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Joseph S. Prewitt, LPT 

Joseph S. Prewitt, Owner and Business Manager has been committed to excellence in patient care since 1983.  A native of Philadelphia, he attended Frankford High School, graduating in the top third of his class, then going on to graduate from Florida A & M University, Cum Laude, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and received his professional degree from Temple University’s prestigious, nationally ranked Physical Therapy Program. 

He brings extensive knowledge and experience in hospital settings, orthopedic, sports medicine, long term rehabilitation, geriatric, nursing home settings and home health care.  Even though his first love is the Orthopedic population and manual techniques (hands on) he prefers a diverse patient load including neurologic, geriatric, sports medicine and whatever challenges that are sent his way. 

Joseph S. Prewitt has been practicing for 24 years and has asissted in the development of nine (9) different Physical Therapy Facilities.  Twenty years ago he decided he wanted to offer the community a clinic that put patients before profits, thus he opened his own private practice and ten (10) years ago moved to the Germantown Section of Philadelphia, as PHOENIX Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center, LLC in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.  His mission has been to provide convenient access, for Philadelphia residents, to quality and efficient physical therapy.   

In addition to his sole practice, Joseph partner’s with other Physical Therapists and Family Practice Physicians across the Philadelphia and surrounding areas.  

Fatima Rone(Physical Therapy Aide)

Fatima is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree of B.S. in Kinesiology.

Fatima completed her internship at Phoenix Physical Therapy and was hired as a Physical Therapy Aide. She brings a contagious personality of warmth and familiarity to our office.

She has proven invaluable in assisting the Physical Therapist in structured exercise programs with clients.

Melissa Rodriguez(Physical Therapy Medical Assistant)

Melissa is a graduate of Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. She completed her externship at Phoenix Physical Therapy. Melissa is bilingual, speaking Spanish fluently.

Melissa serves in the Medical Assistant capacity. Setting up patient rooms, taking vitals, and assisting in exercise management. 

She also assists on the administrative side, answering phones, making appointments, and maintaining patient files. Additionally, she types patient reports.