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#1 in the Nation
Oct 2016
#1 in the Nation
Each year, The American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Private Practice Section (PPS) grants the Jayne L. Snyder Practice Award to the single Physical Therapy practice that best represents and contributes to the physical therapy industry. And in October 2016, that was us!
SPEAR Makes the Inc. 5000 List For the 6th Time In a Row!
Aug 2019
SPEAR Makes the Inc. 5000 List For the 6th Time In a Row!
SPEAR has made the Inc. 5000’s list of the most successful companies in America for the 6th time in a row, a feat only 3% of companies accomplish!
Top Two PT Practices in the Nation to Work For
Dec 2017
Top Two PT Practices in the Nation to Work For
Our entire team's passion for getting New Yorkers back to life makes SPEAR a great place to work. And we appreciate it any time someone notices. This time we've been recognized as one of the top two PT Practices in the Nation to work for!
Official PT Provider of the 2K Classic
Oct 2017
Official PT Provider of the 2K Classic
For the second year in a row SPEAR is the official Physical Therapy Provider of the 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, as it returns to “The World’s Most Famous Arena” Nov. 16 & 17 for two days of doubleheader basketball action!
Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
Aug 2017
Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
In 2017, Inc. 5000 named SPEAR to its illustrious list of the fastest growing private companies in America - for the fourth time!
Trusted Member
Jul 2017
Trusted Member
SPEAR is proud to be a selected member of the Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Network at: Financial District – 30 Broad; Midtown – E 56th St.; Midtown – W 44th St.; Chelsea – 16th St.; and Penn Plaza – 7th Ave.
NYPTA Public Relations Award
Jun 2017
NYPTA Public Relations Award
The New York Physical Therapy Association honored SPEAR with the 2017 Public Relations Award for our work to increase public awareness of choosing safer alternatives to opioids during National PT Month in October 2016.
New York's Future 50...for the Fifth Time!
Jan 2017
New York's Future 50...for the Fifth Time!
Last month, on January 27th, at an awards ceremony in NYC, Smart CEO Magazine awarded SPEAR the “Future 50 Award” in Healthcare. For the 5th time!
An Unforgettable Opportunity
Sep 2016
An Unforgettable Opportunity
The 2016 Rio Olympics was an unforgettable experience for SPEAR Physical Therapist Jeremy Crow. He recalls the experience for the New York Physical Therapy Association.
Living the Dream
Aug 2016
Living the Dream
As a medical volunteer for the Rio 2016 Olympics SPEAR's PT Jeremy Crow got to fulfill a life long dream.
Dianne Baasch's Story
Aug 2016
Dianne Baasch's Story
SPEAR helps patients like Dianne Baasch get back to the best they can be.
Democracy at Work
Jul 2016
Democracy at Work
The NY Post featured SPEAR’s ‘democratic’ management structure and business success as a shining example of employees having a prominent voice in workplace decisions. Click here to read the article featuring SPEAR.
Living with Endometriosis
Jul 2016
Living with Endometriosis
Physical Therapist Natalia Farnsworth provides some great advice for patients with Endometriosis. Click here to read the article featuring SPEAR.
Dream Job, Take One
May 2016
Dream Job, Take One
SPEAR Physical Therapist, Dan Rootenberg, provides advice for achieving one's dream job based off of his own personal career.
Ringing the bell
May 2016
Ringing the bell
During Small Business Week, Chase Bank and the New York Stock Exchange chose SPEAR Physical Therapy to officially "ring the bell" as one of a few small businesses to be recognized for their success.
Editor of Maxim Has a Ball Getting #backtolife at SPEAR!
Oct 2014
Editor of Maxim Has a Ball Getting #backtolife at SPEAR!
SPEAR represents Physical Therapy in Maxim Magazine’s Feature, “The Slob’s Guide to Fitness.” The nationally distributed magazine named SPEAR’s “super friendly staff” the “X-Factor” in getting editor David Swanson back to life!
Columbia Award for Leadership in Clinical Education
Jul 2013
Columbia Award for Leadership in Clinical Education
Recognized as the best! SPEAR was recognized by Columbia University as the 2013 leader in Clinical Education. The award goes to the top tenth of 1% of all PT practices in the New York Metro area!
National Recognition from Chase Bank and Inc. Magazine
Nov 2012
National Recognition from Chase Bank and Inc. Magazine
SPEAR has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list of the country’s fastest growing companies 3 out of the last 4 years! Driven by our vision to get NYC #backtolife, our growth means more care to those who matter most- our patients!
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