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Meet The Therapists


Dr. Emma Phibbs, PT, DPT, VRT

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Emma is a practicing Physical Therapist for a wide variety of  populations and impairments.  Her background is in elite figure skating which has helped progress an extensive work ethic and knowledge of understanding movement and balance. Her primary specialties in PT are treating tendon impairments, balance disorders caused by vertigo, and treatment of pain caused by systemic hypermobility on which she has completed continuing education courses. Her passions are continuing to figure skate on the weekends while performing in local ice shows when able, playing with her pup Heidi, and hiking and camping with her husband and friends.


Dr. Stephanie Zaucha Fritsch, PT, DPT, OCS

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Stephanie is a seasoned therapist who graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2013. She is originally from Indiana, Pennsylvania, but came to the Philadelphia region in 2003 while receiving her undergraduate degree from Villanova University. She has experience in treating impairments ranging from post stroke to high level competitive athletes. She, herself, played soccer, hockey, and skied. She is passionate about spending quality time with her patients in order to help them achieve their ultimate goals. She lives close by with her husband, young daughter, new son, and golden retriever.


Dr. Maria Schweizerhof, PT, DPT

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Maria graduated from Temple University in 2018 and completed an Orthopedic Residency in 2022. Maria has experience treating post-surgical, neurological conditions i.e. stroke and Parkinsons, and all orthopedic conditions in athletes and non-athletes. Maria was a college athlete herself, she played D1 Rugby at West Chester University. Outside the clinic, Maria enjoys taking continuing education courses, specifically for orthopedic conditions. When she is not working, Maria enjoys Crossfit, Olympic lifting, rock climbing, watching documentaries, and walking/hiking with her corgi Remmy. 


Dr. Kathleen Hughes, PT, DPT

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Kathleen graduated from St. Joseph's University and has further education regarding vestibular therapy and sports medicine. Her clinical experience involved working with hypermobile populations and chronic pain as well as blood flow restriction training. She also is well versed in concussion treatment with her sports background. She enjoys working with nerologic conditions such as MS, stroke and Parkinson's. Kathleen enjoys playing many sports including volleyball, softball, hiking, golfing, and archery. She has a strong love of dogs and is excited to soon get her puppy!

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