It’s time to get moving. The Occupational and Physical Therapy Clinic at NSU Health is ready to help restore and enhance your function. Whether you had a sports-related accident or want relief for a chronic condition, our specialty-trained and credentialed faculty clinicians will work with you to carry out everyday activities using advanced treatment approaches.

You will receive hands-on individualized rehabilitation programs, which are developed based on in-depth evaluations of orthopedic, neurological, or systemic disorders. Make your appointment at NSU Health to set and achieve realistic goals that are best for your body’s capabilities.

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Occupational and Physical Therapy Specialties

Our health clinic services work alongside our Occupational and Physical Therapy programs in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences at NSU Health. By sharpening your skills, showing you various methods to complete tasks, or teaching you how to use special equipment, our therapists help you live with greater ease and satisfaction. You can receive evaluations and treatment in the following specialties, which are reasonably priced and covered by many insurance providers.

Are you or your loved one experiencing balance problems? Serving South Florida adults, NSU Health specialists can perform a one-time, comprehensive, multiple discipline evaluation for balance and fall risk factors. You will leave the assessment with a written report that we encourage you to share with your primary care physician and other health-care providers.

Disciplines involved:

  • audiology
  • geriatric medicine
  • occupational therapy
  • optometry
  • pharmacy
  • physical therapy
  • psychology

Strengthen your muscle memory with our neuromuscular coordination specialists. We can help you perform exercises that train the nerves and muscles to react and communicate with a specific task.

Learn to maintain your daily activities with ease. Our occupational therapists provide exercises for those recuperating from or at risk for a physical or mental illness, including Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral palsy, autism, and limb loss. Whether you’re recovering from hand surgery or just want to take back control of your mobility, you’ll leave our facilities reaching your full potential.

Lead a more active lifestyle with the NSU Health's Physical Therapy Clinic. Our physical therapists are movement experts that diagnose and treat patients with injuries, disabilities, or other health conditions, plus those who wish to prevent future problems. Our impressive facilities are the perfect backdrops to help improve your ability to move, reduce pain, and restore function.

Take a step in the right direction with our sports medicine and accident injury specialty. Services include massage therapy, aquatic therapy, rehabilitation (physical therapy), and more.

NSU Health helps those with movement disorders, such as Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. We’ll develop a comprehensive plan that helps manage symptoms with physical therapy practices like strengthening, balance, and stretching.

You had our back. Now we have yours. NSU Health's Veterans Health Care Clinic offers affordable occupational and physical therapy services to U.S. veterans and their families. Reach out for support and speak with specialized representatives who are knowledgeable about veteran care: (954) 262-3524select option 2 (Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.).

 

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Professional Staff

Steve Pfister, PT, DPT

Director of Rehabilitation

Jennifer Carr-Hertel, EdD, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Megan Kim, PT, DPT, ATC, LAT

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Clinical Education

Athena Klein, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Helene Lieberman, MS, OTR/L

Clinical Instructor
Assistant Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Rania Massad, PT, DPT, NCS

Assistant Professor
Neurologic Residency Coordinator

Angel Mestre, PT, DPT

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Resident

Kristi Ricks, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Kim B. Smith, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Education

Nicholas Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Instructor

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Schedule an Appointment

 We are committed to making the scheduling process for Occupational and Physical Therapy services as accessible and convenient as possible. We will respond to online submissions within two business days. For faster service, call (954) 262-4100 (Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.). Learn more about the health insurance plans NSU Health accepts.

 

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Accepted Health Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Avmed
  • Cigna
  • Humana PPO
  • Triwest
  • Tricare
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • American Therapy Administrator Network
    • Aetna Better Health MMA
    • Community Care Plan- Healthy Kids
    • Community Care Plan-MMA
    • Care Plus Medicare
    • Devoted Health Plan Medicare
    • Humana MMA
    • Humana Medicare
    • MMM of Florida Medicare
    • Molina Medicare
    • Molina COM
    • Molina MMA
    • Simply Health MMA
    • Simply Health Kids
    • Simply Medicare and Dual Members
    • Sunshine MMA
    • Sunshine Child Welfare

Patient Forms

After making an appointment, make sure your forms are up-to-date. If you’re new to NSU Health, please fill out the New Patient Packet. All forms, including those for each specific health care service, can be found at the link below.

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