South Jersey Physical Therapy offers a unique, whole body approach. We identify and treat the origins of pain instead of simply managing the symptoms. Our one-on-one physical therapy sessions allow us to dedicate our undivided attention to each and every patient.

 At SJPT, we listen to your needs and concerns in order to set realistic and manageable goals for your lifestyle. Together we create a personalized and expansive treatment plan that includes strength training, mobility, and most importantly, education. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of care as we prepare you for performance in sport and the rigors of daily life. 

Our holistic and individualized approach allows clients to experience:
Our Board Certified Physical Therapists are specialized in the following:

Meet Our Team


Dr. Ken S. Cheng PT, DPT, OCS, PES, cGFI

Owner & Physical Therapist
Education: Ken went to undergrad at Rutgers University for Exercise Science & Physiology. He then received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Seton Hall University. He graduated at the top of his doctoral program and was inducted into the Alpha Eta Society in recognition of his clinical excellence.
Certifications/Areas of Interest: Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist through National Academy of Sports Medicine, Titleist Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, SFMA I & II, sports medicine.
Prior Experience: Ken was named Top trainer at CentraState Hospital Health and Fitness Gym before moving on to Rothman Institute, a leading organization in orthopedic care.
Personal Interest: Ken enjoys playing golf and likes to incorporate gymnastics and ninja warrior skills into his strength training. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Freda and their kids, Adelyn and Alton.

Dr. Daniel Linick PT, DPT, SCS, LAT, ATC

Owner & Physical Therapist
Education: Dan earned his undergraduate in Athletic Training at Springfield College. He then continued on for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Seton Hall University, where he was honored with the “All Around” award.
Certifications/Areas of Interest: Athletic Trainer, Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, SFMA I & II, PRI, BACKtoGOLF certification, runners, sports medicine.
Prior Experience: Dan interned at University of Georgia’s Sports Medicine program working with Division 1 football players and with the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons. He worked as a physical therapist at The Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, one of the nation’s top hospitals.
Personal Interest: Dan likes playing golf, guitar and running. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Amanda, kids, Nate and Maya and their beloved dog, Snickers.

Dr. DJ Stieber, PT, DPT, CSCS, USAW-1, Pn1

Physical Therapist​​
Education: DJ graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University with a B.S. in Kinesiology. He then received his DPT at Thomas Jefferson University. He was honored with the PT Society “Excellence” award.
Certifications/Areas of Interest: Certified NSCA Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Certified Clinical Weightlifting Coach, USAW Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach, SFMA I &II, FMS I, field sport athletes, athletes of all ages, sports medicine, ACL recovery, return to sport.
Prior Experience: DJ started with SJPT as a new grad, having earned valuable knowledge through his clinical rotations throughout NJ and CO at sports specific outpatient clinics.

Personal Interest: DJ enjoys strength training focusing on Olympic-style lifts, playing soccer, and running. DJ aspires to complete a marathon before he turns 30.


Dr. Christian Filer, PT, DPT, SCS, LAT, ATC, Pn1

Physical Therapist
Education: Christian graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Athletic Training before moving on for his doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Temple University.
Certifications/Areas of Interest: Athletic Trainer, Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, SFMA I, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach, sports medicine, return to play, balance training, concussions and vestibular related pathologies.
Prior Experience: Christian was Head Athletic Trainer at Holy Cross High School for 3 years prior to getting his DPT. He then worked his way up to Clinic Director at Strive Moorestown Field House.
Personal Interest: Christian enjoys a plethora of outdoor activities including fishing, surfing and rock climbing. He also enjoys hiking with his wife, Kristen and their dogs. He also dedicates his time to sports nutrition and coaching program.

Brielle Messer

Office Coordinator
Education: Brielle graduated from Collingswood High School in the top 20 of her class allowing her to attend Camden County College and Stockton University through the New Jersey Stars program. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Physical Therapy.
Prior Experience: Brielle completed many volunteer hours in both Physical and Occupational Therapy offices and worked for several years as a PT aide. After moving to Monmouth county, she had the opportunity to manage a Physical Therapy clinic in Red Bank where she found her passion helping patients from behind the scenes.
Personal Interest: She lives in Cherry Hill with her husband Kiernan, their son, Kaiden and pets, Bella, Louie and Tux. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Brielle loves being outdoors and enjoys hiking, kayaking and the beach.

Our Facilities

Our facilities provide an optimal environment for healing, health, and overall well being. This permits us to assess and perform higher level training and sports specific activities. Enables our clinicians to assess a variety of sports specific and CrossFit style movements.