Physical Therapy

Our highly trained physical therapists at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center in Paramus, New Jersey, offer an array of effective physical therapy treatments for the unique conditions of children, adults, and older adults. For continuity of care, patients at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center work with the same physical therapists at every visit. Our experienced physical therapists enjoy getting to know our patients and provide highly individualized care. Because our physical therapists are so involved with patient care, they are able to remain flexible and responsive, to therapy needs and personal schedule preferences.

Physical therapy can help relieve pain and restore movement and function necessary for activities of daily living. Our caring physical therapists provide the full array of results-oriented treatments:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Heat therapy
  • Cold therapy
  • Therapeutic electrical stimulation
  • Massage
  • 3-D ActiveTrac™
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Radial pulse therapy
  • Ultra sound
  • Kinetic taping
  • Traction
  • Joint mobilization

Our highly skilled physical therapy team can – and will – give you the hands-on approach that has earned the trust of many local doctors and specialists who choose Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center to help heal their patients. Our physical therapists can help treat virtually any injury and the full spectrum of medical or orthopedic conditions, including:

  • Job related Workers Compensation Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Injuries
  • Orthopedic Injuries and Post Orthopedic Surgical Care

Marissa Servello, PT, DPT, ATC

Doctor of Physical Therapy / Department Supervisor

MarissaDr. Servello is a New Jersey-licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Department Supervisor of the Physical Therapy department at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center. She has been with our team since 2008. Dr. Servello earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training at Stony Brook University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University. NATABOC-certified as an Athletic Trainer in New Jersey, Dr. Servello has extensive clinical experience in sports medicine. While completing her doctorate, she worked at the collegiate level as an athletic trainer. Dr. Servello’s experiences also include treating professional athletes such as: NFL, professional kettlebellers, high school and collegiate athletes at all levels. In addition, she has furthered her education with a nutrition certification and abundant coursework in the rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports injuries. She is also working towards a certification related to the evaluation and treatment of golf injuries through the Titilest Performance Institute.

Dr. Servello has more than just a background in treating sports injuries, she’s also a former Division I softball player; receiving a scholarship to play for Stony Brook University, where she was named an NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete.

Jayme Lee Nardi, PT, MSPT

Physical Therapist

JaymeJayme Nardi, MSPT is a New Jersey Licensed Physical Therapist, practicing for over 7 years in the area. Jayme earned both her Bachelors in Health Science and Masters in Physical Therapy at the University of Science in Philadelphia. She has practiced in a variety of clinical settings including Sub-Acute Rehabilitation of immediate post-operative care patients in Hackensack, NJ and out-patient orthopedic sports medicine clinic in Denville, NJ. Jayme also has extensive clinical experience and training in the treatment of vestibular conditions, vertigo, and kinesio-taping.

Jayme is not just a physical therapist; she is a former patient and athlete as well, giving her a deeper understanding and empathy towards her patients. She played high school basketball and soccer in her youth and endured many ankle and shoulder injuries as well as surgeries. These experiences motivated Jayme to become a physical therapist so that she could help others get back to sports, work and enjoying life, just like her therapists did for her.

Jeannette Flores, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

JeannetteDr. Jeannette Flores is a New Jersey Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a Minor in Dance at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Flores then went on to complete her doctorate in physical therapy at Long Island University. She has practiced in a variety of clinical settings, including: outpatient hospital, cardiopulmonary, neurological rehabilitation, and outpatient orthopedics. Dr. Flores has completed the Functional Mobilization course at the Institute of Physical Arts, as well as, the introduction to kinesiotaping certification course. She is a certified IMX Pilates instructor.

Dr. Flores began at Paramus Medical as an intern four years ago. She has a special interest in dancers and athletes as she has danced throughout college. She also participated in cheerleading, gymnastics, and tennis. Jeannette was a member of University Dance Company.

Sharon Topken, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

SharonSharon has been a dedicated member of the Paramus Medical Physical Therapy team for over 10 years. She has over 15 years of experience in treating orthopedic and sports related injuries. She received her Associates degree in Applied Sciences at Shelby State/Memphis State College and is a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant. Her primary interests lie in outpatient orthopedics and sports care. She has extensive experience working with a wide variety of patients of various ages and activity levels. Her treatment philosophy is to empower patients through education and exercise to overcome their injuries. She has completed the IM=X Pilates rehabilitation series and uses Pilates based exercises with many of her patients. Sharon continues to expand her knowledge and skill base with ongoing continuing education courses. She is currently working towards her certification in CKTP (Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner).

Sharon became interested in the field beginning in her youth as a high school gymnast and athlete. She also is a former certified personal trainer and has worked with a diverse group of clients. She is the mother to three teenage athletes with whom she uses her knowledge and expertise not only to help them develop their skills but prevent sports related injuries as well.

Bernadette Rotundo, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

BernadetteBernadette Rotundo is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for the State of New Jersey. She graduated with an Applied Science degree in 2005 from Bergen Community College. Bernadette has had many years of experience in outpatient physical therapy, beginning her career as a physical therapy aide during her high school and college years. She has also worked in a hospital setting in Teaneck, NJ before attaining her license in 2005. In addition, she has extensive experience in outpatient orthopedic facilities throughout northern New Jersey. In Bernadette’s eight years of outpatient experience, she’s taken special interest in orthopedic treatment for injuries and surgeries such as ACL and rotator cuff as well as total knee replacements.

Bernadette was a former athlete, running track in Bergen Community College. Her former athletic experience, as well as having several injuries to her knee and ankle have given her a much better understanding of patient care, as she’s translated her experiences into assuring she provides optimal treatment.

Lauren Spallone, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

LaurenLauren Spallone is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for the State of New Jersey. She recently graduated with an Applied Science degree from Essex County College with honors. Lauren also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies from Queens College. She has clinical experience in outpatient orthopedic, inpatient/hospital, pediatrics, and neurological physical experience. Lauren began at Paramus Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center as a physical therapy aide four years ago. Lauren’s love of fitness, especially yoga and pilates, has driven her to attain certifications in both IMX Pilates and RealRyder Cycling. Lauren has special interest in orthopedic and sports treatment. She recently completed the introduction to Kinesiotaping certification course.

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