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

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

    Joseph M.

  • “Best Physical Therapy”

    Brenda S.

  • “All of the therapists have advanced degrees in physical therapy. Beyond having technical knowledge, the staff is friendly, courteous, caring, and most of all encouraging.”

    Catherine Russo

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

    Stan Ogozalek

  • “If I ever need to undergo PT treatment again, I would absolutely return to this facility!”

    Nancy

  • “Dr. John’s combination of expertise, intuition, professionalism, and motivational skills are extraordinary”

    Justin Morreale

  • “I found the staff to be professional, courteous, and conscientious.”

    Andrew

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

    Daniel Palmadessa

  • “Highly recommend Dr. Beckenhauer”

    Ruben

  • “On site Doctor/ Excellent 1:1 therapy”

    MP

  • “A+ in every area”

    Carol C

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

    Sharon

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

    Bonnie Werse

  • “My experience has been excellent”

    George O

  • “Excellent treatment”

    Marion D

Stories, Reviews, & Testimonials From Our Patients

  • Improved My Range of Motion Along With TMJ Pain
  • They Helped Me With My Hip and Shoulder Pain
  • They Got Me Back to Playing Pickleball a 100 Percent