Physical Therapy in Marlboro & Freehold, NJ

Advanced Wellness Physical & Occupational Therapy Provides

  • One on One Expert Care
  • Latest Techniques
  • Fast Results

Advanced Wellness
Physical & Occupational
Therapy Provides
One-on-one Care

We know that you want to get back your full mobility as quickly as possible. To do that you need the highest level of care. At Advanced Wellness you will work with the same therapist on EVERY visit to ensure you recover as quickly as possible. Your therapist will provide you with hands on care and guide you through each treatment to get the best possible result.

Helps You Heal
Faster & More Effectively

Don’t let the pain from an injury stop you from living your life pain free and with full mobility. Our medical team oversees your care and makes sure that you benefit from the latest approaches to rehabilitation. Getting the best treatment possible will help you heal faster & more effectively. Proper treatment can help prevent repeat injuries and reduce the need for surgery.

Experience Our Unique Team Approach

Our team meets together every day to discuss our patients and to make sure each and every person is getting the best possible care. Our goal is to get you better faster. At Advanced Wellness we offer several other specialties under one roof. If Physical Therapy is not giving you the best results we have Chiropractors, Acupuncturists and even Orthopedic surgeons to offer other options.

Feel safe and confident in knowing our team has over 100 years of combined experience!

Our practitioners take continuing education to stay up to date on the latest treatment.

The Right Therapist can Make All the Diffrence

Choosing the right therapist can make all the difference in how your body recovers from an injury. Failure to properly treat an injury can lead to chronic pain, frequent reoccurrences and in some cases surgery that can be avoided. At Advanced Wellness you can rest assured our team will ensure your best chance of recovery. Our unique approach that uses a collaboration of providers, the latest techniques and one on one care will give you the best chance of a fast and permanent recovery. Our #1 goal is you, pain free and back to normal.

Start Feeling Better

We Offer A FREE Consultation To Make Sure You Are Comfortable With Our Doctors And Any Recommendations They Offer.

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Call now for an appointment, our staff will make sure you get started quickly, with no long waits for an initial consult.

Creates A Plan

After evaluating your condition, our team of doctors and clinicians will work together to develop a comprehensive wellness plan to set you up for success.

Start Living Pain Free

We willl help you put your personalized plan in action to get you back to feeling great and living life to the fullest.

Meet Our Fantastic Team

Gary Yen, MD

Dr. Gary L. Yen is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has a subspecialty in Pain Medicine. Dr. Yen received his medical degree from Ross University.

Ashley Figaro, MCMSc, PA-C, ATC

Ms. Ashley Figaro has been involved in the field of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine since 2014 after graduating from West Virginia University.

Timothy Henderson, MD, FAAOS, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Timothy Henderson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with extensive expertise in various clinical specialties.

Taylor Boulos, APRN-BC

With a strong foundation in pain management and orthopedic care, provides a comprehensive approach to patient treatment.

Joseph Cilea, DC

Dr. Joseph Cilea opened his first Chiropractic Center in Marlboro, NJ in 1997. In 2000, Dr. Cilea expanded his practice to a multidisciplinary center to offer a unique, comprehensive array of services, under one roof, to provide complete patient care.

Matthew Mendillo, DC

Dr. Mendillo attended the University of Rhode Island, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Med. He then attended the University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic

William Parker, DC

Dr. William attended Mississippi State as an undergraduate, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology/Pre-med. He then attended The University of Bridgeport, graduating with a Doctorate in Chiropractic.

Ryan Varga, DC

Dr. Ryan Varga attended Cleveland College of Undergraduate Studies located in Kansas City, Mo. where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology/pre-med.

Jeffrey M. Gontarski, MPT, DPT

Dr. Gontarski attended Nova Southeastern University where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dr. Gontarski also received his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.

Jae Park, DPT

Dr. Park attended Mercy College where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Mount Saint Mary College.

Alexis Caccio, OTR/L

Alexis Caccio attended Villanova University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology in 2018.

Heather Andrews, PTA

Heather Andrews combines her expertise in physical therapy with a compassionate approach to offer targeted, patient-focused rehabilitation.

Melissa Mabil, OTR/L

Melissa Mabil applies her advanced education from Stockton University in health sciences and occupational therapy to provide specialized, patient-focused care.

Hui Yang, L.Ac

Hui Yang is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) who is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the state of New Jersey. She has practiced acupuncture since 1995.

