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Realhab Physical Therapy

Realhab, Inc. is a state-of-the-art practice featuring a 7,000 square-foot gym onsite to enhance your therapy results. Many of our cardiovascular and pulmonary rehab patients utilize this facility on a regular basis.

We are willing to do whatever it takes to restore your physical health and well-being.

At Realhab, Inc., we make every effort to get you back to your life every time you walk into our Parrish, Florida physical therapy and rehabilitation clinic.

To schedule an appointment, call our office at (941) 776-5585 or request an appointment online.


Our Specialties Include:


  • Orthopedic and neurological conditions

  • Expertise in fibromyalgia pain syndrome

  • Fibrocystic treatments with cold laser

  • Innovative joint repair treatment with outcomes report

  • “Return to Play” programs to help you return to whatever it is you love 

  • Pre/post-operative treatment for cancer (lymphedema), joints, and spine

  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation

  • Vestibular rehabilitation therapy

  • Aquatic Therapy

  • Water Fitness Classes

  • Swim Lessons


Our philosophy is to deliver advanced physical therapy in a warm, friendly, and stimulating environment.


Our concern is reflected throughout the office from warm, soft colors to a comfortable, ‘like-home’ center. The reception room has relaxing chairs and current magazines.  The treatment area is spacious with state-of-the-art advanced exercise equipment.


More important than the physical aspect of the office is a highly trained and caring staff.  We genuinely care about you and your health.  We want to deliver the best possible care in the most pleasant manner.


Gayle Reed, PT, MAPT / Owner

Gayle has been practicing in the Ellenton/Parrish, Florida area since 1995. Prior to opening Realhab, Inc., Gayle practiced in New York City. She completed her bachelor of science in physical therapy at Daemen College in Amherst, New York and a master of arts in pathokinesiology from NYU. While teaching physical therapy students and performing the ACCE position at NYU, Gayle was also practicing physical therapy at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Occupational & Industrial Orthopedic Center in Tribeca, and at PRO Physical Therapy on Park Avenue. Gayle was a full scholarship swimmer for the University of Pittsburgh for her pre-med core. She competed and won awards in the 200/400 IM and backstroke races. She was raised in Rochester, New York, and enjoys physical therapy, boating, fishing, swimming, and tennis.

Tarissa "Tari" Williams, MPT

Graduate of Florida A& M University with Master's in Science in Physical Therapy.  Certified wellness coach, certified in Aquatics Rehabilitation, LSVT ( BIG). Specializing also in Pain Management, Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation (includes incontinence, women's health and wellness, sexual health and wellness),  wound care/management and education, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Sports Injury Management, risk assessment, Function Ergonomics and  a FL certification in Dry Needling.


Carol Healy, PT

Carol attended D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY receiving her Master of Science and Physical Therapy Degree.  She has been working in the industry for 29 years.  Starting her first position at an inclusive pre-school setting in Buffalo, where children with disabilities were educated and treated, often in the same setting as their peers.  She then moved on to a specialized Head Trauma unit, Lake EriCrole Institute of Rehabilitation in Erie Pennsylvania.  Her experience includes working at Cuba Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, NY doing Sub-Acute Rehab, Inpatient Rehab, LTC and Outpatient rehab.  She was promoted to PT Manager and then Rehabilitation Services Director. She olds completion certification s in Dynamic Balance and Fall prevention, and as a certified Tai Chi instructor.  

Jeffrey Dean, PTA

Jaime Baron, PTA

Theodore "TJ" Brown, PTA

Emiliano Albigini, PTA

Keith Summerall, PTA

Fernando "Josh" Olvera, PTA

Alejandro Cobiellas, PTA

Jantzen Adams, PTA

Jade Castillo, PTA

Oladipo Kolawolf, PTA

Doreen Lab, Revenue Cycle Manager

Doreen raised in Western New York. She brings 27 years of experience to Realhab, Inc.  She majored in science and commercial cooking/baking in the 1980s. Then moved to Florida in 1989. Her passion is to inspire others to see the positive side of life. Doreen also support Veterans, First responders and breast cancer. She has a significant other Jim for many years and two amazing sons.

Danielle Sayer, DME/Authorization Specialist

Danielle has been working the medical industry for 27 years. Danielle holds a degree in E-Business management for Health Administration.  Her experience includes networking, revenue management, and contracting processes. Danielle has two sons, and on her down time she loves to spend time at the beach or the ball field.

Heidi Blair - Pool Director 

Heidi joined our team in April of 2021 to add water fitness classes and other programming to our brand new indoor therapy pool.  Heidi grew up in Ohio where she swam competitively and played water polo through high school.  She started lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons at the age of 16 at a local pool.  She received her B.A. from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL.  Heidi worked at the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg for over 16 years as the Senior Program Director overseeing all youth programs and specializing in Aquatics and safety training.  She then opened the Discovery Center on the brand new St. Petersburg Pier in the summer of 2020.  She is a certified Water Fitness Instructor, Arthritis Instructor, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard instructor, and CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor.  In her free time Heidi enjoys being at the beach and spending time with her family.

*Career Opportunity:  Contract Physical Therapists

   Build your own practice

   Your own hours

   Your own clientele 
   Submit resume via fax (941) 776-5655 or


   For more details please call us: (941) 776-5585

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