A Wellness Center

Janette Petrovich, P.T.A.

Janette started working with Team Rehab as a physical therapy aide in 2010, gaining exposure to the clinical environment. She decided to pursue a career in physical therapy, attending Norwalk Community College. She graduated in 2014 with a degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Janette is also an accomplished yoga instructor and received her certification in September of 2014. Her enthusiasm and dedication to her patients make her a fantastic addition to the Team Rehab family. 

Meet Our Clinicians!

 With almost twenty years devoted to physical therapy care, Stephen has established himself as one of the most accomplished therapists in the area. He has the rare distinction among local physical therapists as having earned National Board Certification as an Orthopedic Specialist. His humble yet enthusiastic approach to care and treatment is energizing to his patients. He combines this with advanced knowledge and techniques in the area of orthopedic physical therapy, and through individualized manual care and exercise programs. Stephen achieves superior outcomes and patient satisfaction.  Although demonstrating “all-star performance” in managing all kinds of conditions, he earns superior grades with sports injuries and joint problems, especially with shoulders and knees. Stephen received his B.S. in physical therapy from S.U.N.Y. Health Sciences Center in Syracuse and his M.S. in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac College. 

Stephen Merkle, M.S., P.T., O.C.S.

Jill has extensive experience as a clinician and instructor in the field of physical therapy and recently co-authored a chapter for a book entitled Clinical Mastery in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain. For more than twenty years she has provided physical therapy for a broad range of conditions both orthopedic and neurological. She has distinguished herself in the treatment of chronic pain, especially head, neck, and facial pain/ T.M.J. dysfunction. Patients and referring physicians alike have consistently acknowledged her exceptional results, which are clearly the result of uncommon skill, passionate dedication, and focused care. Additionally, Jill has participated as a guest faculty member for the “Travell Spray and Stretch Approach to Myofascial Pain and Trigger Point Dysfunction”. She received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of Vermont. 

Jill Maloney, P.T.

Dr. Dennis Ogiela

Dennis Ogiela, M.D. joined Team Rehab after more than twenty years in the practice of orthopedic surgery. Joining our staff in January of 2005, Dr. Ogiela provides individualized and comprehensive non-surgical treatment of musculo-skeletal disorders. Dr. Ogiela states, “Our practice focuses on state-of-the-art conservative treatment methods and will provide the highest quality of musculo-skeletal care through a combined orthopedic/physiatric approach.” Dr. Ogiela is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship training in spinal disorders and certification in medical acupuncture. Dr. Ogiela received his M.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. 

Randy Trowbridge, M.D. founded Team Rehab in 1994. As Physiatrist and Medical Director, Dr. Trowbridge evaluates patients and guides rehabilitation, therapy, and nutrition programs for his patients. Dr. Trowbridge received his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University with degrees in religion and exercise physiology. He received his M.D. from New York Medical College. He is a leading specialist in the areas of pain management, sports medicine, and nutrition.  In 2004, Dr. Trowbridge was selected “Top Doctor in Connecticut” for his specialty. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a member of the American Academy of Pain Management and the American Medical Association, a delegate to the Connecticut State Medical Society, and a member of the board of trustees of the Fairfield County Medical Society. He practices both conventional and complementary medicine and exemplifies Thomas Edison’s prophetic quote, “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” 

Dr. Trowbridge was recently elected president of the Fairfield County Medical Association. Founded in 1792, the Fairfield County Medical Association is the professional membership organization representing more than 1,400 physicians dedicated to a healthier Fairfield County.

Dr. Randy Trowbridge