Why Patients Trust Point Performance

Shoulder pain
THANK YOU for referring me to Michal for PT for my shoulder. I know my pain level was pretty low (and you were shocked that someone my age had never ...
THANK YOU for referring me to Michal for PT for my shoulder. I know my pain level was pretty low (and you were shocked that someone my age had never been to PT), but it was interfering with my sleep and daily activities. Thanks to Michal, I am basically pain-free, and when I feel a twinge I get more diligent about my exercises. She has such a nice way about her, and has such gifted hands. She was also excellent at scrutinizing every detail of my movements, making sure I was doing everything correctly (and being extremely patient when I would forget week-to-week). And I would get dry needling every week if possible! She is great. Kudos also on the excellent team you’ve assembled at Point Performance—it’s one of the best run and most pleasant places I’ve been. All the ladies at the front desk and scheduling are so nice (and they seem to enjoy their jobs very much, which makes being there so much better than your average doctor’s office). The bad thing about healing is not getting be in your positive atmosphere all the time! While I hope I don’t have to come to PP again, it is great knowing that if I am injured, there is a fantastic team there to help.

A.C.

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Years of radiating back and leg pain
It sounds exaggerated to say this, but these guys are miracle workers. I have struggled with back issues subsequent to surgery years ago. I had ...
It sounds exaggerated to say this, but these guys are miracle workers. I have struggled with back issues subsequent to surgery years ago. I had gotten to the point of feeling hopeless, because the pain was so bad down my legs. After no relief at another physical therapy center, a friend recommended Point Performance and Dr. Klaiman. After a month of treatment with Dr. Klaiman, and Chris in physical therapy, my leg pain and burning is virtually gone. I feel like I've been given back my life.

H.M.

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Seven years of leg and foot pain
After seven years suffering from significant leg and foot pain and discomfort and various rehab and training regimens, I had resigned myself to ...

After seven years suffering from significant leg and foot pain and discomfort and various rehab and training regimens, I had resigned myself to continuing pain periodically alleviated by a series of cortisone shots.

After being encouraged by my neurologist to try therapy one more time, I am happy to report that I am feeling, for the first time, immensely improved and beginning to feel almost normal. To this I have to thank Lauren Borro of your staff. Through a combination of therapy excercises which were previously unfamiliar to me, dry needling, and conditioning, I feel stronger and on a path for continued improvement. Although I am realistic enough to recognize that I will never be cured and will probably have to periodically continue some sort of therapy, I feel that I can look forward to future years in which I can enjoy life. I am looking forward to hopefully taking an extended trip in my car which has been foreclosed to me for years.

David Engel

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Torn Meniscus
I saw Chris Ricardo after my surgery for a torn meniscus last fall. Chris helped me recover from my surgery so that I am now able to run again. He ...

I saw Chris Ricardo after my surgery for a torn meniscus last fall. Chris helped me recover from my surgery so that I am now able to run again. He was great—from the start, he asked what I wanted to achieve in PT (to run again) and made that our objective. He had a nice approach and knew when to push me and, more importantly, when to hold me back when I wanted to do too much, too soon. He was very supportive. I could not be happier that I can run again and I owe a lot to Chris.

I also want to commend Izzy. He was very kind and patient.

T.K.

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Post-Hip Surgery Relief
My physical therapist was Adam Gershowitz. There are not enough superlatives to describe him as a PT. He genuinely cares about us. I was referred ...
My physical therapist was Adam Gershowitz. There are not enough superlatives to describe him as a PT. He genuinely cares about us. I was referred because of back surgery, however, in January 2008, I had a total hip replacement. The exercises and manipulations not only have strengthened my back, but have also helped with the discomfort I was still experiencing after hip surgery. He was able to pinpoint why there has been this problem and has been able to relieve a lot of the discomfort. His knowledge of the muscle, nerve, and bone relationship is incredible. If you are fortunate enough to find a person who allows you to perform things you were unable to do because of pain and discomfort, you are so very grateful. Adam has been a miracle worker.

Sharon Young

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Osteoporosis and back pain
Having seen me at the request of Dr. Jerod Share, your answer to his questions of where do we go from here regarding back issues with an osteoporosis ...
Having seen me at the request of Dr. Jerod Share, your answer to his questions of where do we go from here regarding back issues with an osteoporosis diagnosis included several sessions with Danny. Not only did Danny teach me exercises which results in considerable pain relief, down from a 6+ to a 2 or 1, but also he is helping me learn more about body mechanics, thus insuring that I can keep moving for as long as I want to do the work. It has been a life-improving experience. Thank you.

M.C.

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Patient-centered practice
Point Performance is a very patient-centered practice. I have been treated there by Dr. Suros, Dr. Klaiman and Michal Tekle. All three are excellent ...
Point Performance is a very patient-centered practice. I have been treated there by Dr. Suros, Dr. Klaiman and Michal Tekle. All three are excellent practitioners of their various disciplines. Point Performance focuses on pain management and only has practitioners who work in this area alone. That makes for a much more focused delivery of the care they specialize in.

Frank S.

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Professional environment
I have been very happy with Point Performance and the service you have provided. Michal Tekle has done a terrific job. Her exceptional knowledge and ...
I have been very happy with Point Performance and the service you have provided. Michal Tekle has done a terrific job. Her exceptional knowledge and skills have resolved a problem for me that I thought was probably unfixable. I've enjoyed working with Israel and Emily, both of whom have been unfailingly courteous and respectful, while maintaining a healthy sense of humor. The entire front office staff has been a pleasure to get to know, and we've had a lot of fun in the process. Your whole company works as a well-coordinated team, always volunteering to help each other out and making life easy for your patients. I'm extremely impressed with your office environment, friendly, comfortable and professional in everything you do. Thank you.

Anthony T.

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Completely pain-free after surgery
I wanted to thank Dr. Klaiman so much for the patience and support you and your staff gave me during 2016, before and after my surgery. I am happy ...
I wanted to thank Dr. Klaiman so much for the patience and support you and your staff gave me during 2016, before and after my surgery. I am happy to report that I am completely back to normal (if not better) the past few months without any medication. I am able to exercise 5 days a week doing yoga, Barre, and gym exercises. It is the best feeling, and I am often flushed with gratitude to be able to move freely without pain. The hiking trip to the French Alps is back on for August, as well as starting my doctorate degree at Hopkins in May. You were an exceptional physician both in knowledge and compassion, and I will always recommend you highly.  

Suzanne Dutton

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Torn Rotator Cuff
I came to Point Performance with a torn rotator cuff which caused a lot of pain and made it almost impossible to use my arm to do almost anything, ...
I came to Point Performance with a torn rotator cuff which caused a lot of pain and made it almost impossible to use my arm to do almost anything, especially to cook, which is my passion. I worked with Allison and her assistants who very patiently and pleasantly helped me recover the full use of my arm. In the past two weeks, I baked a batch of cookies and had two dinner parties, which I had not been able to do for several months.

JP

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