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Physical Therapy

The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret, part of UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, helps patients improve their level of functioning as much as possible in the workplace, on the athletic field, or in the home.

The physical therapy department at UPMC St. Margaret serves patients of most ages. Impairments treated include growth injuries, orthopaedic injuries, work-related injuries, managing arthritis, effects of aging, or recovering from an injury such as a stroke or automobile accident.

Based on the patient’s individualized physical therapy plan, rehabilitation may include manual therapy, thermal agents, exercise and balance activities, and aquatic therapy.

During the initial visit, a licensed physical therapist will evaluate the problem and work with the patient to establish goals for treatment. The experienced staff works closely with a patient’s physician in order to provide continuity of care. State-of-the-art equipment allows patients to perform highly defined movements and exercises that measure their rehabilitation progress.

Referrals are accepted from medical doctors, podiatrists, and dentists.

Our Experts

  • Michael A. Calabrese, PT, ATC
    University of Pittsburgh, 1989
  • Jamie Evankovich, DPT
    Chatham College, 2003
  • Damon A. Formaini, MPT, OCS
    Slippery Rock University, 1997
  • Walter R. Garcia, PT, MS
    California State University at Long Beach, 1975
  • Thomas M. Haibach, MPT
    Gannon University, 2000
  • Erica Janulewicz, DPT
    Creighton University, 2001
  • David Okuda, PT, OCS
    California State University at Northridge, 1988
  • Ann Williamson, DPT
    Chatham College, 2003
  • Michael W. Sidick, MPT
    Western University of Health Sciences, 1997

Outpatient Locations


Centers for Rehab Services – UPMC St. Margaret

Park Place at Chapel Harbor
300 Chapel Harbor Drive
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Phone: 412-781-0602
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



UPMC St. Margaret River Valley Physical Therapy
at UPMC Natrona Heights


Natrona Heights, PA 15065
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.



    American Physical Therapy Association

    Contact Us

    UPMC St. Margaret
    815 Freeport Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15215


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