Dr. Zabinski, Thank you for fixing my knee and for your encouragement and support!

Dear Dr. Zabinski,
This is Joanna DeSantis, the PT from Nova Care. In December’15 you did a meniscectomy on my R knee. This thank you is long overdue, however I wanted to write, to not only thank you for fixing me, but to thank you for 2 conversations we had, that had a significant impact on my racing success! If you recall I was signed up to do the Ironman 70.3 in Atlantic City on 9/18/16 (my 1st at this distance) and that torn meniscus did not fit into my training plan!

As I write this and reflect on the race day, I can’t help but think that this journey started in an OR in December. However, it also made me recall those post op conversations we had, although tough for me to hear, had a significant impact on my racing success this season and for these I am grateful to you for:

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October is… National Physical Therapy Month!


Shore Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Managed By: NovaCare

NovaCare Rehabilitation Thanks and Celebrates Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Join NovaCare Rehabilitation as we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM)! NPTM is hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) each October to recognize how physical therapists and physical therapist assistants help restore and improve motion in people’s lives.
This October, the APTA’s focus is on the risks of opioid use and that physical therapy is a safe, non-opioid alternative for managing pain. The APTA wants you to #ChoosePT… and so do we!

Physical therapy is a unique science and art that utilizes a wide variety of evidence-based treatments to restore function to the body, reduce pain and prevent future injuries. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants treat pain through movement and create individualized treatment plans tailored to a person’s needs and goals. Physical therapists can identify additional health issues and take into consideration pre-existing conditions to help improve a person’s overall health and quality of life.
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