Staff

 

 

Jennifer Barnett PT DPT AHC CCI

Jennifer earned her degree with Honors in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 1983. and Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a specialization in Manual Therapy and Orthopedics in 2007. In addition, she is certified by the APTA as a Clinical Credentialing Instructor and is a Board Certified Specialist as an Advanced Hip Clinician. Jennifer has taken more than 65 courses over her career. She oversees the Company’s Graduate School Affiliation Curriculum with a variety of schools in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has assisted Alex in a variety of  Orthopedic Case Studies.

 

Alex Ivashenko PT DPT OCS AHC CProT
Alex completed his Bachelor of Science Degree at Rutgers University, Post Graduate Degree in Physical Therapy from Drexel, and Doctorate in Orthopedic Physical Therapy with a specialization in Orthopedic and Manual Therapy from Chatham University.  Alex is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist and Certified as a specialist in Core and Hip Pathology (AHC). He is a member of the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists, American Physical Therapy Association and the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists in addition to being Board Certified in Sports and Conditioning. He recently was Board Certified by Medigraph to perform Functional Capacity Examinations (Currently, he has performed more than 1000). He has been involved in a variety of orthopedic case studies related to the shoulder, spine and core.  Alex was a Clinical Supervisor for NYU's Steinhard School Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program in addition to being a clinical instructor of Doctoral Students.  He has completed more than 75 seminars and courses.

 

Edenia Sanchez PT DPT OCS ATRIC
Edenia received a Bachelors of Arts in Biology, with a minor in Psychology, from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 2002 and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2010. She is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Professional Trainer and by ATRI as an Orthopedic Aquatic Specialist.  Edenia has successfully completed her Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS). Edenia has been integrating her experience as a professional trainer and physical therapist to provide a comprehensive approach for her patients.  She is expanding her orthopedic physical therapy skills with the Maitland Concept while preparing for her Board Certification in Orthopedics.

 

Amita Mali, PT MSPT OCS

Amita grew up in India where she received her Bachelors in Physiotherapy in 2007. She practiced at a registered physical therapist in India for approximately 1.5 years as a pediatric and orthopedic physiotherapist receiving extensive training as in Manual Therapy and NeuroDevelopmental Techniques. She also volunteered at an institute for mentally disabled orphan girls during this time. She subsequently relocated to Pittsburgh PA to pursue her passion in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. She received her Masters in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy from University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Upon graduation, Amita primarily practiced in hospital outpatient orthopedic centers in Indiana and Michigan. Since joining Jersey Central Physical Therapy in 2012, she successfully completed her Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) and is pursing her Board Certification in Women’s Health. 

 

Danielle Mitko PT MSPT

Biography-will be shortly published

 

Shawn Morgan PT DPT

Biography-will be shortly published

 

Barbara Figura MS OT CHT, Board Certified Hand Therapist
Barbara received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1978 and Masters of Occupational Therapy with a specialization in Hand Rehabilitation from Temple University in 1987. She is one of the first New Jersey Occupational Therapists to become Board Certified in Hand Therapy on September 1992. She has more the 20 years of experience treating hand and upper extremity injuries and disorders. She has taken more than 35 upper extremity seminars since 1992.

 

Steven Zawistowski OT CHT, Board Certified Hand Therapist

Steven received hisBachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University  (1999) and Board Certification as a Hand Therapist by the Hand Certification Commission in 2006. He has more than 15 years treating a variety hand and upper extremity injuries.  He has taken a variety of advanced upper extremity and hand courses and seminars over the past 12 years.

 

Caroline Ivashenko, Practice Administrator and Marketing Director

Caroline is a honors graduate from The College of New Jersey with Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management in1981. She has an extensive background with IBM in customer service, collections and operations management. She currently utilizes her skills to successfully manage the Company. She is also responsible for marketing the company to various organizations in New Jersey and New York.

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