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Monday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Sports Medicine
Functional Capacity Evaluations
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About

At NovaCare Rehabilitation, our experienced clinical team will design an individualized plan of care that aligns with your specific goals in mind. 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 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 or request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.

During this time, we are keenly focused on your safety while helping you feel better. Our center is open and here to serve those in need. The Department of Homeland Security and state governments have deemed physical therapy an essential component of health care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are taking extensive preventative measures, guided by the CDC, to protect our patients and employees who enter our center. Should you not feel comfortable visiting our center at this time, we are also offering telerehab services so you can easily connect with one of our licensed therapists through web-based technology that is HIPAA compliant. Contact us today for more information.

https://www.novacare.com/services/specialty-services/telerehab/

Our Team

Robert Alegre, DPT, Regional Director

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 is the center manager of NovaCare’s Manahawkin center and a distinguished member of the team with more than 28 years’ experience treating a wide range of orthopedic, post-operative and sports-related injuries. Scott is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, trained in prosthetic rehabilitation and proficient in injury prevention and treatment of the athletic population. Scott is certified in work conditioning and Functional Capacity Evaluations, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and trained in the ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation program and Recovery and Reconditioning Program. Scott earned a 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 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 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.

Avery Behr, P.T.

Avery Behr is a dedicated professional with a passion for excellence in patient care. From the moment a patient comes through the door she is fully engaged in creating an outstanding rehabilitative experience with compassion, empathy and skill. Avery’s notable successes include the evaluation and rehabilitation of total joint replacements, fractures, soft tissue injuries, post-surgical orthopaedic injuries and gait/balance deficits. On a daily basis, Avery’s focus is on serving her patients and community as she creates an enjoyable and productive therapy session for every person.

Timothy Gallagher, PTA

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.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Recovery and Reconditioning
  • Telerehab
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Spine Program
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Blood Flow Restriction
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation Program
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy
  • Hand Therapy Certified
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Arthritis / Osteoarthritis Program
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Orthotics Upper Extremity - Hand/Arm

Sports Medicine

  • 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
  • Safe Patient Handling
  • Utilization Management System

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics
  • Upper Extremity Orthotics
  • Upper Extremity Prosthetics
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Spinal
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Community

During this time, we are keenly focused on your safety while helping you feel better. Our centers are open and here to serve those in need. The Department of Homeland Security and state governments have deemed physical therapy an essential component of health care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are taking extensive preventative measures, guided by the CDC, to protect our patients and employees who enter our center. Should you not feel comfortable visiting our center at this time, we are also offering telerehab services so you can easily connect with one of our licensed therapists through web-based technology that is HIPAA compliant. Contact us today for more information.

Community Involvement

Programs

Telerehab Program

At NovaCare Rehabilitation, we offer physical and occupational therapy from the comfort and safety of your home through out telerehab program. If you are limited by travel, injury or a weakened immune system, we will virtually bring our services to you.

ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer patients and survivors often face painful, function-limiting consequences brought on by acute treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery. Cancer rehabilitation can help those individuals regain strength, physical function and the independence they may have lost due to cancer or its treatment.

Hand Therapy

Hand therapy focuses on rehabilitation of the hand and upper limbs and is the merging of occupational therapy and physical therapy theory and practice. Several of our highly skilled therapists go on to become certified hand therapists and are proficient in the treatment of hand and upper extremity conditions.

Recovery and Reconditioning

Check out our newest program! The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many lives over the past several months. If you or a loved one is on the road to recovery following the disease, we’re here for you. Our Recovery and Reconditioning Program focuses on building strength so you can resume activities as quickly and safely as possible.

https://www.novacare.com/services/recovery-and-reconditioning/

News & Events

Living Well Beyond Cancer (LWBC) Survivor Series

February 18, 2021

Living Well Beyond Cancer (LWBC) Survivor Series

The Living Well Beyond Cancer Survivor Series. This is an online program designed to help individuals with cancer, their families and caregivers build knowledge around the side effects often experienced due to cancer and its treatment.  Highlighting how ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation therapists can help people proactively manage and overcome these side effects.

To learn more and register for sessions, please click here

Telerehab with a Spanish Speaking Therapist

March 08, 2021
For our Spanish speaking patients, NovaCare Rehabilitation in Pennsville, NJ is now offering telerehab with a Spanish speaking therapist.  We are offering  therapy from the comfort and safety of your home through our telerehab program. If you are limited by travel, injury or a weakened immune system, we will virtually bring our services to you.  If you are interested in scheduling a telerehab visit with our Spanish speaking therapist, Janet Grabo, please call (856) 678-5484.