DeRosa Physical Therapy Building

About – DeRosa Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

Our Story

DeRosa Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation services. Since 2000, we have earned the trust of the community by getting people better.

Joe DeRosa is the president of DeRosa Physical Therapy.  He was raised in Somers Point, NJ and graduated from Mainland Regional High School.  Joe attended Widener University and was accepted as an early entrant into the Physical Therapy Program.  He received his Bachelors in Biology in 1997 and Masters in Physical Therapy in 1999.  In 1999 Joe returned home to begin practicing physical therapy.  After a year of practicing in outpatient, he decided to open his own practice.  The primary focus of the practice was to make people feel better.  Over the past 21 years, DeRosa PT has steadily grown because of the results seen in the community. The 2400 square foot facility is full staffed with three full time therapists with a combined 55 years of experience.

DeRosa Physical Therapy in Linwood, New Jersey is a trusted company with over 20 years of proven results.  Since 2000, we have earned a positive reputation by getting people better. Our first objective is to provide the patient with pain relief.  Alleviating the pain will allow the therapist to manually restore normal movement.  Movement is followed by strengthening which is tailored to each individual patient.  function. You’ll experience a positive atmosphere while getting better.  Let us motivate you during a difficult time, because we care about your physical and emotional well-being.

Meet the Staff

Physical Therapist Joseph DeRosa, MS, PT

Joe DeRosa

Joe was raised in Southern New Jersey and attended Mainland Regional High School.


He graduated from Widener University in 1999 with a master’s degree in physical therapy.


In 2000, he returned home to Southern New Jersey and established his own physical therapy practice. Joe stays on the cutting edge of rehabilitation by attending classes and seminars throughout the year.

Physical Therapist Rosalee Kelisek, DPT

Rosalee Kelisek

Rose grew up in Southern New Jersey and attended Lower Cape May Regional High School.


In 2009, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Sciences in Philadelphia with a doctorate in physical therapy.


She joined our team in 2012 and lives with her family in Egg Harbor Township.

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Physical Therapist Mackenzie Grillo, DPT

Joe DeRosa

Mackenzie graduated from Kean University in 2019 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.


Mackenzie specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation of all ages. She also enjoys working with the pediatric population, and works with Atlantic County School of Special Services to reach kids in need of Physical Therapy services in-school.


She is passionate about working with her patients to establish and conquer their goals. She regularly participates in continuing education courses and stays on top of new research to offer the best approaches to recovery.


She joined our team in 2022 and resides in Somers Point, where she lives with her fiancé and their Australian Cattle Dog, Ace. 

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Physical Therapist Assistant Mike Pollastrelli, PTA

Joe DeRosa

Mike graduated from University of the Sciences in 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and Wellness Management. Additionally, he graduated from the Rowan College of South Jersey’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 2021.


With a specialization in exercise science, Mike is a personal trainer holding certifications from ACE, NASM, and AFAA to name a few. He enjoys educating people in correct exercise technique and body awareness.


His current residence is in Williamstown, NJ where he lives with his dog Harper.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Nancy Florczynski, PTA

Joe DeRosa

Nancy was born and raised in South Jersey and graduated from Washington Township High School.


She graduated from Rowan College of South Jersey with an associate degree in applied science and joined the team as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2021.


She currently resides in Hammonton with her husband and her puppy, Tucker​

Christine DeRosa – Office Manager

Christine DeRosa – Office Manager

Angela Hernandez – Administrative Assistant

Angela Hernandez – Administrative Assistant

Jeca Maniwang – Physical Therapy Aide

Fully Insured | Licensed by the State Board of Physical Therapy | Enjoy Reggae Friday—Streaming Caribbean Music

Linwood Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Located 1/2 a Mile South of Mainland Regional High School

Linwood, Northfield, Somers Point, Egg Harbor Township, Pleasantville, Atlantic City, Brigantine, Ventnor City, Ocean City, Margate City, Longport, Marmora, Upper Township, Hammonton, & Williamstown, New Jersey

DeRosa Physical Therapy

1999 New Rd,
Linwood, NJ 08221


(609) 601-6140

Contact us today in Linwood, New Jersey, and discover a wide range of physical therapy services.

Fully Insured | Licensed by the State Board of Physical Therapy | Enjoy Reggae Friday—Streaming Caribbean Music