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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN'S PREMIER
PROVIDERS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

AT HEALTHQUEST PHYSICAL THERAPY, OUR GOAL IS YOUR GOAL: TO GET YOU BACK TO LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST.

Welcome to HealthQuest Physical Therapy, where providing exceptional, hands-on physical therapy care is the hallmark of our practice. Our dedicated physical therapists possess advanced clinical expertise, genuine compassion and a strong reputation in the medical community for returning patients to the healthy living they enjoyed before they were injured or suffering from pain. As our reputation for providing unsurpassed care has grown, so have we.  We proudly have 25+ locations, individually owned by Physical Therapists and look forward to continuing to expand our footprint.

FROM HEAD TO TOE, HEALTHQUEST CAN
TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR THERAPY NEEDS

HELPING PATIENTS WITH A VARIETY OF CONDITIONS

Click on the areas highlighted on the body diagram for information on common conditions we treat and how physical therapy can help.

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HEALTHQUEST PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN HELP YOU RECOVER FASTER.

Physical Therapy is an effective treatment for many conditions, some of those include:

BACK PAIN & SCIATICA

BACK PAIN & SCIATICA

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Youth Sports Performance Michigan

SPORTS INJURIES

SPORTS INJURIES

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HealthQuest Physical Therapy Post-Surgery Rehab

PRE & POST SURGICAL

PRE & POST SURGICAL

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Chronic Pain Relief Michigan

CHRONIC PAIN

CHRONIC PAIN

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concussion management hqpt

CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT

CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT

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neck pain and headaches

NECK PAIN

NECK PAIN

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START YOUR ROAD TO RECOVERY TODAY

MEET YOUR HEALTHQUEST TEAM

Our qualified providers have years of experience in orthopedic and neuromuscular rehabilitation. We provide one-on-one attention and personalized treatment plans that include manual therapy, the soft tissue work (Graston Technique®), exercise and stretches, a home program to speed-up healing, and much more. You are more than a number at HealthQuest Physical Therapy. We promise, our unique approach will get the results you want!

Bill Knight HealthQuest Physical Therapy

William Knight

Founder, CEO, PT, MHS, CSCS

I grew up in an active, health-conscious family environment and I have spent my adult life passionately believing, living and attempting to exemplify the value of healthy lifestyle choices. It is my belief that optimal quality of life is found thru conscious choices that nurture our physical, emotional, and spiritual self.

Stuart Siegner HealthQuest Physical Therapy

Stuart Siegner

Founder, President, PT, MHS, CSCS

I believe the secret to successful healing is personalized care. I will work with my patients to develop a treatment program that will combine the latest in proven techniques with all my years of experience in hands-on treatment to improve and sustain their quality of life.

Robb Aikens HealthQuest Physical Therapy

Robb Aikens

Owner, COO, PT, MPT, CSCS

I have been with HeatlhQuest since 1998, and I continue to love my work. I am extremely grateful to have the privilege of helping my patients get the best possible results out of the time they spend with me. "Helping People Live Life Well" is my motto, and I aspire to live up to that every day.

Ed Martel HealthQuest Physical Therapy clinton township

Ed Martel

PT, MPT, OMPT, Owner

After having his baseball career cut short from injury, Ed decided to pursue a career in physical therapy. He attended Oakland University, where he met his wife, received his Masters of Physical Therapy and went on to achieve a certificate for Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.

Alex Maes

PT, DPT, Owner, Director

Upon graduating from Wayne State University, I have had the opportunity to work for HealthQuest and work with a wide variety of patients. Through these experiences, I have gained a vast knowledge of various injuries and rehabilitation techniques to successfully treat these injuries.

Veronica Der-Ghazarian, PTA, HealthQuest Physical Therapy Algonac

Veronica Der-Ghazarian

PTA

As a PTA, I was looking to work for an outpatient physical therapy company that truly cared both for its patients and its employees. I’m happy to have found that HealthQuest does just this. I was also eager to work for HealthQuest because I was especially impressed by their wide variety of specialty treatments and rehab opportunities.

Nicole Wargo

PT, DPT, Owner, Director

While working at an orthopedic spine clinic, I gained to increase knowledge of cervical and lumbar issues that occur both pre- and post-operatively. I have had experience in working with patients with complex neurological issues such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and Parkinson's Disease.

Abigail Slagle

PTA

Around 2015, I decided to jump into the therapy world and began my new adventure as a rehabilitation technician at an outpatient clinic while enrolling in an accelerated PTA program. That is when my passion truly came to life. Of course, I should have just listened to my mom! They ARE always right, after-all!

