Excel Physical Therapy logoHackensack, NJ, January 13, 2021Excel Physical Therapy (“EXCEL”), New Jersey’s premier provider of orthopedic physical therapy since 1990, is proud to announce the opening of a clinic in West Caldwell, NJ. Alongside the company’s existing flagship location in Livingston, this addition expands EXCEL’s presence in Essex County and marks the company’s 21st New Jersey location.

“I am very proud of our talented team,” says Gary Flink, EXCEL’s Chief Executive Officer. “In the face of unprecedented public health challenges, we have not only been able to continue providing superior care under strict protocols, but now we will be able to extend our services to an even broader population of patients.”

Clinic Director Kevin Picardo, PT, DPT is an Essex county native who strives to help his patients enhance their movement capabilities and maximize their function in a positive, healing environment. Experienced in several manual therapy techniques, Kevin holds certifications in joint manipulations and mobilizations, cupping, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations, and dry needling. He is also certified in Postural Restoration (PRI), Blood Flow Restriction (BFR), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT).

EXCEL West Caldwell is now accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, please call 973-567-6200 or visit exceltherapy.com/schedule.


Excel Physical Therapy specializes in the provision of comprehensive physical therapy to individuals following joint replacement, arthroscopic and reconstructive surgeries, as well as spine surgeries. In addition to post-surgical therapy, we pride ourselves in the treatment of patients with non-surgical orthopedic, sports, and spinal-related injuries.

We strive to offer an exemplary model of patient care in a professional and caring environment. Our skilled staff of highly trained physical therapists have extensive experience in treating advanced orthopedic injuries, and are referred by many of the area’s and nation’s top physicians.

We have treated many members of the New Jersey Devils and New York Giants and are the preferred provider for the NCAA Division 1 sports program at Fairleigh Dickinson University. At EXCEL we bring the same level of expertise, experience and care to all of our patients, ranging from school-aged children to seniors to high-level athletes.

Our foundation for success has been built upon providing exceptional quality care, while maintaining an unsurpassed level of professional standards and customer/patient service.