Professional Physical Therapy Announces Partnership with Eastern Football Club

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Premier soccer organization selects Professional Physical Therapy as official physical therapy and athletic training services provider.

Eastern Football Club and Professional Physical Therapy at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers, NY

It gives us peace of mind to know that our athletes are in the best possible care ... that will keep them healthy and on the field!

Professional Physical Therapy, a leading provider of physical therapy and athletic training services throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, announces its partnership with Eastern Football Club (EFC), a premier soccer organization that is focused on player development at the premier, college, and professional levels.

The partnership gives Eastern Football Club access to a dedicated Athletic Trainer from Professional Physical Therapy, who will provide valuable guidance to the EFC athletes. Professional’s Athletic Trainer will help to fast-track appointments, make physician recommendations and introductions as needed, conduct injury assessments, and provide tips for injury prevention, to maximize activity and participation of athletes.

“Our Sports Medicine team not only treats its athletes with the utmost compassion and care, but we’re committed to educating them on how to avoid injuries while on the field. We’re honored that the prestigious Eastern Football Club has entrusted us with their athletes’ care, and look forward to a long and prosperous relationship,” says Angelo Marsella, Partner and Director of Athletic Training Services at Professional Physical Therapy.

Ray Franklin, President and Founder of Eastern Football Club adds, “The Eastern FC team is very excited about the opportunity to work with Professional Physical Therapy and its Sports Medicine team. It gives us peace of mind to know that our athletes are in the best possible care in the event of injuries. This partnership will also enable our players to learn valuable injury prevention tips that will keep them healthy and on the field!”

Professional Physical Therapy’s Athletic Training Services Management Team has partnered with over 200 colleges, clubs and organizations throughout the Tri-State area, providing Athletic Training services for their over 1,500 events each year. Their services include early recognition, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries; complimentary injury screenings at most of Professional Physical Therapy’s 106 clinics; referral of athletes to top medical professionals; and healthcare administration, such as medical and insurance recordkeeping, and documentation and reporting of injuries.

About Eastern Football Club
Eastern Football Club is a premier soccer organization that is a founding member of the NYCSL National Premier League, and is one of the largest, longstanding clubs in the Northeast since 1977. This premier soccer club is focused on player development to the premier, college, and professional levels. Their teams are comprised of players from all over Westchester County, NY, Connecticut, and New York City.

About Professional Physical Therapy
Professional Physical Therapy, headquartered in Uniondale, New York, is an award-winning, leading provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation services throughout the New York metropolitan area, New Jersey and Connecticut. Founded in 1998, Professional Physical Therapy operates 106 outpatient physical and hand therapy centers: 12 located within Equinox Fitness Centers, five located in Blink Fitness facilities, one located in a STACK Sports Performance Center, one inside a Golf & Fitness Academy, one inside Chatham Club, one inside Strive Fitness, and 85 standalone. 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. Additionally, Professional Physical Therapy operates a 20,000 square foot sports performance training facility in Garden City, New York.

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