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Grand Rapids, MI

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occupational therapy Tag

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...

Dry Needling at the Grand Rapids Performance Center

Dry needling is a modality that is useful for pain, dizziness, and neuromuscular dysfunction. It involves the insertion of a sterile monofilament (small diameter) needle into myofascial trigger points. The area(s) of insertion are unique to the person receiving the treatment. Some clinicians will insert a needle into a muscle and then manipulate the needle to provoke a muscular twitch signaling neurologic reset of the tissue. Others will insert multiple...

October Pediatric Patient of the Month: Grason!

Grason Collis has been working hard in speech and language therapy and occupational therapy at North Ottawa Community Hospital outpatient center. Grason attends speech and language therapy with Jen Feurt, M.A, CCC-SLP and occupational therapy with Krystina Donoghue, M.S, OTR/L. In speech, Grason is currently working on his articulation skills with a focus on the production of the phoneme /s/. Ms. Jen reports that “Grason is doing a great job producing...

June Pediatric Patient of the Month, Mila!

Mila works with Occupational Therapy for regulation, body awareness, and motor planning and Speech Therapy to improve her expressive-receptive language in order to communicate within multiple environments Dave Eilers MS, CCC-SLP had this to say about Mila, “She is the sweetest little girl and we have had the pleasure of working with her over the past two years. Mila started speech therapy and was non-verbal with a lot of self-harming behaviors....

LSVT for Parkinson’s

By Brian Keenoy, DPT I have been lucky enough to work with people with Parkinson’s for 5+ years now. I became LSVT BIG certified in April of 2014 and have had the pleasure of working with over 100 people diagnosed Parkinson’s. In those years I have been able to see individuals utilize physical therapy (PT), speech therapy (ST), and occupational therapy (OT), and specifically the LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD treatment...

April Is Occupational Therapy Awareness Month!

This April we celebrate the discipline of Occupational Therapy and its role in our rehab team. Generation Care is proud to be one of the few locations on the lakeshore that has skilled occupational therapists as part of their team. Occupational Therapy’s discipline is derived from the early use of daily occupations as forms of therapy. The term Occupy is defined as: fill or preoccupy (the mind or thoughts). "Her mind was occupied...

Meet Andrew Bos!

Meet Andrew Bos! Andrew is a favorite patient at the Generation Care Muskegon Clinic location. Andrew has been attending therapy at Generation Care after being involved in a motorcycle accident that resulted in a TBI (traumatic brain injury). March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Andrew and his family wanted us to share his story and progress in therapy. We asked Generation Care therapists, Laura Kate Covey, and Elizabeth Turner, to...

The Rehab Trifecta For Parkinson’s Disease

When it comes to staving off Parkinson's disease's progression, movement is the best medicine. A long-term degenerative disease that affects mobility, speech and motor skills, Parkinson's is the fastest-growing neurologic disorder worldwide and set to outpace dementia. Parkinson's disease afflicts 1 million people in the United States and 6.9 million people globally. That figure is projected to reach pandemic status and double to 14.2 million people by 2040. Many people think tremors are a hallmark of the disease,...

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...

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...

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