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Occupational Therapy in Frankenmuth, MI

About Diversified Physical Therapy

Diversified Physical Therapy is an independently owned and managed facility in Frankenmuth, MI. We opened our doors in 1994 and our practice is owned and operated by Lisa Rau. We provide treatments for a full range of conditions and injuries.

Our 10,000-square-foot building provides private treatment rooms, a large gym area, a full therapy pool, an unloaded walking system, and a functional training room.

What Sets Our Team Apart

Our goal is to not only help alleviate your pain and symptoms, but encourage your body’s natural healing responses. We want to help each patient reach their maximal potential. We place a special emphasis on individualized care and take a multidisciplinary approach which includes physical therapy and occupational therapy services.

Each one-on-one session lasts for one hour and is individualized to meet your particular needs. Many of our therapists have specialized training in areas such as lymphedema, vestibular rehabilitation, myofascial release techniques, LSVT, manual therapy, and CranioSacral therapy. We are committed to excellence, and we remain current with the most recent techniques by attending regular continuing education courses.

Our Service Area

Diversified Physical Therapy is located in Reese and Frankenmuth, MI, and the outlying areas including, but not limited to, Vassar, Millington, Bridgeport, Mayville, Clio, Reese, Birch Run, and Caro.


Lisa is owner and operator of Diversified Physical Therapy. She has a Master of Science 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, and extremities; CranioSacral techniques; vestibular rehabilitation; exercise prescription; joint mobilization; and myofascial techniques. Lisa is also educated on manual techniques through North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Lisa is certified in manual therapy, kinesio taping techniques and Tool Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, STM-1, and dry needing. Lisa is also a Hesch Certified Practioner.

Julie Felten, ATC

Kimawa Lacey, PT, DPT, OMPT, HSP, LSVT BIG

Kimawa graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint, where she earned her Bachelor’s of Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy. After several years of practice, Dr. Kimawa went on to advance her clinical skills by becoming an Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist through Oakland University. Dr. Kimawa is also a certified Sacroiliac Joint Specialists and a member of the Global Pelvic Health Alliance. In addition to her advanced manual skills, she is a certified LSVT Big therapist. This is a highly specialized treatment for those with Parkinson’s disease or parkinson-like symptoms.

Julie Felten, ATC

Craig Rau, MPT, HSP, STM-1

Craig has been practicing physical therapy since 1996 and has received the Manual Therapy Excellence Award from Oakland University. Craig has over 24 years of clinical outpatient orthopedic experience and has taken extensive continued education courses with a focus on outpatient orthopedics. He is certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and he is a Hesch Sacroiliac Certified Practitioner.

Christine Applin, LPTA, COTA/L, CLT

Jonathon Worden, DPT

Jonathon Worden graduated from Central Michigan University where he received a degree as a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). After a variety of clinical experiences, Jonathon has joined Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists. He enjoys working with people of all age groups and helping them to achieve goals unique to their personal lifestyle and therapy. He is a Frankenmuth native and an avid runner.

Sheri Karst, OTR/L, CHT, CLT

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 Physical Therapy team for the past 12 years. In 2012, Sheri became certified in complete decongestive therapy to treat those with lymphedema.

Angie Schwartz, MA, ATC, LMT, CAFS

Angie Schwartz, MA, ATC, LMT, CAFS

Angie is a Certified Athletic Trainer with a master’s degree in Exercise Science from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Physical and Health Education / Sports Medicine from Saginaw Valley State University. She has been a member of the Diversified Physical Therapy and Diversified Fitness Club team since 1999. Her expertise includes CranioSacral therapy, personal training, athletic training, and metabolic therapy.

Christine Applin, LPTA, COTA/L, CLT

Christine Applin, LPTA, COTA/L

Christine graduated from the Mott College dual track program receiving degrees in Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant as well as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. In addition, Christine has completed Craniosacral Therapy 1 and 2 through the Upledger Institute. She joined Diversified Physical Therapy Specialists in 2012 and is very appreciative to be part of a great therapy team. Christine thoroughly enjoys helping clients achieve their therapy goals and improve functional performance of daily activities.

Floyd Maday

Floyd Maday

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!

Emily Banks, LPT from Diversified Physical Therapy in Frankenmuth, MI

Emily Banks, LPTA

Emily graduated as a Physical Therapy Assistant from Mott Community College in 2021. Emily loves working with various conditions and looks forward to helping patients achieve their goals.

Emily Banks, LPT from Diversified Physical Therapy in Frankenmuth, MI

Faith Webb, LPTA

Faith is a Physical Therapy Assistant and graduated from Delta College in 2022. She has had a great variety of clinical experiences and is excited to put what she learned into practice helping people achieve their therapy goals.

Emily Banks, LPT from Diversified Physical Therapy in Frankenmuth, MI

Megan Denton, LPTA

Megan is a 2016 graduate of Delta College with a wide range of clinical experience in acute, neurological, and outpatient orthopedics. She enjoys working with various conditions and seeing our student-athletes reach their full potential for return to sport

Robin Demski, LPTA, CLT

Kim Hinkle

Kim is our billing specialist. She has over 15 years administrative experience in an outpatient rehabilitation setting. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, biking and spending as much time as possible with her 3 grandchildren.

Ashley Barcey

Ann Thurston

Ann has worked in several physician offices since 1995. She is a Reese native and looks forward to serving her hometown community.

Diversified Physical Therapy in Frankenmuth, MI
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Monday - Thursday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Friday (By Appointment Only):
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM