Matthew Lopes, PT, DPT
- Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Seton Hall University
- Bachelor of Science, Biology
- Physical Therapy
- Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFRT)
- Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)
Matthew Lopes PT, DPT is a physical therapist and Clinical Director of Professional Physical Therapy in Newark, NJ. Matthew grew up in Elizabeth, NJ and later attended Seton Hall University where he graduated with his BS in Biology in 2015 and later received his DPT in 2018. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and believes that communication is one of the most valuable keys to excellent healthcare. He has treated all types of orthopedic
conditions and has been known to facilitate incredible changes with his hands and knowledge. Whether your goals are to build strength, get rid of that nagging injury, or even get back on the field, Matthew believes physical therapy offers the answers and tools to be able to achieve them. He has worked primarily in outpatient settings but also has experience working side-by-side with doctors in hospital settings. He has worked at Mountainside hospital in Montclair, NJ where he has treated numerous back, hip, knee, and foot surgery patients directly after they have undergone their surgeries. He understands the journey that many patients go through as he has experienced all stages of the healing process from the beginning to the end. His passion for physical therapy is very clear by his work ethic, compassion, and motivation to help his patients achieve their goals. Matthew’s staff is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and they look forward to communicating with you to setup and establish your goals. Their office is located in the Ironbound section of Newark, and they have ample on-site parking.
Nicolas Del Valle, PT
- Master's Degree, Physical Therapy, Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Nicolas graduated with his masters degree in 2016 from Universidad de Alcala in Madrid, Spain. After graduating, Nicolas worked for four years as a physical therapist in Spain, mainly focusing on orthopedics. He also took various courses on therapeutic exercise for cervical & lumbar spine, manipulations of the spine & pelvis, and kinesiotaping. Additionally, Nicolas volunteered as a Physical Therapist for many local sporting events. Nicolas moved to New Jersey and received his New Jersey Physical Therapy license in 2021 and has been working at Professional Physical Therapy ever since. Nicolas tore his ACL at 15 years old while playing soccer and received extensive physical therapy after his injury. This sparked his interest in this field and from a young age he always wanted to help others. Nicolas is bilingual in English & Spanish.