ABOUT

All Doctors and Support Staff are 100% Vaccinated.

Due to COVID-19, we have created a multi-modal MEDICAL SAFE ZONE with hospital-grade-eliminating UVC lights, and hospital-grade air filtration that captures and destroys upon contact:

- Three types of UVC lighting units are used constantly, to dena...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Tammy McHugh

PT, DPT, GCS, CKTP, SFS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Tammy McHugh has more than a decade of orthopedic physical therapy experience and is well-known for her mastery of all orthopedic conditions. Pursuing excellence is very important to Tammy, and she has earned her Board Certified in Geriatric Physical Therapy. Tammy has also received her Senior Fitness Specialist certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner. Patients of all ages and conditions benefit from Dr. McHugh’s knowledge and skill. Tammy began her career at Quinnipiac University, graduating with her degree in Physical Therapy. She later graduated from A.T. Still University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has experienced both inpatient and outpatient realms at a hospital, and after trying her hands – on all sides of the profession, she returned to her love of outpatient work at WOPT. Along with her incredible clinical expertise, Tammy is also amicable, warm, and a fantastic listener; patients always feel at ease throughout their therapy sessions with her.

Nicholas Mangone

PT, DPT, SCS, PES, FMSC

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Mangone is a highly-skilled, intuitive Doctor of Physical Therapy who is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist and holds certifications as a Performance Enhancement Specialist and in Functional Movement Screening. Nick brings his talent for working with patients of all ages with various orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions to the team. He enjoys staying up to date with the most recent evidence-based treatment strategies to create individualized treatment plans ensuring that his patients can return to their favorite activities. ​ Nick earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University’s accelerated PT program. While attending Northeastern, he traveled to Ecuador with a group of his peers to educate caregivers of children with disabilities at two separate orphanages. On his trip, he was able to focus on the importance of providing culturally competent care, finding great value in learning about various cultures and traditions to help his patients.

Rafaela Dos Santos

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Rafaela Dos Santos is a highly skilled and innovative Doctor of Physical Therapy with a dual focus in Orthopedic and Neuromuscular conditions. While obtaining her undergraduate degree in biology from William Paterson, she was inducted to the prestigious Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, then earned her Doctorate from Stockton University, where she participated in research studies on Kinesiotaping and Post-Mastectomy Lymphedema. Through her vast experiences, including volunteering at the Atlantic City Marathon, Dr. Dos Santos gained a unique insight into specialized treatment plans for athletes and orthopedic patients of all ages. Rafaela is dedicated to providing expert, personalized care, and restoring functional movement for each patient. Creating a compassionate environment, Dr. Dos Santos designs effective treatment plans, using the most current evidence-based science and expert manual skills for her patients to achieve long-lasting results.

Nick DiSomma

PT, DPT, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Dr. Nick DiSomma is exceptionally passionate about providing the same care and compassion to every patient as he would to his own family. He brings a broad spectrum of knowledge with the latest research to individualize a treatment plan to every patient. His specific interests in orthopedic and sports physical therapy derived from his past experiences as an athlete. Nick graduated from Duquesne University with Bachelor degrees in both Biology and Health Sciences before continuing to earn his Doctorate of Physical therapy. While completing his undergraduate degrees at Duquesne, Nick participated in the Division 1 Men's soccer team as a 3-year starter and 1-year caption. He furthered his expertise in sports physical therapy after spending three months with nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons at Cincinnati Orthopedic and Sports Medicine clinics in Cincinnati.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

450 Hamburg Turnpike,
Wayne, NJ 07470

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY REHABILITATION NETWORK

Hospital for Special Surgery’s Rehab Network has over 170 therapy clinics recommended by HSS after successfully completing the Hospital’s rigorous inspection and credentialing process.  It provides patients with a resource for locating exceptional, convenient therapy providers in their own communities.

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