OUR PRACTICE

Who We Are

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:

  • An accelerated recovery process
  • Healthy and functional movement patterns that foster sustainable health and performance
  • Fewer PT visits
  • Fewer doctor appointments and exploratory imaging
  • A lower overall expense of time and money
  • A wealth of education for a lifetime of health

Our Board Certified Physical Therapists are specialized in the following:

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports physical therapy
  • Athletic training
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Advanced manual therapy and innovative soft tissue mobilization methods
  • Optimal Health Lifestyle coaching – touching on the four quadrants of health
    • Sleep | Nutrition | Movement | Mentality

Who We Are

Meet Our Team

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

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

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, Titleist Performance Institute Certified Medical Provider Level 2, 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. Taylor Zelitsky, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Taylor Zelitsky, PT, DPT, CSCS

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Education: Taylor graduated from Ursinus College in 2013 with a B.S in Exercise and Sports Science and a minor in Wellness Education. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Rhode Island, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She is currently a resident at Thomas Jefferson University for advanced training to become a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.

Certifications/Areas of Interest: Certified NSCA Strength & Conditioning Specialist; softball, golf, and blending rehab with strength and conditioning.
Prior Experience: Taylor completed her clinical rotations in a variety of settings throughout RI, MA, and CO, including outpatient orthopedics, sports medicine, pelvic health, and acute rehabilitation. Taylor also interned at Hue University Hospital in Hue, Vietnam where she treated patients of all ages with a wide array of conditions alongside Vietnam’s top surgeons and doctors.

Personal Interest: Taylor grew up in Wanaque, NJ and enjoys hiking, golfing, snowboarding, and playing softball in her spare time. She spends her summers at her family’s shore house in Lavallette. She loves the outdoors and incorporating fitness into her daily routine with her dog, Maverick.

Dr. Leo Horowitz

Dr. Leo Horowitz

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Education: Graduated from Rutgers University Camden in 2016, where I majored in Biology and received my Bachelors in Science. After college, I graduated from Stockton University in 2021 and earned my Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Certifications/Areas of Interest: An NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. I love helping others become stronger to perform to their highest potential and I believe this also creates a stronger mental, emotional and spiritual self.

Prior Experience: Completed my 3 clinical rotations in the South Jersey Area. Two were in outpatient settings where I worked with a variety of outpatient orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, post-surgery and workers compensation and 1 was a hospital-based setting 👨🏼‍⚕️

Personal Interest: Grew up in Voorhees and have lived there my whole life. I am a huge Marvel & Star Wars. I love playing and talking about sports as I have been an athlete my whole life playing baseball on club and travel teams. I currently love to train hard in the gym, play pickleball, basketball and do yoga. I believe in practicing what you preach and make sure to get a steady dose of movement in my everyday life. In the Summer’s, I really enjoy relaxing on the beach & soaking up the sun.

Brielle Messer

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.

Featuring

  • Individual treatment / Evaluation space
    Sports performance tools
  • TRX
  • Gymnastics implements (rings, parallettes)
  • Kettlebells
  • Barbells
  • Rogue functional training equipment

Hainesport

1299 Route 38, Suite 9, Hainesport, NJ 08036

Medford

133 Eayrestown Road, Southampton, NJ 08088

Contact Us

info@southjerseypt.com

(609) 845-3585

1299 Route 38, Suite 9, Hainesport, NJ 08036

133 Eayrestown Road, Southampton, NJ 08088

Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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