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

News

Race Directors for the RunSTRONG 5K to participate in the Five Mile Hill Challenge!

RunSTRONG 5k Race Directors Scott McKeel and Lauren L' Huillier were asked and selected to participate in the 5 Mile Hill Challenge this year to raise money for the Nayamba School in rural Zambia along with eight other people from the Grand Haven community. Scott was able to participate in this event last year and helped raise part of the over $20,000 for this school! That was enough to raise money to feed every...

Meet Liam! Pediatric Patient of the Month for February!

Meet Liam Green, our Pediatric Patient of the Month! Liam has been working with Generation Care Occupational Therapist, Tessa Hagen, MOTR/L and Physical Therapist Jackie Bradley, DPT at our NOCHS Pediatric Rehab Facility. Liam’s mom, Jennifer Green shared: “Liam has been working hard in therapy. He’s been working on dressing himself and hand coordination tasks.  Liam’s biggest accomplishment so far has been in being able to undress alone. OT has really improved...

Have A Heart For Kids – April 13

Get ready for our SECOND Have A Heart For Kids event on Saturday, April 13th from 10 AM - 12 PM. Our event last winter was a huge success, so we are more than happy to help families connect with resources once again. Have A Heart For Kids is hosted by Generation Care's Pediatric Rehabilitation Facility in partnership with North Ottawa Community Health Systems. This North Ottawa Community Connections Event is...

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

By Jeff Rigley, MSPT, C/ART, Grand Rapids Performance Center It might seem surprising that a male and father of only boys would be writing about women in sports! But as a former athlete and now physical therapist, athletics is still a major part of who I am. I believe in the lessons learned through sports for not only the physical gains but the mental and social gains that are lifelong! Those...

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

If you or someone you know has decreased vision that is not able to be corrected with glasses or surgery and it is starting to impact independence and ease of life, vision rehab can help you address your low vision needs to assure you maintain your independence and maintain your ability to participate in your daily life functions. People with low vision are at a greater risk of developing depression due...

A Compliment on National Compliment Day!

We thought today would be a good day to share this great testimonial about Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Elizabeth Turner, M.A., CCC-SLP! It IS National Compliment Day! [caption id="attachment_6747" align="alignright" width="255"] Liz Turner, Speech-Language Pathologist[/caption] "I am very pleased with my progress in voice therapy at Generation Care. I am diligently continuing my exercises on my own now. When I began therapy, I could hardly speak above a whisper. There are three...

Keeping Up With A Winter Running Routine

By Melanie Danklefsen, PT, DPT, CMP Myth: Winter is a good time to take a break from running. Fact: Winter is a great time to maintain running baseline and address the little things to help you run strong. Winter, especially in Michigan, is a typical downtime between major fall and spring races. Although the weather is cold and snowy and invites one to stay inside wrapped up in a warm blanket, it is...

Post Mastectomy Care

By Megan Dickerson, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist Life after a mastectomy procedure is complicated with many medical visits and decisions about further treatment including reconstruction, radiation, and chemotherapy. In addition, there are other complications that may exist including physical pain, fatigue, emotional changes, fear of movement of arms, scarring, lymphedema in arms, loss of engagement in everyday activities and social isolation. An occupational therapist’s holistic approach enables you to share your complications and...

Meet Allyson! Pediatric Patient of the Month for January!

Meet Alyson Fethke, Pediatric Patient of the Month for January 2019! Allyson began treatment in occupational therapy with us and is now working on speech with Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Kailey Washburn, M.A., CCC-SLP. Kailey says: "Allyson is sweet, smart and a hard worker. She makes excellent progress in therapy, which helped her graduate from OT! I am always happy to see her walk through the door because I know we...

Direct Access to Physical Therapy in the State of Michigan

What is Direct Access? “Direct access” is the phrase used in health care to explain how a person accesses services without a physician referral. In Michigan, this is a newer concept – only a part of health care law since 2014. In 2014 Michigan passed a law (Public Act 260), which allows people in the state of Michigan to be seen directly by a physical therapist for 21 days or 10...

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