Don’t suffer with hip, knee or leg pain! Check our April newsletter for tips on decreasing pain! Our staff spotlight is Tiffany DeLoatch in our Martinsville office and we are welcoming three babies to the DOAR family!
South Boston welcomes new Physical Therapist Assistant, Tanya Howell
Join us in welcoming Tanya Howell, PTA to the team at DOAR South Boston! Tanya is a licensed PTA with a Bachelor of Business degree as well as an Associate of Applied Science degree in Physical Therapy. She brings 20 years experience in outpatient, acute, and skilled nursing facility settings, with expertise in orthopedics and neuro patients. Tanya is relocating to the area from southwest Virginia and is excited to start a new chapter here.
Eric Lackey, PT, MPT recognized as Danville’s favorite Physical Therapist
Eric Lackey, PT, MPT, Physical Therapist of Danville Orthopedic & Athletic Rehab (DOAR) was recognized as the area’s favorite physical therapist in the 2015 Rave Awards by readers of Showcase Magazine. Eric provides outpatient physical therapy at DOAR’s office at 2140 Franklin Turnpike in Danville. Eric also supervises physical therapy for pediatric patients through our sister company, Center for Pediatric Therapies (CPT).
Speaking of pediatric therapy… Katie Juza, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist at Center for Pediatric Therapies was recognized as the area’s favorite occupational therapist.
Beth Neal, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist received honorable mention as one of the area’s favorite occupational therapists. Beth provides occupational therapy for outpatient patients at Danville Orthopedic & Athletic Rehab and Martinsville Physical Therapy & Industrial Rehab. She also provides occupational therapy for homebound patients through our sister company, All Care Home Health.
Danville Orthopedic & Athletic Rehab was also recognized as the area’s favorite physical therapy center.
We thank the readers of Showcase Magazine for these recognitions! We are grateful for the opportunity to provide outpatient physical and occupational therapy services here in this wonderful region!
A pair of shoes can change a life
Now through December 31st, drop by any of our ten outpatient physical therapy locations to donate your gently used, name brand athletic shoes, and receive a free t-shirt!*
*Limit 1 t-shirt per person; sizes available while supplies last. See below for shoe criteria.
As experts in physical therapy, we know that choosing the right shoes can make a big difference in your stability and movement. But for many people around the world, just having shoes is an important start to improve health.
Because there are germs in dirt that cause infections and diseases to our skin, footwear is an important barrier to protect health. This issue does not affect most of us because we have more than one pair of shoes, and we live in sanitary conditions. However, many countries use dirt roads and financial resources are scarce. – Project Sole
That’s why we are hosting a shoe drive for Project Sole – a recognized non-profit that distributes shoes to impoverished and disaster-stricken communities throughout the world.
Project Sole maintains three distinct criteria for shoes donated:
STYLE: The most versatile shoes are athletic based: running, basketball, soccer, cross-training, volleyball, skate shoes and hiking boots are the most needed because the preeminent support and durability. Shoes to avoid: any open-toed shoes or sandals, baseball/football cleats, high-heels
LIFE of the SHOE: Shoes can be stinky and worn, but no holes in the soles!
BRANDS: Name brand shoes have earned the reputation of being better built and more durable, thus allowing more wear for their second owner. That is why we limit the brands collected to major athletic brands similar to the following: Nike, Adidas, Asics, New Balance, Reebok, Converse, Sketchers, DC, and Puma.
TheraSport Physical Therapy to sponsor trail run in Reidsville
Therasport Physical Therapy is proud to sponsor the third annual Run to Be Their Rock 5k Trail Walk/Run. The event is set for Saturday, November 22 at 10AM at Rockingham County High School (180 High School Road, Reidsville, NC 27320). Download the event flyer and registration form HERE. For more information, contact Leigh Ann Cross, Race Director, at lcross [at] rock.k12.nc.us.
TheraSport Physical Therapy will be well-represented in this 5k thanks to the efforts of Diana Grover Rizza, PT, Physical Therapist and her daughters, pictured below with TheraSport’s sponsorship check.
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