Eric Fontaine, PT, DPT

BS with Honors Kinesiology Penn State University, University Park, PA; DPT University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Eric has been treating in the outpatient physical therapy setting since 2014, when he worked in rural Delaware.  He moved back to his native Pennsylvania and joined the Hands on Healing staff to continue practicing outpatient orthopedics, which he […]

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Domenick Russolello, PT, DPT, CSCS, Director

  Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Science, Daemen College Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) provider Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Enjoys many activities including exercising, biking, hiking, cooking, and expanding his physical therapy knowledge by reading current research

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Karen Schwarzchild, MAPT, Regional Director

      Regional Director of the New Fairfield and Brookfield offices Master’s Degree in Motor Learning, Columbia University Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy, New York University Specializes in treatment of the spine and sacrum, headaches Expertise in the treatment of other orthopedic and neurological impairments

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Howard Wilen, PT, MPT

1989 Bachelor of Science in Accounting, SUNY Binghamton 1995 Master of Physical Therapy, Rutgers University/UMDNJ Have worked over 20 years in an Acute Care Hospital setting Additional Experience working in Home Care, Skilled Nursing facilities and Outpatients Member of The American Physical Therapy Association Enjoys hiking, tennis and spending time with friends and family

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Practice Partnerships History

Barbara Albanese taught her boys that helping others is a rewarding and noble way to live life. Chris and Steve Albanese took those lessons to heart and built careers in physical therapy.  When they saw how patients were treated at the clinics where they worked as young therapists, they knew they could find a better […]

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The Importance of Staying Active as Older Adults

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: The Importance of Staying Active as Older Adults

As humans, it is important to lead an active lifestyle. That being said, staying active as an older adult is just as important as being active in your younger years. There are many benefits of an older adult staying active. An active older adult ensures ageing healthily. Staying active also helps older adults feel more […]

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Concussions in Football

Physical Therapy Can Help Football Players Recover from Concussions

Football is widely considered the most popular sport in America due to its growing fan-base and the heavy amount of followers already existing. American’s can’t be blamed for falling in love with the game due to the fast paced, hard hitting style of play. A large majority of fans focus on the touchdowns and hits, […]

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Physical Therapy for Ankle Injuries

Physical Therapy Can Help Rehabilitate Ankle After Injury

If you’ve sprained or injured your ankle recently due to sports or daily activities, strengthening exercises should be performed. With most sprains you feel pain at the side of the ligament right away. Swelling will occur immediately and the ankle will be tender to touch. If you feel a pop or snap, chances are you […]

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Physical Therapy in Liberty

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Liberty New York

Have you recently been injured and are seeking physical therapy in Liberty? Look no further than Access Physical Therapy and Wellness. At Access Physical Therapy and Wellness, we treat injuries and conditions with physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Due to our ability to treat a large range of conditions for different parts of […]

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