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  • Elbow Pain Treatments: Options and What You Should Know

    By: Professional Physical Therapy Did you know that tennis elbow is one of the most common causes of elbow pain? It affects anywhere from 2 to 3% of the U.S. population. This means up to 9.9 million Americans live with chronic elbow pain. About half of all tennis players get Tennis elbow at some point. … Continued

  • Top Tips to Prevent Injuries for Peak Performance in Fall Sports

    By: Angelo Marsella MA, ATC, USAW |Partner | Director of Sports Medicine Summer is a great time to prepare for fall sports. But many young athletes don’t train and work out throughout the summer, despite pre-season training plans provided by their coaches. The best thing you can do is keep up your conditioning and stay … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Awarded 2022 Hall of Fame Award from Mercy College

    Written by: Professional Physical Therapy On July 21,2022, Professional Physical Therapy was awarded the prestigious Hall of Fame Award from Mercy College for exceptional clinical education for Physical Therapy. This award recognizes Professional’s lifelong commitment to clinical education and mentorship of future professionals. The Director of Clinal Affiliations, Kim Ciprian deserves special recognition for her … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Acquires Compete OT and OTA Services in Elmhurst

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy announced the acquisition of a new Hand Therapy clinic in Elmhurst, NY, located at 91-31 Queens Boulevard, formerly Complete OT and OTA Services. Rob Wilutis, MS, OTR, CHT and VP of Clinical Operations of Hand and Occupational Therapy at Pro PT, states “We are pleased to announce that … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Adds 2 More Clinics in New Jersey

    By Professional Physical Therapy  Professional Physical Therapy announced the opening of 2 more state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey. Patients in New Jersey now have greater access to the clinical expertise and cutting-edge therapeutics offered in each new location. Hamilton, NJ: Clinic Director Nicole Mattonelli, PT, DPT, OCS, opened July 11th, located on 1225 Whitehorse Mercerville … Continued

  • The Connection Between Neck and Shoulder Pain

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy Neck and shoulder pain are two seemingly disconnected problems, but they are actually more connected than you think. If you have pain in your shoulder, you might really have a neck problem. And sometimes a sore neck can mask a shoulder problem. So, how are they connected? It’s important to … Continued

  • Knee Pain After Cycling: Common Causes and How to Treat It

    Written by Allison McNamara If you noticed more people cycling over the last year or two, you are not alone. We saw a surge in cycling during the pandemic in 2020 and it remains a popular outdoor activity for many, especially during the summer months. Many people like to get outside and hit the road … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Acquires Somerset Family PT

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy announced the acquisition of Somerset Family PT in Somerset, NJ. The addition of this clinic elevates Professional’s footprint in New Jersey to more than 60 locations and over 190 locations in the Northeast. Somerset Family Physical Therapy, a private orthopedic clinic was started in 2004 by Kevin Kurtz, … Continued

  • Professional PT Adds 3 New Clinics as Part of New Partnership Program

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional opened 2 new clinics in Massachusetts (Waltham and Newburyport) and 1 new location in Lodi, New Jersey. All were opened under a new partnership program that gives a unique affiliation solution to PTs who want to be vested in ownership and continue to focus on their patients and their outcomes. … Continued

  • Custom Splinting vs. Casting for Hand Injuries

    By Robert Wilutis, MS, OTR, CHT If you have an upper extremity or hand injury, it’s important to know the best course of treatment. Most hand injuries do not actually require immediate surgical attention and can be safely treated through immobilization. So, should you cast or splint? Both casts and splints immobilize targeted joints to … Continued

  • Professional PT Patient’s Powerful Story of Recovery & Boston Marathon Finisher

    Written by: Professional Physical Therapy Tom Smith, a Professional PT patient is the first person in documented medical history to recover from 3 paralyzing accidents and go on to complete 3 Boston marathons – and training to complete his 4th one this month. Tom’s story represents monumental steps for the paralysis community and an inspiration … Continued

  • Occupational Therapy Career Outlook

    Written by: Professional Physical Therapy What Occupational Therapists Do Occupational therapists make a difference in people’s lives. They treat patients who have injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. OTs take a holistic approach. In addition to improving physical functioning, they work on many kinds of social, emotional, and work-related situations. OTs … Continued

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