Accessibility View Close toolbar

413 King George Rd. Suite 205

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 US

(908) 903-1901

Meet the Physical Therapists

  • Renee Fischer
    B.S., P.T., N.M.T

    enee has a wide range of experience working as a Physical Therapist since 1995. She has extensive knowledge due to her work in orthopedics, rehabilitation, acute care, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Prior to joining Fischer Health and Rehabilitation as the Director of Physical Therapy, she served as the Director of Physical Therapy at the Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack, NJ.

    Renee has taken various classes throughout her career such as McKenzie Part A - Lumbar Spine as well as McKenzie Part B - Cervical Thoracic Spine. Her most recent classes are M1 & M2 - Advanced Training which she has become certified in GRASTON Techniques and as a Provider. www.grastontechnique.com

    Education:

    • Graduated with honors and distinction from the Richard Stockton College of NJ
    Licensure:

    • Current license #40QA00655200 from the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy
    Memberships & Associations:

    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Certified in NMT from the International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapists

  • Mary Ann Connolly
    B.S., P.T.

    Mary Ann's goal as a physical therapist is to utilize her clinical skills and knowledge to improve the functional lever of her patients in an effective manner. She strives to provide the best care possible with a culmination of various techniques. Mary Ann would like to educate her patients so they have a clear understanding of their diagnosiss, as well as promote patient independence with HEP programs.

    Mary Ann is a graduate with honors from Quinnipiac University. Mary Ann has taken various classes throughout her career such as McKenzie Part A - Lumbar Spine as well as McKenzie Part B - Cervical Thoracic Spine. Also Strain Counterstrain I for the spine, Myofascial Release, Sacroiliac Mobilizations, Kineso Taping, Core Stabilization Training of the Lumbar Spine and Manual Therapy for the Lumbar Spine. Her most recent classes are M1 & M2 - Advanced Training which she has become certified in GRASTON Techniques and as a Provider. www.grastontechnique.com

    Mary Ann just recently went to a class on managing overuse and traumatic injuries to the running athlete. She enjoys being active and she participates in 5k's and completed her 1st half marathon last year.

    Education:

    • Graduated with honors from Quinnipiac University
    • McKenzie Part A - Lumbar Spine
    • McKenzie Part B - Cervical and Thoracic Spine
    Licensure:

    • Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of New Jersey #40QA00903600

  • Kelli Short
    D.P.T.

    Kelli received her doctorate from New York Medical College in 2012. She began her career working with children in both an inpatient and school based setting. She has since extended her clinical experience to include orthopedics.

    Kelli has taken several courses on sensory integration and the pediatric population, wheelchair seating and mobility as well as Kinesio taping for all populations. 

    Education:

    • Graduated from New York Medical College (2009-2012)
    • Graduated from Mount Saint Mary College (2005-2009)
    Licensure:

    • Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of New York and New Jersey #40QA01699600

  • Malvin Torralba
    B.S., P.T

    My goal is to work in an environment that fosters a dynamic, progressive, and healthy relationship among others in the health profession and to enhance my knowledge and work experience as a Physical Therapist.

    Education:

    • Graduated with honors from Southwestern University
    Licensure:

    • Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of New York
    • Licensed Physical Therapist in the State of New Jersey #40QA01173300

CONTACT US TODAY

We look forward to hearing from you

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday:

By Appt.

Wednesday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am

12:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appt.

Sunday:

By Appt.

Location

Find us on the map

Testimonial

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Fischer’s professionalism, his natural curiosity continually propels him to further his education and hone his skills to be a better Doctor, and most importantly, his genuine kindness, consideration and thoughtfulness, are all part of who he genuinely is. I am so very grateful to be on the
    receiving end of it all!!"
    Kate D.

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Back to School and Mental Wellness

    Summer is a subjectively fleeting season and school days are upon us once again. For children, this bittersweet time marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onset of late summer and early fall signals yet another turn of ...

    Read More
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries

    A repetitive motion injury (or overuse injury) involves doing an action over and over again, as with a baseball pitcher throwing a baseball, a tennis player hitting a tennis ball, typing at a computer keyboard, and most notoriously, typing with your thumbs on the tiny keypad of your phone. It may be ...

    Read More
  • Left-Handers Day

    Left-Handers Day Left-Handers Day, celebrated on August 15th, was launched in 1992 by the Left-Handers Club, an organization based in the United Kingdom. Since then, Left-Handers Day has become a worldwide event and social media phenomenon. Around the world, approximately one in ten persons is left-handed. ...

    Read More
  • Peak Experiences

    Peak Experiences The American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau roamed far and wide over the hills and mountains of his native Massachusetts and neighboring New Hampshire. In his masterwork, "Walden," Thoreau famously stated that we must "reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical ...

    Read More
  • Dynamic Warm-ups

    In a common occurrence, you bend over to pick up the pencil you inadvertently dropped on the floor. Or you bend over to pick up the soap bar that has slipped through your fingers in the shower. Or you bend over to lift a bag of groceries out of your automobile trunk. These are all daily events. But on ...

    Read More
  • Summer Sports

    Summer Sports In the summertime, everyone's thoughts turn to the outdoors. We want to get out in the sun and have some fun. Some people do exercise outdoors, such as running, walking, and biking, all year long regardless of the weather.1 For others, summer's warmer temperatures make activity outside ...

    Read More
  • Wellness Gardens

    Wellness Gardens When time is spent in an office or indoors day in and day out, some can lose that connection to the outside world. And that loss of connection can lead to higher stress levels and more health ailments without even realizing it. But when that the gap between office life and outdoor life ...

    Read More
  • Smart Shoulders

    Our shoulder joints have the greatest range of motion of any of the musculoskeletal joints in our bodies. The shoulder joint is really two joints, the glenohumeral joint between the arm bone (humerus) and the shoulder blade (scapula) and the acromioclavicular joint between the acromion (a bony projection off the scapula) and the collarbone (clavicle). The glenohumeral joint is a ball-and-socket joint and the acromioclavicular joint is a gliding joint. ...

    Read More
  • A Book and Its Cover

    A book cover may not necessarily tell the whole story and may not accurately portray the nature of the contents within. Publishing companies pay high salaries to their marketing staff to create cover copy that will entice prospective buyers to make a purchase. But many times the book itself does not ...

    Read More
  • When Your Spine Is In Line

    Good spinal alignment means good biomechanical health. Essentially, your spine is the biomechanical center of your body. Your legs are connected to your spine via two large and strong pelvic bones. Your arms are connected to your spine via your shoulder blades, ribs, and numerous strong muscles and ligaments. ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up for more articles