Dr. Deirdre Vira

undefinedProviding Individualized Patient Care

Dr. Deirdre Vira earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rutgers University. Throughout her high school and collegiate athletic careers Deirdre gained a passion for helping others to grow and achieve their goals. This same passion has carried over into her practice as a physical therapist, where she is dedicated to helping others achieve success through comprehensive and individualized patient care. Deirdre’s favorite thing about her profession is helping others to reach meaningful milestones and aiding them in their return to activities that they are passionate about.

Conditions treated

  • Neck Pain (muscle imbalance, postural abnormalities, disc dysfunction)
  • Shoulder Pain (labral tear, impingement syndrome, post- operative rotator cuff repair,
  • osteoarthritis, thoracic outlet syndrome, shoulder instability)
  • Elbow Pain (medial and lateral epicondylitis)
  • Wrist and Hand Pain (post- operative tendon repair)
  • Low Back Pain (disc dysfunction, spinal stenosis, muscle imbalance, sacroiliac joint dysfunction)
  • Hip Pain (total hip arthroplasty, osteoarthritis)
  • Knee Pain (meniscal injuries, total knee arthroplasty, patellar tendonitis)
  • Foot and Ankle Pain (post-operative Achilles tendon repairs, Achilles tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains)

Treatments utilized

  • Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization
  • Soft tissue mobilization and stretching
  • Gait analysis and training
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Functional exercise prescription
  • Balance training
  • Postural reeducation

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University

Doctoral Education

  • Gross Anatomy
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathophysiology I and II
  • Professional Development
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Exam and Measurement
  • Exam and Intervention I and II
  • Clinical Inquiry I, II, and III
  • Neuroscience
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Cardiopulmonary PT
  • Development Across the Lifespan
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Ethics
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • Musculoskeletal PT I and II
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Applied Physiology for Physical Therapists
  • Health Care Delivery I and II
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Health
  • Imaging for Physical Therapists
  • Pharmacology
  • Pediatric PT
  • Neurologic PT
  • Physical Therapy Administration
  • Yoga for PT
  • Medical Screening
  • Outcome Measures
  • Clinical Experience I, II, III, and IV

Real Stories & Testimonials From Patients

  • “Without John I think I would have had to stay on medication or have an injection.”

    Judy

  • “The entire staff are friendly, professional, caring and supportive”

    Sharon

  • “Treatment is effective and feels great.”

    Stephanie Pinck

  • “The great quality of treatment was fantastic”

    Michele L

  • “The atmosphere is upbeat and positive with the utmost of individualized and professional care. I highly recommend their services for a speedy AND happy recovery.”

    Diane

  • “I can’t say enough wonderful things about John.”

    Bonnie Werse

  • “They listen to you, are concerned about you, and are very, very nice.”

    Charlotte

  • “My experience has been excellent”

    George O

  • “The staff is first rate and friendly, I am very pleased.”

    R. W

  • “Working with Dr. Lenny was an excellent experience”

    Daniel Palmadessa

  • “ProFysio Physical Therapy in Old Bridge is an outstanding and exceptional clinic.”

    Joseph M.

  • “Everyone on staff is professional & demonstrates vast knowledge”

    Gail Burneyko

  • “We would not hesitate to refer our friends and neighbors to ProFysio therapy.”

    Stan Ogozalek

  • “My experience and treatment with ProFysio has been excellent... The entire staff are friendly, professional, caring and supportive. ..”

    Sharon

  • “ProFysio helped me get back on my feet.”

    Anthony Savarese

Stories, Reviews, & Testimonials From Our Patients

  • They Got Me Walking Again

    Hip replacements, shoulder replacement, and neck/back surgery. They got me walking again!

  • Stroke Patient - They Nursed Me Back Into Walking

    They nursed me back into walking, dressing, and feeding myself.

  • Now Able to Squat Without Knee Pain!

    Now able to squat without knee pain!