Colleen Bigley Gruici is a physical therapist who has been practicing in the South Jersey area since 2000. Her academic career started at the University of Delaware, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience in 1998. She followed that immediately with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers-Camden in 2000. After practicing for several years, she returned to Temple University and completed course work for a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2009. She then completed an Advanced Practice Certificate in Hand and Upper Extremity from Drexel University in 2014, followed by earning the title of Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).
Colleen has worked in many different settings during her career, with the majority of her experience in the out-patient orthopedic setting. She has completed additional certifications over the years including Pilates based rehabilitation, wound care and industrial rehabilitation. Colleen has been an Astym certified provider since 2010, and finds this technique extremely helpful in managing soft tissue injuries such as tendonitis.
Colleen lives with her husband and son in Blackwood, NJ. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading in her spare time.Back to Staff