Pivot Physical Therapy Earns PT Education Award in North Carolina

Earns Outstanding Facility Award for Extraordinary Dedication and Service to Physical Therapy Clinical Education by Carolina Clinical Education Consortium

Towson, MD, May 24, 2017: Pivot Physical Therapy, a leading provider of physical therapy, sports medicine and aquatic therapy services – with nearly 250 locations throughout the East Coast, including 35 in North Carolina – earned an Outstanding Facility Award for Extraordinary Dedication and Service to Physical Therapy Clinical Education by the Carolina Clinical Education Consortium.

The award covers the entire state of North Carolina and was based on the following standards:

  • Demonstrates long-term commitment to superior service as a clinical site for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students
  • Provides professional support and training opportunities for professionals serving as clinical instructors
  • Providers superior educational support and clinical learning opportunities to students on clinical rotations

“We are thrilled to earn this important award,” said Pivot CEO Harris Thompson. “We put a premium on education – helping ensure that our physical therapists remain at the forefront of patient care. We highlight educational support and training opportunities as important ways to meet our goal of being the employer and care provider of choice.”

“This award is an incredible honor,” said Stephen Reed, PT, DPT, CSCS and Pivot Regional President. “We are dedicated to providing superior clinical excellence for not only our patients, but our students and affiliated schools. Continuing and amplifying clinical education means we are always improving our skills, while simultaneously helping create the next generation of physical therapy practitioners. Better education means one thing: Better service and care for our patients every day.”

Pivot serves clients in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia.

Pivot also was recently named the 2016 Ascend Practice of the Year Award. Each year, this award honors a rehab therapy private practice that demonstrated exemplary business achievements and success over the previous year. Pivot was selected based on the practice’s overall growth, as well as its achievements in helping patients, promoting and maintaining company culture, participating in community outreach and contributing to the advancement of the rehab therapy industry.

About Pivot Physical Therapy: Pivot Physical Therapy is the premier provider of physical therapy, aquatic therapy and sports medicine services with nearly 250 locations throughout the East Coast. Its staff is comprised of the region’s most reputable clinicians dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care. Utilizing evidence-based practice and ongoing clinical successes, Pivot Physical Therapy is now a preferred provider of top physicians. Pivot Physical Therapy also has an extensive sports medicine network (Pivot Sports Medicine), providing athletic training and other sports medicine-­‐related services to over 50 scholastic athletic departments.To learn more, please visit

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