For Immediate Release
Contact: Connie Scholl Kurczewski
Tel: (203) 983 5748
THREE LOCAL PHYSICAL THERAPISTS EARN CFMT CREDENTIAL
Trio is Among Less than 200 Certified Functional Manual Therapists Worldwide
August 29, 2012, Old Greenwich, CT Elite Health Services, located at 1445 East Putnam Avenue in Old Greenwich, CT announced today that three physical therapy employees have recently earned the Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CFMT) credential from the Institute of Physical Arts located in Steamboat Springs, CO.
David Potucek, MSPT, CFMT of Cos Cob, Matthew Silvaggio, MSPT, CFMT of Fairfield, and Dr. Heather Whiting, PT, DPT, CSCS, CFMT of Greenwich have all joined Elite Health Services Managing Partner and Rehabilitation Coordinator, Dr. Brad Gilden, PT, DPT, CSCS, CFMT in obtaining the CFMT certification.
A Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) is a Physical Therapist who possesses expertise and advanced knowledge of integration and seamless treatment that couples mechanical treatment of the joints, soft tissues, visceral and neurovascular systems with manual neuromuscular facilitation to enhance optimum motor control and human function.
On average, it takes physical therapists five to six years to obtain the advanced Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) certification.
Elite Health Services currently employs four out of the less than 200 Certified Functional Manual Therapists (CFMT) worldwide.
Elite Health Services Manual-based Physical Therapists work with work with elite athletes, active adults and adolescents of all ages with varying injuries including orthopedic, sports, neurological, cardiac, pulmonary and pre/post-surgical cases. To learn more visit: www.EliteHealthServices.com
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