First State Favorites: Best physical therapy

NEW CASTLE | Pro Physical Therapy

ADDRESSES 100 Becks Woods Drive, Bear; 211 Executive Drive Suite 11, Newark; 1208 Kirkwood Highway, Elsmere; 100 Fitness Way, Hockessin; 114 Sandhill Drive Suite 103 Ketlay Plaza, Middletown; 2032 New Castle Ave., New Castle; 4106 Ogletown- Stanton Road, Newark


MANAGER/OWNER: Ralph Franceschini, MPT, Sr. Vice President of Operations


Describe what makes your business stand out:
PRO Physical Therapy’s mission is to exceed customer expectations by providing the highest quality of care in a friendly and encouraging environment. PRO has 32 clinics throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland with 11 of those locations in New Castle County. Transportation for patients, temperature controlled pools for aquatic therapy, hand therapy provided by Certified Hand Therapists, a charitable foundation called the PRO Foundation to benefit children with physical impairments, and a training center to encourage the highest level of new hire training and continuing education are several of the features that PRO is proud to offer to the communities that we serve.


KENT | Physical Therapy Services Inc.

ADDRESSES 725 Walker Road, Dover;

21 E. Glenwood Ave., Smyrna

OWNERS Vincent J. DeLeo, Philp N. Barkins and Gary T. Nowell


Describe what makes your business stand out: Personalized service by theowners and staff. Physical therapy in arelaxed and friendly atmosphere withexcellent results.

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned? Working on expansion ofservices to the community with continualimprovement in updating currenttreatment programs.


SUSSEX | Southern Delaware Physical Therapy Inc.

ADDRESS 2 Lee Ave., Suite 101, Georgetown

WEBSITE www.southerndela warept. com



Describe what makes your business stand out: Southern Delaware PhysicalTherapy is a therapist-owned andoperated company with rehabilitationfacilities on the Delmarva Peninsula.We pride ourselves in delivering exceptionalphysical therapy services, takingon the responsibility of treating our patientsseriously and personally. We realizethat our standard of conductmust always be “doing the right thingsright.”

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned?We look forward to gettingto know more of our neighbors byincreased community involvement.