Steve Lukens PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

Steve Lukens

PT, MPT, OMPT, Owner, Director

In 2007, I received my Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Certification (OMPT) from Oakland University. The OMPT certification allows me to treat the spine more effectively using high velocity mobilization/manipulation. I have extensive experience of rehabilitation of both post-surgical and non-surgical extremity injuries.

george carson PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

George Carson

PT, Owner, Director

I have a strong clinical background in Orthopedic rehabilitation. I utilize a manual therapy approach, to promote normal function, to help the individual or athlete return to their activities of daily living or sport. I am very excited about joining HealthQuest PT and look forward to many more years of treating patients and growing with the company.

Sheri Altenburg DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

Sheri Altenburg

PT, DPT, CSCS

Another area of physical therapy I love is working with future physical therapists. I love being a mentor or a clinical instructor for the students. I am currently a guest proctor at Wayne State University for their physical therapy program. I was an item writer for the National Physical Therapy Examination in 2015.

Derek Brady DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

Derek Brady

PT, DPT

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Jacob Brokenshaw DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

Jacob Brokenshaw

PT, DPT

 Education/Certifications:2015 Bachelors of Science in Biology from Grand Valley State University2018 Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Michigan-Flint Areas of Interest/Passions:General OrthopedicsGeriatricsPre/Post-Surgical CareSpine and Extremity Care Memberships/Licensures:APTA memberLicensed PT...

Jamie Pierce PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston

Jamie Pierce

PT, DPT

Education/Certifications:2003 Bachelor of Science – University of Michigan2006 Doctor of Physical Therapy- Oakland University Areas of Interest/Specialties:General OrthopedicsWomen's HealthPost Surgical CareSpine and Extremity CareSports related injuriesRunning injuries Memberships/Licensure:Member of APTALicensed...

Steven Rabaut

PT, DPT, Owner, Director

Education/Certifications:1996 Bachelor of Science Central Michigan University2002 Doctorate of Physical Therapy University of Michigan-Flint2011 CrossFit Level 1 Certification2019 Concussion Management Specialist Areas of Interest/Specialties:Postural Restoration MyokinematicsPrimal Reflex Release TechniquesReflex RelaxationSport...

Brian Jones PT Healthquest physical therapy clawson pleasant ridge2

Brian Jones

PT, MPT, Owner, Director

Education/Certifications:1991 Bachelor of BA Central Michigan University1998 Masters of Physical Therapy Oakland University Areas of Interest/Specialties:Spine and Extremity CarePost Surgical CareGeneral OrthopedicsTemporomandibular Joint Dysfunction-TMDGraston-Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization Memberships/Licensure:APTA MemberLicensed PT...

Alyse Elbode Healthquest physical therapy clawson PTA2

Alyse Elbode

PTA

 Education/Certifications: Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapy Assistant, Baker College Bachelor of Arts, Communication from Oakland University Areas of Interest/Passions:Neurological Disorders PediatricsFunctional Movement Orthopedics Memberships/Licensures:Licensed PTA State of MichiganAPTA/MPTA member...

KELLY SCHMITZ Healthquest physical therapy clawson PTA2

Kelly Schmitz

PTA

Education/Certifications:Macomb Community College, Physical Therapy Assistant Biography: My first experience with physical therapy was back in 2001 when I was hired as a PT tech for a company in Chicago....

Julie Martel DPT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township

Julie Martel

Owner, VP, PT, MPT

Education/Certifications:2000 Bachelor of Science Oakland University2002 Masters of Physical Therapy Oakland University Areas of Interest/Specialties:General OrthopedicsWomen's HealthNeurological RehabilitationPediatrics Memberships/Licensure:APTA MemberLicensed PT State of Michigan Biography:I graduated from Lake Orion high...

Marissa Ogboh

PT, DPT

Education/Certifications:2014, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Hillsdale College2018, Doctor Of Physical Therapy, Oakland University Areas of Interest/Passions:General OrthopedicsSport Injuries and RehabilitationPost-surgical careNeurological Rehabilitation Memberships/Licensures:APTA memberLicensed PT state of Michigan Biography:I...

Kyle Suminski, PT, DPT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township

Kyle Suminski

PT, DPT

Education/Certifications:2015 Bachelors of Exercise Science Ohio Dominican University2018 Doctorate of Physical Therapy Grand Valley State University2019 Concussion Management Specialist Areas of Interest/Passions:Sports Medicine/ Overhead AthleticsBiomechanicsGeneral Orthopedics Memberships/Licensures:APTA MemberLicensed PT State...

