EXTON, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, today announced that it has identified the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as its national community service partner. More than 3,100 employees for Physiotherapy Associates will provide ongoing community service efforts to benefit the more than 400,000 people living in the United States with multiple sclerosis (MS).
"As the leading physical therapy provider in the United States, our affiliation with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society allows our 3,100 employees across the United States to provide community service to benefit the more than 400,000 people living with MS and their family members on a local, regional and national basis," said Dan Connors, Chief Executive Officer, Physiotherapy Associates. "We plan to work with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through its national network of chapters in a variety of ways, including education and participation in its Bike MS and Walk MS events across the country."
"The National MS Society's vision is a world free of MS," said Becca Kornfeld, Vice President of Corporate & Community Relations. "Having Physiotherapy Associates join the MS movement in such a meaningful way will help us move that much faster toward our vision."
In addition to its ongoing relationship with the National MS Society, Physiotherapy Associates' clinicians are focused this month on celebrating the benefits of physical therapy during National PT Month, which is an annual event. Each October, the practice of physical therapy is promoted nationally as an integral part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. With more than 600 clinics across the U.S., Physiotherapy Associates' clinics are available for one-on-one care, and provide comprehensive plans of care for all types of patients.
About Physiotherapy Associates
Physiotherapy Associates is the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services. Physiotherapy Associates employs an industry-leading team of physical therapists and healthcare practitioners who are dedicated to high-quality patient care. The company provides physical therapy, industrial rehabilitation and orthotics and prosthetics services to millions of patients each year across the United States. With more than 600 clinics, Physiotherapy Associates is national in scope, local in care. For more information, visit www.physiocorp.com, follow us on Twitter (@physiocorp) or become a Physio fan on Facebook.
About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Founded in 1946, the National MS Society's mission is to mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. In 2009 alone, through the Society's national office and 50-state network of chapters, it devoted over $132 million to programs that enhanced more than one million lives. To move us closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested nearly $36 million to support 375 research projects around the world. For more information on MS and the research and service programs supported by the Society, visit www.nationalMSsociety.org
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