Professional Physical Therapy Becomes Official Physical Therapy Provider of St. John’s Red Storm Athletics

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Professional Physical Therapy, the #1 Physical Therapy Practice in the Country, Supports St. John’s University With Its Physical Therapy and Athletic Training and Services

Through this new partnership with Professional Physical Therapy, we are confident our student-athletes will receive industry-leading care that complements the tremendous support services already being provided by our sports medicine and strength and conditioning staffs.

The St. John’s Athletic Department and Professional Physical Therapy are proud to announce their new partnership, recognizing Professional as the Official Physical Therapy provider of the Red Storm. Through this partnership, Professional Physical Therapy will be providing a wide range of services to support St. John’s Athletic Training and Sport Medicine programs.

Professional Physical Therapy is a leading provider of physical and hand therapy and rehabilitation services throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Earlier this year, St. John’s announced its partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, as the Official Hospital and Doctors of St. John’s Athletics. Together, Professional and NewYork-Presbyterian Queens will be providing world-class care to the student-athletes, as well as to the Queens community, where Professional’s flagship facility still stands since 1998. Professional is also a patron sponsor at the upcoming NewYork-Presbyterian Queens gala benefiting orthopedics and honoring Chris Mullin, two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and head coach of the St. John’s men’s basketball program.

“Professional Physical Therapy is excited to partner with St. John’s University Athletics and continue to be the leader in physical therapy, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, and athletic training services,” said Tim Mauro, Partner and Vice President of Clinical Operations at Professional. “We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of clinical expertise and exceptional patient experience, and we are looking forward to expanding our services to the St. John’s athletic community.”

In addition to supporting the athletic training needs of St. John’s 300-plus student-athletes, the new partnership will also allow Professional Physical Therapy to provide St. John’s with educational opportunities such as pre-season screening and injury prevention programs.

“We are committed to providing our student-athletes with top-of-the-line resources that allow them to compete at the highest level of their respective sport,” said St. John’s Director of Athletics Anton Goff. “Through this new partnership with Professional Physical Therapy, we are confident our student-athletes will receive industry-leading care that complements the tremendous support services already being provided by our sports medicine and strength and conditioning staffs.”

The Professional Physical Therapy staff will be working with St. John’s sports medicine staff and team physicians, Dr. Jeffrey Rosen and Dr. Justin Classie, providing a wide array of services and specialties benefiting the Red Storm athletes.

ABOUT PROFESSIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY
Professional Physical Therapy, headquartered in Uniondale, New York, is a leading provider of physical and hand therapy and rehabilitation services throughout the New York metropolitan area, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
Professional is an award-winning organization, honored as the recipient of the 2016 ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine magazine’s annual Practice of the Year award, selected based on clinical expertise and exceptional patient experience. Most recently, Professional has been named among the best workplaces in health care by Fortune Magazine; the only physical therapy company to achieve this honor.

Founded in 1998, Professional Physical Therapy operates 147 outpatient physical and hand therapy centers: 124 are standalone, and 23 are located within other places of business, including Equinox and Blink Fitness Centers. Professional’s New England facilities are operating as ProEx Physical Therapy. The company’s outpatient physical therapy centers provide treatment to patients suffering from musculoskeletal impairments associated with orthopedic and sports injuries and other medical conditions. Professional’s Sports Medicine Department has one of the largest teams of certified athletic trainers in the Northeast, serving schools in Westchester, Long Island, New York City, New Jersey and Massachusetts, and provides per diem coverage for more than 2000 events each year. Professional Physical Therapy also operates a 20,000 square foot sports performance training facility in Garden City, NY, as well as three fitness centers in Stamford, Wilton, CT, and Copiague, NY. http://www.professionalpt.com
For more information, and a list of all of Professional Physical Therapy’s locations and services, please visit http://www.professionalpt.com.

ABOUT ST. JOHN’S RED STORM ATHLETICS
St. John’s sponsors 17 varsity athletic programs with proud and storied traditions. A charter member of the BIG EAST Conference, one of the nation’s most competitive conferences that sent seven of its 10 teams to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2016-17. Located in the entertainment and media capital of the world, the Red Storm bears the moniker of “New York’s Team” with the men’s basketball squad playing a percentage of its home games at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden.

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