Brandon Topoleski, Medical Assistant

Brandon Topoleski's role as a medical assistant is crucial in ensuring smooth operations and patient care.

Alex DiPaola, Medical Assistant

Alex DiPaola's expertise as a medical assistant contributes significantly to the quality of patient care at Advanced Wellness.

Anthony Sasso, Rehab Tech

His technical skills in rehabilitation are essential to the therapeutic process, providing patients with the support they need to progress and achieve their wellness goals.

Nick Delgrande, Rehab Tech

Nick Delgrande's expertise as a rehab tech is instrumental in assisting patients through their recovery journeys.

Christine Jinks, CHHC, CSR

Christine holds a certification as a Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan, New York and from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

Sheila Piehler, C.H.H.C., A.A.D.P

Sheila Piehler is a board certified Holistic Health Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She has been in the health & wellness field for thirty years beginning as a group fitness instructor and health club manager.

Kelsey Healy, BS DPD

Kelsey Healy graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Food Science, specializing in Dietetics, in 2015. She has since received extensive training in wellness, weight loss, functional blood chemistry, and functional medicine.

Elaine Robertson, Practice Administrator

Her leadership and organizational skills are key to the center's success and the high-quality care it provides.

Nicole Gontarski, Billing Manager

Nicole Gontarski oversees the billing department with expertise and precision, ensuring that patients' financial interactions are handled professionally and efficiently.

Danielle Hayden, Office Manager - Freehold

As the office manager for the Freehold location, Danielle Hayden ensures that operations run smoothly, contributing significantly to the positive patient experience.

Miriam Sheridan, New Patient Liaison

Miriam Sheridan plays a crucial role in welcoming new patients, guiding them through their initial steps at Advanced Wellness with empathy and support.

Tunisha Holmes, Reception Manager

Tunisha Holmes leads the reception team with a focus on efficiency and patient satisfaction.

Preeti Mehra, Billing Specialist

She ensures that patients' financial matters are handled accurately and transparently, reflecting the center's commitment to trustworthy service.

Marielena Olmo, Pre-Cert/ Authorization Specialist

Her expertise in pre-certification and authorization ensures that patients receive the care they need without delay, facilitating a smooth and efficient treatment process.

Lynn Jonason, Billing Specialist

Lynn Jonason's dedication to precise billing practices supports our mission to provide transparent and fair financial dealings, enhancing patient trust and satisfaction.

Jaylene Leonardo, Reception

She ensures that patients' financial matters are handled accurately and transparently, reflecting the center's commitment to trustworthy service.

Elicia Judy, Reception

Elicia Judy excels in reception, offering a friendly and efficient first point of contact, ensuring patients' experiences start positively and smoothly.

Annalicia Lopez, Reception

Annalicia Lopez, serving as the welcoming face at reception, combines professionalism with a warm demeanor to ensure every patient feels valued and supported.

What You Can Expect

We Help People Just Like You

At Advanced Wellness we offer cutting edge, comprehensive treatment and convenient office hours to fit your busy schedule. No matter what your needs are, we offer a range of services to optimal health.





Conditions We Treat

Physical Therapy Treatments Offered

After a thorough history and consultation, your physical therapist will work to create a specific program tailored to your needs. On some occasions, your referring doctor may want us to follow a specific protocol. Our overall objective is to reduce your pain and regain your function as quickly as possible.


Gary Yen, MD


Dr. Gary L. Yen is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has a sub-specialty in Pain Medicine. Dr. Yen grew up in Long Island, NY and received his medical degree from Ross University. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and performed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stony Brook University, where he was chief resident.

Dr. Yen completed a pain management fellowship at RehabNY in Buffalo, NY, during which he served as the assistant athletic trainer to the Buffalo Bison, the Minor League AAA baseball team for the Cleveland Indians, as well as the Niagara University men’s and women’s collegiate hockey team.

The former chairman of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Division of the Pain Management Department at CentraState Medical Center, Dr. Yen specializes in the non-operative treatment of a variety of joint, muscular, nerve, skeletal, spine and sports related injuries. He treats acute and chronic pain syndromes and performs electrodiagnostic studies. Dr. Yen also performs variety of interventional pain procedures and minimally invasive spine surgery for the relief of pain. He utilizes conservative treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic care and acupuncture in conjunction with other procedures to enhance long term benefits. Dr. Yen believes in working with patients to create individual treatment plans.

When not attending to his patients, Dr. Yen likes to play golf, cook, and has a passion for playing the saxophone and piano. He is the proud father of two boys.