MSPT – Masters in Physical Therapy
ATC – Certified Athletic Trainer
Amanda is a physical therapist at our Grand Rapids Northeast location. She attended Grand Valley State University, receiving a Bachelor’s in Health Science with an athletic training emphasis in 2003, and her Master’s in Physical Therapy in 2006.
Amanda has experience working in outpatient orthopedic settings, home care and neurological rehab including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy. With the majority of her clinical expertise based in orthopedics and sports physical therapy, Amanda utilizes both a functional and hands-on approach in treating her patients. She strives to provide quality, individualized care for each patient in order to help them meet their goals. She places strong emphasis on education to assist patients with overcoming limitations as well as preventing or managing future impairments. Amanda specializes in post-operative protocols and return to sports programs, has training in Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Video Gait Analysis, Body Weight Supported Treadmill Training, manual therapy and myofascial release, aquatic therapy and amputee rehab.
In her free time, Amanda enjoys being with her family, friends and her dogs, traveling, going to concerts and sporting events, biking and camping.
Grand Valley State University 2006
Grand Valley State University 2003
I did not know what to expect before my first visit here. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised. I looked forward to every visit. HJPT has such a positive and encouraging attitude which made each visit a blessing.Sue