Portage Physical Therapists, Inc. is a private Practice therapy group which was begun in 1973 by Mr. Paul Ferrara of Kent, Ohio. Starting as a single person practice, Portage Physical Therapists has grown to include 95 staff members consisting of therapists, assistants, athletic trainers, clerical and business management specialists, and consultants. The entire staff is dedicated to complete rehabilitation success of the people we serve.
The service base of Portage Physical Therapists includes:
• Contracting therapy services to existing facilities and programs.
Through these avenues we are able to serve every age group in the community in a variety of settings.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES/SCHOOLS – providing evaluation, treatment and program development for all areas of developmental disabilities through speech, occupational and physical therapy services.
ORTHOPEDICS – post surgical, as well as, all other orthopedic rehab
INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS – provide a full line of industrial programs including Key Functional Capacity Assessment, isokinetic testing and back to work programs.
GERIATRIC – providing evaluation, treatment and program development in skilled nursing facilities.
HOME HEALTH – occupational, physical and speech therapy services offered through visiting nurse associations.
SPORTS THERAPY – sports medicine services, including pre-season screenings and athletic training for area sports teams.
HOSPITAL – all inclusive therapeutic program development, management of outpatient, inpatient and satellites.
• Physical Therapists
Portage Physical Therapists, Inc. has been in the therapy business for over 30 years. We currently have two out-patient centers located in northeastern Ohio which are owned and operated by Portage Physical Therapists. We have established long term relationships with hospitals, schools, nursing homes and home health agencies. We have a proven record for the development of new programs, as well as, enhancement of current programs for the contracts we serve. We have met and exceeded JCAHO requirements