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.
Connie Wang, L.Ac, Dip.O.M. (NCCAOM)
Connie Wang L.Ac is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New Jersey and New York. She holds a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she studied several styles of acupuncture along with other treatment techniques such as cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, Shiatsu and Tui Na manipulation. Connie has helped many people with conditions such as acute sports injuries, chronic pain, post-surgery recovery, neuropathy symptoms, amongst many others. She is also an active volunteer for American TCM Society (ATCMS) in New York where she interprets acupuncture continuing education workshops given by renowned professors and masters invited from China.
Ivan CandelariaATC | Co-owner
Ivan Candelaria MS, ATC is the most sought after sports rehab specialist in the North East with a growing clientele of NFL Football Players. Ivan makes sure to approach every client and player with the same intensity he would if it was his own child. Your child athlete will be not only guided through rehab and fitness process but also through a program tailored to helping him/her play their sport better.
Dr Joseph SimonTherapist | DPT Owner | Co-owner
Joseph Simon, DPT has practiced physical therapy for over 10 years and was trained as a manual therapist with continuing degrees in mechanical diagnosis and therapy. Dr. Simon has combined his passion of fitness, sports rehabilitation, and physical therapy with his education and years of experience to achieve faster, more effective results for his clients.
Achieve Your Maximum Athletic Potential
Flexible membership packages to suit all of your athletic and rehabilitation goals