Health and Wellness

  • Elbow Injuries in Throwing Athletes

    Elbow Injuries in Throwing Athletes

    October 15, 2021

    Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete: What You Need to Know Over the years, we have begun to set aside more and more time for sports. With many opportunities to play indoors during the off-season, young throwing athletes spend less time resting their arms after a long season and more time playing year-round in travel […]

  • Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Opens New Pelvic Rehabilitation Center

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Opens New Pelvic Rehabilitation Center

    October 5, 2021

    We’re excited to announce that we opened a second Pelvic Rehabilitation Center on October 5, 2021. Our new clinic is located at 1621 44th Street SW, Suite 300, Wyoming, Michigan. This clinic is right down the road from our traditional clinic in Wyoming and marks 19 convenient locations for Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy in the […]

  • What to Expect at Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    What to Expect at Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

    September 16, 2021

    Hi, my name is Brooke Case and I am a pelvic floor physical therapist. Treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction may seem daunting. I am here to inform you more about what to expect to help decrease any anxiety and stress that may come with attending that initial appointment and any subsequent visits. I promise it […]

  • Tech to Physical Therapist Journey

    Tech to Physical Therapist Journey

    September 3, 2021

    Just a tech. That was my expectation when starting my part-time job after graduating with my bachelor’s degree in my pursuit of physical therapy school. Little did I know, Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy would have a company culture that would make me stick around for my entire journey as a physical therapist. Like most of […]

  • Concussion Myths

    Concussion Myths

    August 23, 2021

    With the start of the upcoming school year approaching, so is the beginning of contact sports seasons, such as football and soccer. An influx in sports seasons creates greater susceptibility in sustaining a concussion. These days, most schools and sports programs provide appropriate baseline testing and education, but sometimes the facts regarding concussions are misunderstood. […]

  • Overhead Athlete Injury Prevention

    Overhead Athlete Injury Prevention

    August 6, 2021

    Here at Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy, we see a lot of overhead athletes who are recovering from an injury and looking to return to their sport. Who is considered to be an overhead athlete? This group includes (but not limited to) baseball, softball, soccer goalkeepers, quarterbacks, volleyball, swimmers, tennis, shotput/discus throwers, and CrossFit athletes. This […]

  • Sprains and Strains – What’s the Difference?

    Sprains and Strains – What’s the Difference?

    July 26, 2021

    In my years as an athletic trainer I’ve heard the terms sprain and strain used interchangeably to describe an injury. While the two seem similar, or even the same, they actually mean two entirely different things! A sprain is damage to a ligament that connects bone to bone. These areas make up what we call […]

  • Temperature Therapy: When to Use Ice vs. Heat

    Temperature Therapy: When to Use Ice vs. Heat

    July 8, 2021

    Temperature therapy, or therapeutic use of heat or cold, is often the first response we turn to when our bodies are experiencing pain. Treating pain with hot and cold therapy can be extremely effective for a number of different conditions and injuries. Using temperature therapy is a safe self-treatment option that everyone can utilize. The […]

  • Everyone Poops!

    Everyone Poops!

    June 10, 2021

    Bowel Movements and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Your pelvic floor is a group of muscles that sit like a hammock in your pelvis. The pelvic floor needs to properly relax to allow for a bowel movement. It also needs to contract to stop an unwanted bowel movement. When the pelvic floor is working well, we […]

  • Making Exercise Work For You

    Making Exercise Work For You

    June 8, 2021

    Staying active can be hard. Most of us want to do more, but where can we find the time? Jobs, kids, volunteer opportunities, cooking, cleaning the house, school activities, and more draw on our time, and a little time for leisure would be nice, too, right? Adding exercise in is hard. Do you ever hear […]