Therapists at Performance Physical Therapy
What makes Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness Center special is the people! We treat everyone in our practice with the care and respect that a family member would deserve. This personalized, hands on care has allowed us to have the reputation as the premiere rehabilitation center in the area. Over 100 area doctors send their patients and families to us for treatment.
We get results from listening to our patients and tailoring a plan specifically for them.
Patients in our practice become an expert in the management of their condition by the time of discharge. We pride ourselves in our ability to educate as well as treat.
Patients respond well to our attentive, safe, and positive environment.
Our Principal Physical Therapists And Their Qualifications:
Stephen Rapposelli, PT, OCSDelaware Native, Salesianum Graduate, Beaver College Graduate, Practicing Since 1987, Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics.
John Bradley, PTJohn is a native of New Castle, Delaware. He attended Salesianum High School in Wilmington and then Boston University for his Physical Therapy degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1987. His areas of special interest include physical therapy of the spine as well as ergonomics and work injury prevention. He is a regular consultant to regional and international manufacturing companies for his work in ergonomics and prevention of work related injuries.
Sean Treharne, DPTSean is a native of New Jersey who graduated from Rutgers University with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His favorite hobbies include hiking, playing sports, and cooking but he is even more interested in learning about the things his patients love to do. With that in mind, he is dedicated to helping each patient achieve their goals and return to the activities they enjoy. In his opinion, there is no better place to feel better than Performance Physical Therapy!
Julianne Wood, DPTJulianne recently relocated from Virginia, but is originally from Texas. She received her undergraduate degree in Ecology from University of Colorado at Boulder and went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University. While she experienced multiple episodes of PTas a competitive gymnast, acrobat, and dance, she became more interested in pursuing Physical Therapy as a career when her father was diagnosed with MS. She has special interest in working with dancers as well as concussion management. Her hobbies include dance, lyra, gardening, and hiking.
Amanda Vito, PT, DPTAmanda was born and raised in Delaware County, PA right outside the city of Philadelphia. She graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Kinesiology and went on to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She currently has a special interest in post-op orthopedic patient care and geriatrics. Outside of physical therapy, Amanda loves to play ice hockey, go running, travel, and spend time with family and friends. Her favorite part of being a physical therapist is communicating with patients and learning about their interests and past experiences. Amanda states "I am extremely excited to begin my career at Performance PT with a team that truly cares about their patients." We are so happy to welcome her on board!
Sean Ruane, DPT
Sean is our newest Physical Therapist to join the practice! He's a Pennsylvania native, and attended Lock Haven University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. He completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Widener University in May of 2016. He's an Eagles and Penn State fan, and became interested in physical therapy because "It gives me the ability to help patients return to the activities that are most important to them and at the highest level possible."
He's become an MVP on our team, and we're confident you'll love his enthusiasm and dedication!