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Contact: Jeffrey A. Jacob
October is National Physical Therapy Month
Thursday, September 10, 2015 WESTARM Physical Therapy of Lower Burrell, PA - October is celebrated as National Physical Therapy Month, an annual commemoration held by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) designed to recognize the impact that Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people's lives.
In recognition of this, WESTARM will be providing the following free health screenings, on Friday, October 2nd from 11 am to 1 pm:
Anyone interested in obtaining any of these free services is welcome to attend. These screenings will be available at their Lower Burrell facility located at 3160 Kipp Avenue which is at the intersection of Wildlife Lodge Road and Rt. 56. A licensed physical therapist, registered nurse, nutrition counselor, and pharmacist will provide testing and healthcare advice. Light refreshments will be provided and there is free parking. RSVP is appreciated by calling (724) 335-5526.
The APTA represents more than 87,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide. Today's graduating physical therapists hold either a master's or clinical doctorate degree. They create plans of care reflecting scientifically based treatment techniques that restore function, reduce pain, and help prevent disability.
WESTARM Physical Therapy is a Medicare Certified Rehabilitation agency that has been in business for over 32 years. They offer Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy at eight (8) facilities primarily in the Allegheny-Kiski Valley. They also contract with local school districts to provide therapy for special-needs students and athletic training services for injured athletes. WESTARM Homecare Nursing & Therapy provides skilled nursing and licensed therapies in patients' homes within the same vicinity.