Kevin N. Kopack, PT, MSPT, OCS
Kevin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Montclair State University in 1983. He graduated with a degree in Physical Education, Health and Coaching. He received his New Jersey Teachers certificate in 1983. He went on to receive his Master's degree from The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, in 1985. He is currently completing his transitional Doctorate degree at Dominican College. In 2015, Kevin received recognition and certification as a Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. In addition to his New Jersey teachers certificate, Kevin has been Certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as a Certified Clinical Instructor. Kevin is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the New Jersey Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and The American College of Sports Medicine.
Since graduating, Kevin has worked an gained most of his 30 years of experience in private practice. He began in 1985 in Midland Park, NJ, working in a private practice that emphasized orthopedic and sports related injuries. He then moved onto another private practice in Cedar Grove, NJ, for 13 years. Again working with orthopedic and sports related injuries. In 2001, he started his own private practice in Fairfield NJ. In 2011, he moved his practice to a new location in Fairfield. In 2012, Kevin purchased another facility, Ringwood Physical Therapy. Kevin's interest include manual therapy, orthopedic and sports related injuries, orthopedic reconstructive surgeries, and clinical teaching and research. Kevin's Master's thesis dealt with the concept of Plyometric exercise and it effects on improving an athletes speed and strength.
Jeffrey M. Kopack, BS, PT, DPT
Jeffrey received his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from the University of Scranton in 2011. He then went on to receive his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton in 2014. Jeffrey's research at Scranton entitled "A Systematic Review on the Effect of Split-Belt Treadmill Training in Patients with Hemiplegic Gait" was nationally recognized and presented at the APTA combined sections meeting in 2014. Jeff is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, The Sports Physical Therapy Section and the New Jersey American Physical Therapy Association. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.
While studying at Scranton, Jeff was also involved in the Disabilities conference raising awareness of their needs to the public. He also led both seniors and pediatric patients in weekly exercise programs sponsored by his physical therapy program.
Jeffrey's interests have been in the area of sports training, rehabilitation of the throwing athlete, throwing mechanics and coaching. He has developed these interests through his years of participating in sports. Jeffrey graduated in 2007 from Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey New Jersey. Where he played both football and baseball. He was a member of the State football Championship team of 2006. He has had an opportunity to coach at Professional Baseball Instruction which has added to his interest and knowledge in the areas of coaching, throwing mechanics and the young athlete.
Marilyn Cappelluti, LMT,LLC
Marilyn is a dedicated professional with over 17 years of experience in private practice as a licensed massage therapist. Marilyn specializes in therapeutic massage that offers relief of muscle tension, stiffness,fosters faster healing and promotes easier breathing and improves circulation. Marilyn is certified to perform such treatment techniques as sports massage, deep muscle therapy, myofascial trigger point release, deep connective tissue massage, acupressure and elder massage. Marilyn has worked with clients with special needs such as MS, ALS, Parkinson's Fibromyalgia and nerve disorders. She has worked in nursing homes and senior centers. Her practice has also included a variety of professional athletes as well. Marilyn provides her clientele with personalized, custom massage sessions which improve overall well being, resolve problem areas and encourage rejuvenation. It is her mission to positively affect her clients physical state and sense of wellness. Marilyn is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Certification in Active Release Technique Upper Extremity and is also licensed in the state of New York.