DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Cert ART – Certified Active Release Technique
Mark Carey is a physical therapist and the center manager of our Hudsonville clinic. He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2008. His graduate research project is published in WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation.
Mark has practiced outpatient orthopedics since graduating and he has clinical experience in chronic pain management, as well as temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). He has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages and ability levels, and he performs custom orthotics assessments for both athletes and the general population (http://www.biocorrect.com/). Mark is trained in a variety of manual therapy approaches, including a Lower Extremity Certification in A.R.T., and uses these “hands-on” skills, along with specific functional exercises, to tailor a unique plan of care for each patient.
Mark enjoys spending time with his twin daughters, family, and friends, as well as reading and drinking coffee in his spare time. He is also an active member of the Hudsonville Chamber of Commerce, serving on the board of directors in 2016 and as president of the board in 2017.
Grand Valley State University 2008
Grand Valley State University 2005
My therapist, Perla, is supremely knowledgeable, compassionate, sensitive, and encouraging. As a hip replacement patient who had experienced complications, I was very motivated to get well, yet cautious about making my condition worse. Perla knew which exercises would help most and just how hard to push me. She has always been positive and professional while being warmly human and cheerful!Kathy