ABOUT

We have been ranked #1 in the state multiple times in the state for patient satisfaction and outcomes by a large insurance company. Here are just a few reasons why:

--There is no delegation of treatment to other personnel.​​ We do not utilize physical therapy assistants or aides. 100% of your treat...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Adam Beadenkopf

Master's of Science in Physical Therapy. Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Certified MDT.

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Experienced PT practicing full time since 2000. Board Certified in Orthopedics, I am also certified in the Mckenzie Method which is also known as MDT. While I treat equally well all parts of the physical body, I am an avid athlete and have enjoy working with athletic injuries and performance. Opened private practice with Doug Essenberg in 2007, we are dedicated to one-on-one individualized care. We now have two other highly trained therapists. We do not utilize assistants or aides. All treatment is provided by a physical therapist. We are an evidence based practice focusing on patient education and empowerment, while eliminating treatments that increase cost to patient and have been shown to be ineffective. Any patient that comes to us does not have to share their time with any other patient. Personally, I am married with three children. I love the outdoors, camping, and athletics.

Doug Essenberg

Master's of Science in Physical Therapy. Certified in MDT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Doug is a Michigan native who graduated with a B.A. from Aquinas College. While working in marketing for a rehabilitation company specializing in transitional living for people with brain injuries, Doug found his calling. Intrigued with the way the human body functioned, he decided to change careers. In 2000, Doug graduated with a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University. Since then, he has been working in the outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting, specializing in manual therapy. A desire to provide high-quality, individualized treatment and rehabilitation led Doug and his business partner, Adam Beadenkopf, to formulate a plan for a more fully-integrated form of physical therapy care—the type of care you receive at Kentwood Physical Therapy. Doug enjoys the benefits of an active lifestyle: He loves backpacking, canoeing, camping, running, golfing, and playing hockey. Married to Michelle, they are proud parents of two daughters, Ellie and Cecelia.

Jamie Corrie

Masters' in Physical Therapy. McKenzie Certified. Kinesiotape Certified.

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jamie grew up in Richmond, Michigan. At the age of 14, she had already set her sights on a career in physical therapy. After graduating valedictorian of her high school class, she went on to graduate with honors from Central Michigan University, finishing her Bachelor's of Science in 2001 and Master's of Science in Physical Therapy in 2004. She has been working in the Grand Rapids area since then, specializing in manual therapy. She joined the Kentwood Physical Therapy team in 2007. Since then, she has attended several continuing education courses to further her manual therapy skills as well as develop some others. She is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and is a certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner. Aside from her life as a physical therapist, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys being outdoors, whether camping, relaxing, reading, or running, and was recently able to cross "run a marathon" off of her bucket list.

Julie Middleton

Doctorate of Physical Therapy

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Julie hails from Wyoming, MI, where she attended high school and enjoyed playing soccer and volleyball. During her senior year, she realized her love for anatomy and how the human body works, and with that insight in mind, she chose a career that allowed her to live out her ultimate passion: helping people. Julie attended the University of Michigan to obtain her bachelor’s degree in movement science and completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy directly following at University of Michigan – Flint. Prior to being hired at KPT, she gained experience working in an acute hospital setting, as well as a skilled nursing and rehabilitation setting. She is currently pursuing a certification in the McKenzie Method (MDT), and is excited for how this will improve her practice. In her free time, Julie enjoys running, reading, watching Michigan football, hammocking, playing beach volleyball, spending time with friends and family, and trying different coffee shops in the Grand Rapids area.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

1423 60th St. SE,
Kentwood, MI 49508

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

THIS CLINIC OFFERS VIDEO APPOINTMENTS

If you're not sure you can make it into the physical therapy clinic for an in-person appointment, you may be interested in requesting a TelePT video appointment. A session with a certified telehealth physical therapist could help you receive treatment from virtually anywhere.

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