West Orange, NJ (June 21, 2016) – John Gallucci Jr., President and CEO of JAG Physical Therapy was honored as the Education Award Recipient for the 2016 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. The NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes awards program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 over 400 people gathered at the Palace at Somerset Park to celebrate the 2016 honorees at the 10th annual Healthcare Heroes awards.“I couldn’t be more excited and honored to accept this award as the 2016 Education Hero”, says John Gallucci Jr., “As a healthcare professional, one of the things I am most passionate about is educating people on how to prevent injuries, to ultimately keep them healthy and out of the physical therapy clinic. On behalf of myself and the entire JAG Physical Therapy team, I would like to congratulate the 2016 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Award Recipients!”John Gallucci Jr., President of JAG Physical Therapy and Medical Coordinator for Major League Soccer, currently owns and operates eleven comprehensive outpatient orthopedic sport physical therapy facilities throughout New York and New Jersey. The Staten Island-native released his first book Soccer Injury Prevention and Treatment in June 2014. Recently, Gallucci has been featured on broadcast outlets including FOX-5, PIX 11, ESPN, and Q104.3 as a medical expert on various injury prevention topics. The most awarded physical therapy company in the Tri-State Area, JAG Physical Therapy has been voted Physical Therapy Company of the Year by NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes, a Community Service Award recipient by the American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey, as well as being honored as business of the year throughout several New Jersey counties.ABOUT JAG PHYSICAL THERAPY:Established in 2005, JAG Physical Therapy (www.jagpt.com) is a comprehensive outpatient physical therapy company which provides physical therapy care for general orthopedic, sports and soft tissue injuries, Workers’ Compensation cases, and Medicare patients. Our experienced, caring physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise physiologists are invested in your full recovery.