Comprehensive Therapy

Insight Comprehensive Therapy offers five private treatment rooms and a large open gym area for workouts and physical therapy treatments. We have providers with special training in the treatment of post-stroke patients, and also in the practice of kinesiotaping and massage therapy. In addition, new evaluations can typically be scheduled within 48 hours of receipt of referral.

Insight offers a full range of occupational therapy services, and we have a full-time licensed occupational therapist as well as a certified occupational therapy assistant on staff.

Occupational Therapy List of Appropriate Indications

Occupational Therapy is a healthcare profession that helps individuals regain maximum function after injury or illness that has led to some degree of physical or mental impairment affecting their ability to participate in normal activities of daily living.

Who can benefit from Occupational Therapy services?

Occupational Therapy services are available to individuals experiencing various diagnoses or problems including:

  • Hand Injuries
  • Parkinson’s
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke
  • Fractures
  • Head Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Joint Replacement
  • Spinal Cord Injury

What types of functional problems do Occupational Therapists address?

Any type of problem limiting an individual’s ability to efficiently and safely participate in normal or daily activities including:

  • Dressing
  • Bathing
  • Grooming
  • Meal Preparation
  • Household Chores
  • Work Activities

What type of limitations do Occupational Therapists address?

  • Strengthening
  • Increasing ROM
  • Improving Coordination
  • Building Endurance
  • Improving Balance
  • Transfer Training
  • Splinting for Support
  • Splinting for Function
  • Work Simulation
  • Work Conditioning
  • Improving or Accommodating Sensory Limitations
  • Improving or Adapting to Perceptual Dysfunction

For Restoration of Physical Function:

  • Decreased upper extremity strength/ROM
  • Unable to sit unsupported
  • Unable to safely negotiate walker or w/c in surroundings
  • Needs assist in bed mobility or transfers
  • Decreased coordination

For Compensatory Techniques to Improve ADL when:

  • Visual field cuts are present
  • Excessive energy is expended for ADL due to poor pacing
  • Loss of use of dominant hand
  • Precautions limit ADL performance (e.g. laminectomy, THR, etc)

For Orthotics and Self Help Devices when:

  • Unable to perform fine motor tasks (e.g. button, snap, zip, clasp, tie)
  • Difficulty dressing lower extremities
  • Inability to perform self ROM and at risk for contracture development
  • Needs assist to support UE for feeding and other ADL

For Restoration of Function in ADL when:

  • Can’t answer phone
  • Incorrect/poor sequencing of tasks
  • Difficult managing checkbook

For Restoration of Sensory-Integrative Function:

  • Demonstrates neglect of an extremity or one side of the body
  • Unable to name or identify objects by touch
  • Difficulty with color, shape, and/or size discrimination
  • Impaired visual tracking
  • Poor hot/cold discrimination

For “Active Treatment Programs” for Psychiatric illnesses when:

  • Unable to orient to the “real” time, place, etc.
  • Difficulty attending to the task at hand
  • Unable to exit home secondary to fear, paranoia, etc.

Therapy Services Comprehensive

We specialize in services including spine care, post-surgical therapy, and chronic neck and back pain.

neurological conditions and disorders Other Focus Areas

Post-Stroke  |  TBI  |  Spinal Cord Injuries  |  Multiple Sclerosis  |  Parkinson’s Disease  |  Physical Therapy  |  

therapy categories of

Physical Therapy  |  Occupational Therapy  |  Speech Therapy  |  Aquatic Therapy  |  Neuro-Trauma Rehabilitation

Clients Describe How Occupational Therapy Changed Their Lives in Video

This video shows the distinct value of occupational therapy with clients of different ages and across practice settings. From a child with autism to a wounded warrior with a double amputation to an older adult aging in place, these clients highlight how occupational therapy looked at all aspects of their lives to help them achieve their goals. Find out what occupational therapy can do for you or your loved one.

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Meet Our Physical Therapy Team

Erica Hammond, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Erica Hammond graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2003. Dr. Hammond’s experience includes working with patients in outpatient general orthopedics, spine care, neurological rehabilitation, and multi-trauma cases. She joined Insight in 2013.

Janell Klosterman, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Janell Klosterman graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Since 2010, Dr. Klosteman treated patients with neurological conditions in addition to providing postoperative rehabilitation, orthopedic care, trauma management, and other debilities.

