NovaCare Rehabilitation,  Mechanicsburg, Pa, a national provider of outpatient physical therapy and athletic training services, has been named the preferred provider of physical therapy and athletic training services to the Philadelphia Phillies.

With this 3-year partnership, NovaCare will provide a full-time physical therapist/athletic trainer to work directly with Scott Sheridan, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS, head athletic trainer for the Phillies, and his medical team.

"We are pleased to have the clinical resources and partnership with NovaCare as it will allow us to keep injured players treating in our training room when typically injured players traveled with the team," said Ruben Amaro Jr, senior vice president and general manager, Philadelphia Phillies.

A division of Select Medical Corp, NovaCare Rehabilitation is part of a national network of more than 950 centers located in 36 states and the District of Columbia that includes Select Physical Therapy, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), and Kessler Rehabilitation Center. NovaCare serves as the exclusive rehabilitation provider to the Philadelphia Eagles, Sixers, Flyers, and Soul. It also serves as the exclusive provider to area universities such as Villanova, Temple, St Joseph’s, and LaSalle, as well as 300 high school, college, and professional teams nationwide.

[Source: Select Medical]