Local Physical Therapy Group Celebrates Community First Responders

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Meridian Physical Therapy to throw Thank You BBQ celebrating longstanding relationship with Puyallup Area First Responders and Medical Community

Bill Pfister, Jr. RET Physical Therapy Group Director and Regional Manager

Throwing a BBQ is one way RET Physical Therapy Group, as a company, honors the job they do and promises to Never Forget!

Meridian Physical Therapy Group will be throwing a backyard style BBQ for First Responders, medical and office staff who serve and provide care for the Greater Puyallup Community.

“Meridian Physical Therapy has a longstanding commitment to providing the best care to these brave heroes, so they can continue to keep our communities safe,” said Bill Pfister Jr MPT, CLT, RET Physical Therapy Group Puyallup-Meridian Director and Regional Manager. “Puyallup is a tight community and we are proud to fully support the Police, Sheriff and Fire Departments.”

The 9-11 First Responder and Medical Community BBQ will take place on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, from 11:30am - 2:30pm at RET Physical Therapy – Meridian Clinic Location, 1707 3rd St SE, Puyallup, WA 98372.

“Throwing a BBQ is one way RET Physical Therapy Group, as a company, honors the job they do and promises to Never Forget! We would like to acknowledge and honor our first responders and the important role they play in our community,” said Pfister.

Police and firefighters are very active in their day-to-day jobs, which is why RET Physical Therapy Group is proud to honor the first responders who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe. “Having participated in the firefighter for a day and sheriff for a day programs, I have more than respect and admiration for our first responders, but also a professional understanding of the physical demands the job requires,” said Pfister.

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Join us for the BBQ!

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (11:30am- 2:30pm)

RET Physical Therapy – Meridian Physical Therapy Location
1707 3rd St SE, Puyallup, WA 98372
Arrange a specialist screening from the physical therapy experts at RET Group.

  • A RET physical therapist can assess and train you in the same way they provide care as an extension of the First Responder’s medical team via the Industrial Rehabilitation, Work Hardening and Conditioning Program or the Tactical Athlete Program.


  • Bill Pfister Jr., MPT, CLT, RET Physical Therapy Group, Meridian Physical Therapy Director and Regional Manager.
  • The Puyallup Police and Central Pierce Fire Department First Responders


About RET Physical Therapy Group (RET):
RET Physical Therapy Group was founded in 1973 by Robert E. Tutland, PT. All 28 RET locations are locally owned by a team of physical therapists dedicated to operating neighborhood, service-oriented clinics with highly skilled staff delivering excellent care and customer service. RET believes in a balance of family, work, community, and fun, and strives to retain valuable employees through support, recognition, and a commitment to balanced personal and professional lives. To learn more, visit RETPTGroup.com.

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