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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

pediatric care Tag

February’s Pediatric Patient of the Month: Charlotte!

Charlotte has been receiving Occupational and Speech therapy at Generation Care with Speech Therapist Kailey Riker. She's been working hard on coordination, speech, pronouns like she and he, improving sensory and self-regulation. Kailey says, "Charlotte is so much fun to have at therapy! She always has a great attitude and makes our sessions fun just by being herself. I always look forward to working with her. She has made excellent progress...

Chronic Pain and Pediatrics

Parenting is hard. Hands down. So how do parents deal with pain in their children that is not easy to explain, or that persists for a long time (>3 months)? Chronic pain in children is a very tricky thing to navigate, as children cannot always communicate their problems and needs in a way that is clear for adults to understand. Sometimes pain in a child presents more like emotional outbursts, withdrawal,...

Meet Darian! January’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Darian has been working hard at the Generation Care on Speech Therapy with Dave Eilers, Speech-Language Pathologist. Laura, Darian's guardian says that he has greatly improved in making sentences with up to 5 words! His pronunciation of words has also improved greatly. "Darian was severely neglected as an infant. My hubby and I finally have guardianship of this angel. He has thrived mentally and physically with the help of professionals...

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...

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,...

September Pediatric Patient of the Month: Jordan!

Jordan has been working hard with Jackie Bradley, DPT to correct his torticollis and strengthen & balance training! Spending time in physical therapy at Generation Care has helped Jordan achieve his greatest accomplishment yet - gaining ground in his overall balance and strength in mobility! His new goals are crawling, climbing, and transitioning from side to side sitting while playing. Rob, Jordan's parent says that Jordan enjoys the time he spends in physical...

Meet Sophey! August Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Sophey's physical therapy journey started when she was just 8 days old! She's now working with Generation Care Physical Therapist, Jen Bastian, C/NDT at the North Ottawa location. She has been working hard to reach her goal of supination, weight-bearing and reaching with her right arm. Sophey was born and received a birth injury which left her right arm limp and unable to use. Her mom, Stacey, believes that starting intervention...

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....

Meet Emerson and Ellison! Pediatric Patient of the Month for May!

Meet Emerson and Ellison Hill, the Pediatric Patients of the Month for May 2019! Emma and Ella have been working with Jackie Bradley, DPT at Generation Care on physical therapy.Emma and Ella's mom, Lauren shared:"My girls have been working towards many goals over the past ten months, but most recently have been focusing on crawling and standing." Independently sitting with supine and achieving mobility has really allowed them to become...

Have A Heart for Kids 2019 Wrap Up!

The Have a Heart for Kids Community Connections event was a HUGE success! Thank you to everyone who took time out of their day to attend and a big shout out and a thank you to the vendors in attendance! Mary Free Bed Orthotics Bow Wow Readers Reading with Breslyn Children's Special Health West Michigan Miracle League Muskegon Waves Children's Special Health Discovery Toys Grand Haven Special Education Deaf and...

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