Access Physical Therapy & Wellness announces 21st location in New York Pleasant Valley, NY (December 6, 2018) – Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is pleased to announce its 21st location in New York, located at 18 West Road, Unit 9 in Pleasant Valley. The location will be opening on December 10th , with Joe Rifino, PT, as the Regional Director of this location. Rifino is currently the Regional Director of the Cortlandt Manor and Hopewell Junction locations. In addition to Rifino’s leadership, Karen McCarthy, PT, DPT, will be the full-time director for the Pleasant Valley location. “We are excited to have Karen McCarthy in her new role as Director of Pleasant Valley. I am confident Karen’s experiences will continue to propel growth within the region while maintaining what is most important to our company’s values.” said Joe Rifino. “Our plan is to continue to expand within the great state of New York,” explained Ashley Kurtz, Director of Operations & Business Development. “It’s our home market and what better way to pay tribute to our community than by continuing to treat as many patients with the highest level of care possible.” New clinic director Karen McCarthy, PT, DPT graduated from the University of Florida in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in health science and got her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. After working in the ICU department in a hospital in New Jersey, she joined the Access Family in early 2017. “I’m looking forward to continuing to grow with the Access Physical Therapy & Wellness team and making an impact on the community,” said Karen McCarthy, PT, DPT. At Access Physical Therapy & Wellness, patients receive the proper care and attention for physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Treatment plans can be adjusted to patients’ specific needs and goals. All Access Physical Therapy & Wellness locations work on a two patient per hour system to ensure the patient receives the most out of each visit. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness accepts most insurances and offers direct access to care. Patients can seek treatment without physician referral or prescription. To schedule an appointment at the Pleasant Valley location, please call (845) 228-8885. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is the fastest growing physical therapy company based in New York’s Hudson Valley, with clinics in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, They have been named to the Best Companies to Work for in New York list for 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness provides a full range of services in physical, occupational and speech therapy. Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is a 100% therapist owned organization providing quality physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services in clinics located across New York’s Hudson Valley, in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and in North Carolina. For more information, please visit