JAG PT Pelvic Health Therapists
Amanda Poulakowski, PT, DPT: Amanda graduated with a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the Rutgers School of Health Professions. Amanda has experience working with a range of patients including orthopedics, pediatrics, and pelvic health. She has also helped out in a pro bono clinic through Rutgers University providing services to underserved populations.
Amanda’s passion for the treatment of patients with pelvic floor dysfunction began during one of her clinical rotations during graduate school. She believes that pelvic floor issues should be openly discussed and strives to provide treatment sessions that allow patients to feel comfortable and not embarrassed. Amanda hopes to continue to advocate for the importance of pelvic floor physical therapy and the positive impact it can have on all individuals.
Brandi Childs PT, DPT, PCES: Brandi Childs, PT, DPT, PCES is a Maryland native who moved to New York City where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College in 2008. Brandi has been practicing for over 12 years in the orthopedic outpatient care setting where she has extensive experience treating a wide diversity of musculoskeletal pathologies / injuries and pre/post operative orthopedic conditions with patients across the lifespan. After becoming a mother twice over, her interests lead her to the field of Women’s Health and Pelvic Health. She earned her Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist certification in 2022 and is actively pursuing her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification through the renowned Herman and Wallace Institute.
Location: Eltingville, NY
Bryn Zolty PT, DPT, PRPC, BCB-PMD, PCES: Bryn graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science. Bryn then discovered a love for physical therapy through volunteering. She received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Stockton University in 2010. She has treated in several clinical settings including hospital, outpatient orthopedics, and pediatrics. Bryn's pelvic education is through Herman and Wallace. She has earned her Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC), which identifies her as a specialist in pelvic physical therapy. In addition, she has received training in the treatment of spine pain and radiculopathy from the McKenzie Institute. Bryn is board certified in biofeedback for pelvic muscle dysfunction through the BCIA. Bryn has completed her Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification (PCES). This certification demonstrates comprehensive knowledge in the best corrective exercises to improve strength and alignment in the pregnant and postpartum population.
Holly McBrearty, DPT, PT: Holly is a physical therapist in Jag's Northfield office where she provides orthopedic, vestibular, and pelvic floor therapy. She was a massage therapist for twelve years before she decided to return to school to become a physical therapist. Holly felt that physical therapy was a natural progression from massage therapy which would enable her to continue utilizing her manual therapy skills. Holly has a passion for treating patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics. She has a special interest in pelvic floor therapy for both men and women which developed after witnessing how pelvic floor therapy improved the lives of her patients. Holly earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2022 at Stockton University. She grew up in Egg Harbor Township and currently lives in Marmora with her family. As a mother of a two-year-old, much of her life revolves around Mickey Mouse, but she also enjoys the beach and any outdoor activities.
Location: Northfield, NJ
Jennifer Watt PT, DPT: Jennifer started her career in pelvic floor physical therapy at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton. She has taken coursework with Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, including male pelvic health. Jennifer received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University in 2004. She then continued her graduate studies at Neumann University, where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008. Jennifer feels that pelvic health continues to be a topic that the medical and general community needs to be made aware of since many people are still uneducated about pelvic floor dysfunction, how it can present, and that physical therapy can help.
Locations: Hamilton, NJ
Karen Bruno PT, DPT: Karen received her Bachelor of Science Degree and Certificate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in 1982. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Widener University in Chester, PA in 2007. She graduated from the IM school of Health Arts in New York City in 1997. Karen has a broad range of post-graduate training in holistic healing and manual therapy including courses at the Harvard Medical School/Institute for Mind/Body Medicine and the Upledger Institute for for CranioSacral Therapy.
Location: Hamilton, NJ
Katelyn Sheehan PT, DPT, ATC: Kate began her career in physical rehabilitation with the completion of a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Delaware in 2013. Afterward, she went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in 2017. Kate has completed orthopedic and pelvic therapy coursework, including from the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute (Pelvic Floor Function & Dysfunction) and the Prague School (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization for Women’s Health). Kate strives to help people of all ability levels feel comfortable in every aspect of their lives so that they can get back to what they love doing. Her priority in treatment is to equip patients with the tools and confidence needed to regain control of their bodies and achieve their goals by addressing their main concerns.
Location: Hamilton, NJ
Katherine Albright PT, DPT: Katherine Albright, PT, DPT, PCES graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Economics where she captained the women’s varsity soccer team. She obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The Graduate Center of CUNY/Hunter College in 2011, receiving the Academic Excellence Award. Katherine joined JAG physical therapy in 2015, treating patients with a variety of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. While she has always been passionate about working with patients with orthopedic injuries, after the birth of her daughter in 2019 and son in 2021, Katherine developed a strong interest and passion for women’s health and the many conditions that impact the pelvic floor. Katherine has been trained by the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. She is also certified as a Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist (PCES).
Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ
Kristin Cavorley PT, DPT: Kristin Cavorley graduated from Stockton University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science. She went on to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and proceeded to work in the Central New Jersey area where she focused in outpatient orthopedics and inpatient physical therapy services. Kristin enjoys working with a diverse group of individuals ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. She is also a member of the New Jersey chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (ATPA). Outside of being a physical therapist, Kristin is an avid runner and reader. She enjoys being outdoors and spending quality time with her friends and family. She has recently relocated to the South Jersey area and is eager to continue her practices in the South Jersey region.
