Meet Our Therapists

Meet the people behind the premium therapy services provided at A&A Physical Therapy Associates, Inc. They are licensed and trained to provide evidence based skilled customized physical therapy treatment to attain patient’s goals and needs.

Smita Parikh, PT, BS – Founder and Owner

She is a licensed physical therapist in the state of New Jersey and has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and NJ Chapter since 1988.

She is certified in LSVT Big Therapy; she is also a McKenzie Specialist and has an extensive background in Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Mulligan Techniques, Kinesio Taping, Trigger Point Release, Manual Therapy, Soft Tissue and Joint Mobilization, and Maitland Techniques. She has expertise in Orthopedic Rehab, Vestibular Rehab, Neurological Rehab, and Fall Prevention for the elderly.

Adarsh Parikh, PT, DPT, CSCS

Adarsh Parikh graduated from the University of the Sciences/Saint Joseph’s University in 2019 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has a background in Athletic Training at Boston University, working with MIT Collegiate DI Football and DI Soccer teams. Adarsh also has experience working at different physical therapy clinics in New York City, such as Professional Physical Therapy and New York Therapy/Wellness, with a diverse patient population of all ages. Adarsh interned at Indesa in Sabaneta, Colombia, working with collegiate and club soccer/basketball teams, showing his passion for working in underprivileged countries and his ability to speak Spanish. He continues to refine his skills by attending seminars while having an extensive background in Kinesio Taping, Strength and Conditioning, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Fall Prevention for the Elderly, Manual Techniques for the Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Myofascial release, Muscle Energy Techniques, Mulligan techniques, Trigger Point Release, and Soft Tissue/Joint Mobilization.

He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, attending meetings to make sure he is using the most recent evidence-based treatment plans. His approach to patient care is tailored to each individual’s needs, based on his philosophy that successful treatment is inclusive of the whole and not just the diagnosis. His empathetic nature enables him to establish strong connections with patients, putting them at ease and fostering an environment of trust. Adarsh Parikh is a natural communicator, effectively translating complex concepts into understandable terms, a skill that is invaluable when working with patients from diverse backgrounds. In his spare time, Adarsh enjoys playing basketball/golf, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.

Dhenu Patel, MS PT, DPT

Dhenu is a licensed Physical Therapist with a decade of experience in private practice. She completed her DPT from A.T.Still University, Arizona. She uses her expertise in Myofascial Release, McKenzie, and Kinesio Taping, along with various specialized Physical Therapy techniques, to help patients with ortho, neuro, geriatric, and sports conditions. With her diverse experience and compassion, Dhenu works on strategies to build the best possible treatment plan and care for her patients.

To meet our therapists, just call us at 732-525-8802 for Parlin Office and 908-561-4141 for Edison office to set your schedule.


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984 Rt. 9 South
Parlin, NJ 08859
Phone: 732-525-8802
Fax: 732-525-1401

3 Progress St., Ste 106A
Edison, NJ 08820
Phone: 908-561-4141
Fax: 908-561-9874
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