Ivy Rehab Wallingford provides individualized care by licensed physical therapists. Private treatment rooms are available as well as a large fitness area to meet the needs of all of our patients. Aquatic therapy is available utilizing a heated and ramped therapeutic pool. The clinic specializes in manual therapy, orthopedics and sports medicine,running programs, women's health,lymphedema, vestibular rehabilitation,chronic pain conditions, facial/jaw pain and headaches as well as total joint rehabilitation. We offer physical therapy to patients of all ages including pediatrics. Our pediatric care includes treatment for plagiocephaly and torticollis as well as Autism and other pediatric conditions. Our clinic's focus is on the treatment of the whole person and individualized treatment programs in a friendly and comfortable setting.
***We will work with most insurances, including companies in which we are out of network to minimize the cost to the patient.***
Deb graduated from Boston University in 1990. Deb was previously the facility director at Faulkner Physical Therapy Group until the company joined the Ivyrehab network in 2015. Deb continues as the clinic director at the Wallingford clinic. Deb has 28 years of experience specializing in manual therapy, orthopedics, headaches and facial pain, craniosacral therapy, lymphedema and chronic pain. Deb treats patients of all ages including pediatric patients. Deb has considerable experience treating children with torticollis/plagiocephaly and Autism
BS science in physical therapy
Graduated from Quinnipiac University in 1987 with BS in PT. Experience 31+ years working in outpatient setting with extensive emphasis on manual therapy. Possess strong skills on manual therapy applications to all areas of the body inclusive of cranial sacral therapy, TMJ, and also of lymphatic drainage techniques for edema management. Also skilled in vestibular therapy for dizziness, neurological problems with balance, falls, and developing skilled programs to manage these conditions. Experienced with general orthopedic conditions such as back/neck/knee/shoulder surgical and non surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation management. Experience also includes general work with neurological conditions such as a stroke or Parkinson's disease or other ailment involving the nervous system.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
DPT graduate from Quinnipiac University. Outpatient orthopedic therapist at IvyRehab Wallingford with a special interest in sports medicine, craniosacral therapy, pediatrics, and manual therapy. Per diem physical therapist in acute orthopedics, cardiac, and pediatric care at Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Graduated from University of Connecticut. Twenty plus years experience as physical therapist. Have enjoyed developing manual therapy skills, aquatic therapy experience and functional therapeutic activity experience in balance training/ strengthening. Returning clients to the activities they love with decreased pain and decreased risk of further injury is very rewarding.
Julianne graduated from Misericordia University in December 2017. She began working at Ivy Rehab after having had one of four intense clinical rotations at the Ivy Rehab Wallingford location. Julianne specializes in outpatient orthopedics and manual therapy. She has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation and neurological diagnosis and has started taking continuing education courses to learn more. In her spare time, she is either relaxing with her family and friends or refereeing soccer.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Graduate of Quinnipiac University with Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2017. Specialties include women's health physical therapy including treatment for bladder/bowel incontinence, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy, post-natal, pelvic/abdominal surgery rehabilitation.
Kate graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2017 with her doctorate in physical therapy. She has experience in outpatient rehab as well as short term rehab.
Joan has been practicing physical therapy for over 57 years. She founded Faulkner Physical Therapy Group,Inc. In 2015 Faulkner Physical Therapy Inc joined the Ivyrehab Network. Joan continues to practice one day a week. She specializes in craniosacral therapy/manual therapy. She treats children and adults.