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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. provides educational program to residents of The Highlands

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2016
Contact Information: Eric Cardin, SCPT Executive Director, 508-389-9912

WESTBOROUGH _ On Friday, September 23, South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) continued its mission of providing free health and wellness awareness programming for the benefit of the community, with an educational presentation for residents of The Highlands Gracious Retirement Living. The program was held at 129 East Main Street in Westborough and shined a spotlight on improving mobility, falls prevention and restoring and maintaining overall fitness health.

The program was presented to an interested group of residents, by SCPT Executive Director, Eric Cardin, MSPT, CSCS, and Physical Therapist and Director of SCPT’s East Main Street practice in Westborough, Jennifer Lenkauskas, MSPT, CSCS. Cardin graduated with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1999, and is a recognized and sought-after Physical Therapist who works every day to ensure the organization continues to achieve the excellence and reputation it is known for throughout Central Massachusetts. Lenkauskas graduated with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 1996, and has been a therapist at SCPT since 2002. Lenkauskas is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

“Our residents really enjoyed the one-on-one attention they received during the program with SCPT. They were engaged, asked questions and are looking forward to future visits,” said Mary Darling, Activities Coordinator for The Highlands.

“Sharing my knowledge with the residents of The Highlands was a privilege. It’s not only SCPT’s goal to be a champion for healthier lifestyles in our communities, but it’s also a core value of our practice—one that each therapist feels personally committed to achieving,” said Lenkauskas.

For more than thirty years, South County Physical Therapy, Inc. has employed a talented and experienced team of therapists, who each have clinical specialties and licensed skill sets. SCPT’s six practice locations feature therapists certified in various programs, including the STAR Survivorship Training and Rehab program by Oncology Rehab Partners, the Orthotics certification through Sole Supports Custom Orthotics, and specialized treatment techniques for the care of pelvic floor issues. The practice’s Auburn location specializes in aquatic therapy, and offers an array of water-based techniques designed to help patients recover from injury.

SCPT is committed to helping seniors remain independent and engaged in the activities they love. To schedule a SCPT educational program or presentation, contact Eric Cardin at 508-389-9912.

For over 30 years, South County Physical Therapy, Inc. has been dedicated to providing its patients with quality, personalized rehabilitative care in an environment that is safe, comfortable and compassionate. As a privately owned company, the organization has given back to numerous charitable organizations in the communities it serves, and seeks to make a difference in promoting wellness and health awareness. The company offers six locations in Central Massachusetts that include: Auburn, Charlton, Millbury, Westborough (East Main Street and Oak Street) and Worcester. For more information, visit www.southcountypt.com.

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