DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Perla is a licensed physical therapist working at our Northeast Grand Rapids location. She grew up in Benton Harbor, Michigan and is a first generation graduate from an immigrant family. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Grand Valley State University and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University.
Perla enjoys treating a variety of patients, learning manual techniques and using her Spanish/cultural skills. Her main areas of specialty are vestibular, TMD, post-concussion, orthopedic conditions, McKenzie method, manual therapy, and Spanish is her first language.
When she’s not working, Perla enjoys riding motorcycles and horses with her husband, hiking with her two dogs, reading poetry and traveling.
Central Michigan University 2020
Grand Valley State University 2017
The HJPT Cutlerville team is great, and if I need therapy again I will be coming right back! They genuinely care about their patients–they don’t just do their jobs, they care about you and your life. They’re like friends and family!Benny