MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Helen Reich, PT, DPT
*Bachelor of Science, Elon University
*Doctor of Physical Therapy, Columbia University
Sports and Orthopedic Specialist
TPI Golf and USPTA Tennis Certified
Pre/Post Natal Fitness & Cupping Specialist
Dr. Reich received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Columbia University. While there, she was awarded the prestigious Maria Ebert Clinical Excellence Award for exceptional care which she completed in a combination of pediatrics and outpatient sports and orthopedics. As an orthopedic and sports specialist, Dr. Reich has helped a wide variety of patients reach their goals whether it be learning to walk again or returning to elite level sports.
She spent most of her career working in NYC as the clinical director for one of the leading physical therapy providers in the Northeast. She gained extensive knowledge and expertise in a wide range of non-operative and post-operative treatments for orthopedics. During that time, she began working very closely with Dr’s at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the country’s top hospital for orthopedics. Today, the fact that that so many physicians have entrusted her with their patients is something she is so proud of.
Dr. Reich is beyond grateful for the loyal patients, colleagues, and mentors throughout her career. Born in England but raised in Greenwich, Dr. Reich is excited to be back in Greenwich with her husband Andrew and 2 children, Mikayla and Mason. The community in the Greenwich and Stamford, CT area is one of a kind. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to offer you a level of service that will exceed your expectations.
Dr. Kate Collins, PT, DPT
*Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Pediatric Physical Therapy Specialist
Sports and Orthopedic Expert
Certified in Dynamic Movement Intervention (DMI)
A distinguished graduate from the University of Nebraska in 2006, Dr Kate Collins holds a respected Doctorate in Physical Therapy. With over 15 years of hands-on experience, she has seamlessly intertwined her knowledge of orthopedics and pediatrics, becoming invaluable to her many patents. Dr Collins passionately believes in the transformative power of early intervention, catering to the diverse needs of both her adult and cherished pediatric patients.
Dr. Collins stands out in the pediatric realm, having earned the prestigious Dynamic Movement Intervention (DMI) certification. This accolade empowers her to offer state of the art, industry leading care to her pediatric patients. Spanning the vast spectrum of pediatrics, Dr Collins has become a trusted name for holistic childcare. Children not only love her outgoing personality, but her ability to weave fun into rehabbing an injury is unparalleled. Her broad experience encompasses working in the birth to three programs, executing school-based therapy for children aged 3-18, and dedicating her skill in a renowned Children’s Hospital. She has offered her expertise to children and infants tackling challenges from neurological disorders, developmental and sensory delays, to torticollis, plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, and even sports-related injuries. Beyond therapy, Dr Collins is an expert in car seat evaluations, helmet assessments, and ensuring pediatric adaptive equipment, like wheelchairs, orthotics and walkers fit perfectly.
In addition to pediatrics, Dr Collins is equally comfortable in the sports and orthopedics world. She has helped a countless number of high school and college athletes and moms and dads, recover from injuries. Her unique rehabilitation techniques have helped countless patients live pain free lives and has made her a sought-after clinician.
Relocating to Greenwich in 2016 with her family, Dr Collins is deeply rooted in the Greenwich School system. As an active mom of four, she understands the importance of a swift recovery post injury, especially given the demands of a busy life.
Dr Collins is so excited to be part of the Rehab It team, and we are so excited to have her!
Dr. John Ribeiro PT, DPT, OCS, CERT-DN
*Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Hartford
Sports and Orthopedic Specialist
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Certified in Dry Needling
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
CrossFit L1 & Mobility Certified
Ice- Cervical, Lumbar and Pain Management
Dr John Ribeiro’s contribution to the world of physical therapy and healthcare has been nothing short of exceptional. His journey into physical therapy was inspired by his prior roles as a personal trainer and Cross Fit coach, where he discovered the transformative power of physical rehabilitation. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy with Cum Laude honors from the prestigious program at the University of Hartford and then went on to achieve a significant milestone by becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), showcasing his commitment to excellence in the field. His additional certifications include dry needling, SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment), CrossFit L1 & Mobility, Ice-Cervical, Lumbar, and Pain Management.
With all that, what truly sets Dr Ribeiro apart is his unwavering dedication to his patients. His level of commitment knows no bounds, as evidenced by his instrumental role in helping a patient with bilateral hip replacement regain the ability to hike and jog again or the patient who was on the verge of knee replacement surgery. Through Dr. Ribeiro's guidance, he empowered her to take control of her health, become stronger and say goodbye to her cane. She now comfortably walks over a mile without pain with no knee replacement surgery in her future. These examples are a testament to Dr Ribeiro's extraordinary ability to transform lives.
In addition to being a clinician, Dr Ribeiro is a sought-after lecturer. As an expert in not only physical therapy, but personal training and wellness, he has had the honor of speaking on many physician and wellness panels through CT and NY. There he shares his expertise and insights with hundreds of medical professionals.
Dr Ribeiro lives in Stamford with his wife Mary. When not treating patients, with his family or working out, he can be found hiking or snowboarding somewhere beautiful!
We are thrilled to have Dr Ribeiro on the Rehab It team!