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7/13/2017 General
Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes Janelle Johnson as Director of PT

Spine & Orthopedic Center is proud to welcome Janelle Johnson. MPT as its new Director of Physical Therapy. Janelle is a passionate physical therapist with almost 10 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics whose main focus resides on the somatic relationship between body and mind for rehabilitation and recovery.

A South Florida native, Janelle has always been passionate about sports and exercise as she played soccer and softball growing up in Coral Springs. She became a personal trainer after completing her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL on 2004. She then went on to obtain her Masters in Physical Therapy from California State University on Long Beach, CA.

Janelle is one of a handful of therapists in the tri-county area who are Certified ASTYM Therapy Providers for spine, upper and lower extremities, shoulder girdle and pelvis. ASTYM is a new treatment that regenerates healthy soft issues and eliminates (or reduces) scar tissue which may be causing movement restrictions or pain.

As the new Director of the Physical Therapy Department at Spine & Orthopedic Center, Janelle will manage most clinical aspects of the department and coordinate the evaluation and treatment of patients adhering to the practice mission and core values.

Please join us in welcoming Janelle and wishing her well in her new role.

About Spine & Orthopedic Center
Lead by orthopedic surgeon, Ashish Sahai, M.D., FAAOS, Spine & Orthopedic Center (SOC) combines cutting edge technology with multidisciplinary specialty physicians to provide patients with a comprehensive center specializing in orthopedic and pain management treatments, spine surgery, foot and ankle surgery, and physical therapy. SOC serves patients throughout its 4 locations in Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs and Plantation. For more information, visit www.SpineOrthoCenter.com.