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Monday:8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Return-to-Work Program
Work Conditioning
ACL Program
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Welcome to the Thorndale NovaCare location, situated just off of Business Route 30 inside of the Greenview Pavilion Building. Our location is conveniently accessed by the Thorndale, Coatesville, and Downingtown communities.  We are a larger sized center with flexible hours to accommodate the busy lifestyles of all of our patients and their family members. Our center accepts a wide array of insurance carriers including federally funded healthcare plans.  We treat a variety of conditions ranging from orthopaedic injuries to neurological conditions, work conditioning, pre- and post-operative rehabilitation, balance, concussion, vestibular and much more! Our attentive and highly trained staff is looking forward to helping you to achieve all your desired goals. 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 at 610-832-5335.

Our Team

Alissa Belge, P.T., DPT

Alissa received a doctorate of physical therapy in 2008 from Ithaca College, where she was a member of the women's soccer team. Alissa has vast experience in outpatient orthopedics, as well as short-term rehabilitation and pediatrics, treating children in various settings. Her professional interests include the McKenizie Method for neck and back pain, total joint replacements and post-operative rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder. Her involvement in athletics has given her better insight into the needs of patients. Alissa stays active playing competitive soccer, mountain biking, skiing and hiking.

Cyndi Lewis, P.T., MSPT

Cynthia Lewis is a Chester County native and a physical therapist at our Thorndale center. She has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Cyndi obtained a master’s degree in physical therapy from Ithaca College in 2000. She is well-versed in orthopaedic and sports medicine diagnoses, as well as work-related injury management. She enjoys treating shoulder injuries, both non- and post-operative diagnoses. She also treats vestibular disorders and is one of our region’s concussion specialists. In her free time, Cyndi enjoys hiking, reading, playing tennis and spending time with her family.

Emily Brubaker, P.T., DPT

Emily Brubaker graduated from Immaculata University with her bachelor of science and went on to pursue a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. Emily is experienced working in the orthopaedic outpatient setting. Her professional interests include total joint replacement rehabilitation, neuromuscular re-education strategies following stroke and rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries both pre- and post-operatively. Emily stays active playing recreational volleyball, snowboarding and hiking with her three fur babies, Sawyer, Saylor and Sedona.

Jim Martin, P.T.

Jim is a graduate of Temple University's physical therapy program and has been providing physical therapy services to residents of Thorndale, Coatesville, Downingtown and vicinity since 1984. He specializes in orthopaedic rehabilitation and has completed numerous continuing education courses over the years. Jim has extensive knowledge and experience in providing comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal injuries, post-operative rehabilitation programs and spinal rehabilitation.
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Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Telerehab
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Fibromyalgia Treatment
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Obesity / Bariatric Care
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine

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

Work Health

  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Work Conditioning
  • Injury Prevention
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