Location: Delran, NJ
Madison Vukicevich PT, DPT: Madison received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Science and Psychology from Rutgers University – Camden and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Rutgers University School of Health Professions in 2023.
Madison was first introduced to pelvic health while completing one of her clinical rotations at Rutgers and has not looked back since! She has conducted and published research on the topic, which was presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2023, about a collegiate athlete experiencing pelvic dysfunction. She has also taken coursework with Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.
Madison feels pelvic health continues to be an area of care most people shy away from due to lack of comfort and knowledge of what the pelvic floor is and how it functions. The lack of understanding has created a large gap in both men’s and women's healthcare, which Madison hopes to help close with each patient she treats. Madison strives to combine her knowledge and passion for physical therapy to provide comprehensive care that helps each patient reach their goals and get back the life they want.
Marzena Bard PTA, CYT: Marzena earned a Master’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Wroclaw in Poland. After moving to the United States in 2004, she became a certified yoga instructor and has been teaching ever since. She loves to use a therapeutic yoga approach when working with her patients. Yoga also led her to complete her Physical Therapist Assistant studies locally, at Mercer County Community College. Marzena has since been trained by the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute to treat patients with pelvic floor disorders. She treats female, male and pediatric patients to help them gain full pelvic floor function and better quality of life.
Location: Hamilton, NJ
Michelle Dela Rosa PT, DPT PRPC: Michelle graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2000. While at BU, she competed on the collegiate level as a member of the university’s track and field team. In 2005, she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. As a native of West Windsor, NJ, Michelle opened Connect PT (now acquired by Jag) in Hamilton in 2009. She then eventually opened a second location in Howell. Michelle lectures on women’s and men’s health issues at many community events throughout New Jersey. She also enjoys being a teaching assistant for the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and earned the Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification (PRPC), which identifies her as a specialist in the women's and men's pelvic health fields. Michelle is an active member of the NJ Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Rachel Yamin PT, DPT: Rachel graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Penn State University. She then went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. Rachel’s favorite populations & injuries to work with are post-partum, pelvic floor dysfunction, abdominal separation, total knee replacements, patellofemoral pain and Parkinson's disease. Rachel has been trained by the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She is also LSVT certified. Outside of the clinic, Rachel’s hobbies include photography, sight-seeing, traveling, going to a new restaurant, and spending time with her son!
Location: Richboro, PA
Rosalind Cox-Larrieux, PT, MPT, PRPC: Rosalind received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health/Physical Education from Temple University and her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the George Washington University. She has over 15 years of outpatient orthopedic physical therapy experience with a concentration in women's and pelvic rehabilitation since 2017.
Rosalind is passionate about women's health and developed a concentration in pelvic rehabilitation after having two children of her own. Her personal labor and delivery experiences gave her insight on the physical needs and changes that come during and after pregnancy, and how physical therapy intervention can help improve the process. Rosalind treats all genders and varieties of pelvic floor conditions and enjoys teaching as well.
Rosalind is a Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner by Herman and Wallace Institute since 2017. She loves community service and outreach initiatives and enjoys educating others on the benefits of pelvic rehab interventions.
Fun fact: Rosalind loves to listen to live music and believes that singing is a powerful talent. In her mind, she is a singer, but in reality, she knows it's best to stick to being a physical therapist.
Location: Howell, NJ
Shraddha Wagh PT, DPT: Shraddha received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences and Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Rutgers School of Health Professions in 2021. Shraddha has experience treating patients in a wide variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, sports, pelvic health, and trauma/ICU. Shraddha first discovered her passion for pelvic health while working in an orthopedic women’s health clinic and conducting research on women’s health. Shraddha has completed coursework in pelvic floor through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and also practices as a LSVT BIG certified clinician.
Location: Howell, NJ
Stephanie Caravello, PT, DPT: Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Brooklyn College, while participating in collegiate softball and swim, in 2014. From there, she went on to SUNY Downstate where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017. She has been a part of the JAG family since 2017. She enjoys working with athletes, post-operative joint replacements and patients with balance/gait impairments. She is a Certified Hip Specialist (HSS). Stephanie is also an avid sports fan!
Locations: Bay Ridge – 4th Ave, NY
Toyin Aboderin, PT, DPT: Toyin is a proud born and bred South Jersey woman. After attending Pilgrim Academy for high school, she graduated from Rutgers University. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Hampton University. As an athlete who played basketball, soccer and volleyball before and after suffering a torn ACL in her knee , she knows first hand the work required in physical therapy rehabilitation as well as the importance of an ongoing exercise program. Completing that rehabilitation was one of the driving forces that led Toyin to becoming a physical therapist.
She has gained valuable experience working with various neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal diagnoses as well as post-surgical interventions. Toyin also a has a passion for pelvic health for which she has received additional education beyond her school studies. Pelvic health is a unique field of physical therapy that addresses the internal and external structures that regulate the control and consistent flow of bodily functions. She is trained in the rehabilitation of pelvic floor conditions such as pre-post partum pain and dysfunction, interstitial cystitis (IC), urinary and bowel dysfunction and incontinence, overactive bladder as well as other disorders impacting the Gastro-Intestinal and Reproductive systems.
Toyin continues to reside in South Jersey. She is an avid sports enthusiast who enjoys working out and playing athletics.
Location: Vineland, NJ