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Westborough PT Office Hopes Boston Marathoners Stop By

Original post on http://westborough.patch.com – April 4, 2013 South County Physical Therapy’s Westborough office staff hope Boston Marathon runners stop by for 15 minutes after completing their 26.2 miles. The Oak Street office will offer free 15-minute injury assessments — “a complimentary, quick meeting with one of our physical therapists” — to anyone bringing their Boston Marathon bib in before Memorial Day, Executive Director Eric Cardin said Wednesday. The physical therapist will ask the runner for a short history, and to describe their training program, he said. The physical therapist will “write up the injury assessment and send it with the runner…

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South County Physical Therapy opens new Charlton clinic

South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) has opened a new clinic space in Charlton. SCPT Executive Director Eric Cardin said the new 3,000 sq. ft. space will be home to therapists who specialize in manual therapy, the Graston Technique (a therapeutic method for diagnosing and treating disorders of the skeletal muscles and related connective tissue) functional movement screens, athletic performance evaluations, sports rehabilitation, and geriatric care.

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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. to participate in Health and Wellness Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2013 WESTBOROUGH _ South County Physical Therapy, Inc. will be one of over 25 local vendors participating in the 8th Annual Local Business Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at the Westboro Tennis & Swim Club (WTSC). The Expo is being held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and is free. The first 200 people through the doors will receive a door prize. “This is the sixth time we have attended the Health and Wellness Expo,” said South County Physical Therapy, Inc.’s Assistant Executive Director, Eric Cardin. “Each year we are able…

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Physical Therapy Firm Helps Cancer Patients

Original post on http://westborough.patch.com – Jan. 2, 2013 Six South County Physical Therapy physical therapists are certified in the Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation Program developed by local physician Julie Silver, a breast cancer survivor. A Westborough physical therapy firm is becoming known for its work with cancer patients. Six South County Physical Therapy physical therapists are certified in the Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation Program developed by local physician Julie Silver, a breast cancer survivor. Read more: Physical Therapy Firm Helps Cancer Patients

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Survivors Face A Major Gap In Post-Cancer Care

Original post on http://commonhealth.wbur.org – Nov. 12, 2012 In Massachusetts, 345,000 people are living with cancer today. With earlier diagnosis and more effective treatments, the American Cancer Society expects the number of cancer survivors to climb nearly 40 percent over the next decade. But cancer patients, while thankful for life saving treatments, are often living with side effects including chronic pain, fatigue and other disabilities. Often times they are told that, post cancer, this is the new normal. But that’s beginning to change. Read more: Survivors Face A Major Gap In Post-Cancer Care

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South County Physical Therapy to host ACL seminar for female athletes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2012 WESTBOROUGH _ Did you know that one in every 100 female high school athletes will sustain an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear and that girls are two to 10 times more likely to sustain an ACL injury compared to males who play the same sport? Anterior cruciate ligament, commonly referred to as ACL, is one of the knee ligaments that joins the upper leg bone with the lower leg bone. An ACL injury is a tear in that ligament, where the ligament either gets a small tear in it or the ligament and part…

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South County Physical Therapy Launches Their STAR Program® as Part of the Statewide Cancer Rehabilitation Initative in Massachusetts

Original post on www.oncologyrehabpartners.com – Oct. 26, 2012 (Worcester County, MA) South County Physical Therapy (PT), has announced that it has earned its STAR Program® Certification. The certification qualifies South County PT to offer the STAR Program, a state-of-the-art cancer rehabilitation program that will help survivors recover from the side effects and aftereffects of treatments. STAR Program Certification is part of a statewide initiative currently taking place in Massachusetts. Through a generous donation from The Friends of Mel Foundation, South County PT was able to make cancer rehabilitation the standard of care for its survivors. Read more: South County Physical Therapy Launches Their…

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Physical therapy bridges gap in cancer care

Original post on Wicked Local – Westborough, MA – Oct. 20, 2012 WESTBOROUGH — A South County Physical Therapy program geared toward patients who have undergone treatment for many types of cancers is growing rapidly. South County’s Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program aims to “bridge the gap” in cancer care, according to physical therapist Jennifer Goyette. Goyette said STAR was created by Julie Silver, MD, a local physician who underwent breast cancer treatment herself, and recognized a need for survivorship care and rehabilitation. South County’s Westborough office, located at 30 Oak St., now has five therapists who are certified…

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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. participates in Arthritis and Joint Replacement Symposium

WORCESTER _ On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) exhibited at the  “Living Well with Arthritis and Joint Replacement: Latest Advancements and Treatments Symposium”, which was hosted by the Senior Focus, a division of Elder & Disability Law Advocates. This symposium featured keynote speaker Christopher J. Vinton, MD, PhD, who shared the latest advances and treatments in joint replacement. Dr. Vinton is renowned in the field of orthopedic sports medicine, is an orthopedic surgeon, and is the team physician for Holy Cross athletes. His affiliations include St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester County…

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