Physical Therapy Staff

All our professionals at THC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in physical & occupational therapy.

Clinical Staff @ THC

We want you to feel at home at our therapy clinics. On this page you'll find information about our physical therapists, our occupational therapist and other professionals. We offer the real-world experience and knowledge you expect from an effective rehab therapy practice along with a caring, responsive attitude that will put you at ease.

Our clinical staff  work with you, your  physician and employer as appropriate to get up back to a functional working capicity to enjoy life in the fullest. We are currently approved to do pre employment testing for local employment groups through work well determining the ability of the potential employment . We do functional capacity tests and work hardening. Free screenings are available upon request  and appointment to determine if there is a need for physical therapy. 

 

Mohinder P. Chawdhry, PT, MOMT, Cert DN, Cert. SMT, OSTEOPRACTOR, FAAOMPT.

Osteopractor in Battle Creek, MI

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Dr. Mohinder  Chawdhry

Mohinder graduated with his Diploma in Osteopractic from the Spinal Manipulation Institute. Mohinder is one of the 34 of the Osteopractors in the World. He is an active member of APTA, Orthopedic section & Private Practice section. He completed the Fellowship program which put him in the 1% of the PhyscialTherapists in the USA. and is currently working on his 2nd research program.

Mohinder graduated from the physcial therapy program in Kenya Africa. He came to this country in 1992 with a hands on approach and earned his Masters degree and levell II towards his Doctoral with Ola Grimsby Program.

Mohinder has had extensive post graduate training and experience in the treatment of orthopedic, neck and back rehabilitation. He has worked with the local school students playing sports as he is experienced in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions & sports injuries such as shoulder,knee,neck,ankle spine & sacroilliac joints.  He is a master in spine care and provides the patients with his expertise with manual therapy techniques. He has attended countless continuing education programs increasing his knowledge and skills in treating patients. Mohiinder has recently completed his Dry Needling courses and the Spinal manipulation 1 through 4  through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.    

   

Other areas of treatment are concentrated in the following:

  • Acute and Chronic pain.
  • Neurogenic and Musculoskeletal dysfunctions

Certified Provider for the "Mathenson" of Functional Capacity Evaluations

  • New areas of emphasis now include
  • Foot and ankle related conditions
  • Balance / fall risk reduction assessment and training.

Mohinder is a co-owner of THC which was established in 1999. He has been a therapist for over 34 years with a wide range of experience. He has provided therapy in the Battle Creek area for 19 years. In Lake Odessa, he has had the oppurtunity to work for over 8 years. Mohinder enjoys attending church and community activities. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family, especially his 3 grandchildren. He doesn't like to ride horses but he helps his wife in caring for them daily as well as their 2 german shepards.

 

Kristy Penick, MSPT

Kristy Penick, MSPTKristy joined THC in 2000.  She has earned her masters degree from Grand Valley University in 2005. Kristy has taken several continued education courses involving MFR and holds certificates in level I & II . She offers her patients relief of pain and discomfort from restrictions in the fascia that restricts the muscles and joints.

 Kristy has taken 1 and 2 of the 4 courses offered through American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. She has an interest in Manual therapy. She is also experienced in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions & sports injuries such as shoulder, knee, neck, ankle, spine & sacroilliac joints.  Other areas of treatment are concentrated in the following:

  • Acute and Chronic pain .
  • Neurogenic and Musculoskeletal dysfunctions
  • Womens Health

Kristy enjoys her off time with her husband and daughter as well as spending time with her family. Kristy is a advid rider and works to show her beautiful horse.

Glennda Chawdhry, RN, BSNH

glenndaGlennda is co-owner in THC. She has taken on multiple roles as the clinic requires. Working in the health field for over 30 years. She works with individuals and prepares supplemental herbal formulas. Keeping busy with the administration running the clinic. Glennda is a RN, with a degree in Natural health, trained and certified in MFR I & II along with unwinding in John Barnes approach and CranioSacral level I &l II through Upledger Institiute. She has years of experience to provide treatment sessions to individuals privately and sent by physicians.

Currently Glennda is working to share information with others about the importance of eating healthy along with the substances that we use in our daily lives. From body care products to herbs and organinc foods, the knowledge of what the companies dont want you to know about the makings of their products. Glennda began making her own soaps from organic oils and butters without harsh harmful chemicals. Now she makes the products that the clinics cleans with as well and prepare and packages them for sale. You can go to the clinic shop's website by clinic here on http://makinghealthychoices.biz/   "making healthy choices"

Glennda enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. When she is not working in the clinic, you can find her with her grandchildren or in the barn spending time with the horses and other animals. 

Sarah Oosterhouse,  OTR

SARAH

Sarah joined us as a PTA in 2002 and she works in both clinics. She went on to earn her masters degree from Western University in 2007. She works with both OT and PT patients providing care from orthopedic to pediatric.

She specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and finger injuries, chronic pain in shoulder, neck, wrist, foot and ankle related conditions, as well as balance / fall risk reduction assessment and training. Sarah has worked closely with Mohinder in hands on approach, providing effective therapy in relief of pain and loss of motion. Sarah does home assessments for safety care.

Sarah is active in her church.  She enjoys spending time with her family and keeps busy with her husband and 2 children. Sarah also enjoys various activities of running events and horses .

 

Eileen Miller, Office Manager

eileenEileen has been with THC full time since 2001. She has worked up in positions obtaining an understanding on how all the internal depts function. Eileen has gained an exceptional understanding in billing management and is THC's office manager. She has been a great asset to the company. If you have any questions about your account, Eileen is the one who can answer them.

Eileen is married with 3 children. She keeps busy after work keeping up with all the acitivities that comes along with being a wife and mother. She and her family enjoy attending Michigan State football games and Tigers baseball games. In rare moments, she enjoys quiet time reading a favorite book.

 

Laura Vanorsdal , Billing Representative

 Laura Vanorsdal , Billing Representative

Laura  works hard with insurance carriers on accounts. Laura will be happy to go over your benefits with you to help you understand your particular coverage. She is the one that will discuss billing concerns and answer  questions regarding specific matters.  

 

 

Stacy Eckelbecker, PTA

Stacy Eckelbecker, PTA

Stacy joined THC in 2011, after graduating with her degree from KCC and earned her Physical Therapist Assistant  license from the state of Michigan.

Stacy has a great deal of experience working with individuals with back & neck pain.   Stacy grew up in Marshall and went to high school at Harper Creek where she played basketball, track and cross-country.  Stacy and her husband have pet cockatiels, Kaiya and Wally, that keep them entertained.  Stacy is very talented with hola hooping and loves to draw and scrapbook in her spare time.
 

 

Stephen Schilz, PTA                                                                                                                                                  

 Stephen Schilz, PTA

Stephen joined THC in 2015 after he attended Kellogg Community College graduating with an Associates of Applied Science as a PhysicalTherapist Assistant. He is an active member of the APTA.

Stephen works with patients with a wide variety of orthopedic injuries working with Pre and Post Op knee and shoulder surgeries as well as Sports related injuries. 

He loves working one on one with patients striving to provide quality care while working closely with the Physical Therapist. 

 

David McCord, PTA

 David McCord, PTA

David earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University and received his PTA degree from Kellogg Community College.  David joined THC in 2010 .  David helps patients achieve their physical therapy goals at both the Battle Creek and Lake Odessa clinics.  When not working as a PTA, David enjoys spending time with his wife, friends and his dog Max.

 

 

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