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:
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.