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TherHab Fitness Founder

Dr. Patrice Hazan

Physical Therapist


Patrice Hazan has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University and a Masters degree in Gerontology from Roosevelt University. In addition, she is a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and a member of the Academy of Geriatrics with the American Physical Therapy Association. She also is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is the CEO and founder of GroupHab® Physical Therapy and Wellness. Patrice is renowned for her alternative model of physical therapy care integrating small group physical therapist led fitness classes and individual physical therapy treatment.


Patrice has presented this model at national American Physical Therapy Conferences and she has  been published in  the American Physical Therapy Association PT and Motion magazine for her groundbreaking work. 


Our Story

TherHab Fitness® was created out of frustration with the current medical model of short term physical therapy and discharge with a home exercise program.

Physical therapy knowledge and expertise can be utilized not only to treat patients after injury or surgery - but BEFORE to prevent injury, surgery, and a decline in activity and quality of life..  Physical therapy knowledge utilized as a prevention, wellness and fitness.  Why wait until you need physical therapy?  Your physical therapist can help you be pro-active and stay fit, active and well! 

TherHab Fitness combines  physical therapy treatment concepts, principles, and theory with music to provide a  system of fitness classes designed specifically for older adults managing chronic conditions.  


TherHab Fitness is perfect for anyone who has concerns about joint pain, balance and agility, posture, or simply want to exercise safely and effectively under the supervision of a physical therapist.


Home TherHab Fitness allows you to receive personalized care at home with a physical therapist!  Stay fit with your physical therapist.


Our wellness screen will allow us to address any problems or concerns and to recommend the best classes to meet your needs.

You can attend our programming knowing that the classes are safe, evidence-based, and medically designed to keep you healthy and well in addition to preventing and managing chronic conditions. 

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