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

Physical Therapy

Services Available during COVID-19

Physical therapy is an important part of many lives. That's why we are still operating during this time. We have taken many precautions to ensure your safety and the safety of our staff. We are offering many different ways to keep your appointments if you are not comfortable with an in-person appointment. E-visits We're offering e-visits via phone for those who prefer this method. Call your clinic location to set up an e-visit. Telehealth (video)...

Keep the Spring In Your Step!

Are you a snowbird coming back from a warmer climate, or a senior who has been stuck inside due to the stay-at-home order? Physical therapy can help you stay active during the stay-at-home order. With Telehealth and e-visits now available, you can continue your treatments at home! Make sure to check in with your favorite Generation Care therapist about this option. PT and OT is not just for after surgery Physical and occupational...

What is it with those baby helmets?

Most people know a niece/nephew, grandchild or friend’s child who has worn these cute helmets for some amount of time, but why are they wearing it? These helmets are called Cranial Remolding Orthoses and are often used when a child has developed significant head flattening (typically in a back quadrant of the head, called plagiocephaly), to the degree that they may need help directing the growth of the head to ensure symmetry of the cranium, ears, eye...

March Pediatric Patients of the Month! Bennie and Johnny!

Benjamin and Jonathan Stout have been making great progress in speech therapy over the past few months. These adorable twin boys ALWAYS arrive at therapy with big smiles on their faces and greet their speech therapist, Ms. Jen, with a “hi”. They are always eager to participate in therapy activities and have each met many of their individual speech and language goals. Both boys are now using 3-word utterances to...

Why your infant’s head tilt can be a big deal

Congenital Muscular Torticollis (abbreviated CMT) is a common condition in children, mostly infants, where the child presents with a head tilt to one side, and often rotation to the opposite side. When present, this is seen at birth or shortly after, and usually goes hand-in-hand with head flattening (often diagnosed as “plagiocephaly”). This condition has been described by research as occurring in nearly 4-16% of newborns, so chances are, you have...

Safety in the Snow: Preventing Injuries This Winter

Whizzing down a snow-covered slope on two skis can be dangerous and hard on your knees, but even simple activities such as shoveling snow or walking on snow and ice pose a variety of hazards. It is important to be alert during the winter and take precautions to prevent personal injury. An accident can happen while you are skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sledding or snowmobiling. It can also happen while walking...

November Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Meet Mason, the November Pediatric Patient of the Month! Mason has been working with Physical and Occupational Therapy. Occupational Therapist, Sarah Murphy has been helping Mason strengthen his upper body! Sarah says, "Mason has been making such great progress in occupational therapy! He arrives with a big smile and enthusiastic, "Hi, how are you?" each week. He puts forth his best effort in his sessions and has made great improvements in...

Combating Opioids with Physical Therapy for Veterans

After years of dedicated service, many veterans return from active-duty service and deployment with chronic pain and other physical and mental health conditions. Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons veterans seek care from a physician. Many veterans are put on multiple medications, including opioids, to treat dual diagnosis. Among veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, musculoskeletal ailments, joint and back pain, and mental disorders are the leading...

Oncology Questions? We have answers!

Did you know that Generation Care specializes in the treatment of cancer patients? We have had the incredible honor of helping many patients in the West Michigan area. While treatment is what most people think about, there is also the recovery process. Restoring function and helping you manage your recovery process is what we specialize in. As you may know, this month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Our Breast Cancer patients...

So, What Does a Physical Therapist Really Do?

As we celebrate Physical Therapy Month, it is a chance to reflect on all the fantastic people that we get to work with daily. From young to old, we are afforded the opportunity to really get to connect with people and help them achieve all sorts of goals. It is also an opportunity to educate people on what it is that physical therapists really do. When someone asks what you do,...

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