Tide­wa­ter PT names new clin­i­cal direc­tor in Ch­ester

The Star Democrat - - REAL ESTATE -

CH­ESTER — Tide­wa­ter Phys­i­cal Ther­apy and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion As­so­ciates P.A. have hired Brian Pret­ty­man, PT, DPT as the new clin­i­cal direc­tor and Doc­tor of Phys­i­cal Ther­apy at their Ch­ester lo­ca­tion.

Brian re­ceived his bach­e­lor of sci­ence in health sci­ence from Sal­is­bury Uni­ver­sity in 2013. Brian gained ex­pe­ri­ence in the field of phys­i­cal ther­apy, work­ing as a phys­i­cal ther­apy tech­ni­cian with Tide­wa­ter Phys­i­cal Ther­apy, un­til go­ing back to school to fur­ther his ca­reer. In 2017, Brian re­ceived his doc­tor of phys­i­cal ther­apy from the Uni­ver­sity of Mary­land Eastern Shore.

“It is a special sen­ti­ment when we can hire one of our pre­vi­ous tech­ni­cians as a phys­i­cal ther­a­pist. Brian teched at both our Eas­ton and St. Michaels clin­ics. It’s hum­bling to know that the care we pro­vided to our pa­tients, in­spired him to be­come a phys­i­cal ther­a­pist. We are very op­ti­mistic and en­thu­si­as­tic about the ad­di­tion of Dr. Pret­ty­man. He is an ex­tremely in­tel­li­gent and car­ing in­di­vid­ual with an abun­dance of knowl­edge and com­pas­sion to give to his pa­tients. We know he will be a wel­comed ad­di­tion to our Ch­ester com­mu­nity,” Jen­nifer Wal­ter, COO, CFO of Tide­wa­ter Phys­i­cal Ther­apy, said.

Pret­ty­man’s area of in­ter­ests in­clude man­ual ther­apy, multi-trauma ther­a­pies, in­stru­ment as­sisted soft tis­sue mo­bi­liza­tion (IASTM), bal­ance, pre- and post-op­er­a­tive and joint re­place­ment ther­a­pies, sports and or­tho­pe­dic ther­apy, and stroke re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion. He also will con­tinue to of­fer ex­tended hours and aquatic ther­apy at the Ch­ester clinic.

The Ch­ester clinic is lo­cated at 800 Abruzzi Drive, Suite E, Ch­ester. To sched­ule an ap­point­ment or eval­u­a­tion with Pret­ty­man, call 410-643-7515.


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