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3740 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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(610) 355-7623


Day of the Week Hours
Monday:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday:7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Athletic Training Services
Sports Medicine
Return-to-Work Program
Ergonomic Programs
In-home Physical Therapy
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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.

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.

Our Team

Gary D. Shields, P.T., DPT, ATC,

Gary has been a member of NovaCare Rehabilitation and has been the center manager of the Newtown Square clinic since 2005. He has over 47 years of clinical experience, working in the outpatient setting. He specializes in treating patients involving orthopedic and sports medicine conditions, gait analysis, shoulder, knee and hip replacement rehabilitation as well as orthotic fabrication, concussion and vestibular rehabilitation. Gary completed his undergraduate studies at West Chester University in health and physical education as well as an athletic training certification. He has a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from SUNY at Stony Brook and doctorate in physical therapy from Arcadia University. Gary and his wife enjoy light recreational activities around their home in their free time.

Ebonie Pratt, Patient Service Specialist

Ebonie has been with NovaCare since 2021. She brings diverse experience in customer service positions. This past expereince allows her to assist patients personally and remotely for scheduling, insurance and general questions or concerns. She brings a natural warmth and sensotivity to the position that has made her a valued member of our team. She is a mother of two daughters who together with Ebonie enjoy reading and watching scary movies.
All Services

Physical Therapy

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

Sports Medicine

  • Athletic Training Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL Program
  • Concussion Management

Work Health

  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Ergonomic Programs

Care Delivery

  • In-home Physical Therapy
  • Telerehab

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Foot Orthotics
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