CORA Physical Therapy West Columbia grand opening celebration

CORA Health Services, Inc., doing business as CORA Physical Therapy (“CORA”), a top-10 national operator of outpatient physical therapy services, announced  the grand opening celebration of its clinic in West Columbia, SC. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5th at the new clinic, located in the Westside Plaza Shopping Center at 100 Dreher Road, Suite 100.

There will be plenty of food, drinks, door prizes and fun at the Grand Opening celebration, including tours of the clinic and demos of treatments. The Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber will be on hand for the ribbon cutting, and other area businesses are joining in the festivities. Chick-fil-A is providing, complete with a visit from the cow, along with Wing Stop and Original Brunches. Local massage therapist Terri Behlin Whales is offering chair massages, and Profile by Sandford, Dynamic Fitness, Orange Theory, Fleet Feet and others will have tips for staying healthy and fit.

Sue Ella Johnson, CORA Vice President of Operations for the Carolinas, said “We are so excited about our newest clinic in the Midlands that enables us to bring CORA to more people in the community. The team here has worked hard on this grand opening event, and we’re looking forward to celebrating our new clinic with the people of West Columbia, who have welcomed us with open arms.” The West Columbia clinic joins other CORA clinics in the region, including Camden, Northeast Columbia, Lexington, Batesburg-Leesville and Greenwood.

Clinic Manager Jessica Mentrup, a native of North Augusta and alumna of USC Columbia, is excited to bring CORA to West Columbia. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in Florida and then returned to Columbia. Mentrup specializes in sports medicine, concussion management and general orthopedic rehabilitation.

CORA West Columbia is the 24th CORA Physical Therapy clinic in South Carolina, offering treatment for general orthopedic and sports injuries, pre-and post-operative care, vertigo and balance disorders, and sports medicine evaluation and treatment. CORA Physical Therapy accepts patients through direct access—no referral required—for people calling or walking into the clinic seeking physical therapy services, as well as through physician referrals. As one of the leading outpatient physical therapy providers in the country, CORA accepts 4,000+ insurance plans and offers payment options for patients without insurance.

The Grand Opening is free and open to the public. For more information, call Clinic Manager Jessica Mentrup at 803.525.8070.


About CORA
CORA Health Services, Inc./CORA Physical Therapy ( is an outpatient rehabilitation company that uses proven clinical practices and cost effective treatment protocols to return patients to their jobs and lifestyles as soon as possible. Their clinics offer a complete range of treatment, including outpatient physical therapy and general rehabilitation, worker’s compensation therapy, sports and auto injury rehabilitation, and rehabilitation for seniors. CORA operates more than 210 clinics in nine states: Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, including specialty clinics under the Body Gears brand.