Dr. Rebecca Rizzo PT, DPT, AIB-CVR, ITPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy
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Biography

Dr. Rebecca Rizzo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Saint Joseph’s University and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University. She specializes in concussion and vestibular physical therapy and is a Certified Vestibular Rehabilitation therapist through the American Institute of Balance, a Certified Concussion-Wise Instructor, and certified in ImPACT, the most widely used neurocognitive test to help evaluate and manage concussions. ImPACT certification allows her to perform pre-concussion baseline testing. Rebecca is excited to collaborate with Breakthru’s Concussion Program team and to support the community. With her knowledge in concussions and head injuries, she advocates for interaction among the entire team including the parents, coaches, athletic trainers, physicians, and the schools, to provide high quality evidence based treatment.


Dr. Rizzo is passionate about educating and giving back to the community through involvement. She has presented locally to on balance disorders, the risk and prevalence of concussion, and on other sports-related injuries.


Rebecca also enjoys rehabilitating patients with orthopedic, sports medicine, neurologic, and chronic systemic conditions. Rebecca is enthusiastic about working with clients within Breakthru’s unique continuum model that moves people beyond their injury into fitness, so they can achieve their health goals, and maximize their quality of life. She currently resides in Runnemede, New Jersey with her husband. When she is not treating at Breakthru, she is the Director and Coordinator of TOPSoccer in Mount Laurel, a soccer program for children with special needs. She also enjoys traveling, salt water fishing and being outdoors.

Breakthru’s Doctors of Physical Therapy learning TRX suspension training, and collaborating with our Personal Trainers at our monthly clinical meetings where we continue to our philosophy of lifelong learning.

Breakthru’s Doctors of Physical Therapy learning TRX suspension training, and collaborating with our Personal Trainers at our monthly clinical meetings where we continue to our philosophy of lifelong learning.



 

Breakthru’s Team working together with the community to help fight Arthritis through our work with the Arthritis Foundation. At our local Medford PJ’s, part of the meal proceeds went directly towards raising money for the Arthritis foundation, and our 10 year old youth honoree and superhero Emma, who battles Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis on a daily basis.

Breakthru’s Team working together with the community to help fight Arthritis through our work with the Arthritis Foundation. At our local Medford PJ’s, part of the meal proceeds went directly towards raising money for the Arthritis foundation, and our 10 year old youth honoree and superhero Emma, who battles Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis on a daily basis.



 

 Our Breakthru Team representing at Moorestown Day/Scott Coffee Moorestown Rotary 8k fundraiser where we participated, AND are spreading the word about health/fitness/wellness/physical therapy/personal training/sports performance/massage- a comprehensive model of professionals all under one roof to serve you best.

Our Breakthru Team representing at Moorestown Day/Scott Coffee Moorestown Rotary 8k fundraiser where we participated, AND are spreading the word about health/fitness/wellness/physical therapy/personal training/sports performance/massage- a comprehensive model of professionals all under one roof to serve you best.



 

Having FUN at the South Jersey Arthritis Walk for the Cure with some of our Doctors of Physical Therapy, Personal Trainers, and families!

Having FUN at the South Jersey Arthritis Walk for the Cure with some of our Doctors of Physical Therapy, Personal Trainers, and families!



 

Our PLANK CHALLENGE fundraiser for arthritis and all conditions related to arthritis at our Mount Laurel office with our ProSwim partners.Our winners had 10 minute planks- Impressive, motivational, inspirational!

Our PLANK CHALLENGE fundraiser for arthritis and all conditions related to arthritis at our Mount Laurel office with our ProSwim partners.Our winners had 10 minute planks- Impressive, motivational, inspirational!