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Patient Services

Physical and Occupational Therapy

First Choice’s talented team of physical therapy specialists can be relied upon to develop customized treatment plans that will most highly benefit each patient, aiding in the restoration of mobility, reduction in pain, prevention of disabilities and improvement of overall health and fitness.

Make First Choice Your ONLY Choice for Physical and Occupational Therapy

First Choice’s comprehensive, outpatient physical and occupational therapy practice provides superior patient-centric care for general Orthopedic, sports and soft tissue injuries, including Worker’s Compensation cases. Our experienced, caring team, coupled with our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, allow us to develop an individualized rehabilitation plan that is specifically tailored to help our patients’ achieve their respective recovery goals.  We specialize in the prevention and treatment of disorders, injuries, and illness of the muscles, bones, and joints, including related post-operative rehabilitation.

Our Philosophy of Care

At First Choice, our goal is to empower you with knowledge so that you are better able to participate in your own recovery.  We encourage you to ask us questions about your treatment plan so that you fully understand your condition and how best to optimize the outcome of your therapy and rehabilitation.  Please let us know how we can help make your First Choice experience most comfortable for you.

Location/Office Hours


2030 S Patrick Dr.
Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937

5445 Murrell Rd Ste 105
Viera, Fl. 32955

709 S Harbor City Blvd, Ste 100
Melbourne, FL 32901

6300 N Wickham Rd Ste116
Melbourne, FL 32940

4311 Norfolk Pkwy Ste 114
West Melbourne, Fl. 32904

Physician Referrals

First Choice is pleased to welcome PT referrals from physicians serving patients who live and work in Florida’s Space Coast region.  Patients, please feel free to download this form and have your doctor fill it out for you.  Doctors, please feel free to download this form for your records.

Welcome New Therapy Patients

When visiting First Choice’s physical and occupational therapy practice for the first time, please plan on arriving at or shortly before your scheduled appointment time, wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear.  In addition, upon your arrival, you will need to provide us with your driver’s license or photo ID, insurance card and the following new patient forms, as applicable.

For added convenience and meaningful time savings on the day of your first visit, please feel free to download, print and complete all required forms and those additional forms which are applicable to you and present them to our receptionist upon your arrival:


At First Choice Orthopaedics, our staff aims at providing every patient with the highest quality healthcare. If you have any questions about the insurance policies we accept, please call our office. We are proud to partner with you to help you afford the healthcare that you need.

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"All I can say is I had an amazing experience. The staff was very friendly explained all the processes I need to go through and really help me out. I didn’t have to wait long and the appointment didn’t take long all in all I would recommend this place to anybody."

David G.

"I would like to thank everyone for their smiles and attitudes. They were great! The front desk so helpful as always. Thank you all."

Edward H.

"They have the BEST office staff and surgeons I have ever had, and I have had ALOT! I will be going back again to have my other knee replaced as soon as this one heals. So happy I found this doctors office, could not ask for any better care then they have given me already."

Jackie R.

"Everybody is courteous concerned educated and sticks to the task at hand. The therapists are always asking questions to evaluate your progress and to keep moving you forward .I look forward to the new exercises for me to do and the progress I make through my effort and time spent in physical therapy."

John S.

"100 percent the best medical place I’ve been. I didn’t wait more than 5 minutes to be called in. My PA is very knowledgeable and helpful. I received X-rays, an MRI, and diagnoses all in one day. Then I received a treatment plan the following week. 10/10. Couldn’t ask for a better visit."

Susan S.

"Dr Vliegenhart and Valerie are both amazing! They work so well together and have helped me tremendously with my back issues. Very professional and do everything they can to help you and find the best solution for the issues you have. I’m very grateful."

Nicole S.

"I have been going to First Choice Orthopaedics for about 7 years now and do highly recommend them. From the front desk to all nurses, doctors and all the other medical professionals are top in caring for their patients and the patients’ families."

Alan W.


First Choice Orthopaedics
709 South Harbor City Blvd, #100
Melbourne, FL 32901
Phone: 321-802-5850




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