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Home Base Physical Therapy

We are currently open and treating patients at this time.  We see patients on a one to one basis with no overlap.  We are also Offering Telehealth sessions through Zoom.

Pediatric Physical Therapy | Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy | Lymphedema Therapy

For each service we strive to provide the most compassionate care while implementing evidence based skilled physical therapy.  It is our goal to not only help each patient with his or her unique issue, but to educate that person so that he or she understands how to fully overcome their injury and prevent recurrence in the future.

Pediatric Physical Therapy for Infants

It is important that the therapist works closely with the family and/or caregivers.

An important part of the treatment plan is family education so that there is carryover in the home, school, and community. There will also be an assessment for any bracing and mobility needs, with the appropriate referral to obtain these devices. Any other recommendations for equipment in the home or school will also be made by the the therapist.

 We take pride in individualized care for each person.

Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy

With over 20 years combined experience in the Morristown area, the most advanced current techniques in physical therapy, and individualized approach we are confident that we can provide the best care in the field.



Brinda Rathod Infant Physical Therapist

Brinda Rathod, PT, MSPT, CLT

Brinda has been a physical therapist for over 13 years. She has two primary specialties working with infants and toddlers and she is a certified lymphedema therapist.  Her  pediatric specialty consists of working with infants with diagnoses or concerns including difficulty tolerating tummy time,  torticollis, plagiocephaly or brachycephaly, and delays in reaching developmental milestones. She also works with infants and toddlers with genetic disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Down’s Syndrome, neurological issues, and hypotonia,  She offers a variety of infant and Mommy and Me Classes. Brinda is certified in the TummyTime! Method, which helps infants with tummy time and developmental skills. 
Her other specialty is working with patients with lymphedema. She became a certified lymphedema therapist over 3 years ago. This specialty allows her to help people manage their lymphedema with complete decongestive therapy including manual lymph drainage and multi-layer compression bandaging. With this therapy, people with lymphedema will learn how to manage their lymphedema and prevent flair ups in the future. 
Brinda and Mike have built their practice working compassionately with each patient providing individualized care working with the patient as a whole and educating them on ways to recover and prevent any future injuries, flare ups, or developmental concerns. 

Michael DiLella, PT, MSPT, OCS, CSCS

Michael is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University where he was a recipient of the Dean’s scholarship for academic excellence.  His philosophy of empowering patients with a thorough education, including the mechanism, anatomy and physiology of their injury and how to correct it better enables patients to understand and participate in their treatment.

A specialist in orthopedic and sports physical therapy, Michael believes in working with patients on a one-to-one basis which allows him the attention to detail necessary to pick up on muscle discrepancies and to correct them for a full recovery and maximum potential.  

Working with athletes of all abilities, from amateur to collegiate to professional, Michael’s focus is to not only on allowing athletes to make a full recovery but also on empowering them with the information and skills to improve athletic performance.  This ideology is front and center in Home Base Physical Therapy’s program for High School and competitive travel sports teams. 

Participating sports programs benefit from Michael’s certification as a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) as well as his certification in FMS ( Functional Movement Screen).  Michael’s targeted program for competitive athletes focuses on training for the primary goal of improving athletic performance.  It includes sport-specific testing sessions, the design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provides guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention.

Additionally, Michael is also trained in Trigger point dry needling, Kinesio-taping, Graston Technique (Instrument assisted soft tissue Trigger point dry needling, Kinesio-taping, Graston Technique (Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization), ART (active release therapies), Cupping, Myofascial Release, MET (Muscle Energy Technique).



Orthopedic Physical Therapy

From post-surgical, to strains and sprains, orthopedic physical therapy can help. Our philosphy includes empowering the patient with not only the physical attributes they need to accomplish their goals, but also with the knowledge of how to prevent injury in the future. Each patient receives an individualized plan of care which is tailored to their specific needs and goals.

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment and management of children from birth to twenty one years old. With the aim to assist them in functioning properly in their home, school, and community.  We handle orthopedic as well as neurologic pediatric cases.  Each child receives individualized care.

Lymphedema Therapy

The goal of lymphedema therapy is to manage lymphedema and prevent any further problems or complications. Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) is the number one treatment approach for lymphedema.  Brinda Rathod became a certified Lymphedema Therapist in 2016.


25 Lindsley Dr. Suite 311 Morristown, NJ 07960