Laser Spine Institute Tampa Director Named Orthopedic Certified Specialist

Top Quote Irene Barlow Rademeyer, director of physical therapy and functional rehabilitation at Laser Spine Institute, has received her Orthopedic Certified Specialist accreditation. End Quote
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (1888PressRelease) August 11, 2010 - CEO of Laser Spine Institute (, the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, has announced that Irene Barlow Rademeyer, director of physical therapy and functional rehabilitation, has received her Orthopedic Certified Specialist accreditation. The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties certifies individuals who demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the field of physical therapy.

    Rademeyer, a 30-year veteran of spinal care and rehabilitation, graduated from college in South Africa and immigrated to the United States in 1986 to dedicate herself to the field of physical therapy. As a director at LSI, she has introduced a higher level of care in the form of individualized functional rehabilitation for patients at the facility.

    "We are pleased that Irene has been awarded this accreditation for the third time," said Horne. "She is an integral part of our team and is extremely dedicated to providing the best possible service to our patients."

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    - The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties has certified 8,408 individuals in seven areas including cardiovascular and pulmonary, clinical electrophysiologic, geriatric, neurologic, orthopedic, pediatric and sports physical therapy.

    - Rademeyer ran a private practice in spinal care in South Africa for fifteen years before immigrating to the United States.

    - Rademeyer has taught spinal care and manual therapy to postgraduate students throughout the United States. She has worked as a clinical lecturer for students and presented papers and published chapters regarding her focus.

    Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute's renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia, and consultation at facilities in San Diego, Beverly Hills, Calif., The Villages, Fla., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more information, visit

    Kate Catlin
    MMI Public Relations
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    kate ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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