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Ownership Team

  • Larry Benz PT, DPT, OCS, MBA, MAAP

    Larry BenzPT, DPT, OCS, MBA, MAAP

    Dr. Benz is a co-founder and co-owner of BreakThrough Physical Therapy.

    Dr. Benz is nationally recognized for his expertise in private practice physical therapy and occupational medicine. His s current interests include conducting research and integrating empathy, compassion, and positive psychology interventions within physical therapy. He will be releasing a book in the near future, Called to Care, that highlights this research. With over 175 invited presentations to PT programs, national conferences, and MBA programs throughout the country, Dr. Benz has been on APTA’s Advisory Panel on Practice and The Board of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and was a Trustee and Chariman with The University of Louisville an.  He is currently a Trustee with the Foundation for Physical Therapy.

    He is the recipient of numerous business and physical therapy awards including the Kentucky Physical Therapy’s Outstanding Physical Therapists award and Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the year for his region. He is the co-developer of physicaltherapist.com, and blog.evidenceinmotion.com, a blog devoted to the principles of EBP in physical therapy. His Foundation is the co-developer of Jacmel Rehabilitation in Haiti which can be found at PThelpforHaiti.org.

  • Jeff Hathaway PT, DPT

    Jeff HathawayPT, DPT

    Jeff Hathaway is a co-founder, co-owner, and CEO of BreakThrough Physical Therapy.

    Jeff Hathaway is a Graduate of Ithaca College and the owner of PRO-Active PT and Breakthrough PT which have multiple locations in North Carolina and New York. His clinics were one of the first in the nation to be certified in Evidence Based Practice by Evidence in Motion. He has extensive training in business development, conflict management, interest-based negotiation, team dynamics, change dynamics, communication skills and workers’ compensation/industrial consulting. He is a recognized national speaker and an author on business and physical therapy related topics. He has been a Physical Therapist for 24 years, a certified business coach, and is dedicated to moving the profession forward toward autonomous practice and a being primary player in the healthcare continuum.