MSPT – Masters in Physical Therapy
ATC – Certified Athletic Trainer
Amanda is a licensed physical therapist and the assistant center manager at our Northeast Grand Rapids clinic. 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 a 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
Thank you for your help in my recovery. Wade and Marla have certainly helped me with their therapy after the knee surgery and the broken arm. All of you have been extremely kind as you guided me through the various exercises that have re-energized the many muscles that have helped me walk and get close to normal again. Your smiles, encouragements, the family atmosphere has been very helpful throughout the process. It starts with the smile and welcome that Kayla gives each time I walk in the door. Thanks so much to each of you for your caring attitude.Virgil