Maximum athletic potential based on effortless body movement and function.
“I have been going here for my ankle after having ligament surgery. It’s a great place I would highly recommend to anyone who has to go through physical therapy. The staff is so friendly and really cares about getting you healthy again. So happy I came here!” – Sara Decker
“Far and above the best in the area. As an athlete, I have experienced injuries that could have taken me down longer. RPT focused on getting me safely back on the field. Once healed, I worked with Ivan and team to make sure those injuries did not happen again.” – Kyle Angel
“I recently had tendonitis in my bicep and in two weeks it was totally gone. The staff is very and focused on specialized therapy that will help treat the problem and help prevent further problems in the future.” – Kyle Subers
“I’m an athlete at St. Joes in Metuchen and I came here after having elbow surgery and got back to playing faster than I ever thought. Phenomenal staff and great facility. Would recommend 100% to anyone” – Anthony Favor
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Meet Our Therapists
James DaberATC | Clinical Director
Mr. James Daber, ATC is the Clinical Director of Matawan Physical Therapy and has been helping patients in the NY/NJ area for over 7 years. He graduated from Kean University and has practiced as a therapist/trainer specializing in orthopedic rehabilitation and sports performance training. He has also been trained in Redcord Suspension Therapy which is a sought-after and innovative tool originating in Norway.
Deniz studied Business in Turkey before moving to New York where she followed her true passion, helping others. She received her Master’s Degree in Specialized Orthopedic Acupuncture from the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Deniz’s focus is on trigger-point release of myofasciel pain. She combines Cupping, Gua Sha, and E-stimulation to relieve pressure and treat patients’ pain.
Gabby has a B.A. in Developmental Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She loves helping people set goals and making sure they stay on track to achieve them. She grew up in Matawan and loves how community driven Matawan Physical Therapy is. Gabby played softball up until college where she developed a passion for Mixed Martial Arts. She is also a DIE HARD hockey fan and a firm believer that if ‘they’ say it’s impossible; it’s impossible for them, not you.
Dr Anthony MontalbanoPT, DPT, TPI
Anthony earned his undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College where he double-majored in English Literature and Psychology. A former collegiate athlete, Anthony played four years of varsity baseball at Swarthmore and earned all-conference honors all four years. After graduating from Swarthmore he played baseball abroad in both Puerto Rico and Mexico before coming back home to pursue a career in physical therapy at Mercy College. During that time strength training became his new passion and he participated in his first powerlifting meet in 2019. He enjoys working with all populations of patients seeing people recover beyond what they thought was possible. When he’s not treating people or working out he enjoys spending time with family and playing guitar.
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