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Foreign Languages: Spanish, Russian

Hours

Monday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Athletic Training Services
Sports Medicine
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About

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 215-850-3652.

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

Welcome to NovaCare Rehabilitation in Bristol, conveniently located in Bristol Borough with convenient access to Route 13 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. We work in partnership with Bristol Junior-Senior High School, Truman High School and Conwell Egan Catholic High School’s athletic training and sports medicine teams to ensure their athletes maintain safe competitive play. We specialize in treatment of all orthopedic conditions, occupational/hand therapy with a certified hand therapist, vestibular rehabilitation and treatment for Parkinson’s disease through the LSVT BIG program.

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.

Our Team

Jessica Czerwinski, M.S., OTR/L, CHT, Center Manager

Jessica is the center manager for NovaCare in Bristol. She is an occupational therapist and certified hand therapist, serving as part of the NovaCare team for 10 years. Jessica provided treatment at the Northeast Philadelphia and Yardley centers before bringing hand therapy to Bristol in 2013. Her clinical expertise includes orthopaedic conditions and injuries, including post-surgical cases, sports injuries, pediatric conditions and neurological disorders and conditions. Jessica earned a master’s degree in occupational therapy in 2006 from Ithaca College and board certification in hand therapy in 2012. She is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is certified to administer Functional Capacity Evaluations and Therapeutic Modalities.

Stephen Varghese, P.T., DPT

Stephen is a physical therapist for NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Bristol center. He joined the NovaCare team in June 2017 after graduating from University of the Sciences with a doctorate in physical therapy. As a student physical therapist on clinical rotation, Stephen gained experience with the NovaCare team as he learned from the talented staff at NovaCare’s Richboro, Bristol and Wilmington locations. Stephen has experience in treating a variety of conditions such as post-surgical procedures and sports injuries and has a strong interest in the geriatric population due to volunteering at nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. He specializes in the care of individuals with Parkinson’s by becoming a LSVT-BIG certified clinician in June 2018.

Kelly Compell, P.T., DPT

Kelly is a physical therapist for NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Bristol center. She joined the NovaCare team in May 2019 after earning a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Widener University. From her clinical rotations, Kelly has experience working with a variety of conditions including orthopaedics, post-surgical, neurological and athletics. She has a strong interest in orthopaedics and plans to complete a residency program and sit for the orthopaedic clinical specialist examination in the future.

Fabricio Aguilar, P.T., DPT

Fabricio is a physical therapist for NovaCare Rehabilitation’s Bristol center. He joined the NovaCare team in January 2020. Fabricio earned a doctorate in physical therapy in May 2019 from Rutgers University School of Health Professions. From his clinical rotations and early career in outpatient orthopedics, Fabricio has experience working with a variety of diagnoses including post-surgical, work injury and neurological conditions. He has a strong interest in orthopedics and plans to sit for the orthopedic clinical specialist examination in the future. Fabricio is also fluent in Spanish.

Julia Levin, P.T., DPT

Julia is a compassionate, personable and experienced physical therapist. Adept at finding intuitive and effective solutions, she has extensive understanding of physical disabilities and program design focused on pain reduction, restoration of movement and increased function. Julia joined the NovaCare team in January 2020, making a career change from home health care to the outpatient setting. She earned a doctorate degree in physical therapy in 2010 from the University of Scranton. She is experienced in working with a variety of conditions, including orthopedic, post-surgical, neurologic and oncological diagnoses. She is interested in vestibular rehabilitation and plans to pursue certification in vestibular rehabilitation in the future. Julia is also fluent in Russian.

Jessica Perchaluk, M.S., CHT, OTR/L

Jessie is a certified hand therapist and earned a master's degree in occupational therapy from Sacred Heart University. Since graduating Jessie has specialized in upper extremity rehabilitation in centers in NJ and PA, gaining experience treating patients of all ages with various neurological and orthopedic conditions of the upper extremity. Jessie prides herself on being a life-long learner and has continued to pursue ongoing higher education. She has achieved an Advanced Practice Certificate in Hand and Upper Limb Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University, and is completing her post-professional occupational therapy doctorate at Thomas Jefferson University. Jessie is also trained in administering functional capacity evaluations. Jessie is a certified adult and children’s yoga instructor and enjoys incorporating her holistic background into the therapeutic process.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Telerehab
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • LSVT BIG - Parkinson's
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia Treatment
  • Headache Treatment
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • 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

  • Athletic Training Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • Functional Movement Screen

Work Health

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Work Conditioning
  • Ergonomic Programs
  • Post-Offer Employment Testing
  • Injury Prevention
  • Work Hardening
  • Utilization Management System

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Sensory Integration

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Upper Extremity Orthotics
  • Mastectomy
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