Physical Therapists

Meet Our Physical Therapists

Clinician Profiles

Physical therapists educate patients and provide them with the tools needed to decrease pain and increase function.

Services Offered

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Hand Splint Fabrication
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pre & Post-Surgical Care
  • Treatment of Acute & Chronic Pain
  • Spinal Stabilization & Core Strengthening
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
  • Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)
  • Manual Therapy/Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Low Back Rehabilitation
  • Work Injury Prevention & Management

Gregory J. Hering, PT, DPT

Gregory Hering is the center manager and a distinguished member of the clinical team. He is proficient in treating a broad spectrum of orthopedic conditions and post-surgical interventions including spinal and sports injuries, rotator cuff repairs, and joint replacements. He is very patient-centered and his goals are straight-forward; to provide excellent patient care, to actively communicate with the physician/case manager and to obtain a successful recovery.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy : Arcadia University – 2014
  • Masters of Physical Therapy :  Arcadia University – 1999
  • Continuing Education : Neural Mobility; Treatment of Low Back Pain; Orthopedic Sports Injuries; Lumbar Spine Injuries; Vestibular Dysfunction

Patricia Puckhaber, PT

Patricia Puckhaber is a clinical veteran with more than 23 years of exceptional patient care to her credit. Her extensive experience ranges from acute rehabilitation to outpatient orthopedics and she has enjoyed treating patients with various diagnoses from ages six to 105 years old. These experiences as well as a wealth of continuing education courses throughout her career have given Pattie a familiarity with a multitude of conditions and create opportunities to reach successful outcomes for her patients.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – With successful completion of the university’s co-operative education program Northeastern University – 1998
  • Continuing Education – Mulligan Concepts for the Spine and Extremities; Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty – Surgical Procedure and Evidence Informed Rehabilitation Strategies; Meniscus Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation; McKenzie Method for Lumbar Spine

Yocheved Lowinger, MSOT, OTR/L

Yocheved Lowinger has a passion for the healing art and science of occupational therapy. With her interest in biology, her intuitive creativity, and love for children, she was sure she would end up working in a pediatric setting for occupational therapy. However, during her schooling, Yocheved was exposed to hand therapy, and absolutely fell in love with it. A skilled clinician in all aspects of upper extremity rehabilitation, she is especially drawn to becoming a certified hand therapist. At the forefront of her practice, Yocheved considers herself a real people person and thoroughly enjoys getting to know each person and what motivates them so she can incorporate that knowledge into their treatment. Yocheved is dedicated to offering the highest level of clinical excellence to all her patients and takes great joy in being able to share her many treatment techniques designed to restore, rebuild and heal.

Education & Training

  • Master of Occupational Therapy Temple University – 2020
  • Bachelor of Science – Behavioral Science Mercy College – 2015

Kelly J. Halsey, PT, DPT

Kelly Halsey is a dedicated professional with a passion for excellence in patient care. While Kelly treats a myriad of orthopedic injuries and condition, she has notable success in the treatment of shoulder and knee maladies where immediate return of function is realized with the right education and training. She encourages constant feedback from her patients in order to develop the individualized treatment plan that will ensure the best outcomes towards their personal therapy goals. Kelly’s focus is to return each of her patients to all of their pre-injury function and to provide them with the education and knowledge to prevent any reoccurrences of their injuries.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Richard Stockton College – 2015
  • Masters of Physical Therapy Richard Stockton College – 2006
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • Continuing Education – Knee/Shoulder Update; Spinal Extremity-Joint Mobilization; Advanced Treatment of the Lower Quarter in Runners; Certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Elizabeth Conway, PT, DPT, COMT

Elizabeth Conway is a seasoned clinician in the outpatient environment who treats a broad spectrum or orthopedic injuries and post-surgical interventions. She began her career in physical therapy in 2003 learning the business from the ground up as a physical therapy aide, assistant strength coach and educational instructor in her chosen field. Always interested in health, sports and fitness, Liz is an athlete and former lifeguard captain and is well acquainted with the pathology of sports injuries and is skilled in the rehabilitation of shoulder, knee and spinal conditions.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Richard Stockton College – 2015
  • Masters of Physical Therapy Richard Stockton College – 2006
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • Continuing Education – Knee/Shoulder Update; Spinal Extremity-Joint Mobilization; Advanced Treatment of the Lower Quarter in Runners; Certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

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Wall, Brick, Toms River, Freehold, Red Bank, Lacey, Edison, Manahawkin

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