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Physical therapist opens office at JCC's sports center

Alexander S. Talev, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CSCS, owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, P.C., recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse’s Neulander Family Sports and Fitness Center, 5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt. Talev, a Town of Onondaga resident, specializes in treatment and management of balance disorders/falls, orthopedic injuries (including post-surgical conditions such as joint replacement), spine care, neurological conditions, arthritis and pain management.

Photo of Alexander S. Talev, physical therapist and owner of Home Stretch Physical Therapy, who recently opened a physical therapy clinic at the JCC of Syracuse.“I am excited to be practicing at the JCC and serving more patients in the eastern suburbs,” said Talev. “The fitness center’s facilities, equipment and staff are top-notch, and having all of this available to patients is extremely beneficial for their physical recovery, conditioning and overall wellness.”

While Talev has focused his practice on treating older adults, he has experience working with individuals of all ages. He takes a highly personalized approach to providing individualized care and identifying the root cause of patients’ conditions, which makes treatment more effective and efficient.

“Having Alex here at the JCC is a nice compliment to all that our sports and fitness center has to offer,” said JCC of Syracuse Executive Director Marci Erlebacher. “It’s wonderful that we’re able to open our doors to even more people in the community and take part in helping with their health goals.”

Talev is a doctor of physical therapy with 12 years experience, and a graduate of Upstate Medical University. He accepts Medicare and most Medicare-advantage insurance plans, and also offers private-pay options. For more information and appointments, call 315-569-9308 or email