NEW YORK, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Physical Therapy ("Professional"), a leading provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics throughout New York and New Jersey, announces today that it has acquired Pleasantville Physical Therapy, located in Pleasantville, New York. Clients can expect an accomplished team of licensed physical therapists who provide customized treatment plans that cater to patients and their injuries.
"As we evaluated the physical therapy landscape in Westchester and the greater New York City area, it became apparent that partnering with a larger organization that prides itself in outstanding patient care would be the critical next step for Pleasantville Physical Therapy," said Ron Sweitzer, owner of Pleasantville Physical Therapy. "I am excited for the benefits and opportunities that this new relationship will provide to Pleasantville's patients and staff, as well as to the physicians whose patients we are dedicated to serving. I am thrilled to be part of a management team that puts the patient experience first."
With this new acquisition, Professional now offers added convenience by operating 42 clinics throughout Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, and northern New Jersey. The new addition demonstrates Professional's ability to execute on its strategic plan of rapid expansion and successful growth provided by an exceptional staff of physical therapists that offer top-of-the-line treatment that meet each client's needs.
"We are thrilled to welcome Ron Sweitzer and the Pleasantville Physical Therapy team to the Professional family," said Charlie Byrd, Partner and Westchester Regional Clinical Director of Professional. "They are a natural fit that reinforces our core values. As we continue to seek ways to expand Professional's footprint in the Westchester market, we seek to partner only with best-in-class providers. This relationship will provide tremendous opportunities for Pleasantville's staff and patients, which has been a hallmark in each of the previous of Professional's similar transactions."
ABOUT PROFESSIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY
Professional Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy ("Professional"), headquartered in Uniondale, New York, is a leading provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation services in the New York-metropolitan area and New Jersey. Founded in 1998, Professional now operates 42 outpatient physical therapy centers: 12 located within Equinox Fitness Centers, four located in Blink facilities, one located in a Velocity Sports Performance Center, and 25 standalone. The company's outpatient physical therapy centers provide treatment to patients suffering from musculoskeletal impairments associated with accidents, sports injuries, and other medical conditions. Additionally, Professional operates a 20,000 square foot sports performance training facility in Garden City, New York.
SOURCE Professional Physical Therapy