Kelly Ziegler PTA HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township

Kelly Ziegler

PTA

Education/Certifications:2017, Associate of Applied Science, Macomb Community College 2019, PWR! Moves Certification (Parkinson’s Rehab) Areas of Interest/Specialties:General orthopedicsPre-Surgical and Post-Surgical RehabilitationStrength and ConditioningNeuromuscular Rehabilitation Memberships/Licensure:APTA MembershipLicensed PTA, State of Michigan...

Phil Krause, PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Lake Orion

Phil Krause

PT, OCS, Owner, Director

My ultimate goal in Physical Therapy was to start my own practice in my home town of Lake Orion, Michigan. In April of 2001 that dream became a reality with the opening of Lake Orion HealthQuest. At our facility we specialize in Orthopedic and Sports related injuries. We have an outstanding team of therapists all focused on improving the physical and mental well-being of each patient that walks though our doors.

Dan Cady, PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Lake Orion

Dan Cady

PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS, Owner, Director

I have completed over 30 continuing education courses and seminars, and stay up-to-date with current and cutting-edge practices by reviewing evidence-based journals monthly and regularly attending education seminars. I also have a strong passion for student education, and was the recipient in 2008 of Michigan's Outstanding Clinical instructor award.

Bill Knight HealthQuest Physical Therapy
Stuart Siegner HealthQuest Physical Therapy
Robb Aikens HealthQuest Physical Therapy
Ed Martel HealthQuest Physical Therapy clinton township
Veronica Der-Ghazarian, PTA, HealthQuest Physical Therapy Algonac
Steve Lukens PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
george carson PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
Sheri Altenburg DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
Derek Brady DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
Jacob Brokenshaw DPT PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
Jamie Pierce PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clarkston
Brian Jones PT Healthquest physical therapy clawson pleasant ridge2
Alyse Elbode Healthquest physical therapy clawson PTA2
KELLY SCHMITZ Healthquest physical therapy clawson PTA2
Julie Martel DPT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township
Kyle Suminski, PT, DPT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township
Kelly Ziegler PTA HealthQuest Physical Therapy Clinton Township
Phil Krause, PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Lake Orion
Dan Cady, PT HealthQuest Physical Therapy Lake Orion

EXPLORE PAIN RELIEF WITH FREE EBOOKS

Your health is our highest priority. You’ll get back to enjoying your life sooner with our advanced physical therapy treatments, flexible scheduling and consistent care. Come see us! Your body will thank you.

Balance
Jan 10

8 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent a Fall

HealthQuest Physical Therapy shoulder pain
Dec 10

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

Dec 15

What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

sciatic nerve
Nov 15

Suffering from Sciatica Pains? Find Relief Today

Nov 10

Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

Jan 20

Decrease Your Pain and Increase Your Energy with These 5 Easy Tips

injury
Sep 20

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

Sep 10

Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

running injuries healthquest physical therapy
Sep 4

Running Injuries and Physical Therapy

Feb 10

The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

Feb 20

Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

hip & knee pain hqpt
Jun 20

Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

Jun 4

Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Jun 1

5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

May 23

Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

May 17

Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help!

May 6

Why Low Back Pain May Not Go Away

Apr 30

Total Motion Release Technique

Apr 29

Blood-Flow Restriction

Apr 26

Laser Therapy

Apr 23

Sole Support Custom Orthotics

Mar 15

Injury-Free Cleaning

Feb 10

Golf-Specific Physical Therapy

Feb 10

Amputee Physical Therapy

Feb 7

Manual Therapy at HealthQuest- Treat pain naturally!

Feb 1

Ice Is the Enemy, but You Can Fight Back- Penguins Pave the Way

Jan 25

Tight Hamstrings

Jan 11

Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

Jan 10

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Jan 3

SilverSneakers: Senior Fitness Classes

Cupping Michigan
Nov 23

Cupping Technique

Nov 10

Defeat Knee and Hip Pain for Good- Choose Physical Therapy First!

Nov 9

Persistent Pain

Nov 6

MELT Away Pain With The MELT METHOD

Oct 20

How to Put the Spring Back in Your Step

Oct 16

Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Root Issue with Physical Therapy

Oct 10

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know!

