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Michael Mitacchione
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  • Physical Therapy
Accepting new patients

Locations

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899 Mountain Avenue Physical Therapy

899 Mountain Avenue
Suite 2A
Springfield, NJ 07081
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • ACL Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Knee injuries
  • Low back injuries
  • Manual therapy
  • Meniscal tears
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • electrical stimulation
  • mobilization
  • orthopedic physical rehabilitation
  • ultrasound therapy

Accepted Insurances

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Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
AmeriHealth
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
Cigna
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
Medicare
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
Magnacare
  • All plans PPO
Multiplan/PHCS
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
OSCAR
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • OSCAR NJ PPO Plan
Qualcare
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
Tricare
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • NY SHIP
  • PPO

Training and Education

Medical School

  • The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Graduate

  • Rutgers University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ

Undergraduate

  • Management, Kean University, Union, NJ

About Me

Michael Mitacchione, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSCS is a member of Summit Health's Physical Therapy team. Dr. Mitacchione has worked exclusively in orthopedic and sports physical therapy since he started his career as a physical therapist. He specializes in orthopaedic injuries with a special focus on evaluation and treatment of the spine, including advanced spinal mobilizations/manipulations, Graston technique, McKenzie technique, Maitland technique, and Mulligan concepts. Additionally, he has taken special interest in post-concussion evaluation and treatment of patients. During his sessions, Dr. Mitacchione utilizes a combination of manual therapy, exercise, patient education, and good humor. He says, “I like to try to make my patients laugh so they have a good time while in therapy for something that may be causing them a lot of stress.”   

Dr. Mitacchione was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy as a second career.  “When my mother was in her forties, she needed to have both hips replaced due to a congenital malformation. I remember how much physical therapy she had and how much it helped her.” From that point, Dr. Mitacchione knew that becoming a physical therapist – a job where he could help others return to normal activities while using both his hands and his mind - was the right path for him.

Dr. Mitacchione is board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), which is considered the highest clinical credential attainable by an orthopaedic therapist and is held by less than two percent of practicing therapists in the United States. Dr. Mitacchione is also certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment (Cert. MDT) by the renowned McKenzie Institute of New Zealand and United States. This is a specialized credential dealing with the evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. Additionally, Dr. Mitacchione is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

When not working with patients, Dr. Mitacchione enjoys spending time with his wife and twin daughters.

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