Motion PT Group Buys Community Therapy

MOTION PT Group, a leading provider of physical therapy and occupational therapy services in New York, has acquired Community Physical Therapy. MOTION, formed in June 2015, is a portfolio company of Pharos Capital Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Family owned and operated since 1981, Community Physical Therapy offers one on one physical therapy out of three locations: Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn. Its mission is to help people overcome pain and disability through clinical expertise and personal attention from licensed, experienced, and highly skilled physical therapists.

Dr. Roslyn Sofer, PT, DPT, OCS, founder of CPT, and her son Dr. David Sofer, PT, DPT, President/Manager of CPT’s Brooklyn Office, will continue in their leadership roles and the CPT staff will join MOTION PT Group as well. In addition to her individual responsibilities at her clinic, Roslyn Sofer is an Assistant Professor at Touro College and at SUNY Downstate Physical Therapy programs. David Sofer is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate Physical Therapy program and is the current Chair of the Advisory Panel on Payment for the New York Physical Therapy Association. He served on the Board of Directors for the NYPTA from 2010 through 2014.

Edward R. Miersch, President and CEO of MOTION, said, “Both Roslyn and David have an extremely loyal patient base and a well-deserved reputation for providing innovative, customized care. Their close relationships with the medical community result in regular referrals from New York’s top physicians in sports medicine, orthopedics, neurology and physiatry. They are a potent force in higher education and their involvement in local, state, and national issues in physical therapy reinforces their passion for our industry. They will add significantly to MOTION’s capabilities as we continue to build the premier physical therapy network in the New York area, and we are delighted to welcome them.”

Dr. David Sofer added, “CPT was founded on the idea that our patients deserve close personal attention. We are proud of that tradition and pleased to be joining a practice that shares our vision of personalized service and that will support our growth. We look forward to working with Ed and the entire MOTION team.“

MOTION has over 250 employees at 18 locations throughout the NY metro area. Community Physical Therapy has three locations in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.