Sep 20

Feeling Stiff and Achy? Physical Therapy Can Help!

rotator cuff
Sep 19

Moving Forward With Your Treatment- Shoulder

Sep 10

Arthritis Pain Sufferers- This Blog is for You!

neck pain and headaches
Aug 31

Moving Forward With Your Treatment- Neck Pain

Aug 31

Moving Forward With Your Treatment- Low Back

Physical Therapy
Aug 26

Four Ways Physical Therapy can Be Beneficial to Your Life

stress
Aug 20

Tension Headaches: How to Handle Them

HealthQuest Physical Therapy Piriformis Stretches
Aug 15

Stretches for the Piriformis Muscle and How Physical Therapy Can Help

benefits
Jul 19

The Benefits of Stretching-Just Do It

Jul 13

Causes of Pain in the Lumbar Spine- What is it?

arthritis
Jul 10

Treating Your Arthritis Pain- Tips and Tricks

HealthQuest Physical Therapy
Jun 20

Ways to Avoid Back Surgery- Physical Therapy is One of Them

lower-back-pain
Jun 10

It’s Time to Take Care of Your Low Back Pain

diet
Jun 7

Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

feet
Jun 3

Are Your Feet Killing Your Back?

Apr 21

5 Simple Ways to Beat Knee Pain While Exercising

breathing
Mar 29

Are You Breathing Correctly?

HealthQuest post therapy fitness client
Mar 22

Post Physical Therapy: What’s Next?

Mar 21

Your New Medicare Card

surgery
Mar 16

How to Avoid Back Surgery

sciatica
Mar 2

The 5 Natural Ways to Relieve Sciatica

headache
Mar 1

How to Get Rid of Pounding Headaches for Good

posture
Feb 27

How to Improve Your Posture

herniated-disc
Feb 20

How Do You Know if You Have a Herniated Disc?

Adobe Stock
Jan 28

In a car accident? Find out how PT can help!

spinal-stenosis
Jan 20

Physical Therapy…Just as Effective for Spinal Stenosis as Surgery!

injury
Jan 10

Is Your Balance Setting You Up For An Injury?

Jan 2

5 Ways to Avoid Joint Pain

hip-stretch
Dec 6

Are Your Hips Killing Your Back?

Nov 5

It’s official: HealthQuest Physical Therapy is a Top Workplace!

Oct 27

Why pay cash for physical therapy?

sciatic nerve
Oct 27

Tips for Relieving Sciatica Pain

Oct 16

Tips for avoiding back pain

healthy-spine
Oct 16

5 Tips for a Healthy Spine to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

Oct 13

INC. 5000: 2017 RECIPIENT

Balance
Oct 5

PREHAB to Improve Your Goals

Oct 3

Physical Therapy: Treating the Cause, Not Just the Symptoms of Pain

rotator cuff
Oct 3

Is Your Shoulder Pain Coming From the Rotator Cuff?

Oct 1

How Physical Therapy Can Benefit Cancer Patients

back pain
Sep 6

How to Protect Your Back

Sep 6

Tips for Relieving Neck Pain

Sep 1

Reach for Full Range!

Aug 18

Posture up for Prevention!

Aug 16

7 Tips for Relieving Pain From Herniated Discs

physical therapy sports injury stretching
Jul 17

Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

Jun 7

Six Easy Steps to Less Pain and More Energy

Adobe Stock
Jun 2

Why Physical Therapy should be on your Annual Check-up List

walking
May 12

How to walk better

Back Stretch
May 12

5 Ways to Relieve Neck and Back Pain

Plank position
May 12

Increasing Core Strength to Relieve Pain

Healthy food
May 12

How to Be Healthier, Stronger and More Active

squat
May 11

Squat Form Check

golf
Apr 13

Lower your Golf Score & Play Pain Free

Shoulder Pain
Mar 28

How To Relieve Shoulder Pain

Mar 28

Suffering With Back Pain? It Could Be Your Thighs…

stress headaches
Feb 15

Neck Pain and Headaches from Stress

Feb 2

Are Aches and Pains Ruining Your Day? Discover Why You Hurt and How You Can Lessen the Pain

herniated- disk
Jan 20

Is Your Back or Neck Pain from a Herniated Disc?

Jan 20

Overcoming Hip and Knee Pain

pain-1
Jan 10

Where Is Your Pain Coming From?

Jan 10

How to Put the Spring Back in Your Step

HealthQuest Physical Therapy headaches
Dec 28

Using Physical Therapy to Treat a Headache or Migraine

stop suffering from arthritis pain
Dec 27

How to stop suffering from Arthritis Pain

benefits of stretching
Dec 12

The Amazing Benefits of Stretching

Active at work
Nov 15

7 Tips on How to Stay Active at Work

HealthQuest Physical Therapy low back pain
Sep 10

Why Low Back Pain May Not Go Away

HealthQuest Physical Therapy Unhealthy Food Contributes to Your Pain!
Aug 10

What You Eat Can Make You Hurt More

TIPS & SOLUTIONS FOR A PAIN-FREE LIFE

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