CHRISTINE APPLIN, LPTA, COTA/L, CLT
Christine graduated from the Mott Community College dual track program receiving degrees in Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant as well as an Occupational Therapist Assistant. Christine became a team member of Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists in 2012. Christine is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and has done continued education in Craniosacral Therapy.
LISA RAU, MSPT, MCMT, CKTP
Lisa is owner and operator of Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists. Lisa has a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University. She also has an extensive education through Michigan State University on muscle energy techniques of the spine, pelvis, extremities, craniosacral techinques, vestibular rehabilitation, exercise prescription, joint mobilization, and myofascial techniques. Also educated on manual techniques, through North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Lisa is certified in manual therapy and kinesio taping techniques.
KELLY MILLS, MSPT
Kelly has her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University. She has worked the majority of her career in outpatient physical therapy and part time in home care physical therapy.
Kelly continues to educate herself through different continuing education courses such as Manual Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, and Myofascial techniques.
Kelly also has her certification in LSVT-BIG program for Parkinson's.
SARAH PARKER, MSPT, DPT
Sarah completed her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Central Michigan University. She has worked primarily in pediatrics in a variety of settings including several years at Children's Hospital of Michigan where she started up a new satellite site. She has also had experience with the Birth to 3 Program, teaching exercise class for children with autism, as well as participating in Muscular Dystrophy Clinic.
THERESA M. MADAY, PT, DPT, MTC, CPT, CLT, CAFS
Theresa attended the University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1987. In 2008 Theresa also became a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise. She later went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine. Theresa has completed Craniosacral I & II as well as Somatoemotional release training at the Upledger Institute. Later, Theresa attended the University of Wisconsin and became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Theresa opened Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists in October of 1994.
ANGIE SCHWARTZ, MA, ATC, LMT, CAFS
Angie is a Certified Athletic Trainer with a Masters degree in Exercise Science from CMU and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Physical and Health Education / Sports Medicine from SVSU. She has been a member of Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists and Diversified Fitness Club team since 1999. Her expertise includes Craniosacral Therapy, Personal Training, Athletic Training, and Metabolic Therapy.
MELISSA SCHNEIDER, DPT, PT
Melissa has her undergraduate degree of cardiac rehabilitation from Central Michigan University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Michigan.
Melissa has been through extensive continuing education including manual therapy, stroke rehab, sports injuries, vestibular rehabilitation, and myofascial techniques. She is also certified in the LSVT-BIG program for Parkinson's and kinesio taping techniques.
SHERI KARST, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
Sheri graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. In 2005 she obtained her certification as a hand therapist. Sheri is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapy. She has been a member of the Diversified team for the past 12 years. In 2012 Sheri became certified in complete Decongestive Therapy to treat those with lymphedema.
JULIE FELTEN, ATC
Julie graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science. She has been a board Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 1999 and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Julie is also the Athletic Trainer at Frankenmuth High School.
SARA KELLER, ATC, CAFS
Sara has a BS in Sports Medicine from CMU and she is also a Certified Athletic Trainer. She has experience in multiple settings from Educational, (Reese High School Athletic Trainer), Industrial (General Motors), and Clinical. Sara has 15 years experience in the physical therapy field and has been with Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists since 2007. Sara is actively involved with our Metabolic Treatment Weight Loss Program. She is also in charge of our Aftertrack Program which transitions patients from Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists to Diversified Fitness Club. She enjoys helping members improve their quality of life through fitness education and exercise.
CATHY DENAY, LPTA
Cathy graduated as a Physical Therapy Assistant in 1989 from Delta College. Cathy has extensive continued education with Craniosacral Therapy and manual therapy as well as myofascial release techniques. She also has years of experience working with head injury patients. Cathy enjoys working with clients of all ages while utilizing her manual skills. Cathy has been with Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists since they opened in 1994.
ROBIN DEMSKI, LPTA, CLT
Robin graduated from Delta College in 1983 with a degree in Applied Science in Physical Therapy. She has continued her education to become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist from the University of Wisconsin.
RENAE ROTH, LPTA
Renae graduated from Baker College with an Associate of Applied Science in physical therapy in 1996. She has been working as a PTA since that time and joined Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists in 2000.
JAMIE BLEISNER, LPTA
Jamie graduated from Mott Community College with an Associate in Applied Science in physical therapy. She has been with Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists since 2001.
Ashley graduated from Delta College in 2015 with an Associates in Medical Office Practices. Graduated from Baker College with her Bachelors of Science with a focus in health service administration. She holds certifications in both Medical Coding and Billing Claims and Office Administration.
193 E Jefferson St
Office: (989) 652-4040
Fax: (989) 652-4703
Floyd has been with us since we opened the doors in 1994. He is responsible for the beautiful flowers that you see coming into our facility. There isn’t anything he can’t fix!