West Michigan Families are Energized by PT at Center for Physical Rehab

Who knew that having kids was bad for your posture and comes with new obstacles at every turn? This is a very real part of the amazing life with children, but one that you don’t really think about.

Ways Physical Therapy Helps All Ages

There are so many ways we can end up having a hard time moving or keeping up with our kids. Our babies are aiming to hit goals at their well child check ups. Our kids are becoming young athletes and want to perform at their best. Our parents are getting older and want to stay active.

Thankfully, the dedicated Physical Therapists at Center for Physical Rehab are helping young and old in the Grand Rapids area live their healthiest lives.

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West Michigan’s Hub for All Things Physical Therapy

Michiganders are known for being active and adventurous. Center for Physical Rehab in Grand Rapids is helping us stay that way with a Physical Therapy Series. Below you’ll find resources to pain and daily movement questions.

We are going to cover hormones in women, kids safely lifting weights, getting video game kids to be active, and even a post on common sports mom questions.

Our own Grand Rapids Kids editor and superhero mom, April, has found relief and “life changing results” from working with CPR. So check back regularly to hear more about her transformation as we continue to add to this series.

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Ways the Center for Physical Rehab Helps Families

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Physical Therapy is for Families - Here's the Scoop

Physical Therapy is for Families – Here’s the Scoop

West Michigan Families are Energized by PT at Center for Physical Rehab Who knew that having kids was bad for your posture and comes with new obstacles at every turn? This is a very real part of the amazing life with children, but one that you don't really think about. Ways Physical Therapy Helps All Ages There are so many ways we can end up having a hard time moving or keeping up with our ...
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The Secret Women’s Health Issues that Moms Don’t Talk About

The Secret Women’s Health Issues that Moms Don’t Talk About

Incontinence, Pain During Intercourse and other "Taboo" Subjects Have you ever been laughing so hard with a group of friends that you hear someone say, “Stop making me laugh so hard or I’m going to pee my pants!”? Well, this is no joke! “Urinary Incontinence” or what I jokingly like to call “Laughing too hard with friends syndrome” is a real thing. As moms we try to make even the darkest days seem like a ...
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Does Your Child Lift Weights? Here's What you Need to Know to Keep Them Safe

Does Your Child Lift Weights? Here’s What you Need to Know to Keep Them Safe

Preventing Sports Injuries - What Parents Can Do To Support Their Student Athletes The best way we can support our student athletes isn’t by going to every game, cheering at the top of our lungs, or buying the best equipment. It’s not even by clanging a cowbell like one of the moms from my high school. (Although that was pretty entertaining and even had our opponents smiling!) One of the best ways you can support your ...
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Text Neck is Real and it's Painful. Here's How Your Kids can Avoid It

Text Neck is Real and it’s Painful. Here’s How Your Kids can Avoid It

Phone, Tablet, or Device User? Adolescent “Text Neck” is a Real Thing “Shoulders back - chin up - engage your core. Repeat”. I had been repeating this to myself daily after learning from the The Center for Physical Rehab that I could be prone to “text neck.” It was even more on my mind when I realized that it can affect my kids. Afterall, I use devices for my job, and my kids use them for ...
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What Moms and Dads Need to Know About Concussions Right Now

What Moms and Dads Need to Know About Concussions Right Now

Concussions are Real, and Physical Therapy can Help Recovery It's scary to think about your child athlete getting a concussion. Thanks to The Center for Physical Rehabilitation a child's concussion doesn’t have to be on your worry list. Their skilled physical therapists and certified athletic trainers based in schools throughout West Michigan regularly help student athletes safely return to play.  High Contact Sports are NOT the Only Cause of Concussions Olivia Schultz, a Certified Athletic Trainer ...
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Center for Physical Rehab Helps Moms and Dads Move Better- and It's Easy to get an Appointment!

Center for Physical Rehab Helps Moms and Dads Move Better- and It’s Easy to get an Appointment!

Why Didn’t I Seek Physical Therapy in Grand Rapids Sooner? This past spring I was in a double car accident - rear-ended and pushed crashing into the car in front of me. Initially, I had no major injuries except for a seat belt burn. Skip ahead to fall. I’ve had massive pain in my shoulders and jaw for months, and have been going from resource to resource trying to pinpoint the problem, but with no ...
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Physical Therapy for Moms - Hacks to Help you Keep up With the Kids

Physical Therapy for Moms – Hacks to Help you Keep up With the Kids

Parenting Injuries are More Common Than You Think It may sound ridiculous, but parenting is a common source of injury. That’s right - kids are bad for your health! Okay, joking aside, you actually can injure yourself performing average parenting tasks. Reaching into a crib, leaning in to nurse a baby, carrying a carseat… all of these motions are repeated thousands of times in parenting and contribute to postures that can put your body into ...
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By |2018-12-21T12:40:44+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Center for Phy Rehab, Health, Physical Therapy Info, Wellness for Families|0 Comments

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Carla Brooks
Carla is an Oregon born, Michigan raised photographer, runner, mom of two awesome boys, and wife to poet Sareem Poems. Carla enjoys adventuring, playing the piano and singing, trying different foods, reading or watching a good story, and most of all spending time with her family.

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