Outpatient Therapy

Focused on your continued wellness and recovery
Serving ages 10-110!

Why Choose Dobie?

Dobie’s Outpatient Therapy Clinic features state-of-the-art equipment and a diverse team of highly skilled professionals. Our team works together to focus on your recovery, offering a variety of innovative approaches & therapies including physical, occupational, speech, warm water aquatic, and PREhab. Patients receive the individualized care for their entire appointment, motivation, and support to achieve the best possible results.

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Fax: 517.574.4810

How We Can Help

Physical Therapy

  • Upper & lower extremity orthopedic conditions
  • Cervical neck pain
  • Back pain or strain
  • Arthritis
  • Balance
  • Strength & endurance
  • Vertigo & dizziness
  • Neurological disorders
  • Pre & post-operative conditions

Cognitive Rehab

  • Increased memory capacity
  • Increased safety awareness
  • Strategies for planning-organizing & completion of daily tasks
  • Money management
  • Medication management
  • Increased communication skills.

Occupational Therapy

  • Fine & gross motor coordination
  • Range of motion
  • Strengthening
  • Edema management
  • Cognitive testing & treatment
  • Training with adaptive equipment
  • Energy conservation & joint protection techniques
  • Activities of daily living analysis & training
  • LSVT BIG therapy (helping to increase amplitude for Parkinson’s patients).

Prehab

  • Prehab is when a patient seeks therapy BEFORE surgery to improve outcomes, shorten recovery time, lessen pain and require less post-op therapy.
  • A prescription from your physician is required for Prehab, and is typically recommended 6 weeks prior to your surgery date.  Here at Dobie we offer several options for Prehab to choose from:
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Health Coaching
    • Diet Information
    • Warm Water Aquatic classes
  • Prehab is usually covered by insurance including Medicare.  Give us a call for more information!

Speech Therapy

  • Aphasia (word finding & conversation skills)
  • Dysphagia (swallowing & eating skills)
  • Dysarthria (slurred speech)
  • Breath support
  • Difficulty eating
  • VitalStim Therapy
  • LSVT Loud Therapy (vocal quality and loudness)
  • Assessment & training in alternative communication devices
  • Support for those suffering from Parkinson’s
  • Stroke
  • TBI
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Multiple Sclerosis & Cerebral Palsy.

Warm Water Aquatic Therapy

The pool at Dobie features an underwater treadmill and a water temperature that is kept between 90 and 94 degrees. Our pool deck and air temperature are also heated – adding to your overall comfort. Research has shown that therapy and/or exercise in a warm water pool helps:

  • Increase blood flow
  • Decrease pain
  • Reduce swelling
  • Relax stiff joints
  • Increase balance
  • Increase awareness of movement
  • Reduce muscle guarding

Warm water therapy and exercise is beneficial for those with:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Parkinson’s
  • Stroke
  • Leg swelling
  • Obesity
  • Balance problems
  • Those with a history of falls

Offroad Driving Assessments

Concerned with driving safety? Dobie’s off-road driving assessment provides physicians and family members with information to help determine if a patient or loved one still has the ability to operate a motor vehicle safely. The assessment will review:

  • Balance
  • Reaction Time
  • Hand/Eye Coordination
  • Range of Motion
  • Strength
  • Sensory skills
  • Visual Acuity
  • Proprioception
  • Motor Sequencing
  • Acceleration & braking skills
  • Drive Home Maze Test
  • Cognitive Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Road law & executive function

Upon completion of the driving assessment, a full report will be provided to you.

The cost of our driving assessment is $225.00

Meet Our Outpatient Therapy Team

Jennifer Maniez

Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

Jennifer Maniez is the Director of Rehabilitation Services. She is an employee of Concept Rehab which started at Dobie in April 2022. She is an Occupational Therapist and has experience working with older adults on improving their quality of life. Since taking on a leadership role, she has enjoyed managing the therapy team and implementing various programs that better the lives of the elderly population that Dobie Road services.  

Amy Robertson

Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Assistant

Amy Robertson has a bachelor’s in health science From Kaplan University. Amy and her husband have 2 kids, a girl and a boy, along with two dogs and a cat.

Amy worked at Dobie as an RA/CNA after high school for 3 years before spending 8 years as a military wife traveling the world. Upon returning home, Amy worked at Origami Brain injury Rehab center as a direct care worker until she decided she wanted to come back to Dobie and since 2016 has been our outpatient and wellness assistant.

Amy loves working for Dobie because it is a loving and supporting place to work, where the staff dedicates themselves to ensuring the best quality care. Amy also enjoys spending time with her family and reading.