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

Patient Stories

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...

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 Barb!

Occupational therapy (OT) is Generation Care's unique branch of rehabilitation that focuses on patient treatment from a functional standpoint. OT promotes health and well being through involvement in activities of daily living or occupations. Occupational Therapist, Christine Schanz, MS, OTR/L, from our Muskegon facility recently had patient graduate from hand therapy. Barb came to Generation Care after having a bone tumor removed. "I am so pleased to have had the opportunity...

Meet Brenda!

We love patient testimonials and especially love kicking off a new week with one like this! Read about M.S. patient, Brenda, and how aquatic therapy with Generation Care Doctor of Physical Therapy, Laura Kate Covey, has made such an impact on her life: "Physical therapy has been a part of my life on and off most of my life. In 1981, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. M.S. is an incurable, progressive,...

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...

Meet Isaac!

Meet Isaac! Our July Pediatric Patient of the Month! Isaac has been working with Speech-Language Pathologist Kailey Riker, M.A., CCC-SLP at our NOCH Rehab location. Isaac is making huge progress in speech! "Isaac is a fantastic kid who has been progressing wonderfully over the past year! He started speech with me a couple of months ago and works really hard for his 'bubble breaks'. He is lucky to have such a...

Meet Isaiah!

Meet Isaiah Sanford, our June pediatric patient of the month! Isaiah has been working with Generation Care Speech-Language Pathologist, Dave Eilers since October 2017. He has made some amazing progress! Isaiah's goals are to make improvements in communication with others, especially his peers, and improve his reading comprehension. When Isaiah comes to see Mr. Dave, they start the day off by discussing their favorite Mario characters! (Isaiah's favorite character is Mario...

Meet June!

June is our May patient of the month! She has been receiving occupational therapy with Lauren Geers in order to improve her sensory processing. June is working on improving her coordination, balance, and difficulties with activities such as eating, sleeping, and self-regulation. June has been attending occupational therapy for about a year. She has been such a joy to work with and is steadily making gains! June loves anything to do with...

Olivia’s Story – Finding Her Voice Again

“Before going to therapy, my voice was very hoarse, gravelly, and would give out while I was talking. Some days I would lose my voice entirely. I would constantly feel like I was straining to talk at all. Therapy gave me specific goals and exercises that have helped to drastically improve my voice quality. Things like drinking more water, practicing strategies that would help me to be more gentle on...

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