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Tuesday:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Athletic Training Services
Sports Medicine
Functional Capacity Evaluations
Return-to-Work Program
Work Conditioning
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At NovaCare Rehabilitation, we know that injuries are never scheduled, but relief can be. If you’re injured, tired of having less mobility or experiencing aches and pains, let our licensed clinical experts help. We believe movement is medicine and are committed to helping our patients get back to work, athletics and daily life. The road to recovery starts with NovaCare.

We are proud to be part of the community and are committed to providing each patient with 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

Karen Gorlewski, PTA, ATC/L

Karen was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. She has been living in the northern Kentucky area for 17 years. Karen spent the first 14 years of her career practicing as an athletic trainer in a variety of different settings. In 2012 she earned a degree as a physical therapy assistant and has practiced in the outpatient clinical setting ever since. Karen enjoys running and going on new adventures with her daughter.

Rachel Kloentrup, M.S., LAT, ATC

Rachel brings a high level of energy and personality to the Erlanger/Elsmere area as well as the school district. She covers all high school athletics at Lloyd Memorial High School.

Nathan Holtzapple, MBA, ATC

Nathan is the head athletic trainer at Walton-Verona High School. He has also been the athletic trainer at Dayton High School and Pendleton County High School. Nathan and his wife Anita have two beautiful daughters named Kaylee and Josie. He enjoys watching sports and movies, reading and spending time with family.

Colleen O'Hara, Patient Service Specialist

Colleen is the patient service specialist at our Florence office. She has been with NovaCare for 25 years. One of her greatest joys is making connections with both our patients, their families and the numerous staff from all the NovaCare Rehabilitation centers. Seeing the patients improve throughout their time at NovaCare is a great pleasure to her.

Troy Straeffer, P.T., OCS

Troy Straeffer, P.T., originally from Evansville, IN, graduated from Western Kentucky University with a major in biology and minor in chemistry. He attended Indiana University for his physical therapy degree. Troy has been treating patients in the Florence clinic since 2007 and enjoys working in sports medicine. He received his OCS certification in 2011.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Dry Needling
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Pain Management
  • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
  • Spine Program
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Blood Flow Restriction
  • Headache Treatment
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Sports Medicine

  • Athletic Training Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL Program
  • Concussion Management
  • Functional Movement Screen

Work Health

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Work Conditioning
  • Ergonomic Programs
  • Post-Offer Employment Testing
  • Injury Prevention
  • Onsite Rehabilitation

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Foot Orthotics
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News & Events

NovaCare Rehabilitation is offering TeleHealth/TeleRehab services starting on Wednesday March 25th.

March 25, 2020

We will have 18 physical therapists and one occupational therapist trained and ready to service your patients throughout the Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton areas. Depending on your patient’s condition and preference, they will be able to select telerehab services or in-person rehabilitation sessions.

Telerehab sessions are web-based using a secure, private and HIPAA compliant platform.

There are different options for you to refer for telerehab or in-person:

  • Paper script- patient can bring in to nearby center to get started
  • Fax
  • Digital script sent to email listed below

For more information, please contact Michelle Troutman at [email protected] - P: 513-943-5322 - F: 513-943-5326