DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
CAFS – Certified Applied Functional Science
Marium is a licensed physical therapist at our Kentwood location. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Lyman Briggs Physiology. She then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan in 2009.
Marium began her career in an inpatient rehabilitation setting at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, working with individuals with spinal cord injuries, neurological deficits, and multiple traumas. She has extensive experience and training for motor recovery after neurological injury along with custom wheelchair fitting and specialized equipment ordering. Marium also has experience working with post-surgical orthopedic patients, amputees, repetitive injuries, individuals with vestibular and balance dysfunction, and the pediatric population.
Marium enjoys working in outpatient orthopedics and utilizes an eclectic, hands-on approach to treat her patients. She has completed all four courses of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy through the McKenzie Institute for treating the cervical spine, lumbar spine, and extremities. She is certified in RockTape Functional Movement Techniques, Graston Technique, and Applied Functional Science from the Gray Institute for movement analysis and treatment. She is an Integrative Dry Needling practitioner. She incorporates a holistic approach to the body and is passionate about seeing patients return to health and wholeness so that they can enjoy the fullness of life.
In her spare time, Marium enjoys being active, biking, spending time with her family and friends, learning about different cultures, and traveling to foreign countries. She is also a certified Revelation Wellness® Instructor and enjoys teaching group fitness classes and encouraging others to pursue wellness.
University of Michigan-Flint 2009
Michigan State University 2005
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