Meet Our Team
Abigail Slagle, PTA
2014, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Saginaw Valley State University
2017, Associate of Applied Science, Cum Laude, Baker College of Flint
Bloodflow Restriction Training (BFR)
Areas of Interest:
Postural Awareness & Education
State of Michigan Physical Therapist Assistant License
I always say that I took the scenic route to find my path in the world of physical therapy. My mom said I should go into a career in physical therapy, but of course I did not listen. I graduated with my Bachelor’s Degree and still had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. No pressure. I began working with children and young adults that had traumatic brain injuries. It was at that time that I was closely exposed to the therapeutic world and could imagine myself in this career.
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! But we all have to take our own journey, and rather than settling, I needed to find out on my own.
In terms of my family, I have a small family that is just my mom (Kathy), my dad (Scott), my older sister (Lauren), and her husband (Dave). I am the “black sheep” of the family as everyone has found a career in the business world. Despite our career differences we have traveled the world together and have created some amazing memories. In fact, my sister and I are reigning beach bocce ball champions in Jamaica!
Serendipity. That was the word that was texted to me when I reached out regarding an opportunity at HealthQuest. This particular word has stuck in my head. I am a huge believer that everything happens for a reason and I know that I found my second family with a company that holds the same values as I do. I am so excited for the opportunity to learn and grow as a clinician with my HealthQuest Family.