Facilities & Staff

BeneFIT Physical Therapy offers Outpatient Physical Therapy at two locations! Our Bridgewater New Jersey office is located in a 2,000 sq ft space while our Chester New Jersey office, in the Chester Springs Shopping Center between CVS and Marshalls,  is located in a 1,800 sq ft space.

Both of our offices now offer state of the art equipment from industry leading companies like Tuff Stuff, Perform Better, Power Systems, Landice, Sci-Fit, Chattanooga, and Thera-Band.

 

Our Team

Brian Ireland
PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT, CSCS, CKTP, CGS, FMS lvl 1&2, SFMA lvl 1&2

Brian Ireland received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry and Sport and Exercise Science from Messiah College. He is a Board Licensed therapist in the State of New Jersey and has continued his professional education to further his knowledge and understandng of physical therapy. Dr. Ireland has attained his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification (OCS) becoming board certified by the American Physical Therapy Association. The OCS is the preeminent distinction a therapist can attain in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, acknowledging their advanced expertise, clinical knowledge, competence, skills, and commitment to their profession.

He is Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert MDT) from the McKenzie Institute of America, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is a certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner through Kinesio Taping Association International.  He has become a certified Graston Specialist (CGS) through the Graston Technique a leading Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM).  Further more, he has become certified to perform both the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and The Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Dr. Ireland is a TPI Certified level 1 Golf Medical Professional by the Titleist Performance Institute and has successfully completed the TRX Suspension Training and TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Courses.

Throughout his years of experience as both a Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer, Dr. Ireland has worked with numerous patients and clients of all age groups with different fitness/rehabilitation goals ranging from senior citizens looking for improved balance and endurance to professional athletes looking to get back to their highly competitive sport and perform better than when they were first injured.

Dr. Ireland lives in Basking Ridge with his wife and their three daughters.

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Elizabeth Zaleski
PT, DPT, CSCS, CKTP, FMS lvl 1&2

Elizabeth Zaleski received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) and her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the University of Scranton. She is a Board Licensed physical therapist in the State of New Jersey. Beth has been working at BeneFIT Physical Therapy since 2014 and has taken pride to implement the most current evidenced-based treatment for all of her patients.

Beth enjoys furthering her knowledge through various continuing education courses. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Beth is both Level 1 and Level 2 certified in the Functional Movement System which allows her to administer the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and to provide the best corrective exercises based on the individual’s test results. She has successfully completed the TRX Suspension Training course as well as the Basic Training course for Graston Technique (GT) of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization. Additionally, Beth has taken multiple courses from the McKenzie Institute and hopes to achieve become certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT) shortly.

When Beth is not at BeneFIT, she can be found spending time with friends and family. She is married and lives in Montclair with her husband.

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Ryan Tirella
PTA

Ryan Tirella received his Associates in Applied Science degree from Union County College in 2017, and is a Board Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Before obtaining his degree and license, Ryan worked with BeneFIT as a rehabilitation technician in 2013 prior to obtaining his license as a PTA.  Ryan has a background in personal training, as well as rehabilitation exercise. He works with a wide array of clients, ranging from young athletes to older adults.

While working as a Physical Therapist Assistant, Ryan has gained experience in many clinical settings. Treating patients in an orthopedic rehabilitation capacity, as well as Neuro-rehabilitation centers; specializing in the treatment of vestibular dysfunctions, and rehabilitation for conditions such as Vertigo and BPPV.

Ryan enjoys working with his patients, and believes that the best treatment is achieved through evidence proven techniques, and tailoring a regiment to an individuals recovery goals. Ryan is always learning new things about the physical therapy field and is constantly implementing his knowledge of current techniques with his patients.

When Ryan is not at BeneFIT he can be found spending time with his wife and two dogs.

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Questions? We're Here to Help!

Whether you hate to exercise, are the weekend warrior, or a Division I Athlete, our physical therapists have the knowledge and the tools to BeneFIT you.

Email Us or call (908) 203-5200 in Bridgewater, NJ or (908) 879-5700 in Chester, NJ