Are you in need of good physical therapy? Do you live in the Downstate and Hudson Valley area and can’t find a practice that will meet your personal and individual needs? Look no further as Access Physical Therapy and Wellness has many convenient locations throughout the Rockland, Westchester, Pike, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is a family-owned organization that provides their patients with the best Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy services at 18 locations in five states. Founded nearly 11 years ago by Physical Therapists, Orange County natives, and brothers Stephen and Christopher Albanese and their wives Shannon and Janet. Access Physical Therapy and Wellness has twice been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management and Best Companies Group.

One of our Access Physical Therapy and Wellness practices, is located at Port Jervis in Orange County and is directed by Dr. Kristin Banse. With over 23 years of experience, Dr. Kristin Banse has concentrated in the field of orthopedic/sports medicine physical therapy for the past 15 years. She graduated from Ithaca College in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy. Dr. Banse holds certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is also LSVT BIG certified. In addition, she is a certified APTA clinical instructor and holds a dual license in New York and Pennsylvania.

Serving Orange County for many years, Ellen Knapp-Hayden is another member of the team at Access Physical Therapy and Wellness in Port Jervis. After being a registered nurse for over 20 years, she decided to pursue a second career as a Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated from the SUNY Orange program in 2003. Ellen is also certified as as Senior Exercise Specialist, LSVT BIG, and APTA clinical instructor.

At Port Jervis, Dr. Banse and her staff of physical therapists will work diligently to ensure a speedy recovery and good health while also providing a great overall experience. Their goal is for every patient to complete their therapy with relief of their symptoms, an understanding about their condition, tips to stay healthy, and an improved quality of life.

We feel like we have the best physical therapists around. Did you know you don’t need a referral to get help from a Physical Therapist? Direct access is available for you, please call us and set up an evaluation so we can help get you back on your feet. In Orange County we offer Physical Therapy in Chester, Goshen, Monroe, Port Jervis, and Montogmery. Westchester County has Physical Therapy in Armonk, Bedford, and Hawthorne. In Ulster County we offer Physical Therapy in Wallkill, while in Sullivan County you can get Physical Therapy in Ferndale. To round out our 12 locations in New York, those living in Rockland County can go to Physical Therapy in New City as well as Pomona. If you happen to live in PA, we also have Physical Therapy in Milford and Dingmans Ferry of Pike County. Give us a call today!