ABOUT ADVANCED PHYSICAL MEDICINE CENTER
The first thing you’ll notice about our office is the friendly, warm environment conducive to healing. You’ll instantly feel more relaxed. You’ve come to the right place. As you get comfortable, feel free to browse and read the informational materials available.
The clinicians on staff are dedicated to your health and are required to attend regular seminars and trainings to remain current and complete in their professional skills. Many are multilingual and fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
We’ve brought together a team of professionals who can provide a program of care relevant to today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. Our goal is simple: improve physical function and reduce pain.
Our passion for what we do transfers into our services.
Dr. Michael Arber, DC, DAAPM, Clinical Director
Dr. Michael Arber, DC, DAAPM is a nationally recognized chiropractor and the clinical director of Advanced Physical Medicine Center. For over two decades, he has been devoted to providing a unique combination of world-class care and small community compassion through the convenience of a one-stop physical wellness practice. Dr. Arber earned the distinction of “2002 Chiropractor of the Year” by his peers nationwide and he is dedicated to making a difference in the community with expert skills and state-of-the-art services with a “Patient First” philosophy to every one of his patients.
George C. Dixon, MD, Medical Director
Dr. George C. Dixon, MD is an internal medicine specialist and the medical director of Advanced Physical Medicine Center since 2000. He brings to the team more than 30 years of medical experience. Dr. Dixon’s expertise covers general internal medicine, occupational and emergency procedures, as well as the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Dixon graduated from UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Dr. David Berk, BS, DC, MS
Dr. David Berk, BS, DC, MS serves as Chiropractic Physician and Strength & Conditioning Specialist. His patient focus covers ailments and injuries including headaches, muscle pain, spinal and disc injuries. He holds a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition. Dr. Berk’s expertise includes the McKenzie Technique, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Decompression, Cox flexion/distraction, and Active Release Technique. A leader in his field, he is an active member of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, and National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Our Physical Therapy Team
Ryan Finucane, PT
Ryan graduated from Columbia University with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. He has been practicing for 10 years and some of his specialties include Vestibular Rehabilitation, McKenzie, Myofascial Release, Biondi, Mulligan, Maitland, Cyriax and Neuromobilization techniques.
Ricardo Africa, PT
Ricardo graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1996. He has been practicing for 16 years and some of his specialties include post-operative protocol for shoulder, hip and knee as well as early intervention and pediatric physical therapy. Ricardo is also certified in Kinesio Taping.
Marilu Dunn, PTA, CPI
Marilu is a former professional dancer who has been a practicing PTA since 1992. She holds an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy, a Bachelors Degree in Health Services and she is currently obtaining a degree as a Doctor of Physical Therapy at Mercy College of New York. She specializes in outpatient orthopedic injuries, aquatic physical therapy and ballet/skating injuries. Marilu is also a certified Pilates instructor.
Our Massage Therapists
The licensed massage therapists of Advanced Physical Medicine Center offer a complete list of massage therapy options. Massage therapy speeds the recovery of injured tissues and helps the body to function optimally. We offer Clinical Massage, Energy and Spa Therapies, Trigger Point and Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Reductive Massage, ANMA, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki, Prenatal Massage, and Sports Massage.
Cynthia Rosario, LMT
Manuel Vasco, LMT
Jenny Cabrera, LMT
Our Licensed Acupuncturist
Pain Management Doctor
Jason is a board certified acupuncturist who specializes in pain management. He is certified to treat using acupuncture with electrical stimulation. Jason has extensive experience in cupping and relaxation techniques. He is also very versed in detox to improve the circulatory system, as well as ear acupuncture to support the endocrine system. He currently has nearly 15 years of clinical experience.
Dr. Ross Nochimson is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and treats patients using minimally invasive pain management procedures. These procedures include trigger point injections, as well as injections to small, intermediate and large joints (i.e. fingers, knees shoulders, elbows).
What Makes Advanced Physical Medicine Center Different?
Feel comfortable knowing our methods are gentle and safe. We use state-of-the-art medical equipment and our staff meets or exceeds standards for licensure, liability, screening, continuing education and board certification.
We’d love to see you in the office. Please call (201) 945-1156 to make an appointment. The center is open 6 days a week with day and evening hours available. If you’re a new patient, we’ll see you the same day!
Advanced Physical Medicine Center is a member of the Borough of Fairview Chamber of Commerce and gives back to the community through many wellness based events.
Locate Advanced Physical Medicine Center
We are in the Little Maria Plaza – across from McDonald’s and next to Dunkin’ Donuts