Look Who’s Featured on the Brochure for the APTANJ 2019 Fall Conference

Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO is proud to be featured on the APTANJ 2019 Fall Conference brochure. With over 50 years of experience as a Physical Therapist and only one of twelve in the entire United States that has the distinction of being recognized as a board-certified Geriatric Specialist for over 20 years, Yaffa prides…

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Posture and Breathing Presentation at the Monmouth Museum

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO I would like to share my experience with an educational event which I attended yesterday.  Four months ago Jane Eisenberg, Art Director of Monmouth Museum, invited me to talk about correct posture and breathing for children. It was a successful event that led to the creation of gearing…

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Honoring National Therapeutic Recreation Week – July 2019

By: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO During the second week of July, National Therapeutic Recreation Week is celebrated every year since established by the National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS) in 1984. This week highlights the importance of engaging in activities and raising awareness for therapeutic recreation programs and services that could improve the health and…

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Independence Remains an Important Value

By: Vanessa Cardenas From 1776 to the present day, the 4th of July continues to be celebrated as the birth of American independence and freedom. Independence remains an important value to our elders.  We are proud that with Mobile Therapy Services we can help them maintain their independence.   By providing skilled physical, occupational and speech…

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PDPM – A Physical Therapist’s Perspective with Decades of Experience

By: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO I would like to share my personal opinions and feelings about the upcoming transition to PDPM. I am a physical therapist that already had years of experience when I was introduced to the provision of therapy within the sub-acute/nursing home environment. I accepted the job as a PT, Clinical…

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Gardening – A Wonderful Therapeutic Group Activity

By: Ronit Waisbrod, PT, DOR Group therapy is an important part of our rehab gym. During group time we are addressing Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology therapeutic goals while enhancing socialization and most importantly having fun. Our May gardening club meeting was a fun-filled activity. All it took was five enthusiastic residents, three…

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Occupational Therapy in a Home Care Setting

By: Erin Berkowsky, OTR/L An occupational therapist evaluates balance, coordination, endurance, safety awareness, strength, attention, problem-solving, vision, communication, and many other functions while the individual performs daily tasks. Occupational therapists also evaluate the home environment to identify barriers to independence. For example, structures can be identified that increase the risk of falls (e.g., throw rugs)…

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Mobile Therapy Services Inc Community Reach-Out

By: Yaffa Liebermann PT, GCS, CEO and Katie Forman CPA, COO of Mobile Therapy Services As you are aware Mobile Therapy Services Inc (MTS) is a sister company of Prime Rehabilitation Services Inc (PRS) that provides therapy services at home. MTS provides same great therapies t hat SNF residents receive from PRS, but we do…

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