A New Ivy Rehab HSS Physical Therapy Center of Excellence is Open in Avon, CT

A New Ivy Rehab HSS Physical Therapy Center of Excellence is Open in Avon, CT

Ivy Rehab HSS Physical Therapy Center of Excellence (CoE) is now open in Avon, CT. You’ll find the office located in the new Whole Foods Plaza at 60 Market Street. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Ivy Rehab have partnered to jointly open these Centers of Excellence, featuring a wide range of equipment and services with highly trained therapists providing world-class care.  

“We are thrilled to expand our presence into Avon. It’s an honor to join this bright and growing community, as well as to serve the people of Avon with the highest quality of care,” said Kerrie Glassman, Regional Director for Ivy Rehab. “We look forward to continuing to build our relationships with patients and physicians in Hartford County.” 

Austin Bronson will serve as the Clinic Director and Physical Therapist at the Avon facility. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 2018 and began as a staff therapist for Ivy Rehab in Wallingford. Austin has worked on the development and implementation of a concussion rehab protocol, treated patients with lymphedema, worked with the pediatric population for torticollis and plagiocephaly, and specialized in the performance of dry needling, which significantly helps patients who are dealing with chronic headaches and jaw pain. 

Austin has always had a passion for sports and helping the athletic population, as well as those recovering after surgery. He continues to enjoy playing hockey and golf in his free time around the Farmington Valley area where he grew up and currently resides with his wife Julia, in West Simsbury. 

“I am extremely excited to return to the Farmington Valley after growing up in the area. I look forward to bringing high-quality and patient-centered care to Avon and the surrounding communities,” said Bronson. “Being active is the key to a healthy, happy life, so to have the opportunity to bring this to my neighbors is very special to me.” 

The new office offers AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill, dry needling, physical therapy, soft tissue mobilization, arthritis treatment, orthopedic therapy, post-surgical treatment, balance and fall prevention, vertigo, and much more. Special programs available at the Center of Excellence include: 

“Opening this new location and expanding further into Connecticut allows HSS to continue our partnership with Ivy Rehab in sharing our robust musculoskeletal knowledge across a wide spectrum of conditions, injuries, and treatments,” says JeMe Cioppa-Mosca, Senior Vice President of Rehabilitation & Performance at HSS.  “To become a CoE, the clinic and staff meet rigorous standards in order to provide high-quality rehabilitation care to the local community.” 

Access to care is available with or without a physician’s prescription, usually within 24–hours, and through virtual–telehealth as well. The office is open Monday through Friday, and Saturday by appointment.   

If you’ve injured yourself, are experiencing pain or discomfort, lost your sense of balance or strength, or have any musculoskeletal concerns please contact us. The Ivy Rehab HSS Physical Therapy Center of Excellence team is here for you!  

To make an appointment, give us a call at (860) 703-8505 or to request an appointment online, click here 

About Ivy Rehab HSS Physical Therapy Centers of Excellence 

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), nationally ranked No. 1 for orthopedics for the 11th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021), has partnered with Ivy Rehab to open Centers of Excellence (CoEs) across the United States. CoEs are led by highly trained physical therapists with extensive education, and each facility is equipped with cutting-edge equipment. The wide range of trusted quality services provided at CoEs is the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatments, ensuring optimal and efficient care for patients in these communities.  



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