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Ephrata WellSpan

Hours

Monday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Aquatic Therapy
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Sports Medicine
Functional Capacity Evaluations
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About

At NovaCare Rehabilitation, in collaboration with WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, 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.

Our Team

Tim Myers, MSPT, Center Manager

Tim has more than 17 years of experience and has been center manager and treating patients in our Ephrata center since 2010. Tim is a 2000 graduate from Sacred Heart University with a master's degree in physical therapy. Tim is influenced by osteopathic manual therapy and specializes in the treatment of neck, low back and extremities. Tim listens to his patients and fully explains the recommended treatment and provides education as to the reasons why. Tim enjoys spending time with his wife, son and daughter. He is an avid golfer and enjoys playing 18 holes.

Tiffany Harleman, DPT

Tiffany is originally from Lehighton, PA and graduated from Lehighton Area High School. She attended Lebanon Valley College where she got her bachelor's degree in health science and earned her doctorate of physical therapy in 2016. Tiffany joined the NovaCare Ephrata team in May of 2019. She currently resides in Lancaster with her fiancé and her golden retriever, Rookie. Tiffany enjoys hiking, boating, traveling and spending time with her friends and family.

Brittany Bechtold, DPT

Brittany earned a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Shippensburg University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2017. Brittany started her career in geriatrics but transitioned to NovaCare in Dec of 2019 due to her passion for orthopedics and sports physical therapy. Brittany grew up in Lancaster County where she currently resides with her husband and their cat and dog, Luna and Lily. In her free time, Brittany enjoys traveling, gardening, taco Tuesday and beating her husband in fantasy football.

Kathryn Leisey, PTA

Katie is a 2015 graduate of Central Penn College and has been treating patients at NovaCare in Ephrata since 2016. Katie enjoys meeting new people each day and helping them reach their physical therapy goals. Katie enjoys hiking, training for running and sprint triathlons and performing agility with her border collies.

Felipe Cruz, PTA

Felipe has been working as a physical therapist assistant for 27 years and has been at the Lancaster center for eight years. He is a member of the local community and has known many patients for a long time. He is fluent in Spanish and is energetic in all he does. Felipe earned a degree from Humacao University College in Puerto Rico. He enjoys working in his garden and spending time with his family and his church.

Betty Roscher, Senior Patient Service Specialist

Betty began her career with us 2001 when she started as a patient service specialist for multiple centers. Over the next few years, she took on more responsibility assisting area leadership and supporting all of the patient service specialists in the region. Betty is the go-to person for just about anything the staff and patients may need. She feels that the patient comes first and will do everything possible to make sure they feel comfortable and all of their questions and needs are met. Betty enjoys spending time with her daughters, grandsons and granddaughters, as well as baking, cooking, gardening and trips to the beach.

Will Dobson, Patient Service Specialist

Will began his career as a rehabilitation aide in Delaware and transferred to our New Holland center where he quickly advanced to the role of patient service specialist. Will’s bright and cheery personality welcomes our patients everyday. His years of experience and front office knowledge is vital to the day-to-day administrative operation of the center. Will is happy to assist patients with scheduling, billing, insurance, co-payments or any other questions.

Jess Shalter, Patient Service Specialist

Jess has been in the Ephrata office since 2014 and is now a full time patient service specialist. Jess enjoys her time working in the gym with our patients and sharing her bubbly personality with others. She is motivating, friendly and outgoing with patients. Jess enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends and her two dogs, Sunny and Sadie. She also enjoys hiking, running, fishing, being involved in her church and watching Penn State, the Phillies and the Dallas Cowboys.

Kathy DeBord, Physical Therapy Aide

Kathy attended Millersville University and has been working for our NovaCare Ephrata office for almost two years. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter. She also enjoys hiking, biking, walking her dogs and being involved with her church.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy
  • Hand Therapy Certified
  • Occupational Therapy

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Management

Work Health

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

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
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