In March 2017, Dr. Klosterman joined the Insight Physical Therapy and Neuro-Rehab Center, where she provides care for the Insight Healing Center patients as well as providing outpatient therapy.

Karen R. Reedy, MSOT, OTRL

Occupational Therapist

Karen Reedy is board-certified in occupational therapy and completed her master’s degree at Baker College of Flint. She has completed internships at an outpatient neurological specialty clinic in Grand Blanc and the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Additionally, she is a certified clinician for the LSVT-BIG Parkinson’s treatment protocol.

Karen has been with Insight since 2016. She has been interested in neurological conditions and brain injury throughout her occupational therapy career, and she has a special interest in multiple sclerosis.

Megan Teachworth, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Megan Teachworth is a licensed physical therapist assistant. She acquired her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology at the University of Michigan-Flint and an associate’s degree in applied science at Baker College of Flint. Her experiences include eight years in acute care with emphasis in the Intensive Care Unit setting and three years of outpatient care.

Megan joined Insight’s Physical Therapy and Neuro Rehab Center in March 2015, and she specializes in manual therapy and aquatic therapy for patients. She also provides outpatient care to treat neck and back injuries, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s diseases, and post-operative care for shoulder surgeries.

Sarah Quedens, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Sarah Quedens is a licensed physical therapist assistant. She completed her degree at Baker College of Flint. One of her full-time clinical rotations during school was at an outpatient rehabilitation facility at Physiotherapy Associates in Holly. There she provided physical therapy for orthopedic trauma, back and neck injuries, and post-operative conditions. Her other full time clinical rotation was at S.T.A.R Rehab in Grand Blanc. She received experience in working with spinal cord injuries, amputees, and traumatic brain injury patients. Her interests are in neurological rehabilitation and aquatic therapy.

Lisa Petzold, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Andi Connor, COTA

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Andi Connor is a certified occupational therapy assistant. Her educational background includes associate’s degrees from both Florida State College of Jacksonville and Keiser University-Florida. Her past career experiences include two years in skilled nursing and a year in neuro-care with a focus on traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.

In 2017, Andi joined the Insight Physical Therapy and Neuro Rehab Center, where she personalizes treatments for each patient. She specializes in soft-tissue mobilization, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neuro-rehab.

Emily Anger, COTA

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Emily Anger is a certified occupational therapy assistant. She received her associate’s degree in applied science with a focus on occupational therapy. Her past clinical experiences include working with McLaren outpatient care in Lapeer, long-term acute care at Select Specialty Hospital, and skilled nursing at Paragon Rehab.

In February 2018, Emily joined the Insight Physical Therapy and Neuro Rehab Center, where she provides direct patient care. Alongside the activities director, she coordinates individualized activities for each patient to maximize therapeutic benefits.

Hannah Karczewski, PT/OT Tech

Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist Tech

Hannah Karczewski is one of our highly trained technicians at the Insight Physical Therapy and Neuro Rehab center. Her task is to support the providers to ensure patients will receive quality treatments for every appointment.

Hannah has worked in physical therapy clinics since 2013 and joined the Insight Physical Therapy and Neuro Rehab team in 2016.

Rachael Denning

Physical Therapy Manager

Dr. Keith Denning, DC, FACMUAP

Medical Director

Dr. Keith Denning first became interested in chiropractic care when he was treated in high school. He suffered from severe allergies which were helped immensely by chiropractic care. This interest followed him through high school and into his early college years.

Dr. Denning went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in biomechanics from Purdue University in 1996. While earning his degree at Purdue, he became a lead laboratory instructor for 200-level biomechanics and human anatomy and physiology courses at the university.

After finishing his degree at Purdue, Dr. Denning began his post-graduate studies at Sherman College of Chiropractic in South Carolina. While at Sherman he did extensive studies with nutrition and neuropsychology. He graduated from Sherman with his Doctorate of Chiropractic in the fall of 2000.

After completing his doctorate, Dr. Denning trained in several specialties, including nutrition, chronic pain management, and non-surgical decompression.

Dr. Denning became board-certified in Michigan in 2001, and he currently serves as the clinic director of both the Insight Neuro Chiropractic and Insight Comprehensive Therapy departments.

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Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Next Lecture Series

Topic: “Occupational Therapy and Therapeutic Use of Self”
Speaker: Rachel Malouf
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

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