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Physical therapists are being honored this October during National Physical Therapy Month. The purpose of this event is to recognize the important role these professionals play in helping patients recover from joint surgery.
“Physical therapy perform a critical role in helping our patients regain their physical health and mobility,” said Dr. Joseph Isaacson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence, a division of La Peer Health Systems. “The right program is essential to restoring range of motion and strength after joint surgery.”
Dr. Isaacson specializes in treating patients with congenital abnormalities and small stature. He also specializes in joint reconstructive surgery in young adults.
“Many of the cases we work are the results of sports injuries,” added Dr. Jason Snibbe, the Medical Director of La Peer’s Joint Surgery Center of Excellence. “For athletes, physical therapy is an absolutely crucial part of rebuilding physical fitness and returning to the previous level of performance.”
Dr. Snibbe also treats patients for hip and knee conditions at La Peer’s Knee Surgery Center of Excellence. Earlier in his career, he was an assistant physician for many Los Angeles area sports teams including the Lakers, Dodgers, Angels, Kings, Mighty Ducks, LA Avengers, and Galaxy.
Throughout the year, La Peer Health Systems participates in a number of other awareness programs including Prostate Cancer Awareness in September and National Colorectal Cancer Awareness in March.
About La Peer
La Peer Health Systems is an outpatient surgery center in Beverly Hills, founded by doctors and focused on providing excellent patient care alongside the most cutting-edge medical treatments available. With 50 world-renowned physicians in 14 specialties, comprehensive medical treatment is offered that takes patients from consultation to diagnosis, treatment, surgery, and ultimately aftercare. The 14 medical departments include orthopedics & sports medicine, gastroenterology, head & neck surgery, colorectal & general surgery, podiatry, ophthalmology, pain management, plastics & reconstructive surgery, gynecology, spine surgery, interventional cardiology, bariatric surgery, thoracic surgery, and anesthesiology. Unlike large hospitals, La Peer’s unique structure offers extremely personal care in a safe and controlled environment.
To learn more about La Peer Health Systems, visit http://www.lapeerhealth.com.