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Dr. Jerusha Peram

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Dr. Jerusha Peram earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science as well as her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rutgers University. She joins the team with extensive experience working with patients of all ages and has a special interest in treating patients with orthopedic and neuromuscular disorders in the outpatient physical therapy setting.

She is experienced in treating balance/gait abnormalities, post-operative orthopedics, stroke, MS, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Jerusha is passionate about helping patients learn about their body and their injuries, achieving their individual goals and returning to the activities they love. When Dr. Jerusha is not in the clinic, she enjoys hiking, running, and reading.

Conditions Treated:

  • Neck and Low Back Pain (Disc Dysfunction, Joint Dysfunction, Stenosis, Muscle Spasm, Spinal Instability)
  • Hip Pain (Osteoarthritis, Total Hip Replacement, Labral Tears, Bursitis)
  • Knee Pain (Osteoarthritis, Total Knee Replacement, Post-Operative ACL/MCL Reconstruction, Meniscus Tears/Repairs, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Elbow Pain (Medial/Lateral Epicondylalgia, UCL Repair, Fracture)
  • Shoulder Pain (Instability, Impingement Syndrome, Rotator Cuff Tears/Repairs, Labral Tears/Repairs, Total Shoulder Replacement)
  • Wrist and Hand Pain (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sprains/Strains, Fracture)
  • Foot & Ankle Pain (Achilles Tendinopathy/Repair, Plantar Fasciitis, Sprains/Strains)

Treatments Utilized:

  • Gait Analysis and Training
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • Strengthening and Conditioning
  • Balance Training
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization and IASTM
  • Manual range of motion/stretching
  • Kinesiotaping, Leukotaping


  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Rutgers University
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Rutgers University

Doctoral Education:

  • Gross Anatomy
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathophysiology I & II
  • Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I & II
  • Neuroscience
  • Neurological Physical Therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Exam and Measurement
  • Exam and Intervention
  • Development Across the Life Span
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Health Care Delivery Systems I & II
  • Imaging for Physical Therapists
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Advanced Patient Management
  • Clinical Inquiry I-IV