Hackettstown, NJ — The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey (OINJ) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Ivy Rehab Network, a physical therapy group known for excellence, with locations in five states. “We are pleased to be joining forces with a practice of such high caliber,” says Dr. Robert A. DeFalco, an OINJ orthopedic surgeon and practice partner. “We were drawn to them by their focus on excellence in patient care — one of our core values as well.” A nationally recognized independent surveyor of patient satisfaction, Avatar Solutions, has acknowledged Ivy Rehab Network as a Best Outpatient Provider in the U.S. and has awarded it the 5 Star Service Excellence Award three years running. The practice encompasses all aspects of physical therapy, including its application in sports medicine and sports injuries; post-surgical rehabilitation; overuse injuries; and inflammation from chronic conditions like arthritis. The partnership is effective immediately; Monday, October 3, 2016, will be the first day that patients will be introduced to the new organization. The three OINJ physical therapy locations in Hackettstown, Roxbury, and Chester will become part of Ivy Rehab and be owned and managed by them. “The experience, operational backing, and expertise of a regionally known, top-notch, specialized physical therapy leader will benefit our patients,” continues Carlos Curras, OINJ Administrator and Chief Operating Officer. “OINJ has a great reputation in all areas of orthopedics,” says Michael Neuscheler, CEO of Ivy Rehab. “This partnership will give our patients the best of opportunities. Together, we look forward to bringing them back to good health.” About The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey The OINJ board certified physicians, therapists, and specialists from all branches of orthopedic care collaborate with each other and with other partners in their patients’ care to come up with the best plan of action, providing both surgical and non-surgical solutions built from this team effort. Multiple office locations, extended hours, urgent care sites, and a centralized call center make it easy for referring physicians and for their patients, who are of all ages, with injuries and conditions of all kinds. Visit www.orthopedicnj.com for more information.