Team Success Story

July 2nd, 2018

Team Success Story

“Stephanie was pivotal in preparing me for the aftermath of sustaining an ACL injury”

“I became a patient of Stephanie Ferro, DPT, in August 2018 when I was being treated for shoulder pain. She was able to pinpoint what was causing the pain and provided a successful treatment plan.  A few months later, I was playing tennis and slipped on the court. Unfortunately, I ruptured my ACL and sustained a bucket handle tear of my medial and lateral menisci.  Fortunately, I knew I would be in good hands post-surgery with Stephanie as my physical therapist.  I was not mentally prepared for the aftermath of sustaining this injury and Stephanie was pivotal in that aspect as well.  From the start, she’s been encouraging and very knowledgeable. I am very happy with my progress under her care.  Now that I am stronger and am able to exercise again, I’ve been training with Rachel Farr, CPT, at The FIT Institute.  Not only is she fun to work with and pushes me, I am also very thankful that there’s an opportunity for Rachel and Stephanie to collaborate regarding my physical therapy and personal training goals.  I started working with Rachel specifically on upper body and core exercises.  Now, lower body exercises have been incorporated into my training and I’m quite pleased that Rachel has a lot experience training those with ACL injuries.”

Stephanie Ferro – Doctor of Physical Therapy. Graduate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Former collegiate soccer player at Florida Atlantic University.

Rachel Farr – AT, ATC, CSCS, NSCA – CPT,  MS in Exercise Science; BS in Athletic Training (Northern Michigan University)

The FIT Institute is a physical therapy and sports performance facility in North Center. We increase the of an athlete’s career by teaching proper movement patterns that often lead to overuse injuries, we do this by bridging the gap between physical therapy and sports performance.

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