Students and professionals join forces to open a physical therapy clinic in Cumberland County
MECHANICSBURG, PA (WHTM) — Messiah University And Phoenix Physiotherapy (Phoenix) jointly opened a new interprofessional, outpatient practice for physiotherapy in Mechanicsburg.
As early as October 27, 2022, Phoenix and Messiah University officially announced they would be entering into their first-ever partnership to create a physical therapy clinic for the surrounding Cumberland community, according to the Vice President of Marketing
Phoenix Physiotherapy Suzanna Manella.
The new facility is located at 401 E. Winding Hill Rd. Suite 110.
This new clinic will offer its patients the following services:
- physical therapy
- occupational therapy
- Athletic training
“The clinic will provide manual, hands-on therapy services to a diverse patient population. These include pre- and post-surgery rehabilitation, injury prevention and recovery, treatment of diseases including Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis, various diseases, chronic pain, headaches, pediatric care and development, sports injuries and training, pre-screening and evaluation of recruitment, and therapy for work-related injuries, among others,” said Franco Madaffari, director of clinical operations at Phoenix. We look forward to welcoming the Winding Hill and Messiah University community to our new clinic.”
The new 3,620-square-foot facility officially opened its doors to patients on December 12, 2022.
The clinic is run by a Messiah University graduate named Kelly Clancy, who graduated from Messiah in 2006. According to Phoenix, Clancy now brings more than 13 years of experience to the new clinic.
“I look forward to returning to Messiah University and look forward to developing individualized therapy plans for my patients,” said Clancy.
According to Phoenix, the new partnership with Messiah University was facilitated by The Bridge Center for Continuing Education and the Office of University Partnerships at Messiah.
Phoenix Physical Therapy currently employs more than 1,000 people and operates more than 150 community-based clinics across the United States
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