RAMSEY, NJ, January 9, 2024 – Excel Physical Therapy, a part of the Ivy Rehab Network, is pleased to announce an exciting new affiliation with D1 Training – Bergen County (“D1 – Bergen County”), in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. This new partnership will include Excel Physical Therapy and Ivy Rehabilitation as the preferred providers for D1 – Bergen County athletes.

In addition to providing physical therapy services, Excel Physical Therapy and Ivy Rehab will also collaborate with D1 – Bergen County staff on in-person seminars on injury prevention and wellness screenings for members.

“Ivy Rehab and Excel Physical Therapy share an extensive background in treating athletes of all ages and skill levels, which lends perfectly to this partnership with D1 Training – Bergen County,” says Sean Strang, Ivy Rehab Regional Director. “We are excited to provide fast access to physical therapy care for D1 – Bergen County clients, while also offering our patients a step down program following formal PT discharge.”

D1 Training – Bergen County boasts specialized facilities and sports science backing to bring state of the art training experience to their clients, offering adult, scholastic and pro training both in group and one-on-one settings. The experienced staff includes strength, speed, and specialized sport coaches.

Following formally physical therapy discharge, D1 – Bergen County provides a safe and supervised setting for athletes to continue their return to full activity.

“D1 Training – Bergen County is excited about our new relationship with Ivy Rehabilitation and Excel Physical Therapy,” states D1 – Bergen County owner, Len Stavish. “This newly aligned complimentary business relationship will add tremendous value to both D1’s community of adult and scholastic athletes, as well as, the Ivy/Excel clientele. D1’s facility is strategically located amongst many satellite offices of Ivy/Excel, and fully equipped for all athletes’ progression, rehabilitation, and recovery needs.”

Excel and Ivy are excited for the opportunity to team up with a great franchisee and, together with D1 – Bergen County, serve the active members of Bergen and Rockland counties and the surrounding communities.

About Excel Physical Therapy

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 have treated many members of the New Jersey Devils, New York Giants, New Jersey Nets, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and more. 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.

About Ivy Rehab

Founded in 2003, Ivy Rehab is a rapidly growing network of best-in-class outpatient physical, occupational, speech therapy, and ABA clinics throughout the United States. The Ivy Rehab Network is comprised of multiple brands dedicated to providing exceptional care, personalized treatment, and unparalleled outcomes. With the support of leading middle-market private equity firm Waud Capital Partners, Ivy Rehab will continue its strategic growth via the ongoing investment in new partners who embrace a common mission, vision, and values and a culture of being “All About the People“. 

Beth Pelletier