Our Team

Vital Step Physical Therapy & Fitness is owned and operated by licensed direct access doctors of physical therapy. Our direct access therapists are able to treat you without physician referral. Come in and see us!

Dr.  Delaila Aryee PT, DPT, FMS

Dr. Aryee completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from the University of Maryland.  Dr. Aryee has been a practicing physical therapist for 8 years, with experience largely in the outpatient orthopedic setting in two of the top orthopedic groups in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Aryee has a solid background working with a wide variety of patients of all ages from the young child to the elderly, with an expertise in sports injury rehab, pre & post-surgical rehab, joint replacements, management of balance/gait disorders and fall prevention. Dr. Aryee is certified in Functional Movement Systems® (FMS) for athletes and active people to return to optimal sport performance; she is a certified RockTape® FMT Kinesiology Taping practitioner and certified Graston Technique® practitioner for Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. Dr. Aryee is also trained in McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment (MDT) for low back pain. Dr. Aryee serves as an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor and mentor for future DPT students on rotation. Email: d.aryee@vitalsteppt.com

Dr. Lyndsay G. Brown PT, DPT

Dr. Brown completed her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Dr. Brown has been a practicing clinician for 8 years with a strong background working with the “baby boomer” and geriatric population.  She has treated a variety of cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and neurological conditions/diagnoses including CVA/Strokes, heart failure, cancer, falls related injuries, deconditioning/generalized weakness, balance impairments, total joint replacements, fractures, post-surgical conditions, and brain and spinal cord injury. Dr. Brown has completed comprehensive research on falls risk, presented at a National Physical Therapy conference and has been recognized for excellence in research. She is also certified in Personal Nutrition.   Email: l.brown@vitalsteppt.com