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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.

  • Our Team
    Robert Alegre, DPT, Regional Director
    Robert Alegre
    Robert is the Regional Director of Operations for the NovaCare clinics located in Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May County areas. He is also a highly skilled clinician, treating patients at the NovaCare facility located at 44 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin. A NovaCare team member for more than 19 years, Rob is certified in the Saunders Method for Work Hardening and Conditioning and certified to perform ErgoScience Functional Capacity Evaluations. A distinguished teacher, mentor and lecturer in the field, Rob has provided numerous in-services to employers, case managers and physicians throughout the South Jersey area. Rob earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1995 from Daemen College and doctorate in physical therapy in 2013 at Arcadia University.
    Scott Sattan, P.T., CSCS, Center Manager
    Scott Sattan
    Scott is the center manager for NovaCare’s Manahawkin clinic and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. With more than 22 years of experience in the field, Scott is proficient in treating a wide range of orthopaedic, post-operative and sports-related injuries, and specializes in knee, shoulder and arthritic conditions. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1992 from Ithaca College and has since completed various courses, including functional orthopaedics, McKenzie Part A, and casework for the knee, back, shoulder and wound care therapy.
    Michael Staino, O.T., CHT, Hand Therapy Manager
    Michael Staino
    Michael is the hand therapy manager for NovaCare’s shore area market, with his primary base of service being the Stafford clinic. With 20 years of experience in the field and 13 years as a member of the NovaCare team, Michael is skilled in treating traumatic hand injuries, including wrist and hand fractures, flexor and extensor tendon injuries, digit amputations, compressive neuropathies, nerve repairs and epicondylitis, and fabricates a complex range of static and dynamic hand splints. Michael supervises and mentors the hand therapy staff at NovaCare facilities in Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties. He earned his bachelor’s degree in science of occupational therapy in 1993 from Temple University and has since completed several clinical education.
    Inessa Soden, O.T.
    Inessa Soden
    Inessa is an occupational therapist and committed to providing each patient with superior clinical care in a supportive, encouraging environment at both the Bayville and Manahawkin locations. Her hands-on competence is evident in the treatment of a myriad of upper extremity orthopaedic injuries, with particular success noted in the rehabilitation of repetitive motion injuries and post-stroke patients. Inessa graduated from Tartu University with a medical doctor degree, and continued her educational goals by earning a master's degree in occupational therapy from Richard Stockton College.
    Timothy Gallagher, PTA
    Timothy Gallagher
    Tim is a physical therapist assistant at NovaCare’s Manahawkin center. Tim is an accomplished clinician with more than 23 years of patient care in the outpatient, inpatient and hospital environments. He is proficient in the treatment of a myriad of orthopaedic injuries and conditions. Tim is an alumnus of Atlantic Cape Community College.
    Daniel Adams, DPT
    Danielle Adams
    Daniel Adams is a physical therapist at NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Manahawkin center. Dan treats a broad spectrum of orthopaedic injuries and post-surgical interventions and specializes in the rehabilitation of ACL reconstruction, mechanical low back, and cervical spine pain. He provides exceptional patient care with genuine empathy for each person and continues to improve his skill set through education, research and interaction with his peers. In 2006, Dan graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with his masters in physical therapy and received his doctorate of physical therapy in 2017 from Arcadia University.
    Amad Akhtar, DPT
    Amad Akhtar
    Amad is a dedicated professional who is focused on excellence in patient care. While he treats the full spectrum of orthopaedic injuries and conditions both pre- and post-operative, he has seen particular success in the rehabilitation of low back pain and spinal pathologies. Amad finds it very rewarding to provide each person with the compassion and support they need to reach their goals and always strives to be the kind of therapist you would recommend to your family and friends. He received his doctor of physical therapy in 2017 from D'Youville College.
  • Our Services
    Our Services
    • Physical Therapy
      Amputee Rehabilitation
    • Cancer Rehabilitation
    • Cognitive Rehabilitation Program
    • Fall Prevention Program
    • Fibromyalgia Treatment
    • Headache Treatment
    • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
    • Lymphedema Program
    • Manual Therapy
    • Neurologic Rehabilitation
    • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
    • Pain Management
    • Physical Therapy
    • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
    • Spine Program
    • Stroke Rehabilitation
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation
    • Hand Therapy
      Hand Therapy
    • Hand Therapy Certified
    • Joint Mobilization
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Orthotics Upper Extremity - Hand/Arm
    • Sports Medicine
      ACL Program
    • Concussion Management
    • Sports Medicine
    • Work Health
      Ergonomic Programs
    • Functional Capacity Evaluations
    • Injury Prevention
    • Post-Offer Employment Testing
    • Return-to-Work Program
    • Work Conditioning
    • Prosthetics & Orthotics
      Upper Extremity Prosthetics

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