Locations

Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

Author: Missy

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? Ovarian cancer is often called a silent cancer because the symptoms can be subtle. Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Bloating Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly after eating Abdominal pain Urinary frequency Although many women would say they experience any one or all of these symptoms in any given month, it’s important to listen to your body and pay attention to changes in...

Meet Madelyn! Pediatric Patient Of The Month For September!

Meet Madelyn, our Pediatric Patient of the Month for September! Maddie has been working with Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Dave Eilers and Pediatric Physical Therapist, Jackie Bradley at our NOCH Rehab facility in Grand Haven. Maddie's mom, Jessica says that she has made a lot of progress in therapy! Jessica said that Madelyn's greatest accomplishment so far in therapy has been the ability to bear weight on her arms, getting on her...

D.A.R.E. To Be 100 Part 2 – The D in D.A.R.E.

by Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS, CEEAA “If you are going to get old, you might as well get as old as you can!”  If you missed Part I of this series, this is a quote from Dr. Walter Bortz II, author of Dare to Be 100. DARE is actually an acronym coined by Bortz, identifying what his research shows the keys to successful aging to be:       Our biological compass may come from...

D.A.R.E. To Be 100 Part 1 – September is Healthy Aging Month!

September is Healthy Aging Month! It's a great time of year to turn over a new leaf, assess your lifestyle and make your health a priority! We'll be sharing a five-part blog post series with you throughout the month of September written by Generation Care President, Holly Lookabaugh-Deur. Holly is a Board-Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist, a Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, and an advocate for anyone who needs help to...

Sara’s Story: From Running 5k’s to Ultra Marathons

Runners! You don't miss this inspiring story by ultra-marathon runner, Sara Fillman! Sara shared her story with us and we are thrilled to share it with YOU! Sara has been working with Generation Care Physical Therapist, Scott McKeel, PT, DPT, CSCS for the last year and a half. You will not believe the incredible transformation she has experienced in a short time. Sara went from being a casual 5k runner in the...

Is this normal or does my child have a sensory processing disorder?

by Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Lauren Geers, MOTR/L It’s quickly becoming that time when kids are heading to their first day of school for the new year. Returning to school can bring out many different emotions such as the nervous jitters! But it can also bring out more concerning behaviors. As a parent, it can difficult to determine if the behaviors observed in the classroom setting are typical for their age and the given...

Meet Diego! Our Pediatric Patient of the Month for August!

Meet Diego! Diego is our Pediatric Patient of the Month for August! Diego has been working with Generation Care Pediatric Therapist, Jennifer Bastian, PT, DPT, C/NDT. He has been receiving comprehensive Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech services at our North Ottawa location since the spring of this year.   "Diego continues to make great strides in all areas of his function. Diego and his family are incredibly dedicated to therapy, attending...

Anne’s Running Injury Story

Receiving feedback from our patients is always so encouraging and helpful to us! Anne took the time to share a handwritten note with Generation Care physical therapists Scott McKeel and Heidi Brouwer after they treated her for a running injury. Heidi & Scott, Just a note to thank you sincerely for working with me last month. As you know, running injuries are very frustrating! I appreciate your unique approaches to my injury and your determination...

Meet Dajsha and Riley!

Since it's National Youth Sports Week, let us introduce you to two incredible young athletes from the Grand Rapids Performance Center! Meet Dajsha Avery and Riley Homer!   Dajsha is a shotputter attending GVSU that had been dealing with intense shoulder pain. Performance Center Physical Therapist, Leonard Van Gelder coordinated closely with her healthcare providers in order to return her to competition. "The Performance Center has been an amazing experience! They explain everything...

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