Physical Therapy

  • Pregnancy and Postpartum

    Pregnancy and Postpartum

    July 21, 2020

    Pregnancy is such an exciting time in life, but it comes with tremendous stress and strain to our bodies.  While the stress and strain associated with pregnancy are normal, we tend to accept the pain or dysfunction that may accompany them. Commonly following childbirth, we hear all too often acceptance of symptoms including pain, urinary […]

  • ABC’s to Mental Health

    ABC’s to Mental Health

    June 16, 2020

    Now more than ever, we are being faced with a time of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regular routines have been changed to include new realities such as working from home, temporary job uncertainties, home-schooling children, social distancing and health concerns. These changes are challenging and impact us all differently, but we are in […]

  • Get Out and Get Active with your Family

    Get Out and Get Active with your Family

    June 2, 2020

    If life has taught us nothing else these past few months, it is that we are highly adaptable as individuals when it is asked of us. Think about it, we went from a world of schedules, routines, regular social interactions with peers, family and friends to our daily routines being totally uprooted. We’ve started relying […]

  • 3 Golf Swing Faults that Contribute to Low Back Pain

    3 Golf Swing Faults that Contribute to Low Back Pain

    May 19, 2020

      With some restrictions for the stay at home order being lifted, many of us are out golfing right now (some for the very first time). Many players experience low back pain during or after a round of golf, making the game a little less fun. Low back pain is the biggest complaint among golfers. […]

  • Strengthen your Balance

    Strengthen your Balance

    April 7, 2020

      “I am fearful. I have a history of falling, and I don’t want to fall ever again.”  Would you believe me if I said you can “strengthen” your balance? Doesn’t seem right, does it? How do you “strengthen” your balance? Balance works just like our muscles. Remember the saying, “If you don’t use it, […]

  • What can a Physical Therapist offer a CrossFit athlete?

    What can a Physical Therapist offer a CrossFit athlete?

    March 3, 2020

    CrossFit has become more than a fad within the fitness industry. This rapidly growing form of fitness spans across the globe with over 15,000 CrossFit affiliated gyms worldwide, and 49 of them located in Michigan! The rate of injury within CrossFit has been proven to be the same as or less than during participation in […]

  • What doctor should I see?

    What doctor should I see?

    February 18, 2020

    As a physical therapist, I get this question about once a week, “So, what doctor should I see for this condition?” It’s a really good question. Just like a lawyer may specialize in real estate, divorce or tax law, many physicians have sub-specialties too. Your surgeon may have done a great job giving you a […]

  • Myofascial Release + How it can help YOU!

    Myofascial Release + How it can help YOU!

    February 4, 2020

    Myofascial Release: What is fascia and how can Physical Therapists help to get you moving? First a little background on what fascia is and what it does for you. Fascia is connective tissue that creates a link between your joints, surrounds your muscles and is integrated into your ligaments and tendons. Fascia allows you to […]

  • OCS Certifications help HJPT to provide the best care possible!

    OCS Certifications help HJPT to provide the best care possible!

    August 6, 2019

    Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy is proud to announce that six of our physical therapists have recently passed the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) examination. What is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist? The specialist certification program was created by the American Physical Therapy Association to provide recognition for physical therapists with advanced experience, skills, and clinical knowledge in […]

  • Who Has Time to Hurt? I Sure Don’t!

    Who Has Time to Hurt? I Sure Don’t!

    June 18, 2019

    Most, if not all of us have uttered the words “I don’t have time to______ “ (fill in the blank).  Common answers could include nap, cook, read or, my favorite — exercise.  A busy lifestyle has become the norm for most.  Whether for work, family or pleasure, we all have something that we have to, […]