Physical Therapy Services in NJ has Joined the Ivy Rehab Family!
Ivy Rehab is excited to announce that Physical Therapy Services is now part of the family. For nearly 40 years, they’ve been providing rehabilitation services to the Salem and Cumberland county regions, with two locations in Bridgeton and Elmer, New Jersey. You can learn more about the Bridgeton location by clicking here. To read about our Elmer facility, click here.
Physical Therapy Services promotes highly skilled, hands-on care. Each physical therapist on their team is an experienced, community-driven specialist that is passionate about every patient’s road to recovery. They follow their patients closely each session to provide the highest quality care, with evidence-based programs and successful outcomes. The team specializes in the treatment of all orthopedic injuries, spinal injuries using the McKenzie method of treatment, sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, industrial rehabilitation, postoperative care, aquatic therapy, and geriatrics.
“Physical Therapy Services shares our mission of providing an outstanding patient experience, and we are thrilled to welcome their team to our Ivy Rehab family,” said Ashley Catapano, Regional Director at Ivy Rehab. “The Bridgeton and Elmer facilities allow us to expand our services to the Salem and Cumberland regions with a world-class team.”
Basil Ingemi, PT, MS, Cert. MDT, is the clinic director for the Bridgeton facility. He’s a native to Cumberland County and grew up in Bridgeton, New Jersey. He is a proud graduate of Woodland Country Day School and St. Augustine Prep High School. Basil earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cabrini College in 1989 and went on to Beaver College (Arcadia University) earning his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1992. As a licensed Physical Therapist, he has 26 years of experience treating patients in a variety of settings including hospital inpatient, nursing home, and outpatient orthopedics. Basil sees a variety of patients including orthopedic, industrial injuries, post-operative and sports-related injuries. Basil is currently the only physical therapist certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the spine in Cumberland County.
“We’re excited to join Ivy Rehab and take our two clinics to the next level with this partnership,” said Basil. “This relationship is incredibly positive for our patients and team, and we can’t wait to continue to provide the exceptional care our patients have come to expect.”
James Shimp, PT, MPT, Cert. MDT is the Clinic Director for the Elmer, NJ facility. He graduated from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in May of 1993 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. James has 25 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics, and in May 2007, he became the only McKenzie MDT Certified physical therapist in Salem County. James specializes in McKenzie evaluation and treatment of spinal dysfunction, aquatic therapy, sports injuries, TMJ dysfunction, manual therapy, and vestibular disorders. Has developed programs for the management of osteoporosis, geriatric wellness, industrial rehabilitation, aquatic therapy, and Part B Medicare home care. James is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, NJ Physical Therapy Association, orthopedic section of APTA, Elmer United Methodist Church, former coach for Bridgeton Midget Football and West Cumberland Little League. In his spare time, James coaches Little League Softball in his local Elmer community.
“Our therapists are dedicated to helping each patient achieve their set goals,” said James. “Our partnership with Ivy Rehab provides us with even more resources to enhance our staff’s ability to serve our mission and provide this high-quality care to the community.”
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Founded in 2003, Ivy Rehab is a rapidly growing network of over 140 best-in-class outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics in the Northeast (CT, NJ, NY, PA), the Midwest (IL, IN, MI), and the Southeast (NC, SC, VA). The Ivy Rehab Network consists of multiple brands dedicated to providing exceptional care and personalized treatment to get patients feeling better, faster. With backing from leading middle-market private equity firm Waud Capital Partners, Ivy Rehab will continue to grow and further expand its U.S. footprint.
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