Professional Physical Therapy Becomes the Primary Physical Therapy Provider of Iona College Athletics

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Physical Therapy Group in Westchester County Continues Its Commitment to Student-Athletes with Its Support of the Iona Gaels

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. and MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Professional

Physical Therapy, a leading provider of outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation services, together with Iona College, announce that Professional is recognized as the primary physical therapy provider of Iona College Athletics in New Rochelle, NY.

This new relationship aligns with Professional's commitment to the care and safety of student-athletes in the communities it serves. Professional's New Rochelle clinic is just a five minute drive from Iona College, providing convenient access to athletes in need of orthopedic physical therapy, occupational therapy, injury prevention, and a range of other services that help keep them healthy and in the game.

Matt Glovaski, Director of Athletics at Iona College said, "On behalf of our coaches and more than 350 student-athletes, I'd like to extend my appreciation to Professional Physical Therapy. We look forward to a great partnership as we continue efforts to grow the Iona brand and add to the student-athlete experience."

Charlie Byrd, Partner and Vice President of Clinical Operations at Professional Physical Therapy in Westchester and Connecticut added, "We're honored for the opportunity to work with the Gaels, as well as Iona's coaching staff and administrators. This allows us to deepen our connection to the New Rochelle community, as we work to help its student-athletes feel better and play competitively at the highest level."

"I am looking forward to our relationship with Professional Physical Therapy and their outstanding staff. This partnership will be a huge benefit for our student-athletes and their rehabilitation needs," added Sam De Rosa, Senior Associate AD for Sports Medicine.

Professional Physical Therapy currently operates 178 rehabilitation clinics in the Northeast, with 12 locations in Westchester County. The company's New Rochelle clinic is located at 200 Petersville Road in the Palmer Square Shopping Center.

For more information and a list of Professional Physical Therapy's locations and services, please visit http://www.professionalpt.com.

About Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy, headquartered in Melville, New York, is a leading provider of outpatient physical therapy, hand therapy and rehabilitation services throughout the New York metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

Professional's patient-centric treatment philosophy is focused on providing exceptional, compassionate care to the entire person, and not just their injury. Their licensed Physical Therapists design customized treatment plans, using the most innovative therapeutics, to help patients achieve and exceed their goals.

Founded in 1998, Professional operates 178 outpatient physical and hand therapy centers: 152 are standalone, and 26 are located within other places of business, including Equinox and Blink Fitness Centers. Professional Physical Therapy also operates a 20,000 square foot sports performance training facility in Garden City, NY, as well as a fitness center in Copiague, NY.

Recognized for its clinical expertise and exceptional patient experience, Professional has been honored as the recipient of the 2016 ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine magazine's annual Practice of the Year award, and was recently the only physical therapy company to be named among the best workplaces in health care by Fortune Magazine. http://www.professionalpt.com

About Iona Athletics: Founded in 1940, Iona College is a Master's granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre campus is just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. Iona Athletics is an NCAA Division I program with more than 350 student-athletes competing in 21 varsity sports and competing primarily in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Iona athletics is committed as a department to its core values — building champions in academics, athletics, in the community and in life; integrity; collective responsibility; commitment to excellence; and fighting the good fight. Since the 2017-18 academic year, the Gaels have won seven conference championships in men's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's golf and women's volleyball. The Maroon & Gold landed 204 student athletes on the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, recognizing those with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

 

SOURCE Professional Physical Therapy



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