Dr. Sylvia Cifelli has been a NJ licensed physical therapist since 2005. She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2005 with her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She then continued her studies at University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ where she received her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in 2009. Her specialties include the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic-related conditions, more specifically post-operative cases and chronic neck & back pain. She has obtained extensive orthopedic clinical experience working for Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ as well as New Jersey Spinal Care in Wayne, NJ. In 2012, she decided to open a family practice and founded Pro Health Physical Therapy alongside her mother, Theresa Cifelli, PT, her sister, Gabriella Cifelli, DPT, and husband, Ian Nunez, Exercise Physiologist.
Theresa Cifelli, PT is a graduate of the New York University Physical Therapy program and is licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy. Theresa has been practicing physical therapy since 1983 and specializes in the evaluation, treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain.
Through years of practice, she has obtained extensive experience in manual skills, including spinal and peripheral joint mobilization, total motion release techniques, and the McKenzie approach to spinal problems.
Theresa is bilingual in English and Spanish, and enjoys working with patients of all ages and backgrounds, including athletes. She is passionate and enthusiastic about helping others achieve their goals and return to la healthy, active lifestyle.
Theresa is committed to furthering her education and clinical skills and attends continuing education seminars, workshops and conferences numerous times each year. Theresa is a highly skilled clinician with a profound love for the physical therapy profession.
Dr. Gabriella Cifelli is a dedicated physical therapist committed to enhancing the lives of patients through expert care and personalized treatment. Graduating from Quinnipiac University in 2012, Dr. Cifelli brings over a decade of experience, specializing in various aspects of physical therapy. Having honed her skills in diverse clinical settings, including hospitals and outpatient clinics, she possesses a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation and wellness. Her approach is characterized by a patient-centric focus, ensuring individuals receive tailored interventions to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Beyond the clinic, Dr. Cifelli maintains a dynamic lifestyle that reflects her commitment to overall well-being. As a professional who advocates for health, she leads by example, embracing an active routine. With a nurturing spirit, she also finds joy in family life, being a wife and proud parent of two children.
Continually seeking growth and learning, Dr. Cifelli remains at the forefront of advancements in physical therapy, providing cutting-edge and compassionate care. This combination of expertise, empathy, and a passion for improving lives defines Dr. Gabriella Cifelli as a trusted proficient and well-rounded physical therapist.
Ian Nunez, Exercise Physiologist
Ian Nunez is a dedicated professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, which he obtained from William Paterson University in 2010. His journey in the fitness industry began with an internship at Hackensack University Medical Center, where he gained valuable experience. Ian has also gained expertise working in the corporate fitness sector for 4 years, demonstrating a commitment to health and wellness.
As a fitness enthusiast, Ian not only excels in his career but also maintains an active lifestyle. Basketball, Brazilian Jujitsu and weight training are among his favorite hobbies, reflecting his passion for staying fit and fostering a healthy lifestyle. Ian’s blend of education, hands-on experience, and personal commitment make him a valuable asset to our team focused on promoting well-being.