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  • Jan. 3, 2019
    SSM Health Physical Therapy Acquires Athletic Training Center

    Acquisition Deepens SSM Health Physical Therapy’s Expertise in Rehabilitation
    for Sports and Orthopedic Care in Illinois
    SSM Health Physical Therapy today announced the acquisition of Athletic Training Center, which further strengthens SSM Health Physical Therapy’s range of services for sports and orthopedics rehabilitation in Illinois. The new SSM Health Physical Therapy center will open December 17.

    “We are looking forward to joining a market leader in outpatient physical therapy and becoming part of the SSM-Select Medical family,” said Rich Wager, P.T., ATC, former owner of Athletic Training Center “SSM Health Physical Therapy’s focus on developing the best therapists and providing a clinical environment for individualized treatment creates a patient and referral source experience that best aligns with our philosophy.”

    Athletic Training Center joins a network of more than 60 SSM Health Physical Therapy centers throughout the St. Louis metro region. The centers offer patients access to one-on-one, personalized care and innovative rehabilitation equipment that strengthen the body, reduce pain and prevent future injury. In addition, SSM Health Physical Therapy provides a wide range of general and specialty physical therapy services for sports and orthopedic injuries, arthritic conditions, balance disorders and work-related injuries.
    “We look forward to fortifying our offerings in the Metro East through the experience and knowledge that the talented Athletic Training Center team brings to SSM Health Physical Therapy,” said Jason Rubel, DPT, OCS, CSMT, vice president of SSM Health Physical Therapy. “This added expertise and location will allow us to better serve the needs of the Belleville and surrounding Metro East region.”

    SSM Health Physical Therapy accepts most insurance plans, offers flexible scheduling and has the convenience of multiple centers in the area to best meet the needs of the St. Louis community. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us at 800-518-1626 or