Physical Therapy

  • Star Wars Meets Physical Therapy

    Star Wars Meets Physical Therapy

    May 3, 2021

    A long time a go in a PT clinic in your neighborhood… PHYSICAL THERAPY WARS A New Hip It is a period of growth in the medical, health, and wellness fields.  A brave group of physical therapists have band together to combat the aches, ailments, and surgeries that awesome and evil degenerative arthritis has created.  […]

  • Treating Headaches

    Treating Headaches

    April 19, 2021

    Did you know there are many different types of headaches?  And did you know most of these headaches can be treated by a trained physical therapist? There are five main types of headaches that can be differentiated by factors such as length/duration of symptoms, location of the headache, and other associated symptoms. Let’s dive in […]

  • A Day in the Life of an Athletic Trainer

    A Day in the Life of an Athletic Trainer

    March 24, 2021

    I love what I do! Being a part of athletics and students’ teams, cheering when they win, consoling when they lose and seeing them come back to their sports after an injury are amazing parts of my job. I joke with my students all the time that they should get a degree so they can […]

  • Why I Became an Athletic Trainer

    Why I Became an Athletic Trainer

    March 5, 2021

    I am often asked, “Why did you get into the field of athletic training?” My answer for why I became an Athletic Trainer is pretty typical. I played a lot of sports growing up, got hurt a bunch of times, hung out with my Athletic Trainer too much, thought she was really cool, and decided […]

  • Signs of TMD and How to Fix It

    Signs of TMD and How to Fix It

    February 16, 2021

    Click. Pop. Grind… are these jaw sounds familiar? Or how about this… Delicious bagels that used to satisfy the soul, now cause a stabbing pain in your jaw. Yawning is no longer just an indicator that your tired, but also that something in your jaw is just not right. Instead of waking up well rested, […]

  • Treating Juvenile Arthritis

    Treating Juvenile Arthritis

    November 25, 2020

    As a parent, hearing the word “arthritis” when referring to your child’s health can be confusing and scary. It may leave you feeling helpless and unprepared. We are here to help and want to answer any questions you may have. What is it? Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term to describe a group of […]

  • Common Running Mistakes

    Common Running Mistakes

    November 17, 2020

    With the fall season comes a new wave of races to train for, and new ambitions to get back into a good running regimen. This year has been especially different due to COVID-19. People have either been creative with home workouts or have stopped working out altogether due to gym closures and protocols. Regardless of […]

  • What Can Be Done About Degenerative Arthritis?

    What Can Be Done About Degenerative Arthritis?

    November 2, 2020

    Some of the common questions we get as physical therapists are “How can physical therapy help with arthritis?” or “You can’t do anything about arthritis right?” The good news is, there are research proven things that we as physical therapists can do to help with arthritis. Let’s first start with some science explaining what arthritis […]

  • Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Celebrates 20 Years!

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy Celebrates 20 Years!

    September 16, 2020

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy is gearing up to celebrate its 20th year anniversary. Over the last two decades, we have been committed to serving our neighbors as we have grown to be the largest 100% locally-owned, independent physical therapy practice in the Greater Grand Rapids Area. Hulst Jepsen believes healing should be accessible to the […]

  • How Can @Home Physical Therapy Benefit You?

    How Can @Home Physical Therapy Benefit You?

    September 4, 2020

    I have worked in home care as a physical therapist for 26 years. Over those years I have helped many patients improve their level of function in order to be able to stay in their own homes and achieve the fitness they need to meet their goals. One of the first steps we take is […]