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meet the owner

kay deerman

With 45 years of experience as a Physical Therapist, Kay Deerman opened Palm City Physical Therapy, in the Oak Hammock Professional Plaza in Palm City, FL. 

Her office includes private exam rooms, as well as a large exercise room designed to facilitate highly individualized, evaluations and treatment. With the help of her team, they provide traditional modalities of physical therapy. 

Kay Deerman

Physical Therapist/Director BHS: Physical Therapy, University of Florida, 1977 Member of the American Physical Therapist Association, Private Practice Section, and the Florida Physical Therapist Association.

meet the team

When injury strikes residents of Palm City, FL, a physical therapist can often expedite the recovery process. At Palm City Physical Therapy, our team is focused not only on helping restore pain free functioning to your injured area but also on your emotional well-being throughout the process. Our employees are fully trained in their discipline.

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Joanne
Physical Therapist Assistant
Lisa
Physical Therapist Assistant
Marcela
Physical Therapist Assistant

Joanne, originally from New York, graduated and began her career as a PTA in 1980. She has worked in various settings, including pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, home health and outpatient. She has been a part of the Palm City Physical Therapy team since 2002. In her time off, she is an avid golfer, not so good bowler, pickleball player, and enjoys spending time at the beach.

Lisa is a Florida native, graduating from Fort Lauderdale High School. She began her career as a Massage Therapist, before completing the PTA program at Broward Community College in 2001. She has worked in various settings including home health, skilled nursing rehabilitation, orthopedic, pediatric and outpatient facilities. Lisa joined the team at Palm City Physical Therapy in 2021, and appreciates the intimate setting that this office provides its patients. 

Marcela is a Florida girl, but is originally from Brazil. She graduated from the PTA program at Indian River State College in 2021. In February 2022, Marcela joined the team at Palm City Physical Therapy, and continues to enjoy working with her patients. When she isn't at work, Marcela spends time with and traveling with her large family.

When injury strikes residents of Palm City, FL, a physical therapist can often expedite the recovery process. At Palm City Physical Therapy, our team is focused not only on helping restore pain free functioning to your injured area but also on your emotional well-being throughout the process. Our employees are fully trained in their discipline.

Our approach to your healing covers every aspect of the recovery process. That's why we take the time to design an individualized course of treatment that will directly address your specific needs. We have developed plans that involve a variety of strategies, including exercise therapy, muscle strain therapy and massage. 
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