About Diversified Physical Therapy
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.
Lisa Rau, MSPT, MCMT, CKTP, HSP, STM-1, HNP, MDNC
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.
Kimawa Gubbins, PT, DPT, OMPT, HSP
Kimawa Gubbins PT, DPT, OMPT, HSP 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.
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.
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 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.
Sara Keller, ATC, CAFS
Sara has a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. She is also a certified athletic trainer. She has experience in educational, (Reese High School Athletic Trainer), industrial (General Motors), and clinical settings. Sara has 15 years of experience in the physical therapy field and has been with Diversified Physical Therapy since 2007. She 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 to Diversified Fitness Club. She enjoys helping members improve their quality of life through fitness education and exercise.
Christine Applin, LPTA, COTA/L, CLT
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 is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and 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 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!
Stacy Ratajczak, LTPA, LMT
Emily Banks, LPT
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.
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.
Ann has worked in several physician offices since 1995. She is a Reese native and looks forward to serving her hometown community.