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Shin Splints: Tibial Stress Syndrome

Shin spints are an injury that affect many different athletes, and the cause can be multifaceted. If you or someone you know is suffering from shin pain, read these informative tips on how to prevent and treat shin splints.

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Beat the Heat- Avoid Heat Illness

School sports are back in session, and the risk of heat related illnesses are increased during this time of year. Read these tips on how to keep your athletes cool through hot and humid weather, and learn the warning signs of heat illnesses. 

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Volleyball Conditioning: Pre-season Training

Prepare for the demands of strength and quick bursts of energy needed to dominate on the court. Training is led by our highly specialized Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, who received NAIA All-Region and NCCAA All American honors in volleyball. 

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Direct Access to PT in 2015

news-events-direct-access-450Direct Access What You Should Know

Beginning January 1, 2015 a new law goes into effect. Giving you direct access to physical therapy services at The Center.

  • Physician referral or prescription is no longer required for you to receive PT, as previously mandated by state law.
  • Direct access is one of the most effective tools to control healthcare spending and helps patients be in charge of their recovery and wellness.
  • More information coming soon in our clinics, at and through our social media.

Direct Access to Physical Therapy will come in 2015 - SB 690 Passes the House and Senate

The Michigan Physical Therapy Association would like to thank all our members who were actively involved in the process of working to get direct consumer access to physical therapy services in Michigan passed.  Thanks to many efforts, on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, SB 690 was passed out of the full House and today, June 12, 2014 the bill was passed out of the Senate for review and will now go to the governor to be signed.

We thank the bill sponsor, Senator John Moolenaar, for his commitment and service in moving this legislation forward.  We also specially thank Representative Margaret O’Brien and the many co-sponsors of Senate Bills 690-694 for their advocacy and ceaseless efforts.

The bill is to now be signed by Michigan’s Governor, Rick Snyder, within the next couple of weeks.  The bill is expected to go into effect January 1, 2015.  There will be more information at MPTA Fall Conference on the impact and change to physical therapy in Michigan.  Join us October 24-25, 2014 to learn this important information.

Whiplash, are you at risk?

Ever been in a car accident and suffered from ongoing neck pain? Consider what and how a whiplash injury can affect your body. Read this article from the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy and see how The Center can help you recover quicker from such an injury!

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