Big Rapids

Evergreen Physical Therapy
1268 W. Perry Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
231-796-4419
Fax: 231-796-4980

Hours:
  • Mon: 6:00am-6:30pm
  • Tue: 6:00am-6:30pm
  • Wed: 6:00am-6:30pm
  • Thu: 6:00am-6:30pm
  • Fri: 6:00am-5:30pm
  • Sat & Sun: Closed

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Meet Our Therapists

Jessica Morgan

Jessica Morgan – Big Rapids Director

Jessica Morgan, MS, PT graduated from Central Michigan University in 1997 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. She then went on to graduate from CMU in 2001 with her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Jessica has worked with athletes of all levels, from middle school to professional. Jessica is certified in LSVT Big which is a specialty program aimed to increase movement intensity and functional movements for patients with Parkinson’s disease. This specialty program can be adapted to many additional patient populations. Jessica resides in Sears with her husband, and their three dogs. She enjoys running, biking, swimming, and skiing in her off time.

Michelle Courturier

Michelle Couturier, DPT

Michelle Couturier, DPT graduated from Central Michigan University in 2011 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs. She went on to graduate from Grand Valley State University in 2015 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Michelle enjoys working with patients of all ages, with specific interest in treating Vertigo, BPPV, and Concussion. Michelle resides in Cedar Springs with her husband, two children, and their three dogs. She enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, playing with her dogs and spending time with her family.

Jessica Vantroostenberghe

Jessica Vantroostenberghe, MAT, LAT, ATC, CKTP

Jessica Vantroostenberghe, MAT, LAT, ATC, CKTP graduated from Adrian College in 2006 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science: Athletic Training. She went on to graduate from The University of Findlay, OH with her Master of Science Athletic Training degree in 2009. Jess spends most of her day at Big Rapids High School caring for athletes on and off the field. Jess has developed our highly successful Concussion Management Program. This specialty program streamlines the process of Concussion recovery. This includes Vestibular Rehabilitation, Headache, Vertigo, and BPPV Management and a Concussion Return to Play Protocol. Jess resides in Big Rapids with her cat. She enjoys outdoor recreation of all kinds.

Jennifer Kohn

Jennifer Kohn, DPT

Jennifer Kohn, DPT graduated from FSU in 2008 with her Bachelor of Science degree. She graduated from CMU in 2014 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She was previously a college and professional athlete and enjoys treating athletes of all levels. Jennifer has recently completed a certification course in Dry Needling. Trigger Point Dry Needling can treat Tendonitis/Tendinopathy, IT Band Syndrome, Plantar Fasciitis, Neck Pain, Headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sciatica, Muscle Strains and more Jen resides in Rockford with her husband, and two children. She enjoys playing soccer, running and bicycling.

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Jeff Collaer, PT, MHSc

Jeff Collaer has over thirty years experience in physical therapy. He has a long standing interest in Musculoskeletal physical therapy. Jeff received his degree in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1986. Then, in 1999, Jeff earned the Manual Therapy Certification from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. In 2000, he completed the Orthopedic Residency from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. And in 2003, Jeff earned his Master of Health Science from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Jeff enjoys working with a variety of patients, with specific interest in treating Vertigo, BPPV, and Concussion. Jeff resides with his wife in Newaygo with their pointer, Bella. He has four grown children.

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George Moore, PTA

George Moore, PTA graduated from Baker College of Muskegon, MI in 1998 with his degree as a licensed physical therapist assistant. He has provided rehabilitation and served the community of Big Rapids for over 20 years. George chooses quality continuing education such as myofascial release, manual techniques for shoulder injuries and treatment approaches for neck and back pain. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and various treatment diagnoses. George lives in Canadian Lakes with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys relaxing summer days on the water in the company of his family.

Lorrie Conk

Lorrie Conk, PTA

Lorrie Conk, PTA graduated from Mid-Michigan Collage in 2019 as a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She began her therapy career as a Massage Therapist, gaining more than 13 years hands-on experience. She enjoys focusing on pain relief and restoration of movement and mobility. Lorrie resides in rural Evart with her husband, Shane, and two children. She enjoys camping, gardening, hiking and reading.

Meet Our Support Staff

Big Rapids Receptionists
Receptionists: Rachel Haiderer, Lisa Thiel, Holly Bonecutter

Directions

Located in the FSU commons on West Perry Avenue, next to Buffalo Wild Wings.