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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

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Meet Simon! November Pediatric Patient of the Month

Simon is our November Patient of the Month! He has been attending Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Feeding Therapy with our speech-language pathologist. Simon has demonstrated great gains in all disciplines, but today, we wanted to recognize his gains in Physical Therapy. When Simon started Physical Therapy, he wasn't able to hold any weight on his legs and didn't have the balance to keep himself upright. Today, he can walk...

Exercising In the Heat

With many gyms still closed or requiring masks, taking a jog around your neighborhood or working out in your make-shift garage gym is ideal for many. In order to successfully work out outdoors, you'll need to beat the scorching heat that this summer has been offering. Here are some tips for exercising outdoors this summer and beating the heat!   Avoid the hottest times of the day. The hottest hours of the...

Healthy Lungs at Generation Care

About the Healthy Lungs Program: The Healthy Lungs program focuses on improving lung & respiratory capacity. This program is individualized and can be delivered in either the clinic, home, or via Telehealth. Whether you're recovering from COVID-19, post-hospitalization, or following stay-at-home quarantine recovery from any form of the illness, this program is catered to your needs. We want to help with the following: Progressive pulmonary recovery through our breathing program Improve your...

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...

Meet Aubree! December’s Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Aubree has been working on Physical and Occupational therapy with Krystina Donoghue, MS, OTR/L at the Generation Care NOCH location. She has been working on self-regulation, self-awareness, tipping her head back, and allowing hair-brushing. Krystina, Aubree's Occupational Therapist, says: Aubree has made such great improvements in occupational therapy! She is always a pleasure to treat and is always coming in with a smile and lots of laughs! When Aubree first started treatment,...

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...

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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