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Monday:6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday:6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday:6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday:8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Aquatic Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Athletic Training Services
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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 at 610-668-0904.

Welcome to NovaCare’s Bala Cynwyd location, conveniently located just off City Line Avenue on Presidential Boulevard. As one of the larger centers, we offer appointments in the early morning, evenings and Saturdays, and have a pool. We provide individualized care for orthopaedic, pre- /post-surgical, generalized deconditioning, TMD, Post-COVID, vestibular/concussion and more conditions. We also provide occupational/hand therapy with a certified hand therapist. As a leader in sports medicine, our clinicians utilize their certified sports specialties to deliver care to LaSalle University and University of the Sciences of Philadelphia.

Our Team

Justin Lavo, P.T., DPT, SCS

Justin is a multi-site center manager for NovaCare's Bala Cynywd and King of Prussia centers. He has treating expertise in sports medicine where he uses his on-and-off-the-field experience to aide with injury prevention and return to sport services. Justin also enjoys working with the diverse patient population in the outpatient orthopedic setting.

Anthony Sechuk, P.T., DPT

Anthony provides excellent care at the City Line center through a hard-working, yet easygoing attitude. Native to South Philadelphia, Anthony continues to live in the city that he loves and has given him so much. His passion for physical therapy started during freshman year at Roman Catholic High when recovering from injuries during ice hockey season. Since then, Anthony has had a strong affinity for sport rehabilitation, making NovaCare the perfect fit for him. In his spare time, Anthony plays ice hockey and is an avid runner having complete the Broad Street Run and the Philadelphia Half Marathon.

Charlie Daniel, P.T., DPT, M.Ed

Charlie is a physical therapist at the Bala Cynwyd location. She is enrolled in the Select Medical certified orthopedic manual therapy program with an anticipated completion date of December 2020. Charlie’s passion for health and education led her into the physical therapy field. She enjoys working with people and helping them reach their goals in order to have a better quality of life. Charlie is part of a select group of NovaCare clinicians working to assist patients to recover from surgical treatments and complications of breast cancer.

Kim Adams, P.T., DPT, SCS, ATC

Kimberly is a physical therapist and athletic trainer for NovaCare Rehabilitation in Bala Cynwyd. She has worked at a number of local universities, high schools and elementary schools such as Saint Joseph’s University, LaSalle University, Villanova University, Eastern University, Lincoln University, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Radnor High School, Malvern Preparatory School, the Haverford School and Welsh Valley Middle School. Her professional sports experience includes working as part of the sports medicine staff with the Philadelphia Soul and as a physical therapy consultant for the Philadelphia 76ers.

James Young, P.T., DPT, SCS, ATC

James is a dedicated professional with a passion for excellence in patient care. As a physical therapist, certified athletic trainer and board certified specialist in sports physical therapy, Jim is proficient in the evaluation and treatment of a myriad of orthopedic and sports-related injuries. He is also Titleist Performance Institute certified and is a “pro” at treating golf injuries. In addition to seeing patients at the Bala Cynwyd center, Jim is the physical therapist and athletic trainer at La Salle University where he specializes in sports medicine, treating athletes for a variety of orthopedic injuries.

Maura Perni, P.T., DPT

Maura is a welcomed new member of the NovaCare clinical team where she enjoys the challenge of treating a wide range of orthopedic injuries and conditions. Her clinical experience extends to rehabilitating patients at Quantico’s Naval Base where she treated active Marine, Army, Navy and Airforce personnel with acute and chronic orthopedic conditions. Maura worked closely with physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and therapy technicians to sharpen her physical therapy skills. Maura’s special interests include treating patients with neurological conditions and those suffering with chronic pain.

Nicholas Smith, P.T., DPT

Nicholas Smith was born and raised in Dover, DE and moved to Philadelphia six years ago when he began physical therapy school. Since then, he has fallen in love with the area and enjoys the large variety of patients that he has the opportunity to see and treat on a daily basis.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Recovery and Reconditioning
  • Telerehab
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Blood Flow Restriction
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Obesity / Bariatric Care
  • Osteoporosis Management

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

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

Work Health

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

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
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