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Readers’ Choice Gold Award — Best Physical Therapist 

THE pt GROUP would like to thank all of our loyal customers for helping us win GOLD in the Trib Total Media Readers’ Choice Awards!



Apollo-Ridge staffer still getting back on her feet after ACL tear and surgery

It started as a jump, one she had made dozens—if not hundreds—of times, out of the back of her pickup truck. But when she landed, Cristine Kostiuk knew something was wrong. Right after she landed, Kostiuk crumbled to the ground in excruciating pain as her right leg gave out. “I thought, ‘What did I do?’ I just couldn’t stand,” says Kostiuk, community engagement coordinator for Apollo-Ridge School District. When she landed, she had torn the anterior cruciate ligament, more commonly known as the ACL. The ligament is one of four major ligaments of the knee, and surgery is the only way to repair a full tear. Read More


THE pt GROUP Cover Story – Therapy Titans

A physical injury can be life changing, requiring weeks of recovery from the initial incident, physical therapy, and sometimes long-term alteration of one’s life style. Added to this is the very real fact that an injury could limit or preclude a person’s ability to work. But for injured workers in the Pittsburgh area, THE pt GROUP has been getting them back on their feet and back on the job for the past 28 years. Read more…