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I Have Osteoarthritis, Now What?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. It has many other names including, but not limited to, degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis. It occurs most frequently in the hands, hips, and knees but can be found in any joint in the body. With OA, the cartilage within a joint begins […]

Productive Aging and Work

Aging is a process experienced by all workers throughout their life. For many older adults, work is increasingly an important avenue to economic security, social interaction, and improved quality of life. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021 nearly one in four American workers was age 55 or older. Labor force rates […]

A Glimpse at SPT Clinical Rotations 

Have you ever been curious about how clinical rotations work for student physical therapists?  Well, we got the inside scoop from one of our very own therapists at ARCH Physical Therapy.  Larry graduated from University of Michigan Flint in May of 2022 and was happy to share about his 3 clinical rotations. Each PT school […]

How To Handle Stress

  It comes as no surprise that life can be stressful for many individuals.  Check out these tips and tricks to reduce stress!  Exercise:  Get up and move!  Studies show that exercising can reduce stress at high rates.  According to a study by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Scientists have found that regular […]

Athletic Training vs Physical Therapy

Athletic Training vs Physical Therapy  Have you ever wondered the difference between an athletic trainer and a physical therapist?  While they may seem similar on the surface, the two careers are quite different from each other.  Read on to learn more about the two professions!    What do they do?  Athletic trainers are educated and […]

Meet Your Therapist- Larry

Meet Larry, the newest physical therapist to joint the ARCH Physical Therapy family!   Meet Larry- the newest addition to our ARCH family.  Larry started to explore the world of physical therapy after graduating from Saginaw Valley State University with a degree in Athletic Training.  After researching the field and shadowing the career he applied […]

Meet Your Front Office- Mike

Meet Mike, our amazing patient care coordinator! Many of you probably recognize Mike’s smiling face from our front office- he has been a part of the ARCH Physical Therapy family for two years.  While he has found his forever home here at ARCH, he has not always been behind our front desk.  In the past, […]

Meet Your Front Office- Gwen

Meet Gwen, our amazing business office manager! Gwen has been with ARCH Physical Therapy since the summer of 2019.  Before her time with us, she spent many years at other USPH clinics throughout the state of Michigan.  At our clinic, Gwen juggles scheduling, billing, patient benefit information, and much more! You can always look forward […]

Meet Your Therapist- Kalie

Meet Kalie, one of the many great therapists at ARCH.  Kalie knew from early on that she was destined to be a physical therapist- so when she started her education it was no question what she wanted to do!  She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University and then returned right away […]

Meet Your Therapist- Sheri

If you have not had the pleasure to work with Sheri you sure are missing out! Sheri started her journey to be a physical therapist by earning her degree from the University of Michigan Flint.  Since then, she has been practicing for over 30 years!  While she has worked at other clinics, Sheri has been […]