DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Cert MDT – Certified McKenzie Method
James is a licensed physical therapist at our Gaines Township clinic. He grew up in the Byron Center and Kentwood area. James attended Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Exercise Science in 2015 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018.
James enjoys working in the outpatient orthopedic setting and utilizes a patient centered, hands-on approach. He enjoys treating patients across the lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics including post-operative. James is dedicated to improving his patient’s quality of life and helping them achieve their rehabilitation goals to return to their passions. James recognizes the importance of evidence based practice and strives to provide the best quality of care to all of his patients. James is certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. He is also pursuing further education and training in concussion management as well as rehabilitation for individuals with amputations.
In his free time James enjoys spending time with his wife, sailing on his grandfather’s sailboat, fishing on Lake Michigan, hiking, camping, and hosting family and friends at their house.
Grand Valley State University 2018
Grand Valley State University 2015
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