PHILADELPHIA, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaCare Rehabilitation, a leading local and national provider of outpatient physical therapy and athletic training services, is pleased to announce that they have been named the preferred provider of physical therapy and athletic training services to the Philadelphia Phillies. With this three-year partnership, NovaCare will provide a full-time physical therapist/athletic trainer to work directly with Scott Sheridan, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS, Head Athletic Trainer for the Phillies and his medical team.
"We are pleased to have the clinical resources and partnership with NovaCare as it will allow us to keep injured players treating in our training room when typically injured players traveled with the team," said Ruben Amaro, Jr., Senior Vice President & General Manager, Philadelphia Phillies.
"This is a great opportunity for NovaCare to provide our physical therapy expertise to not only a great Philadelphia sports team, but one of the best teams in Major League Baseball," said Dan Bradley, President of NovaCare Rehabilitation. "We are eager to help the Phillies ensure their players are healthy."
About NovaCare Rehabilitation
A division of Select Medical Corporation, NovaCare Rehabilitation is the industry leader in physical and hand therapy services. NovaCare is part of a national network of more than 950 centers located in 36 states and the District of Columbia that includes Select Physical Therapy, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), and Kessler Rehabilitation Center. NovaCare provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize function and physical well-being in patients of all ages and abilities. NovaCare serves as the exclusive rehabilitation provider to the Philadelphia Eagles, Sixers, Flyers and Soul. It also serves as the exclusive provider to area universities such as Villanova, Temple, St. Joseph's and LaSalle, as well as 300 high school, colleges, and professional teams nationwide.
SOURCE NovaCare Rehabilitation