New Physical Therapy Clinic Brings Montclair Residents An Innovative, Natural Solution To Easing Pain And Discomfort


If you’d label yourself an “active adult”, yet you have back, knee, neck, or

shoulder pain that is currently preventing you from feeling confident and

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athletic, and you worry about needing surgery, injections, or opiates if it

keeps getting worse, you’re in luck.


There is a brand new, innovate, and all natural solution coming to Montclair

in January, 2020. Adapt Physical Therapy, co-owned by longtime Montclair

resident Cody Plofker and girlfriend and renowned physical therapist Dr.

Payal Patel is celebrating their “Grand Re-Opening” in Montclair this coming



After working and living in Montclair for several years, Plofker and Patel set

out to open their own company, and partnered with a sports complex where

they worked with high level youth and professional athletes on a daily basis.


After several years of thriving business growth, Plofker and Patel realized

something was missing. Here they were, living their dreams

working with high level athletes, yet every weekend they would come home

and be asked by friends, family, and former clients “When are you moving

back to Montclair? We need you here.”


They realized that their real passion was in helping active adults improve

their health so they can remain active and healthy, and their “people” are in

Montclair. Plofker, son of real estate developer Steven Plofker and

cosmetics mogul Bobbi Brown has strong local roots, and Patel built up

quite a loyal following during her few years working and living in Montclair.



When asked how Adapt Physical Therapy is different, Plofker stated “Our

entire goal is to help people live with confidence, knowing they are in control

of their health and physical bodies so they can do whatever it is they love

doing. We only get one body, and when most physical therapy places

provide generic treatments that don’t always help, people have no choice

but to go back to the doctor, where they are usually are recommended

injections, surgery, or medications. We help you stay active without needing

to do anything unnatural.”


Patel added “Another thing is, we know going to any medical appointment is

not always fun. It’s the outcome they go for. But we aim to actually have our

clients love going to physical therapy. We do this by providing a world class

experience, similar to staying in a world class hotel with hot beverages, fre

organic snacks, and more!.”


Adapt Physical Therapy is set to open for business this January. They are

hosting their Grand Opening Party January 16th, at their new Lackawanna

Plaza address. The Grand Opening Party will be from 6:30pm to 8:00pm,

will have food, drinks, entertainment, and more. The event will be open to

the public. Registration is not required, but is preferred. If you would like to

register or find out more information, please call (973) 319 – 4015 or go to They are offering amazing prizes and

giveaways to anyone who attends including Away travel bags, a Callaway

driver, Apple Airpod Pros, and more!