobility evaluations.
    Tracy Hiltz, P.T.
    Tracy Hiltz
    Tracy is a physical therapist for NovaCare Rehabilitation’s WorkStrategies Program at the Cleveland Avenue center. Tracy graduated from Ohio State University in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy. Tracy is trained in functional capacity evaluations, job demand analysis and work risk analysis.
    Andrew Baker, P.T., DPT
    Andrew Baker
    Andrew is a physical therapist at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office. Andrew received a doctorate of physical therapy in 2017 from The University of Findlay and has been with NovaCare since 2018. In addition to his experience with orthopaedic injuries, Andrew has special training in concussion rehabilitation and treatment of patients with vestibular disorders. Andrew is also an instructor for an exercise class for patients with Parkinson's disease.
    Nena McKinney, PTA, A.T.
    Nena McKinney
    Nena is a physical therapist assistant and athletic trainer at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office. Nena earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training in 2003 from Shawnee State University and an associate's degree in physical therapist assistant in 2009 from Clark State Community College. Nena has advance training in vestibular and concussion rehabilitation, treatment of orthopaedic conditions and post-operative rehabilitation. She is also an instructor for an exercise class for people with Parkinson's disease.
    Brittany Ludwick, PTA
    Brittany Ludwick
    Brittany is a physical therapy assistant at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office and began treating with NovaCare in 2018. She attended Marion Technical College where she received an associate's degree in physical therapist assistant. She previously worked at Heartland of Dublin. She is trained in concussion therapy and taping.
    Steven Hylton, PTA
    Steven Hylton
    Steven is a physical therapist assistant at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office. Steven graduated from Marion Technical College in May 2019 with an associate's degree as a physical therapist assistant. Being a recent graduate, Steven is new to the field but is excited for all the opportunities at NovaCare going forward. Steven is interested in concussion and vestibular rehabilitation.
    Arika Mills, Patient Service Specialist
    Arika Mills
    Arika is a patient service specialist at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast and Metro offices. She earned a bachelor's degree in health sciences in 2014 from Ohio State University. After graduating, she traveled to Australia and New Zealand for six months and returned to Columbus. Spending time with friends and being outdoors are some of the things Arika enjoys to do.
    Myrriah Clarke, Patient Service Specialist
    Myrriah Clarke
    Myrriah has been with NovaCare Rehabilitation since 2012 and is a floating patient service specialist. She earned a bachelor's degree in public relations in 2016 from Franklin University. She has been leading fundraisers and resource drives for the Mid-Ohio Food bank, Hilliard Food Pantry, Clintonville Beechwold Community Resources Center and Arthritis Foundation since 2012. She has participated in the Arthritis Foundation's annual Walk to Cure Arthritis five times and has been on the event planning committee since 2018.
    Sydney Schmidt, PTA
    Sydney Schmidt
    Sydney is a physical therapy assistant at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office. Sydney graduated from Bradford with an associates degree in physical therapy assistant in March 2019. Sydney has special interest in post-operative rehabilitation, concussion, vestibular and more. Sydney also would like to become an instructor for a Parkinson's exercise program.
    Leslie Kinoshita, P.T., DPT
    Leslie Kinoshita
    Leslie is a physical therapist at NovaCare Rehabilitation's Northeast office. Leslie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016 with a doctorate of physical therapy. Leslie has special interest in post-operative rehabilitation and sports-related injuries, but enjoys treating a variety of conditions.
  • Our Services
    Our Services
    • Physical Therapy
      Aquatic Therapy
    • Cupping Therapy
    • Dry Needling
    • Fall Prevention Program
    • Fibromyalgia Treatment
    • Headache Treatment
    • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
    • Manual Therapy
    • Neurologic Rehabilitation
    • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
    • Osteoporosis Management
    • Pain Management
    • Physical Therapy
    • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
    • Prenatal/Postpartum Rehabilitation
    • Spine Program
    • Stroke Rehabilitation
    • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation
    • Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic Services
    • Sports Medicine
      ACL Program
    • Athletic Training Services
    • Concussion Management
    • Functional Movement Screen
    • Sports Medicine
    • Work Health
      Ergonomic Programs
    • Functional Capacity Evaluations
    • Injury Prevention
    • Post-Offer Employment Testing
    • Return-to-Work Program
    • Safe Patient Handling
    • Utilization Management System
    • Work Conditioning
    • Work Hardening
    • Prosthetics & Orthotics
      Foot Orthotics
  • News & Events
    News & Events
    • Women's Health Residency Program

      The Women's Health Residency Program is a collaboration between Ohio University, OhioHealth, and NovaCare. The development of the residency required extensive time and effort from OhioHealth and NovaCare leadership, as well as members of the…Learn More

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