Hatboro Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy in Hatboro, PA

Willow Grove Physical Therapy was established in 2003 by Margaret Fitzpatrick PT, DPT, OCS. Her mission was to provide quality driven, patient centered, compassionate care. Dedication to this mission has resulted in tremendous company growth. We have helped thousands of patients on the road to recovery.

About Us

Hatboro Physical Therapy was opened as a second branch March, 2015. This practiced was purchased from John Sweeney, physical therapist. This office allowed us to serve more patients in Montgomery County.  We hold all the core values of our original office; focusing on patient-centered treatment. This office used to be a bank, and still houses the bank vault which gives the office added charm.

Physical Therapy Services in Hatboro

  • Vestibular Therapy for the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders,

  • Orthopedic pain management,

  • Post Surgical Care,

  • Parkinson’s Disease (Including Group Exercise Class Wednesday and Friday 12 - 1 p.m. click HERE for more info)

  • Post Concussion,

  • MVA,

  • Work Comp Injuries

What to expect on first visit 

On your first visit we ask you arrive 10-15 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Your therapist will then complete a thorough one-hour evaluation of your specific issue. You will also be provided with a home exercise program to be performed at home between sessions.

Insurance coverage 

We accept most major medical insurance and have self pay options as well.

Our Staff

Margaret Fitzpatrick

Margaret Fitzpatrick,
PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, Vestibular Cert, President

Margaret is a 1990 Temple University graduate (summa cum laude). She received her doctorate in physical therapy in 2004. Her clinical experience is one of diversity. She began her career in a dynamic rehabilitation hospital and subsequently had the opportunity to work around the country as a traveling physical therapist.

Margaret developed her clinical expertise in orthopedics while managing several outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The American Physical Therapy Association awarded her with a Board Certification in Orthopedics in 1998 for her extensive experience in orthopedics and successful exam completion.

In 1999 Margaret became certified in vestibular rehabilitation for the treatment of dizziness and imbalance and has successfully treated many patients with these conditions. She founded a vestibular support group in the Bucks-Montgomery County area and frequently gives presentations on this topic.

After completing a four-part series of post-graduate courses and passing a written and practical Credentialing Examination Margaret became certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) in 2018.

As a competitive runner and tri-athlete, Margaret also enjoys working in sports rehabilitation and fitness program development. It is with pleasure that she brings this experience and passion for her work to Willow Grove Physical Therapy.

Gina McGovern

Gina McGovern,
PT, Vestibular Cert.

Gina has been with Willow Grove Physical Therapy and has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2004. Gina graduated from Temple University in 1990 with her friend and colleague Margaret Fitzpatrick.

Anne Fitzgerald Haneman

Anne Fitzgerald Haneman,
PT, Vestibular Cert.

Anne graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Her career has been varied and has included acute care, rehabilitation, home care and work hardening although her main focus has been in the outpatient physical therapy field. She has specialized in Orthopedic Conditions, Neurologic Conditions, Concussion care, Vestibular Disorders, Aging Issues and Parkinson’s Disease.

Anne is a certified clinician in LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s Disease and is a trained Parkinson Wellness Recovery PWR! therapist. She has done extensive training in Parkinson’s Disorder treatment and utilizes evidence based techniques to address specific issues related to Parkinson’s Disease. She has lectured to support groups for people with Parkinson’s with a focus on the importance of exercise and Parkinson's Disease.

She completed the vestibular competency course at Emory University in 2011 and is a certified vestibular therapist. Anne is a member of APTA and PPTA and has her Direct Access License in PA.

Jackie Pedersen

Jackie Pedersen,
PT, DPT, Vestibular Cert.

Jackie studied at Temple University on an accelerated professional track to earn both her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology (summa cum laude) and her Doctor of Physical Therapy, graduating in 2017. She completed the Vestibular Compentency Course at Emory University and is a vestibular certified therapist. Jackie competed for Temple's club gymnastics team. Prior to that, she was a level 9 gymnast and involved in competitive gymnastics for many years. After being mentored at WGPT during her clinical training, she feels fortunate to be a part of the team and loves the versatility within the profession of Physical Therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the city, playing guitar, and practicing acrobatic yoga.

Matt Fackner

Matt Fackner,
PT, DPT, Vestibular Cert.

Matt Fackner is a native of Virginia, who earned his DPT at Arcadia University.  Physical therapy is Matt’s second career, which he loves, after having his soul crushed in Washington, D.C. for 7 years.  He's also studied political science and E.U economic policy.  Matt has a wife and 3 small boys, with whom he enjoys climbing trees, tromping through mud, and generally being mischievous.  

Kyle Kammerle

Kyle Kammerle,

Kyle participated in an accelerated collegiate, professional track to obtain his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology with a Biomedical Concentration and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, graduating from Arcadia University in January, 2020. While in school, he was mentored by multiple therapists at Willow Grove Physical Therapy and was able to serve underprivileged communities with neurological pathologies in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. He was an extremely active member of his campus community serving as the President of the institution's Honors Program and helping lead multiple student-run organizations on campus like the Arcadia Dance Team. This led him to further explore his passions that morphed into several incredible opportunities as he currently instructs as an Adjunct Professor in the Biology Department at Arcadia University, teaches dance to children and adults at a local dance studio, serves as a member of Arcadia's Board of Trustees, and he recently started his professional dance career as a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles!

Michelle Grinberg

Michelle Grinberg,

Michelle graduated from Temple University in 2018 with a degree in Kinesiology and a minor Psychology. In 2021 she graduated from Temple University with her Doctor of Physical Therapy. During her time at Temple she was mentored at WGPT for 6 months during her clinical training. While in school, Michelle was on the board of Temple’s North Broad Physical Therapy Center, a student-run pro bono clinic that provides services to the underserved community members of North Philadelphia. Michelle is the first person in her family to be born in The United States and speaks Russian fluently! When she is not in the clinic she is taking Barre classes, cuddling with her Cockapoo, or teaching at the local Hebrew School.

Contact Details

Hatboro Physical Therapy

Phone: 215-394-5116

Email: Margaret@willowgrovept.com

Address: 55 N York Rd, Suite 100, Hatboro, PA 19040

Driving Directions

We are in the heart of Hatboro on York Rd and Montgomery Avenue , across from the Wawa and just south of McDonalds.

There is ample free parking available for all our patients and visitors.