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WEST ORANGE (NORTHFIELD AVE)

Hours

Monday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday:7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Hand Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion Management
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About
Kessler Rehabilitation Center offers physical therapy and specialized services for individuals with orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions, sports and work-related injuries, arthritis and balance disorders at more than 95 locations throughout New Jersey. As the outpatient network of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, one of the top-ranked rehabilitation hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Kessler Rehabilitation Center is recognized for its commitment to quality care and community education, as well as being named one of the "Best Places to Work" in New Jersey and in health care nationally.
Our Team

Megan Redfern, P.T., MPT

Megan is the center manager at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center in West Orange. She specializes in all orthopaedic conditions and loves to treat post-operative conditions of the shoulder, hip, knee and foot. She is also K-Vest certified, specializing in the use of a motion analysis system specially made to perfect a golfer’s swing. Megan is an orthopaedic clinical specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) and a certified clinical instructor (CCI) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is a member of the KRC special interest groups (SIGs) on concussion and golf.

Joe Caccavo, P.T., MPT

Joe Caccavo, P.T., MPT, brings his expertise in vestibular, neurologic and orthopaedic rehabilitation to his role as a physical therapist in the Kessler Rehabilitation Center (KRC) in West Orange. Joe is a member of the KRC special interest group (SIG) on concussion and lectures on the topics of falls in the elderly, concussions and vestibular rehabilitation.

Aarti Deshpande , P.T., CCI

Aarti is currently in Select Medical’s clinical orthopaedic residency program at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center location in West Orange. Aarti is a certified clinical instructor (CCI) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is trained in the McKenzie Method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy and also in selective functional movement assessment. She utilizes Fusionetics and Medbridge to prevent injury in athletes. Aarti is the regional lead for KRC’s special interest group (SIG) on ACL injuries.

Alexis DiClemente, P.T., DPT

Alexis enjoys treating all orthopaedic conditions, including pediatric patients and patients with chronic pain, at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center (KRC) in West Orange. She also specializes in post-surgical physical therapy and treating ACL injuries. Alexis is a member of the KRC special interest group (SIG) on ACL injuries. She also participates in interactive lectures and skills labs to foster continued learning and clinical reasoning skills.

Heather Kleinman, P.T., DPT

Heather specializes in orthopaedic conditions, post-surgical physical therapy, sports related injuries and cancer rehabilitation at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center in West Orange. She also participates in the special interest group (SIG) on running for which she has a passion and has run multiple races including a half marathon.

Jennifer Maximos Hrdina, MS

Jennifer is a licensed occupational therapist (ORT/L) at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center in West Orange where she works with pediatrics, geriatrics and the adult population who have various neurological and orthopaedic conditions, vision and vestibular disorders. She is a certified brain injury specialist (CBIS) by the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). Jennifer’s special interests include taping and orthotics for upper extremities and she specializes in upper extremity lymphedema treatments.

Jillian Rementilla , P.T., DPT, SFMA

Jillian is a physical therapist who is motivated by her active lifestyle. She likes to get her patients back to their desired lifestyles and optimize their quality of life. Jillian is certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment and specializes in orthopaedics, post-surgery physical therapy, sports injuries and prevention. She is a member of Kessler Rehabilitation Center’s special interest group on ACL injuries.

Nicole Romaine, P.T., MPT

Nicole has more than a decade of experience as a physical therapist and works in the Kessler Rehabilitation Center (KRC) in West Orange. She specializes in the McKenzie Method for mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. She also treats athletic/sports injuries and ACL injuries. Nicole is a member of the KRC special interest groups for overhead athletes and ACL injuries.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Headache Treatment
  • Lymphedema Program

Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Management

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
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