About our Nutley Physical Therapists

The doctors and physical therapists at High Street Rehab have decades of experience, and have seen it all. We have worked on all types of injuries patients suffer whether working in the yard, injured on the job or on the field. We have also treated a wide range of physical rehabilitation conditions such as sore muscles and painful arthritic joints. We have helped patients of all ages, and physical condition.

The Professional Staff of High Street Rehab

Dr. Steven G. Clarke
Chiropractic Physician

Dr Steven Clarke is a nationally acclaimed chiropractic physician who has practiced in Nutley since 1983. He has had extensive experience with virtually every type of pain condition and has worked with tens of thousands of patients throughout the tri-state area. He was elected and served as the state president of the chiropractic association for four consecutive years and has been a strong advocate of patient rights speaking in Trenton and Washington, DC. He was named New Jersey Chiropractor of the Year for 2006

Danielle Thomson, PT
Physical Therapist

Danielle Thomson, PT is the Director of Physical Therapy at High Street Rehab and not only brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the center but an enthusiasm and energy that truly motivates patients to get better. She is a Nutley High School Graduate, with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Boston College in 1995, and a Master’s degree  in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry  of NJ (Rutgers) in 1999. Danielle has been a practicing Physical Therapist for 18 years with the majority of that time in outpatient private practices but also hospital and rehab settings, dealing with a variety of sports and general orthopedic injuries,  surgeries as well as neurologic disorders.

April Catrambone, PT
Physical Therapist

Dr April Catrambone attended Ramapo College where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology in 2012. She then continued her studies and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy(DPT) from Rutgers University, formally The University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey(UMDNJ) in 2015. Through her hard work at UMDNJ, she  received awards for outstanding academic and clinical achievements.

During her four clinical affiliations, she gained extensive experience in a variety of settings, including sports rehabilitation, orthopedic outpatient care, and pediatrics. Along with caring for patients at High Street Rehab, April spends part of her week as a school-based Physical Therapist, treating children with autism spectrum disorder and various developmental delays.

Karen Como, PT
Physical Therapist

Karen Como, PT has extensive experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic and neurologic injuries/disorders. She is a graduate of Stockton College with a BS in Biology and  has a Master’s degree  in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry  of NJ (Rutgers) in 1999.  Karen has been practicing for the last 18 years and has worked with pediatric patients from early intervention to school aged as well as worked at a number of outpatient facilities and brings to High Street Rehab the experience and skills combined with he warm caring personality.

Jennifer Lacy
Office Manager/ Receptionist

Jennifer handles scheduling of appointments, verification of insurance benefits and assistance with issues regarding major medical insurance, worker’s comp and auto cases. Her bubbly personality is an asset as she welcomes our patients into the office.Providing excellent customer service while maintaining an organized and well managed clinic is the goal she aims to meet everyday.

Virginia D’Achille

Virginia has been scheduling and greeting patients at our office for 10 years. She assists Jennifer with office matters and always has a wonderful smile and “hello” for those who come into our office.

Brenda Lopez our Personal Injury Billing Specialist that handles insurance pre-certification issues and legal correspondence for those patients involved in auto, worker’s compensation and other personal injury cases.

Carol McCrea is our Legal Liason for Personal Injury cases. Carol has had over 30 years of experience in handling the most difficult legal situations involving our patients.