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Monday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:7:00 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

David Shields, O.T., CHT, Center Manager

David Shields is an occupational therapist, certified hand therapist, and certified orthopedic manual therapist, with more than 20 years of outpatient hand and upper extremity therapy experience. David has further earned the title of hand program operations coordinator for the southern New Jersey centers. He specializes in the treatment of fractures, cumulative trauma, tendonitis, nerve compression, soft tissue injury, golf injuries, throwing athlete injuries, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and brachial Plexopathy. David has presented courses locally and nationally on the subjects of advanced orthosis fabrication, throwing athletes and conditions of the wrist and elbow. As center manager and hand program operations coordinator, David provides day-to-day operations where he supervises and leads the staff in clinical and service excellence.

Athena Niemczak, MPT

Athena Niemczak has been a member of the NovaCare team since the beginning of her career and treats a broad spectrum of orthopaedic injuries and post-surgical interventions with a specialty focusing on sacral dysfunction and lower extremity biomechanics diagnoses. An advocate for a multi-faceted approach to wellness and rehabilitation, she is proficient in core strengthening, stability techniques and incorporates physician approved Pilates into her patients' programs. Athena’s hallmark is compassionate and individual care where she places a strong emphasis on patient education which includes exercising in functional movements and always remembering posture and core stabilization techniques.

Megan Andrade, DPT

Megan Andrade is dedicated professional who focuses on excellence in patient care. Her hallmark is collaborating with each individual during their therapy sessions to create an exceptional rehabilitation experience. Her demonstrated skills include the treatment of balance dysfunction, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, pediatrics and post-surgical rehabilitation including total knee and hip replacement. Megan’s true competence and enthusiasm is evidenced each day with clinical competency aimed toward improving independence, function and quality of life for each of her patients. Megan received a doctorate of physical therapy from Rutgers University.

Jessica Carr, MSOT

Jessica Schultz is a welcomed new member of the NovaCare Rehabilitation clinical team who has participated in patient care, from pediatric to geriatric, both in the United States and abroad. She is skilled in the rehabilitation of upper extremity pathologies, including hand and wrist fractures, flexor and extensor tendon repairs, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s contractures, trigger finger, boutonniere and swan neck deformities to name just a few. Her passion for her profession shines daily in the creative and resourceful ways she develops every plan of care, walking beside her patients with compassion and encouragement to a successful recovery. Jessica received her master's in occupational therapy from Elizabethtown College in 2019.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Recovery and Reconditioning
  • Telerehab
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Blood Flow Restriction
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia Treatment
  • Headache Treatment
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Prenatal/Postpartum Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Hand Therapy

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

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL Program
  • Concussion Management
  • Functional Movement Screen

Work Health

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Work Conditioning
  • Injury Prevention
  • Onsite Rehabilitation

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Upper Extremity Orthotics
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Spinal
  • Mastectomy
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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.