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Physical therapist office moves

Karl and Wendy Dadez have moved the offices for Dadez Physical Therapy to newly renovated space at 471 S. Arch Ave. in New Richmond.

Dadez Physical Therapy had long ago outgrown its space on South Knowles Avenue in New Richmond.

For several years, owners Karl and Wendy Dadez have been looking to construct a new building or purchase an existing structure that fit their needs. Over the past two years, they have been working with the city of New Richmond on a plan to build a facility in the New Richmond Business and Technical Park.

But those plans were scrapped when a professional building at 471 S. Arch Ave. (which formerly housed the Golf Cave) dropped in price and made the purchase possible.

"I've been watching this place for a while," Karl said. "When the price dropped, it overcame the cost to build."

Wendy said the location is ideal, because it's close to downtown and in a spot where many people can walk for services. It's also quiet, compared to the office's previous spot on New Richmond's main drag.

"We don't have all the trucks driving by," Wendy said.

After purchasing the building, Karl and Wendy remodeled the space to tailor it to their needs. Apart from the numerous exam and treatment rooms, and large waiting area, Dadez Physical Therapy now has a large gym with workout equipment galore.

There is also extra space for meetings and training sessions.

"We've been wanting to do more education," Wendy said.

The building features about 3,600 square feet of space, which is a considerable hike from the business's previous 1,400 to 1,500 square feet, Wendy said. The elbow room will come in handy as the business continues to grow, Wendy said.

"We have a waiting list," she said.

Dadez Physical Therapy has been operating in New Richmond since 2001, when Karl and Wendy were the two therapists offering services to clients. Now the facility touts five therapists, and Karl and Wendy are hoping to hire another in the near future.

A grand opening celebration will be scheduled this fall. Watch for details.

For more information, call 715-246-3809.

Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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