PT, OCS, Cert MDT
Catherine Laico graduated Magna cum Laude from Kean College/University of Medicine and Dentistry’s Physical Therapy program. After graduation she was employed by North Jersey Rehabilitative Services as a staff physical therapist working with orthopedic, spinal and sports medicine patients. She then went on to Wayne Physical Therapy& Spine Center continuing with the same patient population. She became a Clinical Manager and eventually partner at the facility. She has continued working as a clinician treating orthopedic, spinal and sports medicine patients in addition to playing an active role in running the practice.
Ms. Laico is a Credentialed McKenzie Therapist, being recognized with a level of expertise in the McKenzie method of evaluation and treatment. She has significant post-graduate training in physical therapy in orthopedics, sports medicine, and spinal care. Her clinical emphasis has been mechanically oriented treatment interventions and she is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS).
Ms. Laico has been a clinical instructor for several area colleges and universities for their physical therapy and physical therapy assistants programs. Additionally, she has served on the admissions committee for the University of Medicine and Dentistry /Kean College’s Physical Therapy Program.
Ms. Laico is an active member in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is a past recipient of the APTA NJ President’s Award. She also holds membership in the Orthopedic section of the APTA. She is a member of the McKenzie Institute USA.
Additionally, Ms. Laico has served as an expert witness in the field of physical therapy and was co-owner of Physical Therapy Cost Containment Consultants, a company involved in cost containment, peer reviews, and control of fraud and abuse.
Certified Hand Therapist
Barry G. Inglett
Barry Inglett graduated with honors from Columbia University in 1975 and is a Certified Hand Therapist and Credentialed McKenzie Therapist. He is a physical therapist and co-owner of Wayne Physical Therapy & Spine Center. His clinical emphasis has been mechanically oriented treatment interventions in all areas of orthopedics and sports medicine. Subspecialties include the hand and spine. Additionally, Mr. Inglett is certified in the California Functional Capacity Evaluation System performing Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) to help to determine the patient’s ability to return to work. He has also served as a clinical instructor for several area colleges and universities for their physical therapy and physical therapy assistants programs.
Mr. Inglett has been retained by numerous insurance companies as well as the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office offering expert witness testimony in physical therapy practice. Mr. Inglett is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He is a past recipient of APTANJ’s President’s Award, Outstanding Service Award, and the Legislative Achievement Award. He has held several positions in the APTA NJ including President, Director, Professional Affairs Representative and Reimbursement Specialist. He is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and The Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy. Mr. Inglett served 9 years on the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy appointed by past Governor Christine Whitman and served on the Board as a chairman. This board monitors and reviews many aspects of care and professional conduct of all physical therapists in the State of NJ.