Archive for January, 2014

South County Physical Therapy, Inc. and The Core Connection work together to fill a vital need

NORTHBOROUGH _ On Saturday, February 1, 2014, two local health and wellness organizations will work collaboratively to educate and inform the public on core stabilization, along with an often ignored, yet extremely important topic: the pelvic floor.

Stacey Berger, Physical Therapist from South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT), will present two important workshops at The Core Connection, LLC, a fitness studio located in Northborough.

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Why Physical Therapy Matters

Physical Therapy today is dramatically different than it was in its infancy. Ancient healers acknowledged the benefits of exercise, massage, and manipulation of the joints. The modern physical therapist was born of developments in orthopedics, through attempts to help people with Polio, and in response to returning veterans in WWI and WWII. As medicine advanced during the World Wars, surgeons were able to repair and save limbs and young soldiers needed help reclaiming their function.

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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. participated in the 9th Annual Local Business Health & Wellness Expo

WESTBOROUGH _ A New Year’s resolution to become fit and healthy is on many people’s to do lists. On Saturday, January 4, 2014, Westboro Tennis and Swim Club hosted its 9th Annual Local Business Health and Wellness Expo. South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT), a longstanding supporter of the Expo, offered free injury assessments, and introduced its therapists to the community.

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Grant Pattee – Assistant Director, Charlton

1.) How many years have you been practicing Physical Therapy? I have been a physical therapist for four years and was a rehabilitation aide for five years prior to that. 2.) Why did you choose to become a Physical Therapist? I have always enjoyed science and sports. I started as an athletic training major and physical education teacher. I eventually looked for something to combine both sports medicine and teaching. A good hybrid career was PT. 3.) Was there anything in particular that inspired your career choice? The experience I had at South County as a high school student.  I…

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