Our Team


Joel Hirschhorn , PT, Director

Joel Hirschhorn has been working at Recovery Physical Therapy since 1998, opening its first facility in Manhattan. Joel is now the Director at our Millburn, New Jersey facility. His education includes attending the University of Buffalo before receiving his physical therapy degree from Hunter Colleges School of Allied Health Professions in 1981. He has exclusively worked in the area of orthopedics and sports-related injuries since that time.Joel was a member of the NY Association for Lower Extremity Group study early in his career and was an abstract reviewer for a publication on Female and Adolescent Injuries in Sports. He has served as a member of the medical team for several marathons and The World University Games in 1993. In addition, Joel has been proud to provide care for the athletes at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta and has participated in the pre-season screening operation for the NY Islanders hockey team. He was a member of an educational team of a rehabilitation corporation, lecturing on shoulder and knee injuries for many years. Joel has also been a member of the Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1979. His interests include recreational cycling and Tai Chi.