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Physical Therapy

  • Prayer and Physical Therapy

    Prayer and Physical Therapy

    July 1, 2022

    Healthcare providers are climbing to new heights in understanding the complex relationship between prayer and physical therapy, and as a physical therapist at our Caledonia, MI clinic, I have seen it first hand. One of my earliest memories as a pre-PT student observing at a clinic was when a PT, who had a fabulous reputation […]

  • Hudsonville Has Your Back

    Hudsonville Has Your Back

    June 27, 2022

    At Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy, we care about the health and well-being of our West Michigan community in Hudsonville, MI. In the midst of the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many organizations wrestled with what to do about in-person events, the Hudsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, its supporting businesses, the City of Hudsonville, […]

  • Treating Vertigo

    Treating Vertigo

    June 19, 2022

    Did you know you don’t necessarily have to live with that dizziness you feel getting in and out of bed? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, BPPV, is a very common form of vertigo and one that is very treatable in possibly just a few visits! Vertigo can have several different presentations from making you feel dizzy […]

  • Improve Your Lightsaber Battle

    Improve Your Lightsaber Battle

    May 3, 2022

    It’s the most wonderful time, of the yearrr…. *cough cough*, umm, excuse me… This year, as we approach Star Wars Day, it is an especially fun year in our household. I currently have a 2-year-old and this 2-year-old already loves Star Wars. She can confidently name characters that many in my family cannot and loves […]

  • Hudsonville Trails and Meeting Activity Guidelines

    Hudsonville Trails and Meeting Activity Guidelines

    April 21, 2022

    Did you know Hudsonville has both paved and unpaved trails for walking, hiking, biking, and more? The great news is the trails can be accessed from common areas around town. The Elmwood Trail (which has a trailhead in the parking lot of Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Hudsonville) and the Hudsonville Nature Center Trail are two […]

  • Meeting Baby Milestones

    Meeting Baby Milestones

    April 18, 2022

    So, you just brought your brand-new baby home from the hospital who is perfect in every way. You are excited, emotional, hormonal, happy, and experiencing thousands of other emotions all at once, but one thing is certain: you are nervous. Nervous to do everything right, to do something wrong, to miss something… just plain nervous. […]

  • Did You Know Your Physical Therapist Is a Doctor? 

    Did You Know Your Physical Therapist Is a Doctor? 

    April 13, 2022

    Do you call your Dentist a Doctor? Podiatrist? Chiropractor? Optometrist? Pharmacist? Veterinarian? Here at Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy in West Michigan, most likely (75% chance), you can call your Physical Therapist “Doctor.” Here is a little history and the evolution of the education of a physical therapist: The History of Physical Therapy Degrees The early […]

  • How Sleep Affects Recovery

    How Sleep Affects Recovery

    March 18, 2022

    Sleep: The most overlooked method of recovery As most of us know, it is recommended that a person gets 7-9 hours of sleep each night. However, do you know why sleep is so important? More specifically, why sleep is so essential for recovery after an injury or surgery? Sleep does many things. It’s not just […]

  • Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Expands to Zeeland

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Expands to Zeeland

    March 2, 2022

     We’re excited to announce that we opened a new location in Zeeland on March 7, 2022. Our new clinic is located at 26 North State Street, Suite 500, Zeeland, MI 49464. The opening of the Zeeland clinic marks 21 convenient locations in the Greater Grand Rapids area for Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy. We continue to […]

  • What Is Dry Needling?

    What Is Dry Needling?

    February 21, 2022

    What is Dry Needling? “Oh, I’ve heard of dry needling. It’s like Acupuncture, right?” As physical therapists who are trained and certified in dry needling, this is a hard question to answer. The answer is yes, but no. Some people have never heard of dry needling and it remains a foreign concept to them. Others […]