Catering to Monmouth & Ocean Counties


The quality of our staff will make a difference in many lives each year. Dedicated to patient satisfaction and cost effective, quality care, we work tirelessly to help each of our patients fully achieve his or her therapy goals. It is this kind of commitment that makes Active Physical Therapy a model of excellence in physical medicine.

Meet our Staff
Travis Spader, MS, PT

Owner & Operator


Travis graduated from The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, and has competed in ATV Motocross Racing for over 20 years, becoming AMA Pro National #1 in 2000. As a professional athlete, Travis knows what it takes to overcome injuries andapplies that knowledge in addressing the needs of his patients.

Matthew Parker, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Matt recently joined the practice after receiving a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Long Island University in 2015. Matt specializes in orthopaedic and pediatric rehabilitation and brings a wealth of knowledge to Active PT.

Mariah Giri, PT, DPT 

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Mariah received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Kean University in 2019. She previously received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Rutgers University in 2016, where she was also captain of the All-Girl Cheerleading Team. Mariah has found her passion in working with the pediatric population and brings her imagination and energy to benefit each child’s individual needs.

Glenn Smith

Rehabilitation Director


Glenn grew up in Ringwood, NJ and earned a BS in Exercise Science from William Paterson University. Glenn completed his internship in Cardiac Rehab at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains, NJ. In 1992, he started working in the physical therapy field and joined Active PT in 2007.

Amy P. Forsythe, MS, OTR/L 

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Amy is excited to join the Active PT team! She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy (OT), and in 2005, received her master's degree in OT from San Jose State University. She has practiced pediatric OT for over 17 years at both public and private schools, as well as outpatient clinics and home therapy. Amy focuses on the individual needs of each child and his/her family's goals in a compassionate and caring manner. She grew up at the Jersey Shore and lives in Pt. Pleasant with her husband and two daughters.

Diane Willis 

Billing Specialist & Clerical Administrator

Diane has over 25 years of experience with medical billing, and provides a professional and courteous service concerning insurance related issues. Her friendly and compassionate personality always makes patients feel at home.

Physician Partnerships &

Insurance Information

Because of our expertise in orthopaedic physical rehabilitation, Active Physical Therapy has established professional relationships with many local physicians. We value these partnerships and make it a point of maintaining communication with them throughout your treatment via notes, phone, fax, or in person.


  • Medicare

  • Most insurances

  • Call to have your insurance benefits verified by our highly trained Billing Specialist

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Active Physical Therapy, LLC

Manasquan, NJ • Middletown, NJ

Physical therapy, pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy, massage and acupuncture serving Monmouth / Ocean County, NJ including: Manasquan • Point Pleasant • Bay Head • Brick • Wall • Sea Girt • Brielle • Spring Lake • Spring Lake Heights • Belmar • Lake Como • Bradley Beach • Avon-by-the-Sea • Middletown • Red Bank • Fair Haven • Rumson • Little Silver • Lincroft • Hazlet • Aberdeen • Matawan • Atlantic Highlands • Keansburg

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